Korean-Nigerian Model Han Hyun-min Breaks the Race and Age Barriers

People who see him at first mistake him as a foreign model working in Korea. But Han Hyun-min, as his name suggests, is Korean....

Hyun-sook Kim Breathes Soul into Stage Costumes

What have stolen our heart more than her stage costumes were her design sketches. From romantic dress of the late 19th century (Love’s Labour’s...

K-Smile Campaign spreads good will

Hong Young-shin’s main job working for the Korea Railroad Corporation is to manage Wonju Station in Gangwon, but around here, she also is known...

Korea Takes 1st Place at International Math Olympiad

This year, a team of South Korean high schoolers took first place overall at the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), edging out China and Vietnam,...

Lee Ji-sun Earns Social Welfare Ph.D. from UCLA, Sending a Message of Hope

Korean author who survived life-threatening burns earned her Ph.D. from University of California, Los Angeles last Friday. Lee Ji-sun, who was 22 years old at...

Meet the pioneer of Koreatown, Hi-Duk Lee

Among Los Angeles Koreatown old-timers, Hi-Duk Lee is widely known as a pioneer who led forming of K-town. Coming from West Germany to Los...

YouTuber Nado Presents Ever-So-Comforting Mukbang

With the rising popularity of mukbang, online shows where the show's host eats food while interacting with their audience, a number of YouTubers are working to...

Former nurse in Germany now lives to give

Kim Joo-ki, a 66-year-old who recovered from an accident that left her totally paralyzed, lives alone in Cheonan, South Chungcheong. Her only means of...

Korean Waiter Receives $1000 Tip From Customer in Glenview, Illinois

  A Korean waiter, who works at Glenview's Japanese restaurant, Fish on Fire, recently received a $1000 tip from one of his regular customers. Hansol Lee,...

Chef Owner Judy Han of Eko Eats Speaks about Food Identity

"Restaurant operation is in the manager's hands. I'm the owner, but I stay in the kitchen to secure 'the food identity,'" said Judy Han,...

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