Han Kang Once Again Nominated for Man Booker Prize

Korean writer Han Kang once again made it on The Man Booker International Prize’s longlist. The author was honored by the prize in 2016...

A Poem from an Elementary School Student for Her Mom Who Died from Cancer

A poem written by an elementary school student has been a hot topic in South Korea. The poem was written for her mother who died after...

Weil Cornell Med Appoints Korean-American as Dean

  A Korean-American has become the first dean of an Ivy League’s medical school. Weill Cornell Medicine named Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi, a physician and scientist...

22 Karen refugees to arrive today

South Korea will permit 22 Karen refugees from Myanmar to enter the country today, the first time it has accepted refugees seeking resettlement in...

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...

Korean Entrepreneur Couple Donated $100K for the Homeless

  A Korean-American entrepreneur couple who runs an apparel wholesales business, JJ Apparel (Naked Zebra), donated $100,000 to the Village of Hope, a homeless shelter...

All her patients are old, but Dr. Han is even older

Han Won-joo is a doctor at Magnus Hospital, a nursing home located in Namyangju, Gyeonggi. Although she is 91 years old, she meets patients...

Avant-garde Canadian pianist Paul Bley dies at 83

NEW YORK - Visionary Canadian-born pianist Paul Bley, a pivotal figure in the avant-garde jazz movement known for his innovative trio and solo recordings,...

Deaf Singer Choi Hyung-moon Sings His Heart out

A guy in his 20s is singing a K-pop song. You see his mouth singing, but don’t hear his voice. Instead, you find his...

Siri Saves a Korean Man’s Life

  An iPhone saved a man’s life. Andrew Cho, a 29-year-old Korean man in Vancouver, Canada, suffered a severe damage in his spinal cord after a...

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