Tom Cruise waves to the crowd while making an appearance at a screening of Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation on Friday (July 31) in Seoul, South Korea. The 53-year-old actor was joined by the film’s director Christopher McQuarrie while promoting the flick, in theaters now. Later in the day, they traveled to Tokyo, Japan and [...]
Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions’ Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, the 5th installment in the $2.1B franchise, took flight overseas on Thursday with rollout beginning in such key markets as Korea, the UK, Mexico and Australia. Show More Summary
It's well-hidden at the official site -- certainly not to be found under 'Current Issue' (that would be much too easy...) -- but the Volume 28, Summer 2015 issue of list Books from Korea -- "a quarterly literary magazine [that] introduces Korean literature and authors to overseas reader" -- is now available online.
Korean model Ji Sung Hyun got all wet for a recent photoshoot for L’Officiel Hommes Korea, and we’re reaping the benefits. Park Jae Yong photographed […]
South Korea's Jin Young Ko and Taiwan's Teresa Lu share a one-shot lead heading into the final round of the British Open.
American soldiers in South Korea are busy drawing maps of underground military facilities in the neighboring North to deal with threats that the reclusive nation might pose, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported Saturday, citing a military journal. The United States Forces Korea (USFK) in...
Asiana Airlines has a low $570 airfare from Los Angeles LAX to Hong Kong via ICN airport Incheon, Seoul, South Korea for travel beginning late August. Air China is about $80 more, Korean Air $100 more and United close to $700 with Singapore Air at $750. Show More Summary
We know about Samsung's plans to bring their contactless mobile payments to both the US and South Korea "this summer" (it's already begun testing in Korea), but Europe was sort of up in the air. Today, Samsung has announced that they've officially teamed up with MasterCard to bring the service to Europe.
It was October 1988. I had just returned back to my home in Canada after competing in my first Olympics in Seoul, Korea. I had gone into the Games as a medal favorite in my swimming events but things hadn't worked out as planned. I was...Show More Summary
I just finished a trip to the Republic of Korea, Vietnam, and Laos with Dr. Jill Biden, the second lady of the United States.
Kim Jong-un, the hermetic North Korean leader whose regime has likened US President Barack Obama to a monkey and called South Korean President Park Geun-hye a "crafty prostitute" and a witch, is set to receive an award that hails his global statesmanship. Show More Summary
Officially the "Owl Art and Craft Museum," this museum houses exclusively owl-related paraphernalia – and lots of it. Founder Bae Myeonghui began his owl-art-object collection at age 15. Gradually, with help from his friends and family,...Show More Summary
American-made full-sizer gets unique features for new market.
At Arcade, Brian Reed takes up Sueyeun Juliette Lee’s poem “Korea” and the problem of geography as it appears for the study of contemporary Asian American writers–with attention to particular “‘cartographies’ that only become visible...Show More Summary
According to a new online survey rating the sex appeal of men across Asia, Hongkongers are considered the "manliest", beating the gentlemen from Taiwan, South Korea, Japan and mainland China. [ more › ]
A Canadian pastor who was detained in North Korea appeared at a news conference in Pyongyang Thursday, after being arrested while on a humanitarian visit. Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim said that he had been engaged in activities that could topple the North Korean government and violated the country’s Ebola...
The pastor of a Korean megachurch in Canada was detained in a North Korean airport in February and appeared before media in Pyongyang on Thursday where he admitted to various alleged crimes against the Communist state, including "perpetrating a scheme to over throw the state."
Samsung is trialling its contactless payment service, Samsung Pay, in South Korea, and is set to launch the service Stateside with its next wave of flagship phones. The vendor announced today that it would be extending its partnership with MasterCard to bring Samsung Pay to Europe.
Samsung of South Korea has certainly come up with its fair amount of consumer electronics devices in the past, and they certainly do not look as though they are about to stop. Samsung is right now taking the lead in the mobile printing...Show More Summary
A Korean-Canadian pastor detained in North Korea appeared for the first time in months on Thursday, admitting to a bizarre plot to overthrow the regime in a country known for eliciting forced confessions from detainees. The ReverendShow More Summary