All posts tagged "canada"

  • Korea’s skip Kim Ji-sun, center, yells instructions to teammates during a game against Switzerland at the World Women’s Curling Championships in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, Wednesday (KST). (Reuters-Yonhap)
    ‘Curls Generation’

    Can Korean women curlers build on Olympics  By Jung Min-ho Korean women curlers came out of the Sochi Olympics as unlikely winners. Sure, they finished eighth in a field of 10, but in managing to keep their...

    • Posted March 19, 2014
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  • The poll indicates that EXO seems to have the largest number of K-pop fans in North America. (Newsis)
    SM to hold global audition

    By Park Jin-hai SM Entertainment will hold “2014 S.M. Global Audition” in 18 cities in seven countries ― Korea, China, Japan, U.S., Canada, Indonesia, and Thailand ― Feb. 21. The three-month journey starting in Indonesia will continue...

    • Posted February 20, 2014
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  • Canadian ice hockey players Michael Swift, left, and Brian Young smile as they hold up Korean citizenship papers earlier this year. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea awards citizenship to two Canadian hockey players

    Two Canadian professional hockey players were granted South Korean citizenship Tuesday, justice ministry officials said. The Ministry of Justice allowed Brian Young and Michael Swift to become naturalized citizens here, in accordance with a revised immigration law...

    • Posted January 21, 2014
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  • Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival (Korea Times file)
    Lantern festivals promoted in North America

    By Chung Ah-young The Korean traditional lantern festival is likely to be lit up in more cities in North America as the Jinju city government of South Gyeongsang Province is promoting it as the nation’s iconic cultural...

    • Posted December 4, 2013
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  • Lee Young-pyo
    Lee retires after illustrious football career

    By Jung Min-ho The long, ceremonial departure of Korea’s golden generation of footballers continued with Lee Young-pyo’s retirement news conference in Seoul on Thursday. The 36-year-old fullback, who in his prime displayed an impressive mix of smarts,...

    • Posted November 14, 2013
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  • Canada Wants Free Trade Agreement with Korea

    By Kim Da-ye Canada is actively seeking a free trade agreement with Korea, its natural resources minister said Monday. “We have had a long productive commercial relationship,” said Joe Oliver in an interview with The Korea Times....

    • Posted October 15, 2013
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