All posts tagged "Chinese"

  • Visitors take selfies in front of a monkey statue at Haeundae Beach, Busan, Monday. The statue was erected ahead of 2016 which is the Year of the Monkey according to the Chinese zodiac. (Yonhap)
    Year of the Monkey inspires kung fu, predictions of fire, disease

    BEIJING (AP) — The new Chinese year is the one to go bananas over. On Feb. 8, the zodiac calendar enters the Year of the Monkey — the ninth of 12 animal signs. Plastic monkeys are adorning...

    • Posted February 5, 2016
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  • A scene from Tuesday's episode of "Moolim School" on KBS, where Yoon Shi-woo (played by Lee Hyun-woo), left, and Whang Chi-ang (played by Lee Hong-bin) burn Chinese yuan notes. (Courtesy of KBS)
    This time, K-drama scene angers Chinese

    By The Korea Times Seoul staff A scene in a Korean TV drama in which two people burn Chinese yuan notes has angered Chinese viewers. In Tuesday’s fourth episode of “Moolim School” on KBS, Lee Hyun-woo and...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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    LA Koreatown rising as new plastic surgery mecca for Chinese

    By Park Ji-hye Chinese looking for new faces have found a new mecca in Los Angeles’ Koreatown. Famous for their precise technique and safety, plastic surgeons in South Korea have attracted flocks of Chinese tourists for years....

    • Posted July 30, 2015
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  • Lee Ae-ran, standing, watches a group of people enjoying North Korean food in Neungna Bapsang in Jongno, Seoul. / Courtesy of Neungna Bapsang
    Chinese tourists not impressed with Korean food

    Visitors did not like grilled fish, naengmyeon (cold buckwheat noodle), gukbap (soup with rice), ssambap (vegetable-wrapped rice), and doenjang jjigae (soybean paste stew). By Kim Rahn Korean food, or hansik, is emerging as a trendy cuisine in many parts of the world, and it...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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    Korean ‘Ondol’ or Chinese ‘Kang’ ?

    By Jeong Ji-su The government is pending on whether to apply for the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) status for “ondol,” a traditional floor-heating system. The plan is arousing controversy among the Chinese public, claiming that they use...

    • Posted March 19, 2014
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