All posts tagged "Germany"

  • Members of K-pop boy band Super Junior perform during their first concert in London early last month. More than 10,000 fans from France, Germany, Poland, Hungary and other parts of Europe flocked to the Wembley Arena to see the much-anticipated event. (Korea Times file)
    Korea to widen cultural exchange with EU

    By Park Si-soo Korea has vowed to work closely with the European Union to increase cultural exchanges and nurture interrelated industries. To that end, the government will come up with various measures, including a revision of regulations,...

    • Posted December 9, 2013
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  • Kang Sue-jin, incoming director of Korea National Ballet
    Kang Sue-jin to lead Korea National Ballet

    By Do Je-hae After almost 30 years at the Stuttgart Ballet, prima ballerina Kang Sue-jin will return to her homeland next month to lead the Korea National Ballet (KNB). The culture ministry announced Kang’s appointment as successor...

    • Posted December 3, 2013
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  • Chung Jae-wook
    Clean drinking water remains critical global issue

    By Jung Min-ho Born and raised in Korea, where the availability of clean water hasn’t been a major social problem for some time, Chung Jae-wook never gave serious thought on how the shortage of drinking water affects...

    • Posted November 19, 2013
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  • Khaled Helioui
    Game developer calls addiction bill ‘a joke’

    By Kwon Ji-youn Khaled Helioui, CEO of Bigpoint, a Germany-based game developer, argues that a proposed bill on game addiction will hurt Korea’s gaming industry. “This bill could be quite a big threat to the online game...

    • Posted November 19, 2013
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  • Jazz songstress Nah Youn-sun
    Hallyu is more than K-pop

    Korean jazz artists gaining global attention By Chung Ah-young Jazz is not a style of music for everyone’s taste and seldom sees commercial success — at least in Korea where K-pop is dominating the music industry. Under...

    • Posted November 18, 2013
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    Good luck charms really can change luck

    By Isaac Kim Research at the University of Cologne, Germany, shows that possessing a good luck charm with sentimental value can boost a person’s confidence. Participants in the study brought their lucky charms, which were then taken...

    • Posted November 15, 2013
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  • Super Junior in London
    Super Junior wows European fans

    Super Junior held a successful first concert in London, where about 10,000 fans gathered, SM Entertainment said Monday. The popular K-pop boy band performed at Wembley Arena in London its signature “Super Show 5.” The audience included...

    • Posted November 12, 2013
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