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  • South Korea puzzles over oddball success of 'Gangnam Style'

     
    When South Korea finally got its breakthrough, it wasn’t thanks to its usual polished pop exports, but a stocky jokester in a candy-colored suit, an oddball once known as “the Bizarre Singer.” It was Park Jae-sang, now known worldwide as...
  • The Week Ahead: North Korea conciliatory, Iran holds humdrum vote

    North Korea: Baby steps back from the brink Wednesday, June 12 – After more than a month of ominous silence that followed threats to launch nuclear weapons, North Korea appears to be making modest motions toward easing tensions on the divided...
  • Two Koreas diverge as they mark 60th anniversary of cease-fire

    Two Koreas diverge as they mark 60th anniversary of cease-fire
    SEOUL -- The two Koreas commemorated the 60th anniversary of their cease-fire on Saturday, but in vastly different ways -- the North, with pomp and grandiosity; the South, with grave solemnity. For the first time in 20 years, North Korea carried out a...
  • Global Voices: Pleas for Korean peace 60 years after fighting ended

    A conference to promote peace between communist and capitalist adversaries might sound like an antiquated notion in the post-Cold War era. But in this 60th anniversary year of the signing of the Korean War armistice, which suspended the fighting but...
  • Tom Cruise is apparent victim of a 'shots fired' 'swatting' hoax

     
    Beverly Hills police surrounded actor Tom Cruise's home Thursday after a report of shots fired that appeared to be another "swatting" hoax, authorities said. Authorities were still investigating the call, which they said did not originate inside Cruise'...
  • Hyundai Offers Sneak Peek of Luxury Sports Coupe Concept

     
    Hyundai announced this week that its new luxury sports coupe concept, the HND-9, will make its world debut on Thursday at South Korea's 2013 Seoul Motor Show. The Korean automaker released artist renderings of the concept's sleek, futuristic exterior,...
  • Asiana crash not expected to damage airline long-term

    Asiana crash not expected to damage airline long-term
    Before Asiana Airlines Flight 214 struck a sea wall at the edge of San Francisco International Airport, the Seoul-based carrier was planning a huge expansion of its fleet in hopes of capitalizing on the surge in air traffic from Asia. The devastating...
  • Asiana Airlines to change number of Seoul-S.F. flight after crash

    Asiana Airlines confirmed Tuesday that it will change the number of the flight between Seoul and San Francisco in the wake of the July crash that left three people dead and more than 180 others injured. Airline spokesman Suh Ki-Won said that beginning...
  • Pilot of plane that crashed was in training, Asiana says

    The pilot flying Asiana Flight 214, which crashed in San Francisco, killing two and injuring scores more, had only 43 hours of experience flying Boeing 777 aircraft, a spokeswoman for Asiana Airlines said Sunday. He was in training to fly the 777 when...
  • Korea and the power of politics

    SEOUL — Americans like to pretend that politics don't matter and to bemoan the slight differences between our political parties. These are luxuries we can afford as the world's richest and most stable country. But for much of the world, politics are...
  • San Francisco plane crash: Two dead were teens from China

    San Francisco plane crash: Two dead were teens from China
    The two passengers who died on the Asiana Airlines flight that crash landed in San Francisco were teenagers from China, a Korean news service agency reported Sunday. The Seoul-based Yonhap News Agency, covering a press conference held by Asiana Airlines...