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  • More turmoil expected after North Korea's ouster of second-in-command

    More turmoil expected after North Korea's ouster of second-in-command
    BEIJING — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's spectacularly public ouster of his uncle, Jang Song Taek, could bring about more political turmoil as the purge extends to Jang's coterie of powerful relatives and supporters. Reverberations are likely...
  • North Korea says leader's uncle executed for trying to seize power

    North Korea says leader's uncle executed for trying to seize power
    BEIJING – Jang Sung Taek, the uncle by marriage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was executed Friday for attempting to seize power for himself, the country's official news service reported early Friday. In a rambling report, the Korea Central...
  • North Korea leader's purge looks like China's Cultural Revolution

    BEIJING -- One might call it North Korea’s version of the youth revolution. There is Kim Jong Un, who at 30 is believed to be the world’s youngest head of state. His brother, Kim Jong Chul, two years older, whose main claim to fame is as...
  • Jeong Tae-sung: International Exec You Should Know

    Jeong Tae-sung cannot be credited with inventing Korean major CJ Entertainment's initiative to expand film activities into China -- that has been under way for six years -- but the 49-year-old exec is making sure the Korean conglom's initiatives take root...
  • Korean Film Council Relocates to Busan

    HONG KONG - The Korean Film Council (KOFIC) has relocated from the South Korean capital Seoul to Busan, the southern port city that is also home to Asia's biggest film festival. The film industry regulator and financier officially made its move on Friday...
  • Film Review: 'The X'

    A 30-minute spy thriller helmed by South Korean hitmaker Kim Jee-woon ("The Last Stand," "I Saw the Devil") "The X" is not so much a narrative film as a string of action showpieces designed to explore the visual potential of ScreenX, a new exhibition...
  • Thriving Busan Film Festival Hosts Quentin Tarantino, Typhoon

    When you step off the plane at Busan's Gimhae airport, Robert De Niro is there to welcome you. Not literally, of course, but everywhere you turn, that familiar mole, those permanently squinted eyes, and that strained, insidious smile entreat you to...
  • Katzenberg: DreamWorks Animation Eyeing Korean Project

    SEOUL -- DreamWorks Animation is currently developing an untitled feature based on Korean historical or mythological characters, CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg revealed Friday local time in Seoul. He revealed little more about the project but described...
  • South Korean troops shoot, kill man trying to cross to North Korea

    SEOUL – South Korean troops shot and killed a man who tried to cross to North Korea on Monday by floating across a river at the countries’ heavily fortified border, officials said. The man jumped into the Imjin River about 2:20 p.m. Monday...
  • North Korea indefinitely postpones family reunions with South

    North Korea indefinitely postpones family reunions with South
    SEOUL -- North Korea on Saturday indefinitely postponed reunions of nearly 200 families separated during the Korean War, just four days before the long-awaited meetings were scheduled to take place. The cancellation, which could jeopardize a nascent...
  • Regardless of Obama's gaffe, nuclear missile defense remains a useless endeavor

    PARIS -- One might hope that when President Barack Obama misspoke in front of an open microphone at the Seoul nuclear security conference on Tuesday, he knew he would draw attention to the need to end what has always seemed to be one of the biggest policy...