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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • South Korean president fires spokesman for 'inappropriate act'

    South Korean president fires spokesman for 'inappropriate act'
    SEOUL -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye has dismissed a spokesman over an “inappropriate act” during a state visit to the United States this week, her office said Friday. Another press aide did not specify what spokesman Yoon Chang-jung...
  • Ki Suh Park dies at 80; architect helped rebuild L.A. after riots

    Ki Suh Park dies at 80; architect helped rebuild L.A. after riots
    From rubble and wreckage, Ki Suh Park often saw possibility. It was so as he stood amid the destruction of the Korean War, when he resolved to study architecture and help rebuild his homeland. And it was so as he drove down Western Avenue after the 1992...
  • The real Gangnam style: Fun in the heart of Seoul

     The real Gangnam style: Fun in the heart of Seoul
    SEOUL, South Korea — I was above the clouds at 35,000 feet when South Korea came out of nowhere, like a viral video. Hours later, I landed, checked into my Gangnam hotel and followed a link to K-pop sensation Psy. After about the 20th viewing, I...
  • Greg Louganis remembers the Olympic dive that made history

    Greg Louganis remembers the Olympic dive that made history
    His fabled accomplishments occurred on a board, above a pool, across an international sports stage upon which he became one of the greatest of Olympic athletes. Yet Greg Louganis is most frequently reminded of his past glory when he gets a haircut....
  • 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...
  • South Koreans work less but are no happier (except about work hours)

    South Koreans work less but are no happier (except about work hours)
    South Koreans may be the hardest-working people on the planet. Their work hours are notorious. They worked so much that in 2004 the government instituted a five-day, 40-hour initiative to dial down the workweek.  Saturdays off! All good, right? But a...
  • Cafe Scent: A shaved ice cafe and flower shop in one

    Name of restaurant: Cafe Scent What dish represents the restaurant, and why? Summertime is the perfect time to enjoy the pot bingsu ("pot" means red bean and "bingsu" is a shaved iced dessert). Cafe Scent is like a cafe you'd find wandering the streets...
  • 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...