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'Summit of the Century' Set to Begin in Singapore

[International] : After months of preparation, the first-ever summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is set to begin in Singapore on Tuesday.   The White House said in a statement that the two leaders will begin their high-stake meeting at the Capella Hotel at 9 a.m. local time, …[more…] …

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To prevent ice cubes from sticking together

To prevent ice cubes from sticking together, keep them in a milk carton. …

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(LEAD) (US-NK summit) Trump: We will know soon whether 'real deal' with N. Korea can happen

(ATTN: UPDATES with additional tweet from 4th para; RECASTS headline) SINGAPORE, June 12 (Yonhap) — U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un just hours away will determine whether a “real deal” ca …

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I look forward to the two leaders’ bold decisions: president

President Moon Jae-in speaks during a meeting with presidential senior secretaries at Cheong Wa Dae on June 11. (Yonhap News) By Kang Gahui and Kim Young Shin President Moon Jae-in on June 1 …

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KOSPI Rises on Positive Outlook for US-N. Korea Summit

[Economy] : The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) rose on Monday as a positive outlook for the U.S.-North Korea summit helped boost investor sentiment.  The KOSPI added 18-point-57 points, or point-76 percent, to close the day at two-thousand-470-point-15.   Meanwhile, the tech-heavy KOSDAQ …[more…] …

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(US-NK summit) N. Korea leader Kim may tour economic facilities in Singapore: source

SINGAPORE, June 11 (Yonhap) — North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is expected to tour a set of facilities showcasing Singapore’s economic advancement on Monday ahead of his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump in the city state, a diplomatic source sai …

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[Cin feature] A New Era of Small Films

A change has recently been observed in the Korean film industry, an increase of films with USD 10 million budget. With works such as The Battleship Island (2017), REAL (2017), The Fortress (2017) and .. …

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Kim Jong-un in Singapore for Historic Summit

Kim Jong-un on Sunday strayed further from his North Korean home than he has at any other time since taking power in 2011.The North Korean leader arrived in Singapore midday Sunday, flying on a Chinese jet to the Changi Airport. Kim on Tuesday is set to meet U.S. President Donald Trump in a historic… …

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(LEAD) Trump arrives in Singapore for summit with N.K. leader

(ATTN: REWRITES headline; ADDS more info from para 2) SINGAPORE, June 10 (Yonhap) — U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Singapore on Sunday, as he is set to hold a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un this week. Air Force One, …

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Kim Jong-un Arrives in Singapore for Summit

[International] : North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reportedly arrived in Singapore on Sunday two days ahead of his planned historic summit with U.S. President Donald Trump. The Straits Times reported that an Air China flight carrying Kim made a landing at Changi Airport in the city state at 2:36 p.m. local time. Trump …[more…] …

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[Cine interview] Film and Web Drama OMOK GIRL’s Director, Baek Seung-hwa

Following its autobiographical independent documentary series entitled Turn It Up To 11 (2010), and Queen of Walking (2016), starring Shim Eun-kyoung, director Baek Seung-hwa decided to challenge hims.. …

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Asiatic black bear gives birth via artificial insemination

SEOUL, June 10 (Yonhap) — An Asiatic black bear in the country has given birth to a cub through artificial insemination for the first time in the world, a national species restoration institute said Sunday. The institute under the Korea National …

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Gaeseong Complex Doors Open After 2 Years, but Still No Plan to Resume Industrial Activities

[Politics] : South Korean officials and civilians returned after making a day trip to the Gaeseong Industrial Complex on Friday.  The delegation led by Vice Unification Minister Chun Hae-sung joined director Hwang Chung-song of the North Korea Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland for a …[more…] …

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[Photo] President Moon partakes in early voting

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and first lady Kim Jung-sook partook in the country’s early voting on June 8 for the country’s general elections. After casting his ballot at Seoul’s Samcheong neigh.. …

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Chinese flight from Pyongyang arrives in Singapore ahead of U.S.-N.K summit

BEIJING, June 9 (Yonhap) — A Chinese airplane landed in Singapore on Saturday after leaving Pyongyang, days before a historic summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, a website that traces flight routes showed. …

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Young Entrepreneur Offers Instant Pastime, Delivered to Your Door

Young entrepreneur Cho Yu-jin runs a subscription business to promote people to develop pastimes. Subscribers to the service called “Hobby in the Box” receive a box, on a monthly basis, which contains a starter kit for a particular pastime based on their choice among various themed fun activities. I… …

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Last Day of Early Voting for Local Elections Under Way

[Politics] : Early voting for the June 13th local elections is being held for the second day on Saturday.[more…] …

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Japanese activist urges Tokyo to compensate colonial-era victims in N. Korea

SEOUL, June 9 (Yonhap) — Hideki Yano, a Japanese civic activist devoted to supporting victims of Japan’s colonial rule, said Saturday that the Japanese government is liable to pay compensation to colonial-era victims now living in North Korea. “Ja …

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President Moon to visit Russia from June 21 to 23

President Moon Jae-in (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold a summit at the Far Eastern University in Vladivostok, Russia, on Sept. 6, 2017. (Cheong Wa Dae) By Lee Hana President Moon …

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Women Who Smoke Go Through Menopause Sooner

Women who smoke or are underweight can experience menopause early, increasing the risk of associated complications like osteoporosis, a study suggests.The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed data of 12,761 women who experienced menopause from 2001 to 2014 and found that the ave… …

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