“Ode to My Father” had drawn over 13 million viewers as of last week, according to the Korean Film Council.
It is now the second biggest box-office hit in the history of Korean cinema after “Roaring Currents,” which attracted 17.61 million viewers last year.
The melodrama, which dre… …read more
China is opposed to foreign countries receiving the Dalai Lama, a government spokesman said Friday, one day after the Tibetan spiritual leader attended the annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei told reporters in Beijing that the Dalai L… …read more
I have stayed in many of Korea’s diverse range of accommodations, from deluxe hotels to hanoks (traditional inns) and temples, and all have one thing in common — good quality WiFi. The internet service has never been interrupted whilst I have been in the country.
That might have something… …read more
Cuba has published the first photographs of former President Fidel Castro since last August, amid new speculation that his health was failing.
The photos, published Monday in the Communist Party newspaper Granma, depicted the 88-year Castro talking to a student leader at his home, which th… …read more
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has been ticketed $50 for failing to clear the sidewalk outside his Boston home after a snow storm pummeled the northeastern United States this week.
After a blizzard dumped 60 centimeters of snow on his city, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh vowed to crack down… …read more
The Army is scrambling to come up with a new code of behavior in response to a recent series of sex crimes in barracks.
“A top brass meeting held on Tuesday decided to work out a code of conduct to cope with sex crimes,” an Army spokesman said Thursday. “It will be issued in the name of t… …read more
Apple now dominates the global smartphone market after rival Samsung lost market share last year, a shift clearly evident in fourth-quarter earnings announced Wednesday.
Apple posted record revenues, profits and smartphone sales volume in the last three months of 2014, widening its lead o… …read more