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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sun Myung Moon dies at 92; led controversial Unification Church

    The Rev. Sun Myung Moon, the self-proclaimed Messiah from South Korea who led the Unification Church, one of the most controversial religious movements to sweep America in the 1970s, has died. He was 92. Moon, who had been hospitalized with pneumonia...
  • 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 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...
  • Global Voices: Pleas for Korean peace 60 years after fighting ended

    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...
  • Military chief's ouster may be power play by North Korean leader

     
    Analysts widely viewed the surprise dismissal of the North Korean military chief from all his senior posts Monday as a calculated political purge, possibly aimed at cementing the absolute rule of young dictator Kim Jong Un....
  • 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,...
  • Friday's Opening Ceremony sets an Olympic record for TV viewers

     
    NBC paid a lot of money to televise the London Summer Olympics and at least for one night that was money well spent. Friday's coverage of the opening ceremonies attracted an average of 40.0 million viewers, which is nearly 6 million more than the...
  • North Korea reverses, says it won't accept flood aid from South

     
    North Korea reversed its decision to accept flood aid from South Korea on Wednesday, dealing a blow to hopes of an improvement in the two countries' relationship....