Korea Times

60 Added | 1 Magazine | 1 Following | 25 Followers | @KoreaTimes | Keep up with Korea Times on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Korea Times”

Korean illustrator creates one of NYT’s best children’s books of the year – The Korea Times

JooHee Yoon<p>JooHee Yoon, an illustrator and printmaker whose work has appeared in international publications like the New Yorker, saw an effort of …

Korean candidates ready for NJ general election tomorrow – The Korea Times

New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno third from right, visits District 27 candidate Wonkyu Rim, fourth from right, to support his campaign. (Photo …

Korean Americans finish strong at CIMB Classic, not enough – The Korea Times

Kevin Na of the United States waves after finishing the 18th hole during the third round of CIMB Classic golf tournament at Kuala Lumpur Golf and …

Kim Sei-young closes out Blue Bay LPGA for 3rd victory – The Korea Times

Kim Sei-young of South Korea holds her trophy after winning the Blue Bay LPGA in Hainan Island, China on Nov. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)<p>By Brian …

Most-viewed K-pop music videos of 2015 (so far) – The Korea Times

Bang, bang, bang! …is what K-pop fans were singing this year, as far as the numbers are concerned.<p>Big Bang, which came back in May after a three-year …

Park, Abe agree to speed up talks to resolve issue of former sex slaves – The Korea Times

South Korean President Park Geun-hye, right, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pose for photos before their meeting at the presidential Blue …

The richest 10 percent control two-thirds of wealth in S. Korea: report – The Korea Times

<b>In comparison, the lower half only accounted for 2 percent of the country’s assets</b><p>SEOUL/SEJONG (Yonhap) – The top 10 percent of South Koreans control …

Income Inequality

Long, complicated history behind S. Korea-Japan relations – The Korea Times

South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrive at a Seoul hotel on Nov. 1, 2015, to attend a business summit, …

7.5-magnitude Afghan earthquake rocks Asia, over 150 dead – The Korea Times

People stand outside a house damaged from an earthquake in Peshawar, Pakistan, Monday, Oct. 26, 2015. A powerful 7.7-magnitude earthquake in northern …

Koreas’ separated families bid tearful farewell – The Korea Times

North Korean Ku Song Ok,71, right, kisses her South Korean father Gu Sang-yeon, 98, as her North Korean sister Ku Sun Ok, 66, left, smiles after the …

Lydia Ko becomes youngest to notch 10 wins on any major tour – The Korea Times

Lydia Ko of New Zealand displays her trophy after winning the LPGA Taiwan Championship at the Miramar Golf Country Club in Taipei county, Taiwan, …

Arrest warrant issued for MMA fighter Choi Hong-man – The Korea Times

Choi Hong-man<p>Prosecutors issued an arrest warrant for mixed martial arts fighter Choi Hong-man on Monday for allegedly not repaying millions of won …

S. Korea becomes first Asian country to successfully farm salmon – The Korea Times

SEJONG (Yonhap) — South Korea has become the first Asian country to successfully farm salmon throughout the year, which can help the country reduce …

Kevin Na has heartbreaking 2nd place finish two weeks in a row – The Korea Times

Kevin Na reacts to his second shot on the sixth hole during the final round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament Sunday, Oct. …

350,000 Koreans live in 5 states surrounding NY Korean Consulate – The Korea Times

Approximately 350,000 Koreans live in five states surrounding the New York Korean Consulate, according to the latest data by South Korea’s Ministry …

More laughter than tears for Korean families at cross-border reunions – The Korea Times

North Korean Kim Chang Ho, 87, second from right, toasts with his South Korean family members at a luncheon during the Separated Family Reunion …

DC leadership conference to gather Korean American leaders – The Korea Times

CKA leadership conference guests<p>Korean American leaders from 17 states and from South Korea will gather Oct. 23 and 24 in Washington, D.C., for a …

S. Korea ahead US in innovation-ridden growth: TechShop founder – The Korea Times

Jim Newton, the founder of TechShop Inc., speaks at a press conference held in Daejeon on Oct. 21, 2015. (Yonhap)<p>DAEJEON (Yonhap) — Jim Newton, the …

Korean orgs form national anti-domestic violence coalition – The Korea Times

Representatives of Korean American Family Services and Center for the Pacific Asian Family announced Tuesday a national Korean coalition of domestic …

Domestic Violence

Korean American heads immigration lawyers association DC chapter – The Korea Times

Jackie Lee<p>Jackie Lee, 45, a Virginia attorney, was named president of the Washington, D.C., chapter of American Immigration Lawyers Association, the …

Girl group f(x) to return next week – The Korea Times

K-pop girl group f(x) (Yonhap file photo)<p>SEOUL (Yonhap) — K-pop girl group f(x) will return to the stage next week with its fourth full-length album, …

It’s K-drama over playoff baseball in South Korea – The Korea Times

<b>MBC-TV ditches a playoff game</b> <b>to air ‘She was pretty’ as scheduled</b><p>Hwang Jung-eum, right, and Park Seo-jun in a scene from MBC’s “She Was Pretty.” …

Keep an eye on PGA Tour rookie Michael Kim – The Korea Times

Korean American PGA Tour rookie Michael Kim (AP Photo/Morry Gash)<p>By Brian Han<p>If you’re a true golf fan, South Korea-born American Michael Kim should …

Korean stars auction off possessions to help underprivileged kids – The Korea Times

Yoo Jae-suk (Yonhap)<p>SEOUL (Yonhap) — K-pop stars’ private possessions, such as actor Yoo Ah-in’s shirt, will be up for sale this week online to help …

N. Korea tops agenda as Obama meets with Park Geun-hye – The Korea Times

President Barack Obama meets with South Korean President Park Geun-hye, Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. …

SF supervisor Jane Kim announces bid for state senate seat – The Korea Times

Supervisor Jane Kim<p>By The Korea Times San Francisco staff<p>San Francisco’s first-ever Korean American elected official, Supervisor Jane Kim, 38, …

Google ordered to disclose personal data shared with 3rd parties in S. Korea – The Korea Times

(Screenshot of Google)<p>SEOUL (Yonhap) — Google Inc. was ordered by a Seoul court Friday to disclose the list of personal information it has shared …

K-pop idols fear military duty will end careers in ‘cutthroat’ industry – The Korea Times

Eunhyuk, a member of the boy group Super Junior, greets his fans before entering a boot camp in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, on Oct. 13, 2015, to …

Seoul City, SM join hands to boost hallyu – The Korea Times

K-pop fans can be found all over the world thanks to Hallyu (Yonhap)<p>By Jhoo Dong-chan<p>Tourists visiting Seoul will have a chance to learn K-pop dances …

Queens College makes academic partnership with two Korean universities – The Korea Times

Representatives of Queens College, Korea University and Kyung Hee University agreed on an academic partnership program Thursday.<p>Queens College in New …