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Why LA’s graffiti art exhibit ‘Beyond the Streets’ is unlike any other

Roger Gastman got into graffiti when he was in ninth grade, and he’s still into it today.<p>These days, he’s a graffiti historian, urban anthropologist, …

Streetwear

Why you should read China's vast, 18th century novel, Dream of the Red Chamber

<i>In our series, Guide to the classics, experts explain key works of literature.</i><p>When asked to explain the significance and pleasure of the Chinese …

Books

photos of 70s nyc legends on their wildest nights out

Frequenting Max’s Kansas City and the Chelsea Hotel, Anton Perich captured celebrities and underground icons including Patti Smith, Salvador Dali, and Cyrinda Foxe.<p>“The back room was the church of the pink neon cross,” explains photographer Anton Perich of the storied back room at Max’s Kansas …

Art

Ken Block Returns To Rallying In Stunning 1990s Throwback

The Escort Cossie is back!<p>The Ford Escort RS Cosworth was one of the most beloved cars of the 1990s. The car took 10 overall World Rally Championship …

Motorsport

South Korea chaebol reform efforts fail to impress

A recent series of moves by South Korea’s biggest companies to streamline their complex ownership structures have raised hopes that efforts by Korea …

South Korea

Two Koreas Discuss Announcing Official End to War, Report Says

South and North Korea are discussing plans to announce an official end to the military conflict between the two countries that are still technically …

North Korea

In daytime discos, South Korea's elderly find escape from anxiety | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - A discotheque hidden among the back alleys of eastern Seoul is packed with hundreds of grey-haired couples on a Monday afternoon, dancing to local hits from the 1960s in a basketball court-sized hall.<p>Kim Sa-gyu, 85, calls it his “playground.”<p>“What else would I do all day? My …

South Korea

I Tried To Capture The Neon Dreams Of Tokyo And Hong Kong

When I arrived in Tokyo two years ago to pursue a career abroad as a creative, one thing struck me from the beginning: the capital of Japan portraits …

Hong Kong

Back in favour: Japanese master who outshone Picasso in 1920s Paris

Léonard Foujita was the toast of the art world but vanished from view in the 1930s. A new show returns him to the public gaze<p>Fifty years ago, while French youth were simmering with anger and dreaming big, one of the greatest artists of Montparnasse discreetly passed away. The painter, who died as a …

Art

Opposition renews calls for financial watchdog chief to resign

The main opposition Liberty Korea Party reiterated calls Saturday for the embattled chief of the country's financial watchdog to step down over …

Corruption
Fossil Fuels

Leaked document shows Russia has been using gas to politically bully Eastern Europe for years

Vladimir Putin’s stranglehold over European gas supplies has been laid bare by explosive EU documents, exposing deliberate violations of EU law and a …

Europe

New Legislation Reduces Maximum Weekly Working Hours in South Korea

​Nearly four years after it first began discussions to revise the labor law, the South Korean National Assembly passed a bill on Feb. 28, 2018, to …

South Korea

US does not designate S. Korea as currency manipulator

The United States declined to designate South Korea as a currency manipulator Friday but kept it on its list of countrie

Economy

Nations Strike Historic Deal to Curb Shipping Emissions

Most of the world’s nations agreed to an historic deal that for the first time will limit emissions from the global shipping industry.<p>After a week of …

Carbon Emissions

Documentary ‘Bamseom Pirates’ Wins Korea’s Wildflower Awards

Jung Yoon-suk’s documentary, “Bamseom Pirates Seoul Inferno” was named Grand Prize winner at South Korea’s Wildflower Awards on Thursday (Apr. 12). …

North Korea

FBI recovers stolen Marc Chagall painting 30 years after heist

<b>(CNN) —</b> A long-lost Marc Chagall painting, stolen almost 30 years ago, has been recovered from the attic of a man connected to Bulgarian organized crime, according to new court filings .<p>The artwork "Othello and Desdemona," which was taken from a New York apartment during a heist in 1988, was …

Art

The enraged heiresses of Korean Air have an entitlement problem

In the annals of Korean business executives behaving badly, one company is making a repeat appearance.<p>South Korean police said today (April 13) that they are investigating allegations that Cho Hyun-min, an executive at Korean Air, assaulted the manager of an advertising firm by throwing a water …

South Korea

A Few Basic Travel Tips for your Vacation in Seoul - South Korea

Preparing for a vacation in Seoul, South Korea can be exciting and anxious all in one. Think about it, a city with over 10-million people with most …

North Korea

S. Korea OKs restart of nuclear reactor

South Korea's nuclear safety agency said Thursday that it has approved the restarting of a reactor in the country's southeastern region, with the …

South Korea

Activists accuse South Korean president of 'sacrificing' millions in the North for Kim Jong-un summit

Human rights activists have reacted angrily to confirmation from South Korea’s presidential office that the well-being of millions of North Koreans will not be a significant part of the agenda when Moon Jae-in meets his North Korean counterpart, Kim Jong-un, later this month.<p>Activists have told The …

North Korea

Los Angeles painting city streets white in bid to combat climate change

California officials are hoping their latest attempt to stem the rising tides of climate change leads to a more socially conscious -- and cooler -- summer.<p>Officials in Los Angeles have been painting streets white to reduce the effect of urban "heat islands" and combat the effects of climate …

Los Angeles

Korean dramas showcased at Cannes

Two Korean dramas, “Mother” and “Are You Human?” were introduced internationally at Cannes, France.<p>The two dramas participated in the Cannes …

Cannes Film Festival

China applies its own maximum pressure policy on Pyongyang

As the U.S.-North Korea summit looms, President Donald Trump's maximum pressure policy on North Korea may be working — thanks to China.<p>Beijing …

North Korea

SKorean baseball league postpones games over pollution

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's rapidly worsening air pollution has forced the country's professional baseball league to postpone three games.<p>…

South Korea
South America
South America

Subaru’s STI celebrates its 30th anniversary

Subaru dates its motorsports history to 1972, when a Leone (GL) competed in the Southern Cross Rally in Australia. Eight years later, the Japanese …

Subaru

Someone turned this scrawled graffiti into a work of art with 1 simple sign

Remember that guy last month who turned the gaping hole in his office wall into a work of art?<p>Well it looks like the trend is catching on.<p>On …

Streetwear

South Korean court jails former president Park for 24 years 

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean court jailed former President Park Geun-hye for 24 years on Friday over a scandal that exposed webs of corruption between political leaders and the country’s conglomerates.<p>Park became South Korea’s first democratically elected leader to be forced from office last …

South Korea