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HanCinema Daily News วันที่ 2-06-2012

Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Beijing journalists coined the term "Korean Wave" in 1999, when they noticed the ever-increasing presence of Korean entertainment in China. Since then the "Korean Wave" (or "Hallyu" as it's known in Korean) has swelled not only to include a wide range of Korea's cultural exports (such as music, films and dramas), but also to take on the responsibility of spearheading Korea's image on the world s
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Tucked away in Samcheok Gangwon-do lies the popular Haesindang Park. The park is home to the local legend of Aebawi and Haesindang and is littered with penis sculptures to mark the couple's tragic love and the villagers' mourning of it. Last weekend was a long weekend here in Korea and many ventured out to the East coast of Korea to enjoy the time off. Since the Park is also close to Samcheok be
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
While living in Korea, one finds it difficult to locate certain foods and sundries, seemingly on a daily basis. There are a few good foreign markets in the Itaewon area, but one which is greatly overlooked is Haddon House, located east of Itaewon station, just around the corner from Oksu. Upon walking in, it feels more like a typical western grocery store, albeit a small one. There's a good sel
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Visitors chat at a guesthouse near Hongik University in Seoul. The area surrounding Hongik University is turning into a de facto lodging town for foreign tourists. Over 20 guesthouses have sprung up in Yeonnam-dong, Donggyo-dong and other local neighborhoods in recent years. Dormitory-style guesthouses with shared restrooms and shower facilities cost between W20,000 to W25,000 (US$1=W1,17
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
South Korean films will be on U.S. theater screens during a week-long film festival that will take place from September 30th. The South Korean Consulate General in Atlanta told a news conference on Friday that a South Korean film festival will be held in four cities in Atlanta. The films to be featured include "My Way", "Unbowed", and "Le Grand Chef". This will not be the first film festival i
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Traditional Korean music (gugak in Korean) is adapting to the sensibilities of people today, shattering its image of excessive complexity and even monotony. Today, gugak has undergone a major reinvention and gugak musicians are actively embracing other genres of art, staging more original performances, and redesigning and inventing instruments. Traditional Korean music developed over a period o
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
A passionate 46-day challenge, "As One" (photo courtesy of CJ Entertainment) It may be the most confident decision a feature film director can make; a movie title which is simply the name of a country: Korea. Not South Korea or North Korea but just simply Korea. Based on a true story, the premise of the film is as simple as its title. In 1991, at the 41st World Table Tennis Championships in Chi
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Following her four-year absence from the limelight, actress Park Bo-yeonghas returned with the new thriller "Don't Click". The 22-year-old, who rose to fame after her hit comedy "Speedy Scandal" drew 8.3 million viewers in 2008, hit the silver screen in the flick about sisters who are haunted after watching cursed video clips, leading them to do battle with evil spirits.In an interview last week
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Actress Park Si-yeon attends a promotional event for a cosmetics brand in Seoul on Friday. /Newsis An Army honor guard holds a ceremony ahead of Memorial Day in Seoul on Friday. /Newsis A model walks the catwalk during a fashion show at Sungshin Women's University in Seoul on Friday. /Newsis
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Thai school textbooks now include Korean pop stars in their contents. The Korea Thailand Communication Center(KTCC) said Friday that one of the top ranking publishers in Thailand had recently released music textbooks for junior high to high school classes which include pictures of well-known K-pop stars, including CNBLUE, Super Junior, 2PM, "Rain" and Big Bang. The music textbook also introduc
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Yet another Korean app is going global. The popular and#54392;and#46377;and#50620;and#44404;and#51064;and#49885; (Pudding Face Recognition) is now available in Chinese, English and Japanese versions. In English the app is called "Korean Celeb Face Match" and it does just about what you'd expect for app by that name. Upload a picture taken with your phone's camera and the app shows you the five Korean celeb
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Bad news to Kim Myeong-min fans, but contrary to reports, the method actor is not returning to television - just yet.In response to an earlier report confirming Kim Myeong-min's much awaited return to the small screen, a representative from MM Entertainment, Kim Myeong-min's agency said, the charismatic actor has not yet made the final decision on his participation in upcoming SBS television ser
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Added new posters and images for the upcoming Korean drama "I Need Romance 2012" (2012)Directed by Jang Yeong-woo, Lee Jeong-hyoWritten by Jeong Hyeon-jeongNetwork : tvNWith Jeong Yu-mi, Lee Jin-wook, Kim Ji-seok-I, Kim Ji-woo, Kang Ye-sol, Kim Sin-ah,...16 episodes - Wed, Thu 23:00SynopsisA story about the work and love of city women.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2012/06/20 Mo
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Most Koreans think that growth and welfare are complementary but young and old people are clearly divided over which is most important. According to a poll on 1-thousand adults by Korea's Hyundai Research Institute while 77 percent of respondents think growth and welfare are NOT mutually exclusive, 58 percent picked GROWTH over welfare, when asked which should take priority. However, young adul
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Highly educated people and those living in upscale parts of Seoul live longer than others, a survey finds, and the gap has grown over the last decade. The overall death rate dropped and overall life expectancy rose in Seoul, but regional and educational differences have widened. Seocho District had the lowest death rate of 335 per 100,000 people between 2005 and 2009, according to the study by t
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
"Masterpieces of Korean Dance" will take the stage at LG Arts Center in southern Seoul on June 9. By Rachel Lee Masters of Korean traditional dances are set to deliver rare performances showcasing skills gained after decades of practice. "Masterpieces of Korean Dance", hosted by the Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation, will take place at LG Arts Center in southern Seoul on June 9. The evenin
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
By Robert Neff In the West, crows are often associated with evil andndash; the bearers of curses and portents of doom. Like in the West, Koreans also viewed crows and ravens as messengers but their tidings were usually warnings that benefited their listener. One of the earliest legends of these winged messengers is said to have taken place in the ancient Korean kingdom of Silla (pre-unified). On
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
By Alexander Ahn The Ministry of Health and Welfare has set out a plan to make every restaurant in Seoul smoke-free by 2016. The ministry said Friday that it will revise the ordinances on the city's health guidelines this month and lay the legal foundation to ban smoking in the capital's dining venues. It has already prepared official correspondence for the Seoul Metropolitan Government address
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
By Kim Susan Se-jeong Koreans will see a big jump in child-rearing alimony after divorce. The expenses, which had been around 500,000 won at most, will increase according to the guidelines set by the Seoul Family Court, May 31. This is the first time the court publicized a set of detailed criteria for determining money paid for child-rearing expenses, considering factors like the parents' income
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Lee Sang-bong is a designer who continuously strives to make something new out of something old. This has made him one of Korea's best known fashion designers and you may have seen his Hangul (Korean alpahbet) inspired designs. While I speak and write Korean every day, it was a fresh surprise to see the characters of my own language adorning runway-worthy creations so beautifully. Lee Sang-bon
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Visitors to the Climate and Environment Pavilion walk through a blizzard tunnel (photo courtesy of the Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea Organizing Committee). The Climate and Environment Pavilion at Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea, one of the Expo's most popular offerings, has received acclaim from experts for its unique and effective presentation of pressing climate issues".The Climate and Environment Pavilion is
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
The Korean Wave has brought about an intense interest in Korean dramas, K-pop and even Korean food overseas. Now the trend is moving in a new direction. Korean beauty products are now taking a turn "In the Spotlight". The trend is being referred to as Korean beauty, or K-Beauty. To fill us in on the details, we are joined by Ji Myung-kil from the newsroom. Hello, Myung-kil. [Reporter :
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
By Jason Lim Just imagine that the unthinkable has happened. The U.S. and North Korea somehow worked through their Gordian Knot and settled on an agreement that their respective leaders will formalize with a summit. This would mean that President Obama will come face-to-face with Kim Jong-un to engage in an important conversation over the future of the Korean peninsula. Needless to say, it wou
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Unfortunately, armed conflict is the path that forms nations and protects borders. No nation has ever escaped this simple truth. However, in the East, a different philosophy developed, the concept of Martial Arts. This led to the practice of developing one's mind and body to be a weapon of last resort. That art best was practiced when trying to avoid confrontation, but when put into a position w
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
KBS's board of directors has unanimously agreed to make the KBS Symphony Orchestra an independent corporation. KBS said the board reached the decision Wednesday in a bid to boost the competitiveness of orchestra members and reform the management system to center on professionals. The broadcaster stressed that the transition is not aimed at downsizing or reducing costs. The KBS Symphony Orche
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Painting may not be the first choice of hobby for a man with no arms, but, then again, Chang-Woo Seok is no ordinary man. At the opening reception of his latest exhibit, The World of Line, Ink, and Nude by Chang-Woo Seok, now on display at the Korean Cultural Center Washington DC through June 8, the artist demonstrated his very personal technique, making use of his prosthetic limbs to grasp a
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
A snapshot backstage before the final presentation for the Audi Star Creation competition. Provided by Asia Fashion Exchange SINGAPORE - Hundreds of fashion designers and buyers crowded under the sizzling sun in Singapore earlier this month with tickets to the Asia Fashion Exchange 2012, the hottest fashion event in Asia.Leading designers including Roland Mouret; Nicola Formichetti of French fa
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Hundreds of Fans Massed to Mark Its 15th Anniversary By Jimmy Kim, Staff Writer "GongMyoung" stages concert of traditional, modern music by creative instruments. The National Theater of Korea played host to "GongMyoung", the global performing music Group from May, 13 to 14, 2012, in a thrilling performance that kept the audience spell bound from start to finish. Combining traditional and mod
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Tim Klasson, chief operating officer of MetaMetrics, speaks during an interview with The Korea Times, at the Seoul Intercontinental Hotel in southern Seoul, May 23. He visited Seoul to establish partnerships with businesses in Korea and promote the Lexile measurement system. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul By Kim Bo-eun Let's say you went to the mall with your son to get him a pair of sn
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Late calligrapher Kim Choong-hyun's Hangeul calligraphy / Courtesy of Iljoong Memorial Foundation By Kwon Mee-yoo The Iljoong Memorial Foundation opens the Iljoong Calligraphy Hall, a permanent exhibition hall dedicated to late calligrapher Kim Choong-hyun (1921-2006), in Insa-dong, central Seoul, today. The hall is located on the third floor of the Baekak Art Center and exhibits Kim's callig
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Officials and citizens demonstrate how to fumigate ahead of launching a joint quarantine committee to protect the people of Yangcheon, southwestern Seoul, earlier this month as the warm weather has arrived. / Korea Times photos by Shim Hyun-chul By Shim Hyun-chul A vehicle drives slowly through an alley while leaving billowing clouds of foggy insecticide from behind. One is reminded of r
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
By Lee Chang-sup Positive economic data made Koreans feel pride in the past. However, these days the international praise of Korea's shiny economic achievements makes many of them feel a sense of alienation and disillusionment. Many locals believe the rising international ranking of Korea's economy is not their story. They are now sick and tired of chaebol-led growth, from which benefits seldo
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Four out of 100 schoolchildren suffer from Internet addiction, a survey showed Wednesday. According to the survey released by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, 4 percent, or 68,044, of 1.74 million students questioned had problems with overusing the Internet. The number is nearly 20,000 lower than that of last year. The survey was conducted in cooperation with the Ministry of Educatio
Posted: 02 Jun 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Women stroll through the white archways of the Victoria Garden. By Kim Susan Se-jeong Love is in the air. Spring is the season of weddings, new beginnings and romance. So what better way to celebrate it than being surrounded by roses, the symbol of unconditional love? The rose has been Korea's best-loved flower since the first survey of favorite flowers was conducted in 1990, according to



 
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