The Cultural Heritage Administration invited journalists earlier this month to take a look at Cheomseongdae, a 1,400-year-old observatory that some people argue is collapsing. The structure is one of many Korean treasures presumed to be at risk.
GYEONGJU - It remains one of Korea's biggest mysteries.
Was Cheomseongdae, the seventh-century stone structure in Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang, really an astronomical observatory? Or was it something else - perhaps an altar or a memorial for the people of the Silla Dynasty (57 B.C.-A.D. 935), as some historians argue?...More
In JTBC's "Hidden Singer", musician Insooni, center, gave flawless performances and shared heart-wrenching stories. She was selected as the final winner. [JoongAng Ilbo]
Singer Insooni was the most popular keyword on Korea's major portal sites over the weekend, a rare occasion for a singer who has been away from the public eye for some time. The buzz came after the veteran musician was selected as the final winner of JTBC's "Hidden Singer" on Saturday night, where she gave a series of exhilarating performances and shared some heart-wrenching stories, summing up the past 36 years of her career...More