Samsung Drops Out of Top 5 in Chinese Smartphone Market
Samsung dropped out of the Top 5 in the Chinese smartphone market last year as local rivals soared,...More
Veteran Court Interpreter Kept Busy by Foreign Crime
When Joo Mi-hye was offered a job as a court interpreter during the infamous Itaewon murder trial ,...More
Youngsters learn to prepare a dish at a cooking class in Seoul.
With a growing number of students showing an interest in learning to cook, and in making careers as chefs, cooking classes have mushroomed recently.
In a recent straw poll conducted by the Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training, being a chef was among students' most-desired occupations...More
Samsung dropped out of the Top 5 in the Chinese smartphone market last year as local rivals soared ahead.
According to market researcher Strategy Analytics, Huawei ranked top in the fourth quarter last year with a 15.2 percent market share. Second was Xiaomi (14.8 percent), followed by Apple (13.1 percent), Vivo (10 percent) and Oppo (9.2 percent)...More
When Joo Mi-hye was offered a job as a court interpreter during the infamous Itaewon murder trial in 1997, she turned it down. The crime, in which two young men with American backgrounds were accused of stabbing a Korean college student in a fast-food joint, seemed simply too grisly.
But in the retrial that started last October, Joo (60) felt sufficiently weathered to accept the job...More
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Yoo-rim (played by Hwang Seung-eon) is Hye-rim's younger sister and I'm spotlighting her this time because she's the main character who tries to do something different this episode by being sneaky like a normal person instead of a psychic / psychological genius. It's lucky for her that Ji-ho is so fantastically ignorant he'll entertain any ridiculous proposal she comes up with just for the sake of science. Personally I suspect someone put pressure on the production team to work more kisses into the story somehow...More
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After a large scale and mostly unnecessary swordfight the Chinese portion of "Jang Yeong-sil - Drama" concludes, as usual leaving me asking the wrong kind of questions. Is anybody else noticing the irony here? Song Il-gook is in an action-heavy drama, as a guy who logically does not know how to fight and spends most his time in the action sequences chronically dodging hits? When even the token woman picks up a sword and starts hacking away I have to wonder whether "Jang Yeong-sil - Drama" would make more sense if it just ignored logic entirely and made Yeong-sil a kung fu scientist. For all we know, he might have been one...More
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