The world's No. 1 woman golfer Lydia Ko will donate all the prize money she wins in the Volunteers of America North Texas Shootout to earthquake victims in Nepal.
Ko made the announcement one day before the event at the Las Colinas Country Club in Irving, Texas...More
Doctors on Thursday called on the government to do more to rein in child obesity. They met at a seminar organized by the National Health Insurance Service.
According to one study by Yonsei University College of Medicine, overweight children are highly likely to become obese adults...More
Luxury hotels here are struggling as profits dwindle amid a marked decline in high-rolling Japanese customers.
Lotte Hotel, the biggest hotel chain in Korea, saw operating profit fall by half last year to W24.3 billion (US$1=W1,071). Hotel Shilla, a favorite choice of visiting foreign dignitaries and heads of state, posted an operating loss of W20.6 billion last year...More
The mid-20th-century shamanistic painting portraying Lady Jeongjeon is among the collection of renowned folklorist Kim Tae-gon (1936-96). Provided by the museum
Like Confucianism, shamanism was more than just a religion to Koreans.
It was part of culture and tradition, influencing and inspiring many in the country throughout its history...More
BRILLIANT HUES - MOTHER OF PEARL OF JOSEON DYNASTY
Horim Museum, Gangnam District
To June 30: The exhibition features 90 pieces of Joseon-period (1392-1910) lacquerware inlaid with mother of pearl.
To make lacquerware, artisans apply lacquer on wooden items, carve patterns or drawings on the surface and affix or encase shiny mother of pearl...More
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