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French culture bash in Korea
French culture bash in Korea

French culture will be celebrated in Korea throughout 2016, as the year marks the 130th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Korea and France. 쏷he …

Itching to graffiti? Do it digitally on Florence treasures
Itching to graffiti? Do it digitally on Florence treasures

FLORENCE, Italy (AFP) – The days of scribbling 쏧 woz here on Florence셲 historic monuments are gone: would-be vandals will now be able to …

French writers existential woe as their incomes dive
French writers existential woe as their incomes dive

PARIS (AFP) — It is nothing short of an existential crisis, as crippling as the ones that had Left Bank intellectuals like Albert Camus or Jean-Paul …

New author hopes her novel 쁔he Nest lives up to its buzz
New author hopes her novel 쁔he Nest lives up to its buzz

NEW YORK (AP) — Cynthia D섲prix Sweeney was on her way to meet her family for brunch in New York when she had an idea for the opening scene of her …

A stirring tale of Thomas Francis Meagher, 쁔he Immortal Irishman
A stirring tale of Thomas Francis Meagher, 쁔he Immortal Irishman

쏷he Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero By Timothy Egan Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (384 pages, $28) Green beer aside, …

How CJ Group came to dominate the culture industry
How CJ Group came to dominate the culture industry

쏞reative Journey By Ko Seong-yeon Yolimwon Publishing Group (280 pages, 13,800 won, $11.90) 쏞reative Journey offers a case study into how a small …

Ambition and poverty in lives of rural Indian fishermen
Ambition and poverty in lives of rural Indian fishermen

쏷he Dance of the Sea By Soosaiya Anthreas Gatekeeper Press (447 pages, $11.95) A long-winded tale of people battling for life in a slum fishing town in …

Palace-viewing after dark draws thousands

Normally, a 100-person-deep queue in front of Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul would hardly raise any eyebrows. After all, it’s the most iconic attraction in …

[Hallyu power] Pony, trendsetter of K-beauty
[Hallyu power] Pony, trendsetter of K-beauty

Pony — real name Park Hye-min — is one of the most popular Korean makeup gurus, with 981,144 subscribers to her YouTube channel. Her makeup …

Deoksu Palace throne halls to open to public next week

A special program to allow the general public to see the interior of four throne halls of Deoksu Palace in central Seoul will kick off from March 29 through …

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