There is a saying that jewelry provides a final touch on fashion. Despite the global recession, jewelry and related industries have recorded an annual growth rate of over 10%, except for Korea whose market is still underdeveloped. Some experts pointed out that it is difficult for jewelry designers i
On April 25, President Park Geunhye and President Barack Obama held a joint press conference at the Blue House after bilateral meeting and announced that the current timeline for the transition of wartime operational control (OPCON) in 2015 can be reconsidered.The timing and condition of the OPCON t
At 12:30 PM, April 25, President Obama arrived on Air Force One at Osan Air Base for bilateral meeting. After the meeting, Obama had a joint press conference with President Park.Urging the Japanese government to account for the wartime sex slavery system, Obama commented “It was a terrible and egreg
Recently, a 27-year old Ikumi Yoshimatsu, the winner of Miss International 2012, said that she is ‘embarrassed’ by the way the Japanese government has been addressing the issue of comfort women.In an interview with CBS, held on March 29, Yoshimatsu said “Although people have different opinions, it i
Very few people are aware that there is a convent in the middle of a crowded city, an unlikely place. Located in Jung-gu, Seoul, Society of the Holy Cross(Anglican Church of Korea) is surrounded by Korean traditional houses and Korean-style gardens. The Women's News met with Okatarina, the first
Lee Sanghwa grabbed gold in the women’s 500m race held at the Adler Arena Skating Center in Sochi. She became the first Asian to retain the 500m speed skating title.In the two-race competition, Lee skated a combined time of 74.70 seconds, with 37.42 seconds in the opening race and 37.28 in the secon
Two days before the Sochi Games began, the Internet was abuzz about an article on the ‘three beautiful ladies in Sochi,’ namely figure skating champ Kim Yuna, ski jumper Sara Takanashi, and teenage slalom queen Mikaela Shiffrin. The article was posted on Naver, Korea’s largest search portal website.
Since Korean society adopted Confucianism during the Joseon Dynasty, marriage between Koreans of the same surname and a common ancestor in their paternal lineage has been prohibited. The principle was codified as Article 809 in 1957, causing many couples with the same name and clan to opt for death