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How to Combat Lockdown Weight Gain

As the nights draw in and people huddle for warms and coronavirus safety at home, weight gain becomes a problem for many. Early nights also mean that the body releases less serotonin, which can lead to depression and a craving for comfort food. A study of 1,031 people by the Korea Health Promotion I...

Source: The Chosun Ilbo | 24 Oct 2020 | 12:34 pm(NZT)

Hwang Jung-min Set to Return to Small Screen in New Series with Yoon-a

An upcoming TV series is creating excitement as it marks the return to the small screen of actor Hwang Jung-min, who will appear alongside Yoon-a."Hush," which will begin airing on cable channel JTBC on Dec. 11, is about newspaper reporters and their everyday struggles and ethical dilemmas.Hwang pla...

Source: The Chosun Ilbo | 24 Oct 2020 | 12:34 pm(NZT)

Vietnam Plans to Become Solid Middle-Class Nation by 2025

Vietnam's top leaders have resolved to become at least a middle-income country over the next five years, an about-face from abject poverty in the 1980s, by attracting more foreign investment in manufacturing. The Communist Party's Central Committee wrapped up a plenary session Oct. 8 held to chart m...

Source: The Chosun Ilbo | 24 Oct 2020 | 12:22 pm(NZT)

Trump, Biden Offer Sharply Different Views of America in Spirited, Final Debate

U.S. Republican President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden, engaged in a spirited debate Thursday night just ahead of the Nov. 3 national presidential election, presenting the nation with sharply divergent views of where they would take the country over the...

Source: The Chosun Ilbo | 24 Oct 2020 | 12:11 pm(NZT)

U.S. Airlines Await Critical Aid Deal

Losses are mounting for the U.S. airline industry as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the economy and hope dims for an immediate government aid package.  Karl Moore, associate professor at Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, says, "We're looking at flights being...

Source: The Chosun Ilbo | 24 Oct 2020 | 12:09 pm(NZT)

Today's Photo: October 24, 2020

Source: The Chosun Ilbo | 24 Oct 2020 | 12:05 pm(NZT)

Today's Photo: October 24, 2020

Source: The Chosun Ilbo | 24 Oct 2020 | 12:05 pm(NZT)

Today's Photo: October 24, 2020

Source: The Chosun Ilbo | 24 Oct 2020 | 12:04 pm(NZT)

Hyundai Glovis Wins Approval for World's 1st Hydrogen Tanker

The blueprint for the world's first commercial liquefied hydrogen tanker has been certified, Hyundai Glovis said Thursday. The design for the giant 20,000-㎥ ship has received "approval in principle" from the Liberia as flag State and the Korean Register as classification society. It was developed by...

Source: The Chosun Ilbo | 23 Oct 2020 | 5:52 pm(NZT)

Kim Jong-un Visits Cemetery for Fallen Chinese Soldiers

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visited a cemetery honoring Chinese soldiers who died fighting for the North in the Korean War to mark the 70th anniversary of China joining the war, state media reported Thursday. He last visited the cemetery two years ago to mark the 65th anniversary of the armistic...

Source: The Chosun Ilbo | 23 Oct 2020 | 5:40 pm(NZT)

Korea, China Raise Currency Swap Deal to W70 Trillion

Korea and Beijing have extended their current won-yuan currency swap deal to five years and increased it to about W70 trillion or 400 billion yuan (US$1=W1,135). The new deal was signed by Lee Ju-yeol, the governor of the Bank of Korea, and Yi Gang, the governor of the People's Bank of China, on Thu...

Source: The Chosun Ilbo | 23 Oct 2020 | 5:38 pm(NZT)

Su-zy Donates W100 Million to Help Sick Children

Singer and actress Su-zy has donated W100 million to help children with cancer and other incurable diseases (US$1=W1,135). According to the Life Share Association on Thursday, she has been donating money since 2016 to help children with illnesses, the elderly and other underprivileged people.The Bud...

Source: The Chosun Ilbo | 23 Oct 2020 | 5:29 pm(NZT)

Cold Snap Hits Korea over Weekend

Freezing weather hit northern Korea on Friday. Morning temperatures were seven to nine degrees Celsius lower than the previous day. The Korea Meteorological Administration issued this year's first cold weather advisory for northern Gyeonggi Province and the northern part of Gangwon Province on Thurs...

Source: The Chosun Ilbo | 23 Oct 2020 | 5:21 pm(NZT)

Police Breaks THAAD Blockade

There were violent scenes on Thursday as police dispersed protesters to let heavy trucks take construction equipment into a base where the U.S. has deployed a Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense battery. The Defense Ministry had mobilized 31 trucks to bring the equipment into the base in Seongju, No...

Source: The Chosun Ilbo | 23 Oct 2020 | 4:45 pm(NZT)

Gov't Insists Slain Official 'Wanted to Defect' to N.Korea

The Korea Coast Guard on Thursday insisted that a South Korean fisheries official who was shot and killed by North Korean soldiers "panicked" over gambling debts and wanted to defect to the North.The KCG, which has come under heavy criticism for doing nothing to save the official, at a press confere...

Source: The Chosun Ilbo | 23 Oct 2020 | 4:39 pm(NZT)

Flu Vaccine 'Played No Part' in Death of 18-Year-Old

The tentative results of an autopsy of an 18-year-old student who died in Incheon last weekend suggest that the cause of death was not the free flu vaccine he had been given. A government health official who witnessed the autopsy told the Chosun Ilbo on Thursday, "A prime cause of death was confirme...

Source: The Chosun Ilbo | 23 Oct 2020 | 4:01 pm(NZT)

Son Heung-min Scores in Tottenham's UEFA Europa League Opener

Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur scored a goal to seal his team's victory over LASK in their UEFA Europa League match in London on Thursday.Spurs kicked off their Europa League campaign with a comfortable 3-0 victory in the group stage opener.Coming off the bench in the second half, Son helped the...

Source: The Chosun Ilbo | 23 Oct 2020 | 3:16 pm(NZT)

Choi Ji-man Becomes 1st Korean to Have Hit in World Series

Choi Ji-man of the Tampa Bay Rays has become the first Korean to have a hit in the World Series.As the starting first baseman and clean-up hitter, Choi went one-for-three and scored twice in the second game of the seven-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Te...

Source: The Chosun Ilbo | 23 Oct 2020 | 2:59 pm(NZT)

Health Authorities in Jitter as Flu Vaccine Death Toll Soars

Eighteen more people were reported dead after their seasonal flu shots on Thursday alone, raising the toll of mysterious deaths to 28 over the past week.Two people died after being given flu shots made by the same company the same day.Jung Eun-kyeong, the chief of the Korea Disease Control and Preve...

Source: The Chosun Ilbo | 23 Oct 2020 | 1:25 pm(NZT)

Samjin Company English Class (2020)

Genres: Drama Running Time: 110 min. Directed by: Lee Jong-pil Starring: Ko Ah-sung, Esom Synopsis: In mid ‘90s when sexual and academic discriminations were rampant, 3 young female office workers are only given insignificant chores due to the fact that they only have high school diplomas. When ...

Source: The Chosun Ilbo | 23 Oct 2020 | 12:37 pm(NZT)


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