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Protestant Churches Go All-Out to Restore On-site Worship Services

Protestant Churches Go All-Out to Restore On-site Worship Services

SEOUL, June 28 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean Protestant churches are going all-out to bring back Christians who stayed away from onsite worship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Laity Ministry Development Center of the New Eden Church in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province and various parishes are visiting churchgoers’ homes and giving them handwritten letters, bible [...]

Hong Kong to Include Korean Language in University Entrance Examination from 2025

Hong Kong to Include Korean Language in University Entrance Examination from 2025

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Hong Kong will include Korean as one of the foreign languages in its university entrance exam starting in 2025, Seoul’s education ministry said Wednesday. The ministry said its National Institute for International Education and Hong Kong’s state examination board, Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority, will soon sign a [...]

China Expands Efforts to Distort Korean History: Expert

China Expands Efforts to Distort Korean History: Expert

SEOUL, June 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Ever since China began to incorporate regional histories throughout the country’s current territory into national history, China’s distortion of Korean history has deepened, exacerbating the Korea-China dispute. “China’s five-year Northeast Project has ended, but the distorted perception towards Korean history, based on China’s territory-centric views, continues,” Kim Hyun-sook, a [...]

‘Chun Tae-il,’ ‘Persona’ Win at Annecy Animation Film Fest

‘Chun Tae-il,’ ‘Persona’ Win at Annecy Animation Film Fest

SEOUL, June 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Two South Korean animated films, “Chun Tae-il: A Flame That Lives On” and “Persona,” have been awarded at this year’s Annecy International Animation Film Festival. According to the winner’s list Monday (Korean time), “Chun Tae-il,” a biopic on the Korean workers’ rights activist directed by Hong Jun-pyo, received the [...]

S. Korean Pianist Lim Wins Top Prize in Van Cliburn Int’l Competition

S. Korean Pianist Lim Wins Top Prize in Van Cliburn Int’l Competition

SEOUL, June 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean pianist Lim Yunchan has won the top prize in a prestigious international piano competition in the United States, becoming the youngest-ever winner of the 60-year-old contest, its website showed Sunday. Lim, the 18-year-old student of the Korea National University of Arts, clinched the gold in the finals [...]