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Controversy escalates over Gwangju's plan to build park in honor of communist composer

Korea Times 29 Aug 2023
Members of veterans associations hold a rally in front of Gwangju City Hall, Aug ... Jeong and the envisioned Gwangju park began to made headlines from Aug ... Members of various veterans associations based in Gwangju also denounced the city's plan to commemorate the "North Korean hero" in a news conference in front of the city hall on Monday.

Intolerance of LGBTQ community affects foreign residents

Korea Times 25 Jun 2023
By Ellie Goodwin. Discrimination towards the LGBTQ community is a countrywide issue, with fears of ostracism and abuse motivating many individuals to hide or repress their sexual identity ... an infringement ... Ellie Goodwin is a teacher who has taught in schools across China, and is currently teaching in Gwangju. She also writes for?Gwangju News. .

Gwangju Biennale abolishes new Park Seo-bo Art Prize after first edition

Korea Times 11 May 2023
The Gwangju Biennale Foundation has abolished the brand-new Park Seo-bo Art Prize after just one edition ... The news came on the same day that the foundation announced the appointment of Nicolas Bourriaud as the artistic director for the 15th edition of the Gwangju Biennale, which is set for September 2024 and will be the event's 30th anniversary.

The Gwangju Biennale Has Abolished Its Park Seo-Bo Art Prize After Just One Edition Amid Protests

MENA FN 11 May 2023
(MENAFN - USA Art News) The Gwangju Biennale art prize named after Dansaekhwa master Park Seo-Bo has been cancelled after handing out its first award just a month ago amid protests that the artist ... .

South Korea logs 16 monkeypox cases in 1st week of May

Anadolu Agency 08 May 2023
Eleven of the cases have been reported from the capital Seoul, while two are from Gyeonggi Province, and three are from Incheon, Busan and Gwangju, local Yonhap News Agency reported, quoting Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency ... The first five cases were linked to overseas travel ... .

Morning Mail: Chalmers’ $4bn surplus, airlines face calls for compensation payouts, frog loss fears

The Observer 08 May 2023
The federal budget will dominate the news today but let’s start with a development that will be of great interest to the bottom line of anyone who has ever boarded a plane in Australia ... And, when you’re done with that, here’s what we know so far about what to expect.Not the news.

Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology Researchers Enhance Thermoelectricity with Guided Impurity Position Control

Victoria Advocate 04 May 2023
Sukwon Hong Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology in Korea have now found a solution to the problem ... View original content to download multimedia.https.//

2 years of Lee Do Hyun, Go Min Si starrer Youth Of May: Here are some great moments from the emotional drama

Pinkvilla 03 May 2023
As we celebrate 2 years of the emotional rollercoaster called Youth Of May starring Lee Do Hyun, Go Min Si and more. Read ahead to know more ... 2 years of Lee Do Hyun, Go Min Si starrer Youth Of May ... Myung Hee died holding his watch tightly, and Hee Tae left Gwangju. After a long time passed, Hee Tae heard the news that Myung Hee's ashes had been found ... .

The Next Big Names? Here Are 5 Rising Artists To Watch From The Gwangju Biennale ...

MENA FN 08 Apr 2023
(MENAFN - USA Art News) The opening of the 14th gwangju biennale in South Korea on April 6 might have met with a rainstorm and communication breakdown that led to chaotic arrangements, but it was ... .

With A New Prize And National Pavilions, The Gwangju Biennale Doubles Down On Its Bid ...

MENA FN 06 Apr 2023
(MENAFN - USA Art News) This year's Gwangju Biennale has yet to open to the public, but its organizers are already set on scaling up the event by doubling its national pavilion section in its next ... .

Gwangju's popular Alleyway restaurant resurrects

Korea Times 30 Mar 2023
Jang Bo-in, left, poses with her former boss Tim Whitman at The Alleyway in Gwangju, March 28 ... Jang Bo-in ― or just Bo to her friends and coworkers ― voiced what so many people in Gwangju have felt for the past two years ... The downtown core of Gwangju still has not recovered ... Gwangju News editor William Urbanski said, "It's just like coming home.".

Can we learn from Gwangju?

Korea Times 26 Mar 2023
I've learned a few things about Gwangju over the past several years. First, the events in Gwangju in 1980 were horrifying ... In the odd and sometimes unfortunate twists of the "news cycle," Gwangju got quickly pushed off the front pages of US news, replaced by the eruption of Mt ... The volcano blew on the same day as Gwangju ... His book, "Witnessing Gwangju.

Foreign residents struggle with Korea's 'impossible' body standards

Korea Times 07 Mar 2023
gettyimagesbank. By Ellie Goodwin. Having beauty standards is not unique to Korea. Different countries and cultures have their own sets of criteria to determine what is and isn't 'desirable.' ... "I never did before." ... Ellie Goodwin is a teacher who has taught in schools across China, and is currently teaching in Gwangju. She also writes for?Gwangju News. .

Yoon strives to avoid repeat of failed ‘comfort women’ accord

Asahi News 07 Mar 2023
A key goal for South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol in the wartime labor dispute with Japan is to ensure his plan does not end in failure like the 2015 “comfort women” agreement, sources said ... SHIFT IN SEOUL’S STANCE ... Yang Geum-deok, 92, one of the plaintiffs, and supporters blasted Yoon’s plan at a news conference in Gwangju, southern South Korea ... .

Navigating the minefield of dating in Korea

Korea Times 12 Feb 2023
A handsome man and an attractive woman are spending time together, taking a coffee break and communicating. / gettyimagesbank. By Ellie Goodwin. Exasperation comes in tow with dating regardless of where you are in the world but, if all goes well, it can lead to a meaningful and long-lasting relationship ... in Gwangju. She also writes for Gwangju News. .

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