By Eric Talmadge Associated Press DORASAN STATION, South Korea (AP) — Female activists including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates were denied an attempt to walk across the Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea on Sunday, but were allowed to cross by bus and complete what one of them called a landmark event. […]
By Cara Anna Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea has decided to support a proposed walk across the demilitarized zone between the two Koreas by prominent women including Gloria Steinem, and organizers say they hope South Korea will give its approval as well. Co-organizer Christine Ahn told The Associated Press that North Korea […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The 2:30 p.m. screening of the year’s most controversial movie at Columbia’s Ark Lodge Cinemas didn’t feature any controversy. Patrons filed in. A man in a wheelchair struggled to find a place to park himself out of others’ way. The cinema played a few charming old cartoons advertising the […]
By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly How can a cow suit lead to helping people and sharing their stories?
By Hyung-Jin Kim The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korean delegates agreed on a desire to restart a stalled jointly run factory park after overnight talks that ended July 8, but they couldn’t immediately reach an accord to reopen the complex that had been a symbol of inter-Korean rapprochement.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly LA-based rapper Jonathan Park, better known by his stage name Dumbfoundead, has spent the majority of 2013 touring across the United States and Europe, but that hasn’t slowed down his most recent project. Park’s new web series “Run DMZ” premiered in June and is off to a strong start.
By Foster Klug The Associated Press IMJINGAK, South Korea (AP) — Busloads of tourists still show up to gawk at the world’s most heavily fortified border, even as governments on both sides threaten to reduce each other to rubble.
Thanksgiving is one of our favorite times of the year. Surprisingly though, we were pounded with a snowstorm earlier this week, and it’s been cold ever since.
BEIJING (AP) — A 13-year-old Mississippi boy who made a rare visit to Pyongyang says officials there welcomed his idea for a “children’s peace forest”