CNNGo Features the City of Busan
1 year 5 weeks ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- For the next month the city of Busan is being featured on CNNGo, a monthly 30-minute show offering a unique take on global destinations, bringing views from local insiders on what gives various cities around the world their distinctive buzz....

Interview: Director Simon Aboud Talks Life, Film and Having a Famous Father in Law
1 year 35 weeks ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- Back in October, as the closing credits rolled at a Busan International Film Festival screening of the film Comes a Bright Day, my friends and I...

Exclusive: PSY`s Anti-America Protesting Past?
1 year 38 weeks ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The talented 34-year-old rapper Park Jae-sang, known better to the world as PSY, has been a controversial staple of the Korean music scene since his first full-length album, ...

WIRED UK magazine featured the Busan Cinema Center
2 years 22 weeks ago

BUSAN, South Korea - WIRED UK recently featured the Busan Cinema Center in its March edition. 

The two page article titled “Precarious slab is the world's longest cantilevered roof”, with the photo of the Busan Cinema Center with its unique LED roof lit up, was published in the WIRED UK magazine.     

The article in WIRED said of the Busan Cinema Center, “the complex comprising cinemas, offices, studios and restaurant...

Response: From the Front Lines
2 years 26 weeks ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- First of all, I am more than just a bystander on the issue of animal rights in Korea. I joined an advocacy organization in 2005, and served for several years as the media production coordinator. In that capacity I reported on various activities related to the dog meat issue, and approached it as an investigative journalist, my career for five years before coming to Korea in 2001. In 2008 I founded the Busan Abandoned Pet Sanctuary, and...

Featured Collection: The Great Dog Meat Debate
2 years 27 weeks ago


Feature: Dog Meat and the Cultural Conquistadors
2 years 27 weeks ago

WASHINGTON, DC -- I have a common sense solution to resolve, once and for all, most of the controversy surrounding Korea’s dog meat consumption. It goes like this:

Regulate the slaughter, processing and consumption of dog meat just like any other meat, because right now, dog meat in Korea is not being regulated as much as it should be. The...

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