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In Chung's "Minari," seeing the American dream through the eyes of a Korean-American family

Mar 10, 2021
"And if my daughter can see it one day, that'd be great," says Lee Isaac Chung, writer-director of "Minari."
The cast of "Minari." Back row from left: Steven Yeun, Yuh-jung Youn and Yeri Han. Front row: Alan S. Kim and Noel Cho.
Photo by Josh Ethan Johnson, courtesy of A24

How the U.S. outgrew 1980s trade anxiety over Japan

Nov 29, 2018
The tariff war between the U.S. and China echoes an earlier episode of trade history but with some key differences.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hold a joint news conference in the East Room at the White House Feb. 10, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
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Korean firm helps extend Black Friday benefits overseas

Nov 24, 2017
Black Friday is an American phenomenon that increasingly, belongs to the world. Globalization and technology have made it much easier for folks overseas to buy sought-after American goods. This cross-border commerce has been around for decades but today, it’s getting a big boost. Click the above audio player to hear the full story.  Correction: A […]

Japan and South Korea finally resolve 'comfort women' dispute

Dec 28, 2015
Japan is apologizing for its use of Korean sex slaves during World War II.

Decoding the money message of Psy's 'Gangnam Style'

Aug 31, 2012
A silly video masks a satire on conspicuous consumption and income inequality in Korea.

MID-DAY UPDATE: T-day air travel and the economy

Nov 24, 2010
Hey all you travelers: Today and tomorrow may be a massive headache! Steve Chiotakis talked to George Hobica of airfarewatchdog.com about how all...