Tag: Seoul (South Korea)

Oscar for ‘Parasite’ Quenches Koreans’ Long Thirst for Recognition

SEOUL, South Korea — Much of the world knows South Korea by its cultural products, including its increasingly popular movies, TV dramas and K-pop bands like BTS and Psy. Now the country has received once-unthinkable validation of its artistic achievement: a best-picture Oscar. On Monday, the director Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite,” a genre-defying film about […]

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Alessandra Facchinetti’s Next Act

PARIS — Alessandra Facchinetti, the Italian designer who found fame when she inherited the Gucci women’s wear mantle from Tom Ford almost two decades ago, has since hopscotched her way through roles with some of the most prestigious names in the fashion business. She held the design helm at Valentino, Moncler and Tod’s — some […]

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China Confirms New Coronavirus Spreads From Humans to Humans

WUHAN, China — The mysterious coronavirus that has killed at least three people and sickened more than 200 in China is now capable of spreading from person to person, a prominent Chinese scientist said on Monday, adding to fears of a broader pandemic. The disclosure increased pressure on the Chinese government to contain a growing […]

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