“We have released over 100 songs, so it was a little hard to select songs for our show,” ATEEZ leader Hong Joong says. And before they head to Japan, where their tour will close, ATEEZ will release The World Ep. Hong Joong, captain of ATEEZ. They look out for each other, with fans reporting sasaengs — obsessive fans who are more like stalkers — and artists conveying their affection and encouraging altruistic behavior. It feels right that for ATEEZ, this snowfall landed on a day they spent with their fans.
As I work more intently to fix an audio glitch, Henry Prince Mak is tucked away in his Shanghai hotel room (amid bric-a-brac and his guitar), attempting to adjust the resolution of his screen. “But I also think my biggest responsibility is to make good music, good movies, and make everyone happy. Photo courtesy of Henry Prince MakIt seems like personality, good looks and eloquent words aside, there are other aspects that make this person appealing. Photo courtesy of Henry Prince MakSo, coming back to your dream, it’s said that your dream should be such that it keeps you awake through the night. I’m Henry Prince Mak.16 days ago Rolling Stone India
This distinctive activity is called “Hoesik” (office dinner) in Korean, a subculture of a Korean organizational setting. Read on to learn more about office dinners in Korean culture – a key component in many ‘office K-drama’ narratives. What is a Korean office dinner? What distinguishes a company dinner from an office dinner? However, not all company employees will attend company dinners.1 month ago Rolling Stone India
In 2018 when My ID Gangnam Beauty aka Gangnam Beauty premiered, the K-drama grabbed attention all across the world for its interpersonal stance that beauty is skin-deep and that true beauty begins the minute you accept who you really are. I’ll try to look at some of these through the prism of My ID Gangnam Beauty. While discussing this drama and Korean beauty standards, a Korean acquaintance of mine opined that, as a native, he believes everything happens for a reason. Jeanie Y. Chang, an Asian-American licensed clinician and mental health expert (who is passionate about K-dramas and employs them in her profession to give examples of mental health and help people understand mental health better), raised a very valid point in my recent interview with her. Gangnam Beauty, like many other K-dramas, teaches us the value of conversation.27 days ago Rolling Stone India
By Bibhu PattnaikPresident Joe Biden met with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 Summit last week to keep U.S.-China relations on track. Days after their extensive talks, Vice President Kamala Harris met with Xi to follow-up on assurances that the two nations would sustain dialogue. “I greeted President Xi before the APEC Leaders Retreat,” Harris wrote in a Twitter post Nov. 19:Today in Bangkok, I greeted President Xi before the APEC Leaders Retreat. I noted a key message that President Biden emphasized in his November 14 meeting with President Xi: we must maintain open lines of communication to responsibly manage the competition between our countries. — Vice President Kamala Harris (@VP)Relations between Washington and Beijing have been contentious over several issues — from trade and technology to China’s claims to Taiwan.8 days ago Rolling Out
Latest updates in globalimmigrationThis week, the Global Immigration team at Smith Stone Walters would like to highlight the following recent updates from Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Korea and the United States. These measures will ensure that sponsors and applicants are not unfairly penalized for a temporary loss of a sponsor’s income during the pandemic. United States: COVID-19 flexibilities extendedUS Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is extending certain COVID-19-related flexibilities until 24 January 2023. Expert advice on global immigrationIf you need support with any aspect of worldwide immigration, Smith Stone Walters is here to help. To speak to a member of our Global Immigration team, please contact us today.1 month ago Smith Stone Walters