Pro-North Korea daily praises Oscar-winning ‘Parasite’ for ‘exposing’ South Korea’s reality

FILE PHOTO: Bong Joon Ho poses with the Oscars for “Parasite” at the Governors Ball following the 92nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 9, 2020. REUTERS/Eric... Read more »

U.S. stock funds lose $2.6 billion in week: Lipper

(Reuters) – U.S. equity funds saw outflows of $2.6 billion in the latest week, according to Lipper. U.S.-based taxable bond funds attracted $7.9 billion in the week ended on... Read more »

Director of Oscar-winning ‘Parasite’ did not want to sugarcoat inequality

SEOUL (Reuters) – The stark inequality between two South Korean families portrayed in the Oscar-winning film “Parasite” might make viewers uncomfortable but it was the “only path” to revealing... Read more »

Elton John says he’s ‘deeply upset’ after cutting short NZ concert

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – British singer-songwriter Elton John apologized to his fans in New Zealand late on Sunday after he lost his voice due to walking pneumonia and was forced... Read more »

Elton John says he’s ‘deeply upset’ after cutting short New Zealand concert

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – British singer-songwriter Elton John apologized to his fans in New Zealand late on Sunday after he lost his voice due to walking pneumonia and was forced... Read more »

Philippines’ Duterte says Trump deserves to be re-elected

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Saturday that Donald Trump deserved to be re-elected, praising the U.S. president’s reaction to his decision to end a decades-old... Read more »

Let’s move on from impeachment, visiting U.S. Senators tell Ukraine’s leader

KIEV (Reuters) – A group of three U.S. Senators visited Kiev on Friday to convey a message of continued bipartisan support for Ukraine after it got entangled last year... Read more »

‘Parasite’ reflects deepening social divide in South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) – The black comedy “Parasite” is a tale of two South Korean families – the wealthy Parks and the poor Kims – mirroring the deepening inequality in... Read more »

Justice Department receiving information on Bidens from Giuliani: Senator

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department is receiving information on former Vice President Joe Biden and his businessman son, Hunter Biden, from President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy... Read more »

China film industry’s ‘bleak winter’ deepens as coronavirus adds to censorship woes

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Even before the new coronavirus, people working in Chinese entertainment had been calling the industry’s struggles their “bleak winter” – as tighter censorship, a crackdown on... Read more »