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Ashram where the Beatles stayed, reopens in India

Ashram where the Beatles stayed, reopens in India

Arguably the greatest band in the history, The Beatles, spent their time in India in the 1960s. Their fans have been intrigued and interested in the details of their stay in an ‘ashram’ (a spiritual hermitage or a monastery where Hindu cultural activities such as yoga, music or religious studies are performed). Luckily, for the […]

Independence Hall of Korea, Cheonan

Independence Hall of Korea, Cheonan

Sex slavery talks between Korean, Japan likely to continue into 2016

Sex slavery talks between Korean, Japan likely to continue into 2016

Negotiations between Korea and Japan over Tokyo’s sexual enslavement of Korean women during World War II are likely to drag on into next year. Japan’s Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said he was skeptical about striking a deal with Korea over the issue by the end of this year, Japan’s Nihon Keizai Shimbun reported Wednesday. “Negotiations […]

Over 100-year old Korean Traditional music recordings discovered

Over 100-year old Korean Traditional music recordings discovered

Eleven rare albums of gugak, or traditional Korean music, dating back to the Korean Empire (1897-1910) have been uncovered by the Korea Traditional Music Association, the group announced Monday. The discovery of the eleven albums, released under the early American recording company Victor Talking Machine Company in the early 1900s, was confirmed by Archive and […]

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