On August 6th, the opening ceremony for the Olympics was held in Rio. In total, 206 nations joined the Olympic Games and 28 events were held. Korea won 9 gold medals, 3 silver medals, and 9 bronze medals. Results, however, are not the most important aspect of the Games. It is the mind of the athlete
Pokemon Go, the newest mobile game from Nintendo has caught the attention of people all over the world. The game was developed by Google-incubated start-up company Niantic Labs and funded by Nintendo and the Pokemon Company. It is an augmented reality smartphone game in which users catch and collect
SOUTH KOREAIncheon Asian Games Incheon Asian Games will be held 19th September to 4th October of this year. It is held every four years, and most Asian nations participate. Korea has hosted the Asian Games three times including this year in Incheon; it was held in Seoul in 1986 and in Busan in 2002.
ENGLANDBecoming One with ChristmasEngland is one country that celebrates Christmas magnificently. Since most people start to prepare this holiday from early December, most markets display Christmas items in early winter. When people go to the market, most Christmas items such as ornaments, Christmas
Last month, it was the season of university festivals in Korea. There is a certain image that reminds Koreans when we think of it, singers, and students selling foods, alcoholic beverages and so on. Yet, would this image about university festivals be common all around the world? With this curiosity,
United Kingdom : London hosts the Olympic Games for the Third TimeThe 2012 Summer Olympics was held in London, United Kingdom, from the 27th of July to the 12th of August. It was also called the “Twitter Olympics” being the first to be held after Twitter was invented in 2006 (the internet site did n
How much do you use public transportation? It differs by every person, but it remains a common fact for each and every one of us that public transportation is an indispensable service that people can’t do without. Perhaps, it’s because public transportation has been so naturally accepted into people
Do you know Ireland, the small country beside England? Even if you have heard of the country, you may not know anything about it. The Sookmyung Times met with Kevin Cawley (32), an Irishman, in order to introduce you to Ireland.This is his second visit to Korea. He said that the first time, he came