On Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, Sailors and civilians alike were conducting their normal daily routines, when, without warning, the sound of explosions, airplanes soaring overhead, and gunfire erupted throughout the sky.
Far East Hospitality, one of the leading operators of hotels and serviced residences, announced that it will forge ahead with its local and regional expansion plans with three properties — Oasia Resort Sentosa, Far East Village Hotel Yokohama, and Quincy Hotel Melbourne.
In South Korea, you may notice the cars and subway stay follow the road on the right, but the train keeps to the left. This is because the train rails were designed during the Japanese colonial period.
The cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki will for the first time send a traveling atomic-bomb exhibit to Hawaii, where it will be displayed on the Battleship Missouri Memorial through the 75th anniversary of the August 1945 nuclear bombing of those cities.
Bibimbap (Bee-bim-bop) is one of Korea's most famous foods. Foreigners and natives alike have long enjoyed this nutritious dish of steamed rice topped with many kinds of sautéed and seasoned vegetables, beef, and fried egg.
Gochujang, or red pepper paste, is a staple in the kitchen of Koreans. It is not an exaggeration to say that it's hard to find a Korean dish without gochujang, from tteokbokki to dakbokkeumtang (raised spicy chicken).
In these strange times, many of us are going back to our kitchens to rediscover long-lost domestic arts like bread baking (if you are lucky enough to find yeast and flour!), experimenting with fermentation, and making our own everyday staples – in my case, I’ve gone back to baking my own yeast bread, making tofu and fermenting my own yogurt and...