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Asian Cosmetic Trends Are Redefining Global Beauty Standards

Dr. Jennifer Pearlman | Posted 03.10.2016 | Canada Style
Dr. Jennifer Pearlman

As Western women seek flawless, radiant complexions, they are turning to Asia for the latest beauty innovations. From skin whiteners, to BB and CC creams, to cosmetic injectable treatments that reshape and contour the face, the hottest skin care trends have been pouring out of South Korea gaining cult-like momentum across the globe.

A Long Way To Go For Gender Equality In South Korea

G(irls)20 | Posted 11.20.2016 | Canada Politics
G(irls)20

Unfortunately, South Korea still has a long way to go in terms of females getting opportunities in leadership positions. The number of female politicians in South Korea is 49 out of 300 members of parliament and South Korea had a 37.4 per cent gender wage gap, which was the largest gap among OECD countries in 2014..

Unfamiliar Mussel Travels To B.C. On Tsunami Debris

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A sea creature at risk of going extinct in Asia is proving to be a survivor, but after an arduous ocean journey it's not welcome to find s...

North Korea Cuts Last Line With South

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.26.2013 | Canada

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea says it's cutting off a key military hotline with South Korea that allows cross border travel to a jointly run indust...

Watching the Watchdog: Ode to a New York Times Legend

Tim Knight | Posted 12.02.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

Most newspaper journalists aren't overly-fond of their publishers. Arthur "Punch" Sulzberger who was publisher of the estimable New York Times was always a splendid exception. In fact, he put his own freedom, and his newspaper's very existence, on the line because he believed absolutely in the public's right to know. Punch Sulzberger died Saturday and got a send-off few publishers anywhere have ever earned.

Experiencing Reverse Culture Shock

Gillian Farber | Posted 10.22.2012 | Canada Travel
Gillian Farber

Living and working in a foreign country far different from your own -- in my case, South Korea -- is a learning experience to say the least. My time spent in Korea was not always easy but mostly it was exhilarating and enjoyable. After spending two years there I knew it was time to pack my bags and return home. I flew back to Toronto and, surprisingly, my first few weeks adjusting to Western life was a lot more stressful and confusing than I ever could have imagined.

For Canadians, the Korean War was an Adventure

Peter Worthington | Posted 08.26.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

This week, sixty-two years ago, was the start of the Korean War. It was a chance for Canadians who were too young for World War II to experience what others had endured in wartime; it was an adventure. The mixture of veterans and rookies proved to be a more effective force than many expected, and Canadians who were there now recognize how worthwhile their contribution was.

More at Stake at the 2012 Euro Cup Than Just a Trophy

Andrew Cooper | Posted 08.05.2012 | Canada
Andrew Cooper

Most athletes see themselves as the first victims of sporting boycotts, as their opportunity for reward suffers. But their combination of high visibility and lows costs makes them the ideal social platform on which to protest.

They Now Drop the Puck Where We Used to Drop Artillery

Peter Worthington | Posted 05.10.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

It's unlikely that Don Cherry has ever heard of it, even though it's the sort of thing that would appeal to his sense of history: rough, tough, no frills, no tears, and lots of guts.

Harper Honours Veterans Of 'Forgotten' Korean War

CP | Posted 09.26.2011 | Canada

BRAMPTON, Ont. - Scores of veterans, dignitaries and members of the public turned out Wednesday for a parade and ceremony to remember the once "forgot...