While religious communities are often deprived of holidays during their festivities, indigenous communities also face a similar issue.
According to 30-year-old Ron Nopann, forging steel is not only a matter of counting hammer blows, and requires patience and attention to detail.
President Yoon Suk-yeol was caught on a hot mic uttering the Korean word “saeki” as he was leaving a conference attended by world leaders.
Australia returned hundreds of artifacts to Indonesia 200 years after a Chinese trade ship sank off the archipelago’s Bangka-Belitung islands.
Many people interested in local handicrafts have complained about the high prices, as the raw materials are easy to find and cheap.
The festival was made a state holiday, which lets any state employee take eight hours of vacation, annual leave or compensatory leave to celebrate the occasion.
Among other factors, 89.4 per cent of respondents expressed concern over “decreased opportunities to write by hand”.
The Phuket Vegetarian Festival is considered one of the most-famous events in Thailand, and never fails to draw crowds and worshippers.
Instead of fillings like meat or vegetables, this banh mi is filled only with pate and eaten with a special chilli sauce, known as ‘chi chuong’.
Aside from the filling of pan-fried vegetables and eggs, what stands out in Korean street toasts is the sugar and ketchup – they go surprisingly well together.