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The coming-of-age novel gives a modern twist to a classic love story

“Chunhyang” Jin Renshun (Seoul Selection) A modern twist on one of Korea’s most beloved folktales, “Chunhyang” puts a mother and daughter’s quest for individuality at the fore, instead of the well-known romance between Chunhyang and Yi Mongryeong in the original “Chunhyangga,” or “The Story of Chunhyang.” Written by Jin Renshun, an acclaimed ethnic Korean writer …

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How they break into ‘unhacked’ crypto platforms and cash out

(123rf) This is the second installment of a three-part series shedding light on North Korea’s cryptocurrency thefts and their connection to the hermit regime’s nuclear ambitions. — Ed.Earlier this year, a senior engineer at Axie Infinity, a Vietnamese company that runs a popular blockchain-based play-to-earn game, was prompted to apply for a lucrative job through …

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