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Joseon palaces meld philosophy, architecture, Confucianism

A museum visitor appreciates the articles on exhibition at the National Palace Museum of Korea in Seoul on Dec. 7. The special exhibition ‘Timeless...
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Korea shares vocational training with Latin America

Enrique Deibe (left), director of the Inter-American Centre for Knowledge Development in Vocational Training, and Park Young-bum, president of the Human Resources Development Service...
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New Baekje tombs unearthed in southern Seoul

An official from the Seoul Baekje Museum explains the connected structure of stone mound tombs at the Seokchon-dong Ancient Tombs, in Seoul on Nov....
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Treasures from ancient Chinese wreck on exhibit in Korea

An ancient trading ship called the Nan’ao No. 1 sank near Nan’ao Island off the coast of Guandong Province in southern China during the...
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Seoul exhibit unveils Baekje treasures

The historical tome History of the Three Kingdoms” (1145), or the "Samguksagi" (삼국사기, 三國史記), states that the Baekje Kingdom (18 B.C.-A.D. 660) “cultivated simple,...
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History symposium discusses ancient Korean kingdom

A recent symposium has focused on ancient tombs and trading patterns of Geumgwan Gaya (금관 가야, 金官 加耶), delving into the lives, burial traditions...
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Thoughts, lives of ancient China shown through household items, crafts

The National Museum of Korea is hosting the thematic exhibition Craftworks and Daily Life in Ancient China from Nov. 22 to March 12, 2017....
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Bronze Age relics unearthed in Gangwon-do

Bronze artifacts, some of the oldest ever found on the Korean Peninsula, have been excavated in Jeongseon-gun County in Gangwon-do Province. The Cultural Heritage Administration...
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Explore historical sites through VR

Visitors to the Government 3.0 Fair & Global Forum 2016 enjoy the royal Joseon tombs through VR on Nov. 9. The fair is held...
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Korea marks 107th anniversary of An Jung-geun’s ‘patriotic deed’

Independence activist An Jung-geun (1879-1910) shot Hirobumi Ito (1841-1909), the first Japanese resident-general in Korea, on Oct. 26, 1909. On Oct. 26, 1909 -- 107...
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Exhibition explores origin of Hangeul fonts

An exhibition introduces the original plates from a matrix engraving machine, a typeface matrix and a type cater machine, all of which were used...
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Exhibition highlights knowledge, wisdom of seniors

Farmer Yim Dae-gyu looks at his collection of records and old calendars. Yim has been keeping detailed records of his daily routine and a...
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Rites to honor earth, harvest gods

The Sajikdaeje rites are performed at the Sajik Altar in Seoul on Sept. 24. The rites were performed during Joseon times to pray for...
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Princess’s wedding, married life shown in Hangeul letters

In a letter to her son-in-law Yun Eui-seon and which uses the Hangeul alphabet, Queen Sunwon asks about health of her daughter, Princess Deogon....
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Through the archives: the ‘Miracle on the Han’

In this picture from 1970, officials from the IBRD visit a factory where train engines are being built. On Aug. 23, the National Archives...
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Gold earrings of King Muryeong and his queen

A pair of gold earrings, 8.3 centimeters long and believed to have been worn by King Muryeong himself, was found in the tomb of...
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Care and love across time

Hemp cord sandals, or mituri, are from the Joseon Dynasty. Hemp, made of linen shells, was used in everyday life. The mituri in the...
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Exhibition traces history of Balhae, Goryeo

Journey back through time at a special exhibition currently underway in Seoul and retrace the ancient history of two long-ago Korean kingdoms: Balhae (A.D....
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Report on royal Joseon tombs now completely published

A comprehensive academic report on Joseon royal tombs, designated as UNESCO World Heritage sites, has now been fully published. The report, published serially in nine...
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Paleolithic artifacts discovered in Gyeonggi-do

Traces of human existence dating back to prehistoric times have been found in Yeoncheon-gun County, Gyeonggi-do Province. The area is home to numerous prehistoric...

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