Sunday, August 18, 2019

Persimmon farmer moves upmarket with branding

On the cover of the red box it says "Natural Garden" (자연의 뜰). As you open the box, you can see that it carries about a dozen glossy orange-red persimmons. The persimmons are as big as a man's fist. As you peel one of...

President outlines reforms, creative industries at G20 meeting

President Park Geun-hye and other G-20 leaders attend the G-20 summit in Antalya, Turkey, on Nov. 15. President Park Geun-hye embarked on her two-day trip to Antalya, Turkey, on Nov. 15, as she met with her counterparts from other G-20 countries. During a...

Korean recipes: Japchae stir-fried noodles

Japchae is one of the most popular menu items on the Korean table. It's made from potato starch noodles stir-fried with mixed vegetables and seasoned with soy sauce and other toppings. Japchae is the most served dish at most celebratory occasions or during traditional holidays....

Wagner’s ‘Flying Dutchman’ comes to Seoul

Richard Wagner's opera "Der fliegende Hollander" will be on stage at the Seoul Arts Center's Opera House on Nov. 18, 20 and 22. The curtain rises on Wagner's 'The Flying Dutchman' at the Seoul Arts Center's Opera House on Nov. 18, 20 and 22. Accompanied by...

Eat your way across Korea: stone pot bibimbap mixed rice

The delicious world of Korean cuisine is broad and deep. From the vast vegetable varieties of kimchi, through to the three pillars of Korean cuisine -- red pepper paste, soy sauce and soybean paste -- Korean cooking encompasses the expansive geography and habitats native...

Korea develops new strain of basmati rice

First, they smelled it. Then they tasted a spoonful of it. Finally, they wrote down their comments on a sheet of paper. This rice-tasting was held in Suwon on Nov. 9, hosted by the National Institute of Agricultural Science (NIAS), part of the Rural Development...

‘Korea, Russia need knowledge to become

A new trend has been emerging recently at key broadcasting companies in Korea. They have begun to feature non-Koreans who speak fluent Korean and who have a deep understanding of Korean culture. TV shows such as “Beauty Talk” and “Abnormal Summit” have helped Korean viewers...

Korea, Iceland hold summit

President Park Geun-hye (second from right) hosts a summit with Icelandic President Olafur Grimsson (second from left) at Cheong Wa Dae on Nov. 9. Korea and Iceland have agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation in the Arctic. President Park Geun-hye held a summit with her Icelandic counterpart,...

Korea supports Myanmar’s landmark election

"This year's Myanmar election is a historic milestone in the country's democratic development." The Korean government has called Myanmar's Nov. 8 general election a "historic milestone." In a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Korean government announced that it "applauds the active...

Ancient golden shoes on display

The carvings on the shoes are as elaborate as embroidery. They are so intricate that it is hard to believe that the shoes are made of gold. At the toe of each shoe is placed a small dragon, rearing its head, as if it...

Korean cultural traditions served up in Paris

A wide variety of craftworks created by artisans welcomes visitors to the International Heritage Show at the Louvre Museum in Paris as the exhibit kicks off on Nov. 4. The International Heritage Show, an annual event that kicked off at the Louvre Museum in Paris...

Korea shares weather tech across Asia

Korea, South Asian and Southeast Asian nations have shared their weather forecasting systems that use high-end technologies. Staff from weather agencies in the Philippines, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka participate in a three-week educational program where they're introduced to Korea's technology-based weather prediction systems. Korea has...

Cooperative conservation of native plants in Central Asia

The Korea National Arboretum has published an illustrated plant book, "Flora of the Western Tien Shan: The Chimgan Mountains," along with the Uzbekistani Institute of the Gene Pool of Plants and Animals. The book is published in Korean, English, Russian and Uzbek. An illustrated plant...

Korea, France march together toward a better future

President Park Geun-hye (second from right) and French President François Hollande hold a summit at Cheong Wa Dae on Nov. 4. The leaders of Korea and France have mapped an action plan to strengthen bilateral cooperation as comprehensive partners that will cover a wide range...

Eat your way across Korea: ginseng chicken soup

The delicious world of Korean cuisine is broad and deep. From the vast vegetable varieties of kimchi, through to the three pillars of Korean cuisine -- red pepper paste, soy sauce and soybean paste -- Korean cooking encompasses the expansive geography and habitats native...

Korea-US alliance stronger than ever: governments

Minister of National Defense Han Minkoo (right) and his U.S. counterpart Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter shake hands during the 47th Korea-U.S. Security Consultative Meeting, held in Seoul on Nov. 2. The Korean defense minister and the U.S. secretary of defense have had in-depth discussions...

Korea, Japan to accelerate talks to solve comfort women issue

President Park Geun-hye (right) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pose for a photo prior to the Korea-Japan summit on Nov. 2. President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have agreed to accelerate talks in order to resolve issues surrounding the "comfort women"...

Joseon king celebrates mother’s birthday

King Jeongjo (1752-1800) was the 22nd Joseon monarch and was a filial son who loved his father. He had a tough childhood because his father, who was a prince and not the actual king, was killed when Jeongjo was just 10 years old. One...

Korea, China vow to further enhance bilateral cooperation

President Park Geun-hye (right) shakes hands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang prior to a summit at Cheong Wa Dae on Oct. 31. President Park Geun-hye held a summit with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang during his official visit to Korea, at Cheong Wa Dae on Oct....

Home appliances to become newer, more convenient

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