Friday, July 19, 2019

70 years of history seen through life of common people

A special exhibition will highlight modern Korean history by telling the stories of common people's lives in celebration of the 70th anniversary of Korean independence. The "70 Voices of 70 Years" exhibit will be held at the National Museum of Korean Contemporary History in central...

President boosts everyday Hanbok

A model holds up the full skirt with both hands. Her feet can be seen underneath, stepping softly and lightly. From her carefully coifed hair to her steps, everything about the model is elegant. The magic of traditional Hanbok attire and fashion can be...

Eat your way across Korea — army base stew

In the early days of the 1950s and 1960s, there was a plethora of U.S. military stationed across Korea and a dearth of harvestable grain, food distribution networks or luxury meals. The desperation and poverty, and man's ever-blossoming inventiveness when it comes to food...

‘I like people who treat the elderly with respect’

"Getting acknowledged for our work by K-pop fans in both Bulgaria and elsewhere is the best gift I've ever received," said Bojana Doneva, who runs a Sofia-based radio show, "Friday Chopsticks," that introduces Korean pop music, TV shows and movies to fans across Bulgaria...

Athletes to watch for 2018 Winter Olympics

Korean skeleton athlete Yun Sung-bin (Korea.net DB) By Yoon Sojung In all Olympic Games, many star athletes are born and then are sometimes gone. An unknown athlete can have a meteoric rise on the sports scene while at the same time well-known stars can vanish. At the PyeongChang...

‘Push for inclusive policy is a global trend’

Jung Hae Gu, chairman of the Presidential Commission on Policy Planning, on Nov. 23 explains the Moon Administration's vision for inclusive growth at the Government Complex- Seoul's annex building on Nov. 23.   Marking his third year in office, President Moon Jae-in has been driving his...

Puerto Rican veterans to visit Korea after 66 years

As a token of appreciation and out of respect for their sacrifices made during the Korean War (1950-1953), the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs has invited 120 veterans from Puerto Rico and elsewhere in the U.S. to visit Korea along with their families. The...

The choice is now North Korea’s to make: President

President Park Geun-hye expresses her will to make Pyongyang give up its nuclear weapons program in her speech on the 97th anniversary of the March First Independence Movement on March 1. A commemoration ceremony marking the 97th anniversary of the March First Independence Movement took...

World scientists discuss science, technology

  The OECD Ministerial Meeting Daejeon 2015: World Science & Technology Forum is slated for Oct. 19 to 23 at venues across Daejeon. It will bring together ministers and vice ministers from OECD and ASEAN member nations, and entrepreneurs and scientists from all around the...

Young biologist wins first place

One of four students came in fifth place in the 26th International Biology Olympiad, an eight-day contest that ran from July 12 to 20 in Denmark. From left are: Seok Jin-hyeon, the highest-scoring gold medalist in the contest, Kim Min-su, Kim Min-jeong and Im...

President Moon to visit Brunei, Malaysia, Cambodia next week

President Moon Jae-in from March 10-16 will visit Brunei, Malaysia and Cambodia. (Hyoja Studio) By Park Gil-ja and Lee Hana  President Moon Jae-in from March 10-16 will make official visits to Brunei, Malaysia and Cambodia, Cheong Wa Dae announced on March 4. "The aim is to create a community that...

President Moon: ‘Positive peace’ should resolve ‘structural violence’ between Koreas

President Moon Jae-in on June 12 delivers a speech during the Oslo Forum at the University of Oslo in Norway. By Oh Hyun Woo and Kim Hwaya Photos = Cheong Wa Dae President Moon Jae-in on June 12 explained the peace process on the Korean Peninsula during the Oslo Forum at the...

North Korean nuclear weapons are unacceptable: Palestinian leader

President Park Geun-hye (right) and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas shake hands during a summit at Cheong Wa Dae on Feb. 18. President Park Geun-hye and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have exchanged their views on measures to boost bilateral cooperation between Korea and Palestine. The two...

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