Saturday, February 22, 2020

KOCIS invites non-Korean residents to tour UNESCO sites

The Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS) invites non-Korean residents of Korea on a tour around some of the Korean UNESCO sites between May and November. The photo above shows non-Korean tourists attending a haenyeo women divers program on Jeju Island during one of last year’s...

Small business ministry marks 1st anniversary

Minister of SMEs and Startups Hong Jonghaak outlines the ministry’s performance over the past year, at the Korea Federation of SMEs in Seoul on July 23. (Ministry of SMEs and Startups) By Kim Young Shin  The Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Startups, established last...

Chuseok holidays abound with special deals

Both residents and visitors alike can look forward to many special deals this Chuseok holiday season. Pictured are a group of Korean.net honorary reporters wearing traditional Hanbok attire and trying their hand at tuho, a traditional arrow-throwing game, in December 2016. (Korea.net DB) By Min Yea-Ji and Lee Hana The...

Korea’s GNI per capita jumps 14 spots

The World Bank released data showing the gross domestic product and gross national income per capita in each country in 2017 on Aug. 16. The photo above shows a bird’s eye view of Seoul and Namsan Mountain. (Jeon Han) By Lee Yoonseo and Kim Young Shin Korea’s global ranking...

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