Thursday, June 27, 2019
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People who love Korea more than Koreans do(2)

This is a follow-up article to a series of interviews with the contestants in the 2015 “Exploring Korean Humanities Together” competition...
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Young entrepreneur bridges Korea, Azerbaijan with food

Khalilzade Nihat, a 25-year-old Azerbaijani, recently opened a restaurant specializing in traditional Azerbaijani cuisine, the first of its kind in Seoul. He smiles as...
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Great pianists play every piece with care: Seong-jin Cho

“My life is just beginning.” Pianist Seong-jin Cho, who turns 22 this year, returned to his home country on Feb. 1. This is the first...
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‘Iksan, a city that benefits the people’

Mayor of Iksan City Park Kyung-Chul emphasizes that the city must be beneficial to the people, saying that Iksan was a capital city four...
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Korean to run nuclear reactor organization

Lee Gyung-su, former chairman of the National Fusion Research Institute, has been appointed chief operating officer of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor Organization (ITER). Lee...

Belgian-born priest who became Korea’s cheese pioneer dies

The late Father Ji Jeong-hwan, a Belgian-born Catholic priest with the birth name Didier t'Serstevens, helped launch the Korean cheese industry in Imsil-gun County,...
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‘A dining table can change the fate of a nation’

CEO Cho Tae-kwon of the Kwangjuyo Group emphasizes that, 'Our traditions are something that will never disappear. They're the things that have been accumulated...
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‘Last A.I.’ invites world to Korea

Moon Miyoung, director of the video ‘The Last A.I.’ that promotes Korea, shares behind-the-scenes stories about making the short film, at 231Production in Nonhyeon-dong,...
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Korean cuisine ideal for healthy eaters worldwide

'Korean food is good for your health, and knowledge of this is spreading around the globe," says Director Yoon Sook-ja of the Institute of...

Blacksmith in small provincial town sells hit tool on Amazon.com

By Min Yea-Ji and Kim Hwaya  Photos & videos = Min Yea-Ji Yeongju | April 11, 2019 A conventional Korean farming tool made by a blacksmith in a small provincial town...
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‘Museums tell story of humankind through history, culture’

Stone blades from the Neolithic Era, stone arrowheads from the Bronze Age, stainless steel spoons, hwatu  gambling cards and even blue jeans worn by...
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‘See you in PyeongChang, hand-in-hand’

Henna Puumala, a Finnish volunteer that will serve as an interpreter at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, holds up plush toys of the...
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‘Written characters are tools that contain culture’

Director General of the National Hangeul Museum Moon Young-ho emphasizes the importance of widening the understanding of Hangeul among people through the systemic preservation...

Interview with Korea.net Honorary Reporter Diya Mitra

Since 2014, Diya Mitra of the U.K. has been a Korea.net Honorary Reporter. (Korea.net DB) By Yoon Sojung The induction ceremony for the eighth group of Korea.net...
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Her evolution has no end

Her life is considered to be dramatic, as she switched her career from a fashion model and an actress to a painter. Also, she...
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‘Enjoy your Paralympics in PyeongChang’

Korea Paralympic Committee President Lee Myung-ho delivers his congratulatory address at Korea House during its opening ceremony at the Gangneung Olympic Park on March...
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What makes contest winners fall in love with Korea

The “Talk! Talk! Korea 2015” contest run by the Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS) gathered together thoughts and feelings about Korea and all...

Retired Japanese teacher of history returns Declaration of Independence to Korea

Masao Sato on May 29 recounts what led him to donate his family’s original copy of the Korean Declaration of Independence to the Independence...
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German singer realizes dream to visit Korea

German singer Jamie-Lee Kriewitz visits the 'K-Style Hub' in Seoul as part of her trip to Korea. She's the winner of a German singing...
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Dooly comes to life with dedicated museum

Kim Soo-jung, creator of 'Dooly, the Little Dinosaur,' poses for a photo in front of a larger-than-life caricature of himself at the Dooly Museum. Dooly...

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