Sunday, August 18, 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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‘Expand cultural exchanges to the countryside’

Qu Zhe, producer of the recent 'Indepth Travel Across Korea,' a special episode of the CCTV-7 travel program 'Traveling to Beautiful China's Rural Towns,'...
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Wild grape wine Meoru de Seo beloved by connoisseurs

Wine can be said to be the fruit of Western civilization. Its origins can be traced back to times when people processed wild grapes...

Colombian writer finds peace while walking on Korea’s ‘tightrope’

Andrés Felipe Solano says on Nov. 29 at a cafe in Seoul that Korea’s candlelight protests were the most peaceful scenes he has seen...
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Photo exhibit ‘Holywood’ portrays life in LA

“Please write me a letter when you get to Naseong.” This is part of the lyrics of the song “When You Go To Naseong” (1979)...
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Return of pop legend

  Pictured is Jo Yong-pil during his 2013 'Hello' tour, held in celebration of the 45th anniversary of his debut album. A special album of legend...
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Korean aid, economic growth point way to future

Korea has transformed itself from an aid beneficiary to an aid provider. The country holds the indigenous, precious asset of having accomplished economic development, all...
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Two expats enter food delivery business

When living in another country, the language barrier can be one of the most difficult barriers to leading an otherwise normal life. If not fluent...

Graffiti artist presents alternative images of famous activists through works

Graffiti artist Leodav on Feb. 18 explains what initially made him draw Korean independence fighters during an interview with Korea.net at the Independence Hall...
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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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