Friday, June 5, 2020
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‘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...
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French Koreaphile says Korea ‘full of friendliness’

Lea Moreau began living in Korea when she settled in Gwangju, Jeollanam-do Province. Here, Moreau poses for a photo with the English edition of...
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‘Korea’s reconstruction after the war is truly amazing’

Karl Hauser, an engineer who worked alongside German medical personnel in Busan following the Korean War, visits the Seoul National Cemetery to pay his...
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Interview with cartoonist Park Si Baek: time travel with Joseon kings (part one)

Korea has a long tradition of recording the doings of the kings and royal household in official documents. The "Annals of the Joseon Dynasty" (조선왕조실록,...
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Organic market promotes natural famers, healthy eating

Today we meet Park Suh Ran, founder of the Gre-eat Market, a collaborative project that aims to increase awareness about healthy lifestyles and food...
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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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Slovak athlete gets four golds in PyeongChang

Henrieta Farkasova (left) and her guide runner, Natalia Subrtova, who won four gold medals in the women's visually impaired alpine skiing competition, pose for...

[People of Wonderland ①] Chinese disinfection volunteer Xu Hongtian

The video "Korea, Wonderland?" posted on March 17 on Korea.net's YouTube channel attracted more than a million views four days after it was posted. The content shows brave people jointly trying to...
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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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A life with hope

Korea.net has launched a new collaborative project with its honorary reporters around the world. Each honorary reporter will write a story on the same...
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Meet Korea.net honorary reporters

The fifth group of Korea.net honorary reporters held its induction ceremony at the National Hangeul Museum in Seoul on Dec.11 and thereby officially began...
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Korean farmer travels world on tractor

Kang Kitae, who traveled around rural Korea, China, Turkey and Myanmar on a tractor, provides lecture in his own lecture hall, called the Travel...

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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‘Koreans are good at making funny jokes’

Korea.net recently sat down with a German college student who came to know Korea while reading comic books in high school. Lisa Scheidig from...

Forced labor victim waiting 74 years to hear a simple ‘sorry’

Young Korean girls in June 1944 brought to Mitsubishi Nagoya Aircraft Works in Japan for forced labor march with their Japanese instructors at Atsuta...
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Interview with cartoonist Park Si Baek: time travel with Joseon kings (part two)

The "Annals of the Joseon Dynasty" has some ups and downs in its quality as a reliable record depending on who wrote it and...

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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North Korean defector paints new life

The painting of a man wearing a socialism-inspired red scarf and another work depicting the face of a North Korean leader atop Marilyn Monroe's...
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Battlefield piano sounds revived after 66 years

A young Seymour Bernstein (center) performs for his fellow soldiers during the Korean War. The Ministry of Patriots' and Veterans' Affairs invites Korean War...
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Actress-turned-painter draws God-given gifts

Actress and painter Kim HyunJung’s ‘Prayer’ features a stuffed rabbit named Lala, which represents the artist’s inner soul. Actress and painter Kim HyunJung is returning...

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