Tuesday, April 9, 2019
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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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‘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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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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People who love Korea more than Koreans do (1)

Thirteen groups of university students from around the world were brought together in Korea for a series of presentations and discussions about Korean art,...
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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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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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Skipper Kim Seung-jin returns home safely

"At many times, I just led a comfortable life, a life that is normally sought after by many ordinary people. However, I was not...
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Guidebook shows various facets of Korea

When thinking about Korea, many people come up with images such as royal palaces, Hanbok and other traditional outfits, kimchi or pop music. A...
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Miracle in a warzone

The Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs has selected the U.S. Army's retired Brigadier General J.Frank J. Dalley (1913-1990) as its Hero of the Korean...
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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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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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