Monday, February 6, 2023

All 4 Korean American candidates win in US midterm elections

From left are newly elected Reps. Marilyn Strickland (Democrat-Washington), Young Kim (Republican-California) and Michelle Steel (Republican-California) and reelected Rep. Andy Kim (Democrat-New Jersey). (Screen captures from their official...

3 European veterans of Korean War to be laid to rest in Busan

Three European veterans who served with the United Nations Command in the Korean War will be buried at the U.N. Memorial Cemetery in Korea located in Busan: (from left)...

Korea Sale Festa to open next week with 30% off premium beef

Shoppers browse at a venue of last year's Korea Sale Festa. (Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism)  Korea Sale Festa to open next week with 30%...

Last captive dolphin Bibongi to be released to the wild

The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries on Aug. 4 announced that Bibongi (pictured), the nation's last Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin in captivity, will be released to the...

Immigration and integration program for expats to start on Aug. 29

The Korea Immigration Service Foundation from Aug. 29 will begin the third semester of its online classes for expats under the Korea Immigration and Integration Program...

Air Force’s aerobatic flight team wins top awards at British event

The Black Eagles, the Republic of Korea Air Force's aerobatic flight team, performs in the airshow Royal International Air Tattoo in the town of Fairford...

Korea takes 2nd at int’l physics contest with 4 golds, 1 silver

The national team, all students at Seoul Science High School, on July 17 celebrate their second-place finish at the International Physics Olympiad held in Switzerland with four gold and...

No. of foreign patients in Korea rose 24.6% to 146K last year

The Ministry of Health and Welfare on June 27 said 146,000 people from overseas visited Korea last year to seek medical treatment. The photo...

6 outdoor swimming pools in Seoul to be reopened on June 24

The Hangang Project Headquarters of the Seoul Metropolitan Government on June 15 said outdoor swimming pools at parks around the Hangang River will be reopened for...

First lady attends 1st nat’l ceremonial day event with President Yoon

First lady Kim Keon Hee on the morning of June 6 wipes rain off President Yoon Suk Yeol's clothes at a ceremony to mark the 67th Memorial...

President Yoon attends concert at Cheong Wa Dae marking opening

President Yoon Suk Yeol and first lady Kim Keon Hee on May 22 greet the audience on the outside stage of the main garden at Cheong Wa...

Together Day events to honor foreign population in Seoul

The Seoul Metropolitan Government will hold events to mark the 15th annual Together Day on May 20. Shown are Korea.net Honorary Reporters taking a commemorative photo at...

Memorial to provisional gov’t opened at former presidential villa

The National Memorial of the Korean Provisional Government on April 11 was opened at the former presidential villa of Cheongnamdae, in Cheongju, Chungcheongbuk-do Province. By Lee...

60% of 20-30-something foreign nat’ls want to visit Korea in 3 years

A survey jointly conducted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Korea Tourism Organization has found that 60% of foreign nationals in...

Classrooms utilizing cutting-edge Korean tech opened in Paraguay

Paraguay has set up classrooms featuring Korea's cutting-edge technology and education experience. Shown is an information and communications technology classroom in the Paraguayan capital of Asuncion. (Korean Ministry...

Korea to turn multicultural by 2040 given rise in foreign population

Statistics Korea on April 14 said the migration background population will account for 6.4% of the overall population in 2040, up from 4.2% in...

Revamped KOCIS Center marks first 100 days

By Joung Haseung and Anais Faure Video = Kim Sunjoo and Lee Jun Young KOCIS Center, a hub for foreign correspondents in Seoul, on March 25 marked its 100-day anniversary. The Korean Culture...

President-elect Yoon congratulated by world leaders on election win

President-elect Yoon Suk Yeol on the morning of March 10 greets the people at the main auditorium of the National Assembly Library in the Yeouido ...

WHO to open Global Biomanufacturing Workforce Training Hub in Korea

Minister of Health and Welfare Kwon Deok-cheol on Feb. 23 talks to World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at an online event for WHO's Global Biomanufacturing Workforce Training...

China says ‘Hanbok is traditional Korean culture’: diplomatic sources

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Korea Craft & Design Foundation on Feb. 9 opened "Hanbok Uniform Exhibition" at Culture Station Seoul...

Latest