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Nat’l Fire Agency picks 137 elite staff for deployment abroad

The National Fire Agency (NFA) has selected 137 members of its international rescue team to protect Koreans abroad...

Bullet train KTX marks 20th anniversary with billionth user

The bullet train Korea Train eXpress (KTX) on April 1 marked its 20th anniversary, with its number of passengers on Aug....

18 local gov’ts to run early adaptation for seasonal workers

Eighteen basic local governments from the first half of this year will implement early adaptation programs for seasonal...

First King Sejong Institute Center in Mideast to open in UAE

The first King Sejong Institute Center in the Middle East will open in the United Arab Emirates city...

12 universities join Korea Foundation’s Global e-School project

The Korea Foundation on March 18 said 12 domestic universities have joined a project to boost Korean studies...

Spread of development movement to revolutionize emerging world

Gyeongsangbuk-do Province Gov. Lee Cheol-woo (fifth from right), local government officials and residents of the Sri Lankan village of...

1/3 of foreign tourists last year aged 30 or below due to Hallyu

A third of foreign visitors to the country last year were aged 30 or younger. Shown are two Korea.net Honorary...

Rice seed project in Africa celebrates first results in Ghana

The Rural Development Administration (RDA) on March 5 handed over the first rice seeds produced under last year's...

Street vendors at Seoul tourist hotspot to accept credit cards

Street vendors in the tourist neighborhood of Myeong-dong in Seoul's Jung-gu District will soon begin accepting credit card...

Over 11M foreign tourists visited last year led by Japanese

Foreign tourists on Jan. 11 play a mini-curling game at a welcome center within the shopping district of Myeong-dong in Seoul's...

Range of refugee screening interpreters raised to 34 languages

Acting Minister of Justice Shim Woo Jung (right) on Jan. 29 poses for a group photo with newly appointed...

Climate Card or K-pass? Which is better for mass transit savings?

A poster at a bus stop in Seoul on Jan. 22 announces the launch of the Climate Card, an unlimited...

Early morning self-driving bus to debut in Seoul from H2

This early morning self-driving bus is slated for launch in Seoul from the second half of this year. (Seoul...

Korean Red Cross builds temp homes for Turkish quake victims

Turkish children on Oct. 7 hold drawings and letters thanking the Korean people and a large poster drawn by students...

Event at Eiffel Tower held for Busan’s 2030 World Expo bid

Busan Mayor Park Heong-joon on Oct. 9 sits inside an urban air mobility vehicle and experiences virtual reality at "Fly...

Safe travel info campaign launched for foreign visitors

The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism on Sept. 14 announced the launch of the campaign "Safe Travel, Safe...

Ministry backs monument to German role in Korean War

Minister of Patriots and Veterans Affairs Park Minshik (second from left) on Sept. 11 at the Germany Red Cross...

Seoul city gov’t to offer unlimited mass transit pass next year

An all-inclusive transit pass good for unlimited rides on the Seoul subway and city and shuttle buses as well as...

UN delegations visit Korea to mark 70th anniversary of armistice

Marking the 70th anniversary of the Armistice Agreement, and International Memorial Day for U.N. Korean War Veterans, delegations...

Descendants of liberation activists go on history tour

Participants in a history tour for descendants of Korean independence activists on Aug. 11 take a group photo...

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