Saturday, September 25, 2021

From rubbish to resource: recycling discarded plastic into functional items

By Kim Hyelin and Lee Jihae Video = Lee JunYoung Walking under the scorching sun, a person enters a convenience store, buys one bottled water and takes a sip. The bottle is soon empty, so she puts...

Int’l students at university in Paris receive packed Korean meals

Korean Ambassador to France Yoo Dae-jong (fourth from left in front row) and Laurence Marion (fifth from left in front row), executive director of...

Korea’s COVID-19 response helping life return to normal: NZ diplomat

Jeongmin Park, deputy head of mission at the New Zealand Embassy in Seoul, on April 15 tells Korea.net in an interview that bilateral relations...

[Ambassadors’ voices from New Northern Partners 2: Uzbekistan] ‘FTA to offer chances for bilateral...

The Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS), a government agency seeking to promote a deeper and better understanding of Korea to the world, will...

USA Today article calls Korean beef ‘best meat on earth’

The daily USA Today on March 5 said hanwoo (high-grade domestic beef) is "the best meat on earth" with "a perfect balance." The photo shows grilled hanwoo and deodeok (bellflower...

Seoul city gov’t urges foreign residents to get COVID-19 pre-screening

The Seoul Metropolitan Government on March 5 asked foreign residents of the city to get pre-screened for COVID-19 and receive information on related support. The photo...

Korea-promoting video gets positive global response

A video promoting the nation's image titled "For a Better Life, For Our Wonderland" has received a positive response abroad since its release on...

Oldest surviving prototype of national flag displayed in Seoul

The National Museum of Korea from Feb. 23 through March 8 is displaying O.N. Denny's Taegeukgi (National Registered Cultural Heritage No. 382), the oldest surviving prototype...

COVID-19 screening clinics slated in 14 areas with many foreign workers

The government from Feb. 21 set up screening clinics for conducting COVID-19 field inspections in 14 areas known to have many foreign workers to better contain the...

Korean studies expert refutes Harvard professor’s claim on comfort women

Mark Peterson, professor emeritus of Brigham Young University in the U.S., in a column posted on Feb. 17 on Korea.net refuted a paper by...

Restaurants, cafes allowed to run until 10 pm amid eased restrictions

Korea Rail Corp. and Supreme Railways from Feb. 15 will sell tickets for aisle seats. From Dec. 8 last year, both companies had adopted the government's recommendation of...

British daily analyzes vaccination delay in Korea

A temporary facility for COVID-19 testing on Dec. 17, 2020, is set up in Seoul's Jung-gu District. (Jeon Han) By Lee Jihae The British daily Guardian has analyzed why...

‘Don’t read so much COVID-19-related news to prevent blues’

Korea.net on Sept. 14 held an interview with Yook Sungpil, head of the Korean Psychological Association's special committee on COVID-19, at Yongmoon Graduate School of Counseling...

[How COVID-19 changed Chuseok 2] Holiday gift trends reflect social distancing

Gift sets of face masks and hand sanitizers on Sept. 13 are displayed at a Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving) gift corner in front of a...

3 bus terminals in Seoul using AI robots to prevent COVID-19

Seoul's Seocho-gu Office on Sept. 22 announced the deployment of artificial intelligence-based robots at three inter-city bus terminals ahead of the Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving) holidays....

Documents released on Japan’s forced mobilization of women, children

The National Library of Korea, the National Archives of Korea and the Northeast Asian History Foundation on Aug. 13 released to the public a compilation...

Masuno: Japan began organized activities to deny forcibly mobilizing Koreans in colonial era

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Yang-woo (fifth from left) on July 29 poses with participants of an international forum held at the Seoul...

Unlimited mask purchases allowed as weekly quota ended

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety on July 7 said the public from July 8 can purchase as many masks as desired in announcing an end...

17 int’l organizations request Korea’s quarantine data

The Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency on June 10 announced that the Switzerland-based International Social Security Association and 16 other organizations in 13 countries, including...

Buddhists mark 2,564th Buddha’s Birthday amid pandemic

The Ven. Wonhaeng, president of the country's largest Buddhist order Jogye, on April 30 performs the ritual of pouring water over a Buddha statue to mark the...

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