Friday, October 2, 2020

Epidemiologist: A virus has no national borders

Epidemiology professor Ki Mo-ran chairs the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) policy committee of the Korean Society for Preventive Medicine. She is shown here on April 27...

Korea’s COVID-19 testing ability earns global kudos

Seegene CEO Chun Jong-yoon on April 21 speaks to ABC News of the U.S. in an interview. His company's test kits have official government approval for urgent use amid the...

Canadian Ambassador to Korea joins ‘Overcome Together’ Relay Challenge

  Canadian Ambassador to Korea Michael Danagher joins Korea.net's ongoing "Overcome Together" Relay Challenge campaign. Let's meet the ambassador and learn more about what Canada and...

[Evergreen 2020] To medical professionals around the world fighting COVID-19

"Evergreen Tree" is a song that instilled a lot of hope and courage in many Koreans during the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis. With today, April...

Sequel to viral video on Korea’s COVID-19 response released

By Xu Aiying and Lee Jihae "A letter from Wonderland," the sequel to the video "Korea, Wonderland?" showing how the country is overcoming the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), was released...

Mask-sharing campaign held near Gwanghwamun Square

People have volunteered to help the fight against COVID-19. To this end, a mask-sharing event was held on March 25 near Gwanghwamun Square in Seoul. This...

Kuwaiti Ambassador to Korea joins ‘Overcome Together’ Relay Challenge

  Kuwaiti Ambassador to Korea Bader AlAwadi takes part in Korea.net's ongoing "Overcome Together" Relay Challenge campaign. Let's meet him and find out what he does to...

Hungarian ambassador to Korea joins ‘Overcome Together’ Relay Challenge

  Hungarian Ambassador to Korea Mózes Csoma has joined Korea.net's ongoing "Overcome Together" Relay Challenge. Let's meet him and find out the history of medical science...

Danish Ambassador to Korea joins ‘Overcome Together’ Relay Challenge

  Danish Ambassador to Korea Einar Jensen joins Korea.net's ongoing "Overcome Together" Relay Challenge campaign. Let's meet him and find out what his embassy does to help...

Norwegian Ambassador to Korea joins ‘Overcome Together’ Relay Challenge

Norwegian Ambassador to Korea Frode Solberg has become the first diplomat to join Korea.net's ongoing "Overcome Together" Relay Challenge campaign. Let's meet him and learn...

Visit to ‘walk-through’ clinic

Korea is taking innovative steps to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The "walk-through" screening clinic allows testing for COVID-19 more easily and quickly. I'm here in the...

Overcome together at Gwanghwamun Square

People on March 24 donate masks to fight COVID-19 to the Salvation Army campaign in Gwanghwamun Square, central Seoul. Director = Jeon Han Video = Kim Sun-joo, Choi...

Religious groups delay events amid COVID-19 outbreak

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Yang-woo (right) on March 18 holds a meeting with Korean Buddhist leaders at a restaurant in Seoul....

Republic of Korea’s fight against COVID-19

  The COVID-19 situation in Korea is characterized by confirmed cases originating from a specific regional cluster, namely Daegu and North Gyeongsang Province. As of March...

Foreign tourists laud gov’t efforts to contain COVID-19

At a ticket office of Seoul Station on Feb. 17, a poster displays what precautions to take to prevent getting COVID-19 next to an automatic dispenser of...

What’s to like about Korea? Plenty, say foreigners

The Korean Culture and Information Service released on Feb. 4 the results of a poll conducted last year on Korea's national image. Of the...

More school uniforms this year to sport Hanbok designs

More students this year will wear school uniforms sporting designs inspired by Hanbok (traditional Korean attire) under a joint project of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and...

Weekly protest in Seoul for ‘comfort women’ victims marks 28th anniversary

The Wednesday protest for the Resolution of the Japanese Military Sexual Slavery Issue in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul's Jongno-gu District on...

Forum discusses social policy in 1st half of president’s term

Assistant Deputy Minister of Education Seo Yoo-mi on Dec. 17 gives a keynote speech at a forum on the results and remaining tasks of the...

Underground solar-powered garden opened at Seoul subway station

An underground solar garden on Dec. 13 is opened at Seoul's Jonggak Station featuring technology that transfers concentrated solar power from the ground floor to the...

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