Sunday, October 25, 2020
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English language patent lawsuits to be allowed

An English language system for patent lawsuits will be set up under the Patent Court early next year. Pictured above is a trial at...
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Grapes bring mid-summer smiles

A parent and child sample some fruit in the special grape garden at Gwanghwamun Square on Aug. 6, the day that has been designated...
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Japanese civic group demands apology for colonization, invasion

“Only 70 years ago, Japan launched invasions and built colonies, inflicting tremendous damage and suffering on many countries, specifically on many parts of Asia.” These...
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The many colors of Seoul: NYT

The New York Times (NYT) recently garnered some attention with an article that shed light on various different aspects of Seoul. Elisabeth Eaves, a NYT...
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Otter eating dinner

On the evening of March 1, a regular otter, Lutra lutra, Korea's Natural Monument No. 330 and a level-one endangered species on the peninsula,...
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Beat the heat wave at Hangang outdoor pools

Children splash around at an outdoor swimming pool in Yeouido on August 3. Temperatures across the peninsula are soaring over 30 degrees Celsius these days. With...
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Hand-made shoes tailored to individual size, taste

There is an alley in Daegu that smells of leather, leather goods and leather polish. The so-called “Hand-made Shoes Alley” in Hyangchon-dong, Jung-gu District, Daegu,...
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Korea to have Black Friday sale

Many department stores across the nation will take part in the Korea Black Friday sale, running from Oct. 1 to 14. During the sale,...
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Baengno (백로, 白露), the day of White Dew

The day of Baengno (백로, 白露), literally "White Dew," falls on Wednesday, Sept. 7, this year. It is the 15th of 24 solar terms...
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Recovery of DMZ war remains is top priority: president

President Moon Jae-in and first lady Kim Jung-sook pause for a moment of silence during the 63rd commemorative ceremony to mark Memorial Day, at...

Consumer safety training targets non-Korean residents

Vice Justice Minister Kim O-su (third from right) on Dec. 10 signs a memorandum of understanding with the Korea Consumer Agency at a regional...

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...
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‘We’ll never forget sacrifices of Korean War veterans’

The entrance to the War Memorial of Korea in Seoul is adorned with the flags of the 16 nations that took part as U.N....
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An ecofriendly life through design

An environmentally friendly life, in both the present and the future, is being designed here in Korea. The 2016 World Eco-Friendly Design Exhibition, set to...
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8-language Olympic call center now open at “1330”

A new call center -- the phone number is 1330 -- provides Olympic information in eight languages: Korean, English, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Vietnamese, Thai...

Dokdo video tops 10 million views

The video ‘Dokdo, Beautiful Island of Korea’ is produced in 12 languages. (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) By Kim Eun-young and Kim Min-Jeung  A video clip about Dokdo Island produced...

[Sharing a Prosperous Global Village] Ambassadors’ Voices in Korea 7: Hungary

To gauge the direction of cooperation between Korea and the world, Korea.net is running a series of interviews with ambassadors to Korea. This episode...

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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70 photographs reflect joy of independence

Seventy photographs that describe historical moments between Korean independence in 1945 and the establishment of the Korean government in 1948 have now been disclosed...
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Realizing your dreams will bring a bright future: president

President Park Geun-hye enjoys a performance with children during a spring outing to mark Children’s Day on May 5. The laughter of children filled the...

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