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New park invites visitors to world of insects

Children play with pupae and caterpillars at the Insect Park that opened its doors on July 10 in Wanju-gun County, Jeollabuk-do Province. The kingdom of...
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Endangered birds found in southern Korea

A mother Chinese crested tern bears her egg. The species, considered to be close to extinction worldwide, was found on an uninhibited island in...
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Statue of Peace boards Seoul bus

The Statue of Peace, symbolizing the women who suffered as sex slaves during colonial times and World War II, rides bus No. 151 around...

Restaurateur’s ‘benevolent influence’ movement helping needy children

The pasta restaurant Zinjja Pasta, whose name means "real pasta" in Korean and is located in the Sangsu-dong neighborhood of Seoul's Mapo-gu District, has...
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Presidential election to come on May 9

Signs announcing the elections for Korea's 19th presidential term that will take place on May 9 hang at the Government Seoul Complex on May...
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Mangjong (망종, 芒種)

The day of Mangjong (망종, 芒種) -- literally, "The Day the Grain Begins to be Harvested" -- falls on Sunday, June 5, this year....
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Presidential Archives keep historical records for the future

The building of the President Archives near Sejong Lake Park in Sejong-si City is shaped like a great Joseon seal. Every act of the Joseon...
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Mangwon Market overflows with deliciousness, warmth

Mangwon Market near Mangwon Station along subway line No. 6 in Mapo-gu, is popular for its cheap and delicious street food. TV shows have been...

Seoul sends tangerines to Pyeongyang in return for mushrooms

Soldiers load boxes packed with tangerines to be sent to the North on a South Korean cargo plane at Jeju Airport on Nov. 11....
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‘Inter-Korean Summit to open gate to peaceful coexistence’

The world has been showing great interest in the upcoming 2018 Inter-Korean Summit. Media outlets from around the globe are covering stories related to...
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‘Third Korean Wave’ becomes part of everyday Japanese life

Fujita Saki (left) poses like the pop group Twice while shopping with her mother in Myeongdong, in Seoul on May 4. By Kim Eun-young, Lee Kyoung Mi and Hahm...
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Suncheon, Geumgangsan to become UNESCO biosphere reserve

Suncheon City in Jeollanam-do Province is designated as part of the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR) at the 30th session of the...
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Expectations rise for high-speed train across Korean Peninsula

The 2018 Inter-Korean Summit has led to growing interest in a high-speed railway connecting South and North Korea. Moon Jong-mook, director of the Pan-Citizen...
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Number of non-Korean residents exceeds 1.71 mil.

The banners along Myeongdong's main shopping street welcome non-Korean tourists from China, Japan, the U.S. and elsewhere. The 2015 national census of population and...
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Grandma storytellers are here to stay

Grandma storytellers are here to stay :: Korea.net : The official website of the Republic of Korea// // // //...
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UN Special Rapporteur on NK human rights supports dialogue with Pyongyang

Tomas Ojea Quintana, the U.N.’s special rapporteur on North Korean human rights, gives a press statement following his official five-day mission to South Korea,...
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President Moon collects books recommended by public

Cheong Wa Dae makes public President Moon Jae-in’s study, with more than 580 books on the shelves that were recommended by the public, on...
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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,...

Interpretation service for foreign victims of crime expanded

An operator at the Immigration Contact Center (1345) in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do Province, provides interpretation service for a caller. The center from this month began...
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Gwangmyeong Cave serves as hub for Korean wine

At the Wine Cave, a wine bar inside the Gwangmyeong Cave in Gwangmyeong, Gyeonggi-do Province, visitors can purchase some 170 different wines from 50...

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