Friday, January 17, 2020
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Remains of independence fighters return home

A welcome ceremony marks the arrival of the remains of independence fighter Li Yeosong and Lim Sungsil at Incheon International Airport on Nov. 15. By Hur...
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Korea Grand Sale Launches Nationwide for Foreign Tourists

The Korea Grand Sale, a shopping & tour festival organized by the Visit Korea Committee (chaired by Park Sam-koo), will be held from Friday,...
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Enjoy a merry Seollal together

Children in Hanbok play yunnori, a traditional four-stick board game, on Seollal Lunar New Year’s. Seollal Lunar New Year’s Day is just around the corner...
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International tourists visiting Korea exceed 15 million

The number of international arrivals visiting Korea between January and mid-November this year topped 15 million people for the first time ever. The number of...
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New guidebooks target non-Korean residents

The Daegu Metropolitan City Government releases 'Living in Daegu,' a guidebook to help newcomers settle and live in the city. The booklets are being...
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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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PyeongChang Winter Olympics souvenirs now on sale

A collection of PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics souvenirs hit the shelves at gift stores at the National Museum of Korea and its affiliated Children's...
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Chilly clear skies usher in winter

Visitors stroll along the paths through the silver grass fields of the Haneul Park in Sangam-dong, northwestern Seoul, on Nov. 24, as a cold...
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Pres. office’s front road to become new Seoul attraction

First lady Kim Jung-sook (center) and a crowd on June 26 walk along the pedestrian road in front of Cheong Wa Dae. By Yoon Sojung  Photos = Presidential...

Koreans react to plastic bag ban at large supermarkets

Korea from 2019 has banned the use of single-use plastic bags at major supermarkets, with paper bags being offered as alternatives. By Xu Aiying and Lee Hana Photos =...

Global activists gather for peace on the Korean Peninsula

The 2018 World Peace Convention, held in Incheon, Seoul and Cheorwon, Gangwon-do province, from Oct. 30 to Nov. 1, invited international peace activists to...

Korean speech contestants talk about peace on Korean Peninsula

Winners of King Sejong Institute (KSI)’s “Korean Speech Contest” pose for a group photograph after the Award Ceremony at the COEX Convention Center, in...
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Chuseok holidays abound with special deals

Both residents and visitors alike can look forward to many special deals this Chuseok holiday season. Pictured are a group of Korean.net honorary reporters...
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Travel back to ancient Seoul

Tourists enjoy a reenactment of a royal procession at Gwanghawmun Square (top) and at Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul. Some of the major tourist spots across...
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A glimpse of Panmunjeom, site of historic summit

Members of the foreign press take pictures at the Panmunjeom Joint Security Area (JSA) during a tour on April 18, just nine days before...
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Wintertime street snacks to beat the cold

Jjinbbang, or steamed buns filled with a sweet bean paste, are the ideal snack for the wintertime. These pocket-sized buns, served fresh from 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...

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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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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Christmas lights brighten Seoul

A lighting ceremony for a giant Christmas tree is held at Seoul Plaza on Dec. 2. The tree is next to statues of the...

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