Monday, June 17, 2019
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First lady visits disabled, able-bodied community in Singapore

Ho Ching (second from left), the wife of Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, and first lady Kim Jung-sook (second from right) visit the...
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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...

Number of tourists rise with the winds of peace in Korea

The number of foreign tourists in Korea is rising again. The photo shows Japanese tourists waiting in a line to enter the Line Friends...
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Dokdo’s underwater paradise revealed

Italian underwater photographer Guglielmo Cicerchia wins the gold prize in the close-up category of the Ulleungdo-Dokdo International Underwater Photography Competition 2016. A shrimp with red...
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Former German chancellor visits sex slavery victims

Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder visits survivors of sexual slavery in colonial times and World War II and delivers a photograph of a statue...
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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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The day of the restoration of light

Aug. 15 is the independence day of Korea. (Lalien Guillen Park) By Korea.net Honorary Reporter Lalien Guillen Park In Korea, Aug. 15 is a public holiday known as...
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Korea honors French war veteran’s wish to be buried in DMZ

Minister of Patriots and Veterans Affair Pi Woo-jin (right) bows to honor the return of the remains of French Korean War veteran Jean le...
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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...

Hot nights follow hot days: Korea tops 111-year record

As the national weather administration issues excessive heat warnings for most regions across the country, families visit the Banpo Hangang River Park in the...
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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...
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Pope hails commitment from two Korean leaders

Pope Francis expressed his support for the positive outcome of the 2018 Inter-Korean Summit after the Regina Coeli prayer at St. Peter’s Square on...
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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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Dano

The holiday of Dano (단오, 端午) falls on Thursday, June 9, this year, and corresponds to the fifth day of the fifth lunar month....
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Seoul’s vertical metropolis awaits grand opening

Lotte World Tower's Sky Deck observation platform, 478 meters from the ground on the 118th floor, offers surreal views of Seoul's cityscape, as miniature...
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Education leaders from Asia, Europe agree to boost cooperation

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Kim Sang-kon announces at the sixth ASEM Education Ministerial Meeting that education leaders have agreed to adopt...
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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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President Moon completes US visit President Moon completes US visit

President Moon Jae-in (left) is given a U.S. Marine Corps badge from former Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Stephen Olmstead during Moon's visit to a...
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DMZ to become endangered species habitat

A yellow-throated marten, categorized as an Endangered Wildlife Class II animal, is photographed by a surveillance camera in the Demilitarized Zone. (National Institute Of...
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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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