Sunday, August 9, 2020

4 naturalized Koreans receive gov’t honor as ‘exemplary citizens’

Justice Minister Park Sang-ki (center) and four naturalized Koreans honored as “exemplary citizens” on Dec. 19 pose for photos at Government Complex-Gwacheon in Gwacheon,...
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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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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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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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First lady visits president’s hometown as first official act

First lady Kim Jung-sook smiles as she poses with a baby during a visit to Namjeong Village in Geoje-si, Gyeongsangnam-do Province, the hometown of...
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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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‘Owls,’ ‘chipmunks’ carry Seoulites late at night, early in the morning

The Seoul Metropolitan Government has been operating its late-night 'owl buses' (올빼미 버스) since 2013. Starting on June 26 this year, it has started...
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Busan’s Gamcheon Culture Village wins international award

The Gamcheon Culture Village in Busan, which used to be a shanty town for refugees after the Korean War, has become a tourist attraction...
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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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Guidebook of plant names is published online

A book that provides accurate scientific and Korean names for foreign and indigenous plants cultivated in Korea has been published for use by the...
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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...
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Science museum hosts April fair

The National Science Museum will host its Spring, Science Day festival as part of events to mark the government's official 'Month of Science' this...
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Freeze cannot stop flowers from blooming

An Adonis amurensis blooms in January despite the cold weather. A freeze has arrived once again this January. In the middle of the freeze, though,...

Arbor Day falls on April 5

President Moon Jae-in (left) and first lady Kim Jung-sook plant a pine tree at a garden near the Yeomingwan office building at Cheong Wa...
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Korean War veteran revisits Korea after 65 years

Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Eugene B. Mechling Jr. stands in the same posture as he did in an old photo, on a F15-K...
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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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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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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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We admire President Moon’s approach toward N. Korea: Irish ambassador

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...

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...

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