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Spring steps closer to Seoul

Apricot flowers begin to bud at the Boshingak Bell at the National Museum of Korea on March 15, showing us that spring has sprung. Seoul's...

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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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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[Messages for the 2018 Inter-Korean Summit] From EU Ambassador to Korea

By Ambassador of the EU to Korea Michael Reiterer (second from left) poses for photos with Lee Do-hoon, Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace...
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Korea’s first maglev train launches in Incheon

Korea's first maglev train begins operations on Feb. 3. This is only the world's second successful commercialization of an independently-developed maglev train. A maglev commuter...
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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...

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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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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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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Between the fall and the winter

The Yongsan Family Park in Seoul shows off its autumn foliage. A parkgoer enjoys a stroll with their dog on the morning on Nov....
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PyeongChang VIPs enjoy Korean tourism

Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis visits the Ojukheon House in Gangneung on Feb. 9 and gets a tour of the Mongryong-sil building that houses a...
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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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Gwanghwamun display shows Korea as seen by the world

People walking through Gwanghwamun Square take a moment to look at some of the artwork on display at the Talk Talk Korea 2016 exhibition,...

UNHCR special envoy Jolie thanks the Korean gov’t for supporting Yemeni refugees

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Special Envoy Angelina Jolie (left) and Minister of Justice Park Sang-ki hold a meeting at the ministry’s office in...
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San Francisco formally accepts ‘comfort women’ statue

A memorial statue for the 'comfort women' showing three figures, representing young women from Korea, China and the Philippines, was set up on a...
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Seoul’s public bikes become popular with smart tech

Seoul’s public bike system, Ttareungyi, or 'Ding-a-ling,' is getting attention for its smart technology that it offers. In March this year, the registered number of...

Thousands attend 1,400th weekly Seoul protest for comfort women

The day before Korea's 74th National Liberation Day, thousands of people on Aug. 14 gather in front of the former site of the Japanese...

‘Don’t read so much COVID-19-related news to prevent blues’

Korea.net on Sept. 14 held an interview with Yook Sungpil, head of the Korean Psychological Association's special committee on COVID-19, at Yongmoon Graduate School of Counseling...
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Seoullo 7017 invites you to take a pleasant stroll

Seoullo 7017, a raised city walkway built on an overpass from the 1970s that was closed to traffic in 2015, opens to the public...

Marriage immigrants in Korea now eligible for victim’s compensation

Marriage immigrants will no longer be denied victim's compensation. (Ministry of Justice) By Park Gil-ja and Kim Minji Marriage immigrants in Korea are now eligible to receive victim’s compensation...

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