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Korean comfort food inspires new wave of young chefs

For many years now, Korean cuisine has been sailing into the mainstream of North American cooking trends. Now, a new wave of second generation...
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Repaying a 60-year-old gift

A U.S. veteran from the 40th Infantry Division embraces a student during a graduation ceremony at the Gwanin Middle and High Schools on Feb....
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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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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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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,...
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An ecofriendly life through design

An environmentally friendly life, in both the present and the future, is being designed here in Korea. The 2016 World Eco-Friendly Design Exhibition, set to...
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Spanish director to head modern art museum

Spanish director to head modern art museum :: Korea.net : The official website of the Republic of Korea// // //...
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Korea.net honorary reporters officially begin their duties

Members of this year's team of Korea.net honorary reporters pose for a photo after receiving their appointment certificates from KOCIS Director Park Younggoog (center),...
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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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Korean, Chinese academics seek solutions to conflicts in Northeast Asia

A Korea-China joint academic conference was held on Nov. 26 in Seoul. It was part of celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of Korean independence...
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Persimmon farmer moves upmarket with branding

On the cover of the red box it says "Natural Garden" (자연의 뜰). As you open the box, you can see that it carries...
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Witness world hair trends in Seoul

Traci Sakosits, regional creative director at the Sassoon Academy in North America, demonstrates the newest hair styles at the Sassoon Hair Show, organized by...
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Autumn is in the air

On the morning of Oct. 2, the Hangang River flows toward the sea underneath a clear, blue sky. After a day of rain, the coldest...
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Hangawi festivities loved across the nation

Actor Lee Min-woo performs in the 'Royal Ancestral Ritual and Music With Narrative' performance the day before Chuseok, on Sept. 26 at the Jongmyo...
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‘Being busy is okay. May every day be like Hangawi.’

Rice cake with a sweet filling, songpyeon, is one of the main foods enjoyed during Chuseok. Mangwon Market in Mapo-gu District, Seoul, serves up...
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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...
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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,...
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Korean alphabet, literature as seen by international writers, linguists

Le Clezio, a French writer who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2008, gives a lecture during the International Congress of Writers Writing...
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Hand-made shoes tailored to individual size, taste

There is an alley in Daegu that smells of leather, leather goods and leather polish. The so-called “Hand-made Shoes Alley” in Hyangchon-dong, Jung-gu District, Daegu,...
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Joseon vessel recovered after 600 years

  An ancient vessel excavated near Mado Island in the waters off Taean-gun County in Chungcheongnam-do Province (South Chungcheong Province) has turned out to be...

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