Friday, January 17, 2020
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Quench summer thirst with Hanareum pears

Researchers from the Pear Research Institute, part of the Rural Development Administration, examine some of the newly-harvested and newly-bred Hanareum pears, on Aug. 20. Pears...
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Tourists to benefit from nation-wide sale

Discounts on a wide range of items are now on offer for tourists flying to Korea. The Visit Korea Committee has kicked off its nation-wide...
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People reflect on meaning of independence on 70th anniversary

President Park Geun-hye (center) waves to the crowd aside figure skater Kim Yuna, singers Lee Seung-chul and Lee Sun-hee, and a choir, greeting the...
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US sends congratulations on Korean independence

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sends words of congratulations on Korea’s 70th anniversary of independence. Pictured is Kerry arriving in Seoul in May. U.S....
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Japanese civic group demands apology for colonization, invasion

“Only 70 years ago, Japan launched invasions and built colonies, inflicting tremendous damage and suffering on many countries, specifically on many parts of Asia.” These...
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70 photographs reflect joy of independence

Seventy photographs that describe historical moments between Korean independence in 1945 and the establishment of the Korean government in 1948 have now been disclosed...
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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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English language patent lawsuits to be allowed

An English language system for patent lawsuits will be set up under the Patent Court early next year. Pictured above is a trial at...
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Science fair honors new inventions

The most wonderful inventions that surprised the world were created during the course of searching for something more comfortable. World-famous inventor Thomas Edison invented...
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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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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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Korea celebrates 62nd anniversary of armistice

Korean War veterans and students from countries that participated in the war crowd Seoul Olympic Park on July 27 to celebrate the 62nd anniversary...
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World Leaders’ Conservation Forum discusses harmony between humans, nature

Titled as "Nature: a Path to Peace and Coexistence," the 2015 World Leaders' Conservation Forum took place from July 7 through to 9 on...
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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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New park invites visitors to world of insects

Children play with pupae and caterpillars at the Insect Park that opened its doors on July 10 in Wanju-gun County, Jeollabuk-do Province. The kingdom of...
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1.74 mil. non-Koreans live in Korea

The number of non-Koreans living in Korea now exceeds 1.74 million people. By traditional Korean standards, this number is quite high, around 3.39 percent 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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