Wednesday, October 28, 2020
2-1.jpg

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...
Black_Friday_Shopping_01.jpg

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,...
Hangeul_writer_Article_01.jpg

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...
Hand-made_Shoes_Master_06.jpg

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,...
ship-150826-1.jpg

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...
Olympic_Park_Article_01.jpg

Olympic Park becomes selfie hot spot

A stand-alone tree, commonly referred to as the Lone Tree, grows in Olympic Park, southern Seoul. Park visitors stand at the tree to take...
Pear_hanareum_L1.jpg

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...
Korea_Grand_Sale_Event_poster.jpg

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...
liberation-150817-1-2.jpg

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...
President_Park_John_Kerry_04.jpg

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....
Japan_Civic_group_campaign_01.jpg

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...
independence-150814-1.jpg

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...
2015_Grape_Day_Article_01.jpg

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...
International_Lawsuit_Department_01.jpg

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...
150804_Korea_inventor_1.jpg

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...
Yeouido_Hangang_Park_Swimming_Pool_Article_01.jpg

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...
NYT_Hundred20Cities_Seoul_01.jpg

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...
150727_Korean_war_veteran_2.jpg

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...
150710_conservation_forum.jpg

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...
Timetravellers_Seoul_Tourist_Spots_01.jpg

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...

Latest