Sunday, October 25, 2020

Weekly protest in Seoul for ‘comfort women’ victims marks 28th anniversary

The Wednesday protest for the Resolution of the Japanese Military Sexual Slavery Issue in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul's Jongno-gu District on...

Forum discusses social policy in 1st half of president’s term

Assistant Deputy Minister of Education Seo Yoo-mi on Dec. 17 gives a keynote speech at a forum on the results and remaining tasks of the...

Underground solar-powered garden opened at Seoul subway station

An underground solar garden on Dec. 13 is opened at Seoul's Jonggak Station featuring technology that transfers concentrated solar power from the ground floor to the...

Vast majority of Koreans proud of their ethnicity: poll

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on Dec. 9 said a recent survey found that 93.3 percent of respondents rated the nation's traditions and relics as...

Korea-Japan forum blames biased media reports for stoking bilateral conflict

Korean and Japanese reporters on Dec. 4 attend the forum "The Media's Role for a Solution to Korea-Japan Conflict" held at the Seoul Press...

PM Lee: ASEAN-Korea summit to be ‘safest and most successful in history’

Korean special forces on Nov. 21 hold a demonstration of an anti-terrorism operation at BEXCO four days before the 2019 ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit. By Jeon Han and Lee...

Protection-security office for ASEAN-Korea summit opened

The Protection and Security Office for the 2019 ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit is opened on Nov. 15 at the Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO) to...

Ex-nat’l soccer coach Cha to receive German honor

Cha Bum-kun in October 2017 gives an interview to Korea.net at his home in Seoul's Pyeongchang-dong neighborhood. He will receive the Federal Cross of Merit from the...

Busan police launch security detail for Korea-ASEAN summit

The Police Guard Security Group, which is in charge of security at the Korea-ASEAN special summit in Busan next month, on Oct. 30 holds its launching ceremony...

Event offers coffee made from ASEAN-originated beans

Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha on Oct. 25 makes coffee with beans from the 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on a vending truck at Cheonggye...

3 city-run programs raising public safety in Seoul

Though Seoul ranks eighth in the Safe Cities Index 2019 by the Economist Intelligence Unit, the city government is continually seeking to raise public...

Restaurateur in Laos runs lone crusade to protect sovereignty over Dokdo

Youn Jae Wouk owns four Korean restaurants in Vientiane, the capital of Laos. He is pictured here standing in front of one his restaurants...

Ceremony held to unveil comfort women statues near Namsan Mountain

Lee Yong-soo, a surviving comfort woman, strokes on Aug. 14 a comfort woman statue in the unveiling ceremony held near Joseon Shingung in Seoul's...

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...

‘Precise understanding of the Abe administration is crucial for responding to Japan’s sanctions’

Sejong University professor Yuji Hosaka on Aug. 8 delivers a special lecture on a Japanese conservative group and its Korea policy on the Arirang...

Restaurateur’s ‘benevolent influence’ movement helping needy children

The pasta restaurant Zinjja Pasta, whose name means "real pasta" in Korean and is located in the Sangsu-dong neighborhood of Seoul's Mapo-gu District, has...

Indie bookstores cater to special interests to attract customers

(From left clockwise) Schrödinger exclusively stocks books on cats. Seoul Time Sketch is housed in a building sporting Hanok (traditional Korean architecture). Your Taste...

President Moon honors fallen soldiers at Memorial Day ceremony

President Moon Jae-in on June 6 consoles Kim Cha-hee, 93, at Memorial Tablet Enshrinement Hall inside Hyeonchungtap Memorial Tower of Seoul National Cemetery. Her...

Gwangju marks 39th anniversary of pro-democracy movement

President Moon Jae-in and first lady Kim Jung-sook on May 18 lay flowers at the May 18 National Cemetery in Gwangju. (Cheong Wa Dae) By Kim...

22nd annual Korean speech contest attracts wider variety of foreign competitors

By Oh Hyun Woo and Kim Hwaya Photos = Kim Sunjoo  Video = Choi Tae-soon  Seoul | May 14, 2019 A middle school student from Japan, a worker from Nepal, a production assistant...

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