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More school uniforms this year to sport Hanbok designs

More students this year will wear school uniforms sporting designs inspired by Hanbok (traditional Korean attire) under a joint project of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and...

National Theater of Korea to mark 70th anniversary this year

Art directors from the National Theater of Korea on Jan. 15 hold a news conference to announce programs to celebrate the theater's 70th anniversary this year at JW...

‘Parasite’ makes cinematic history along with 6 Oscar nominations

"Parasite" on Jan. 13 received six Oscar nominations and became the first Korean film to earn Academy Award nominations for Best Picture and Best Director. Pictured is...

Expanded nat’l museum opened by Mireuksa Temple Site

The Iksan National Museum on Jan. 10 is newly opened to the pulbic at the Baekje Historic Areas in Iksan, Jeollabuk-do Province. By Kim Hyelin and Lee Hana Photos =...

Gangwon-do Province to host 2024 Winter Youth Olympics

Gangwon-do Province on Jan. 10 earned the right to host the fourth Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2024 at the 135th session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland. Minister...

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...

Mobile games led domestic video gaming sector in 2018

A 2019 white paper on the Korean video game industry said that since 2017, gaming platforms have seen growing diversity since the release of popular intellectual property games...

Official R&D budget this year set at record KRW 24T

Vice Minister of Science and ICT Kim Sung-soo on Jan. 6 gives a speech in a briefing session on inter-governmental cooperation in R&D projects...

Int’l youth sports program begins in Gangwon-do Province

The Dream Program, which offers training in winter sports and cultural experiences to young people from around the world, is being held from Jan. 6-18 in Pyeongchang-gun...

Vice Culture Minister Choi gives pep talk to nat’l team for Winter Youth Olympic...

Second Vice Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Choi Younhee on Jan. 3 poses with the national team for the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic...

KCCs greet 1st month of 2020 with traditional events

Koreans celebrate New Year's Day by eating tteokguk (rice cake soup) with family and playing traditional games. Pictured here is a group of kids playing yutnori, a traditional...

The ten best places to enjoy sunsets and sunrises in Korea

People watch the sunset at Taean Beach in Chungcheongnam-do Province, one of the five best places that the Korea National Park Service selected to see...