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‘Hello, Mr. K’ energizes Iksan

The Gwanggaeto Samulnori percussion group performs a lion dance to a beat box rhythm during the ‘Hello, Mr. K’ concert at the Iksan Arts...
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Flag photos are on display in the capital’s heart

A Taegeukgi owned by a soldier from the Korean Liberation Army, Moon Eung-myeong, is on display at a photo exhibition currently underway at Gwanghwamun...
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‘Jingbirok’ records 7-yr invasion

A special exhibition looking back on the life of Ryu Seong-ryong (1542-1607), who went by the penname of Seoae, is now underway at the...
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President stresses ‘Grand journey for the Republic of Korea’s renewed leap forward’

President Park Geun-hye underlined that the Korean people finally achieved independence for their motherland 70 years ago after much longing and a struggle for...
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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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Descendants of independence activists granted Korean nationality

Descendants of Korean independence activists living outside Korea have been granted Korean citizenship. A ceremony was held at the government complex in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do Province,...
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Foreign ministry urges Japanese gov’t to uphold its historical standpoint

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a statement in relation to the anticipated speech to be made by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to...
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Korea, as seen by the world: Talk! Talk! Korea

The results of the "Talk! Talk! Korea 2015" contest were announced on Aug. 11, showcasing a range of creative content that reflects Korea and...
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Korean, Chinese students work together on history

A Korean and a Chinese student, both studying at Peking University in Beijing, have been honored with the grand prize in the “Thesis Contest...
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Stories of Korea as told by non-Koreans

What do our neighbors around the world think about Korea? The variety of answers can be found in a special exhibition, “Korea, Our Stories,” currently...
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Skincare packs enable good looks from head to toe

These days, many people use beauty packs to care for their skin. Some people may believe that packs are solely for facial skin care,...
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Lights of independence illuminate the nation

There is a range of events scheduled to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Korean independence and to remind people of its meaning and importance. A...
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A night in a traditional home gives great respite

Nowadays, many tourists flying to Korea travel much further than just hitting the well-known tourist destinations and places that spotlight pop music, soap operas...
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Bukchon brings small-town warmth to bustling capital

According to the Korea Tourism Organization, a total of 14,201,516 people came to Korea during the year 2014. What elements attracted them to Korea? A...
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A night in a traditional home gives great respite

Nowadays, many tourists flying to Korea travel much further than just hitting the well-known tourist destinations and places that spotlight pop music, soap operas...
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A night in a traditional home gives great respite

Nowadays, many tourists flying to Korea travel much further than just hitting the well-known tourist destinations and places that spotlight pop music, soap operas...
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Bukchon brings small-town warmth to bustling capital

According to the Korea Tourism Organization, a total of 14,201,516 people came to Korea during the year 2014. What elements attracted them to Korea? A...
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Bukchon brings small-town warmth to bustling capital

According to the Korea Tourism Organization, a total of 14,201,516 people came to Korea during the year 2014. What elements attracted them to Korea? A...