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Film festival in Belgium highlights KCC’s July events

The exhibit "Project on #6 – Memory of Division" will be held from July 19 to Aug. 31 at the Korean Cultural Center in...

Korean Sport & Olympic Committee chief elected IOC member

Lee Kee-heung, president of the Korean Sport & Olympic Committee, on June 26 shakes hands with Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee...

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...

Seoul COEX hosts int’l wines and spirits expo

The Seoul International Wines & Spirits Expo 2019 is being held from June 20-22 at the Seoul COEX. By Kim Minji Photos = Jeon Han Video = Kim Sunjoo  Seoul |...

‘Parasite’ subtitle translator: Comedies are a fun challenge

Darcy Paquet, the English-language subtitle translator of Bong Joon-ho's Palme d'Or-winning "Parasite" (2019), on June 14 poses at a cafe in Seoul. By Lee Hana Photos = Kim...

President Moon hints again at possible inter-Korean summit this month

President Moon Jae-in on June 13 holds a joint news conference with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg after their summit at her official residence...

President Moon boosts ‘innovative growth’ ties during 3-nation N. European tour

President Moon Jae-in on June 10 visits Otaniemi, a district in Espoo, Finland, known as the "Silicon Valley of Europe." (Cheong Wa Dae’s official...

President Moon: ‘Positive peace’ should resolve ‘structural violence’ between Koreas

President Moon Jae-in on June 12 delivers a speech during the Oslo Forum at the University of Oslo in Norway. By Oh Hyun Woo and Kim Hwaya Photos = Cheong...

All foreign residents must get nat’l health insurance from July 16

From mid-July, non-Koreans who stay in Korea for six months or longer are required to subscribe to national health insurance. (National Health Insurance Service) By Lee...

President Moon: Korea, Finland to boost cooperation through innovation

President Moon Jae-in (right) and Finnish President Sauli Niinisto on June 11 shake hands at the Korean-Finnish Startup Summit in Helsinki. By Song Baleun and Lee Jihae  Photos =...

History-rich county offers refreshing summer taste of lotus wrap dish

Ingredients such as grain, lotus roots, dates and nuts are put on a lotus leaf along with rice and then wrapped. The wrap is...

Korea, Finland discuss inter-Korean peace process, boosting bilateral ties

President Moon Jae-in (left) and Finnish President Sauli Niinisto (right) on June 10 hold a joint news conference at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki...

President Moon arrives in Finland to start 3-nation N. European tour

President Moon Jae-in (second from right) and first lady Kim Jung-sook (right) on June 9 greets Finnish Economic Affairs and Employment Minister Katri Kulmuni...

[Sharing a Prosperous Global Village] Ambassadors’ Voices in Korea 10: Finland

To gauge the direction of cooperation between Korea and the world, Korea.net is running a series of interviews with ambassadors to Korea. Korea.net met with...

Retired Japanese teacher of history returns Declaration of Independence to Korea

Masao Sato on May 29 recounts what led him to donate his family’s original copy of the Korean Declaration of Independence to the Independence...

Dano

The holiday of Dano (단오, 端午) falls on Friday, June 7, this year and corresponds to the fifth day of the fifth lunar month. Dano...

President Moon’s N. European tour to stress startup cooperation

Minister of SMEs and Startups Park Young-sun on June 7 explains at Seoul Press Center the goals of President Moon Jae-in's upcoming state visits...

Fighting injustice with the pen

By Jeon Han Photos = Jeon Han Illustration = Manus Eugune "I might die but let The Daehan Maeil Sinbo (The Korea Daily News, now The Seoul Sinmun) remain to save...

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...

Parliamentary speaker stresses bilateral cooperation to Russian senate

National Assembly Speaker Moon Hee-sang on May 29 gives a speech at the Russian Federal Council in Moscow. (National Assembly of Korea) By Kim Minji  National Assembly...