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Korea, Japan, China discuss sports cooperation amid pandemic

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Yang-woo (right) on Dec. 24 takes part online in the third Korea- Japan-China meeting of sports ministers with his Japanese...

Illegal stayers can preregister voluntary departure online

The Ministry of Justice on Dec. 16 launched an online preregistration system allowing foreign nationals illegally residing in the country to voluntarily leave for...

Free Wi-Fi on all city buses nationwide marks world first

Minister of Science and ICT Choi Kiyoung (left) on Dec. 14 tests free Wi-Fi on a bus at a bus terminal in Seoul's Yeouido district at...

High-tech robots for responding to nuclear disaster released

The Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute on Dec. 7 said it is developing an unmanned robot system for response to a nuclear disaster. The photo...

Korea’s COVID-19 screening methodology adopted as int’l standard

A domestically developed screening methodology for COVID-19 was adopted on Dec. 2 as a global standard by the International Organization for Standardization. (Korea.net DB) By Kim Hyelin and Lee...

‘Don’t read so much COVID-19-related news to prevent blues’

Korea.net on Sept. 14 held an interview with Yook Sungpil, head of the Korean Psychological Association's special committee on COVID-19, at Yongmoon Graduate School of Counseling...

[How COVID-19 changed Chuseok 2] Holiday gift trends reflect social distancing

Gift sets of face masks and hand sanitizers on Sept. 13 are displayed at a Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving) gift corner in front of a...

Korean-made AI curling robot beats skilled human team

The artificial intelligence robot Curly in March 2018 prepares its stone for a test match at the Icheon Training Center of the Korea Paralympic Committee. At...

3 bus terminals in Seoul using AI robots to prevent COVID-19

Seoul's Seocho-gu Office on Sept. 22 announced the deployment of artificial intelligence-based robots at three inter-city bus terminals ahead of the Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving) holidays....

Traditional paper lanterns to light up Singaporean garden

"Royal Family's Walk," a showcase of the royal procession of the king and queen during the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) in front of Seoul's Gyeongbokgung...

BTS stars in video promoting tourism in Seoul

▲ A promotional video on tourism in Seoul features K-pop sensation BTS. (Screen capture from Seoul Metropolitan City’s official YouTube channel) By Kim Minji K-pop sensation BTS,...

30 years of Korea-Russia ties see 25-fold jump in trade, tourism

With this year marking the 30th anniversary of Korea's bilateral ties with Russia, the trade volume and the number of tourists between the two countries have jumped 25...

Organizing committee launched for 2024 Gangwon Winter Youth Olympics

Second Vice Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Choi Younhee on Sept. 3 congratulates the launch of the 2024 Gangwon-do Winter Youth Olympics Organizing...

Biz sentiment in August rises for 4th consecutive month

The Bank of Korea on Aug. 26 said the business survey index of all industries in Korea rose to 66 this month, up four...

Documents released on Japan’s forced mobilization of women, children

The National Library of Korea, the National Archives of Korea and the Northeast Asian History Foundation on Aug. 13 released to the public a compilation...

Gorgeous night view, royal cuisine await at Gyeongbokgung Palace

The Gyeongbokgung Palace Starlight Tour and the program "Sisikgonggam at Sojubang the Royal Kitchen," slated to run from Aug. 19-31 at the palace in Seoul, offers a beautiful night view and royal food...

First lady makes trip to flood-hit provincial village

First lady Kim Jung-sook on Aug. 12 washes household goods covered in mud in the village of Igil-ri of Dongsong-eup Town, Cheorwon-gun County, Gangwon-do Province,...

Seoul district opens 10 smart, virus-free bus stops

By Kim Young Deok and Yoon Sojung Video = Seongdong-gu District Office High-tech bus stops that can protect commuters from viruses and fine dust and shelter them from snow...

Experiencing new normal at reopened Seoul art museum

As museums and art galleries were reopened on July 22, visitors on July 30 browse at the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Seoul's Jongno-gu...

Masuno: Japan began organized activities to deny forcibly mobilizing Koreans in colonial era

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Yang-woo (fifth from left) on July 29 poses with participants of an international forum held at the Seoul...