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Blacksmith in small provincial town sells hit tool on Amazon.com

By Min Yea-Ji and Kim Hwaya  Photos & videos = Min Yea-Ji Yeongju | April 11, 2019 A conventional Korean farming tool made by a blacksmith in a small provincial town...

Subway station turned into independence movement memorial

100 Tower at Anguk Station in Seoul shows the faces of about 800 Korean independence fighters in 100 seconds to commemorate the centennial anniversary...

Graffiti artworks honor Korean independence activists

To mark the centennial anniversary of the Korean Provisional Government, graffiti artworks featuring independence activists will be displayed from April 6-20 on building facades...

Guard post on eastern coast designated cultural heritage site

South Korea in 1953 built its first guard post on its eastern coast shortly after the two Koreas concluded the military armistice that ended...

KCC events in April to highlight pansori, Korean art, cinema, food

The poster for "Die Regentrude," a pansori-infused work by the Korean performing arts troupe Heebie Jeebie Juice, will make its debut in Germany this...

Interpretation service for foreign victims of crime expanded

An operator at the Immigration Contact Center (1345) in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do Province, provides interpretation service for a caller. The center from this month began...

Mexican city designates Korea Day to honor Korean immigrants

The Merida City Council of Mexico's Yucatan state on March 30 designates May 4 as Korea Day to honor the arrival of 1,033 Korean...

Seoul to host int’l rail directors’ conference for 1st time

For the first time, Korea from April 8-12 will host the conference for general directors of the Organization for Cooperation between Railways (OSJD). This...

President Moon asks foreign-invested companies for ‘unwavering support’

President Moon Jae-in March 28 gives a speech in a meeting with foreign investors at Cheong Wa Dae. (Hyoja-dong Studio) By Kim Minji  President Moon Jae-in, in...

#HANAGo Season 2 Ep. 3 – Seoul Motor Show 2019

Hi, it's Hana of #HanaGo. Today I'm at the media day for the Seoul Motor Show 2019, a biennial trade show that introduces latest models...

President Moon, Trump to hold summit April 10-11 in Washington

President Moon Jae-in will visit Washington from April 10-11 for a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump. The two leaders are shown in this...

8 national parks offer lunchbox service

This lunch set is available for advance purchase by visitors to Sobaeksan Mountain National Park in Chungcheongbuk-do Province. (Korea National Park Service) By Park Gil-ja and Kim Minji  Since...

Spring Travel Week to feature unique tours and discounts

Spring Travel Week (April 27-May 12) will offer specialized tours and deals throughout the country. (Jeon Han) By Kim Hyelin and Kim Hwaya  Spring Travel Week, slated for April...

King Philippe attends Korea-Belgium Business Forum

On day three of his state visit to Korea, King Philippe of Belgium attended a Korea-Belgium Business Forum at the FKI conference center in...

Inter-Korean liaison office partially resumes operations

Unification Ministry Spokesperson Baik Tae Hyun on March 25 tells a news briefing that the inter-Korean liaison office in the North Korean border city...

[Sharing a Prosperous Global Village] Ambassadors’ Voices in Korea 3: Sweden

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

Prime Minister Lee to visit Mongolia, China this week

Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon from March 25-30 will visit Mongolia and China. This photo from December last year shows him before leaving for a...

‘Techplomacy is win-win strategy for Korea, Denmark’

Danish Tech Ambassador Casper Klynge on March 22 emphasizes the significance of expanding “techplomacy” between Korea and Denmark in a discussion at Seoul Square...

Preparation going smoothly for FINA World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju

The 18th FINA World Aquatics Championships will start from July 12 in the southern city of Gwangju. By Lee Kyoung Mi and Kim Young Shin  Photos = The Organizing...

[Sharing a Prosperous Global Village] Ambassadors’ Voices in Korea 2: Denmark

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