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[Sharing a Prosperous Global Village] Ambassadors’ Voices in Korea #9: Norway

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

KCC events in June to feature films, books, music, food

The Korean Cultural Center in New York on June 29 will host a performance of gugak(traditional Korean music) called "Kokdu, a Story of Guardian Angels"...

President Moon orders fast rescue of tourists in Hungary boat sinking

President Moon Jae-in on May 30 presides over an emergency meeting at Cheong Wa Dae on Korean tourists who went missing in Hungary after...

#HANAGo Season 2 Ep. 5 – Korea.net Honorary Reporters

Hi, it's Hana of HanaGo. Today, I'm going to spend an entire episode introducing Korea.net's Honorary Reporters, our group of content creators who share a...

Media swarm to advance screening of Cannes’ top honoree ‘Parasite’

Director Bong Joon-ho and the cast members of "Parasite" on May 28 hold a media briefing after an advance media screening at the theater...

Korea to share gov’t innovation knowhow at int’l conference in Canada

Korea from May 29-31 will share the results of its government innovation at the sixth Open Government Partnership (OPG) in Ottawa, Canada. This photo...

Seoul Botanic Park provides green oasis for urban dwellers

By Xu Aiying and Kim Hwaya Photos = Kim Sunjoo Video = Choi Tae-soon Seoul | May 23, 2019 The Spanish Cypress, the Australian boab and the South African bottle trees. All of...

President Moon congratulates Indian PM Modi on re-election

President Moon Jae-in on May 24 congratulated Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his re-election via Facebook. This photo taken in February shows the...

Incheon Int’l Airport to soon open duty-free shops at arrival halls

Duty-free shops at the arrival halls of Incheon International Airport will open on May 31. Pictured is an artist's conception of the Entas Duty-Free...

Service marks former President Roh’s 10th death anniversary

Attendants on May 23 pay a silent tribute at the memorial service for the tenth death anniversary of former President Roh Moo-hyun in Bongha...

Gwangju making final preparations to host World Aquatics Championships

Gwangju Metropolitan City and the organizing committee for the 2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships are in the final stages of preparation for the competition,...

Swiss Embassy in Seoul unveils new Hanok-style building

The Swiss Embassy in Seoul's new building is a reinterpretation of a Hanok (traditional Korean house). (Kim Sunjoo) By Min Yea-Ji and Kim Hwaya Seoul | May 16, 2019 The...

Danish royals visit Korea

Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik and his wife, Princess Mary, are in Korea for three days this week to celebrate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic...

Interview with Korea.net Honorary Reporter Diya Mitra

Since 2014, Diya Mitra of the U.K. has been a Korea.net Honorary Reporter. (Korea.net DB) By Yoon Sojung The induction ceremony for the eighth group of Korea.net...

Gwangju marks 39th anniversary of pro-democracy movement

President Moon Jae-in and first lady Kim Jung-sook on May 18 lay flowers at the May 18 National Cemetery in Gwangju. (Cheong Wa Dae) By Kim...

President Moon to host summit with Trump in June

President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump on April 11 shake hands at the White House in Washington during their last summit. Both...

22nd annual Korean speech contest attracts wider variety of foreign competitors

By Oh Hyun Woo and Kim Hwaya Photos = Kim Sunjoo  Video = Choi Tae-soon  Seoul | May 14, 2019 A middle school student from Japan, a worker from Nepal, a production assistant...

Korean Cultural Center in Tokyo marking 40th anniversary with events

The Korean Cultural Center in Tokyo, celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, has held the exhibition "Monochrome Monologue" and performance "Sounds Are Dancing" to...

Korean, Polish foods have common features: celebrity chef

Chef Karol Okrasa on May 13 introduces traditional Polish liquor made from wild berries during a “master class” cooking show at the Korean Cuisine...

Seoul’s lone Islamic street bustles at night during Ramadan

Ramadan, the most sacred month of the year for Muslims, began on May 5 this year. This photo taken on May 7 shows Usadan-ro,...