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74 Other Tips Enjoy the Seoul winter skating, sledding imagefile 5038 Dec 22, 2014 14:30
As a cold snap descends over the whole city of Seoul, the biting cold wind keeps many people indoors, bundled up, avoiding the outside. For those who are looking for something exciting to do, ho...  
73 History Queen's 1953 coronation banner returns to Britain image 17889 May 23, 2014 17:13
On June 2, 1953, when the Korean War (1950-53) was close to an end, a large, painted banner was hung at the British Royal Artillery Regiment camp on the frontlines of the conflict, in Yeoncheon...  
72 Location Are there deserts in Korea? image 12127 May 20, 2014 17:01
Gigantic sand dunes can be seen across the world, from the Sahara Desert of northern Africa to the Arabian Desert of southwestern Asia. On the Korean Peninsula, too, it is also possible to see ...  
71 History Mountain fortress one step closer to UNESCO World Heritage List image 7140 May 12, 2014 14:32
The Namhansanseong, a mountain fortress located 30 kilometers south of Seoul, is now one step closer to being inscribed on the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. On April 25, the International ...  
70 Other Tips Korean Cultural Center, Jakarta Arts Institute join hands on arts, culture image 18757 May 08, 2014 17:55
The Korean Cultural Center (KCC) in Indonesia and the Jakarta Arts Institute (Institut Kesenian Jakarta) (IKJ) have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate on the fine arts and cultural events,...  
69 Other Tips Korea, US to bolster cooperation on trade, security image 36552 May 02, 2014 14:45
President Park Geun-hye and U.S. President Barack Obama held summit talks on April 25 at Cheong Wa Dae where they discussed bilateral cooperation on the economy and national security. Mourning for fe...  
68 History Joseon state seals returned after 60 years image 22087 Apr 29, 2014 15:07
Nine state seals from the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) will finally be returned to Korea after they were transferred to the United States during the Korean War (1950-1953) over 60 years ago. The U.S. ...  
67 Other Tips Next-generation ultra HD broadcasting goes on the air image 15543 Apr 23, 2014 11:58
Next-generation ultra high-definition (HD) broadcasting has become a reality for the first time. U-max, an ultra HD cable TV channel, recently went on the air and started broadcasting four hours of ...  
66 Location Jeju Island: heaven for tropical fish image 17976 Apr 18, 2014 16:54
The number of tropical fish inhabiting the waters off the shores of Jeju Island, south of the Korean Peninsula, has been increasing every year and now accounts for half of the type of fish living...  
65 Other Tips A new era of innovation begins image 6913 Apr 18, 2014 16:50
“For the seventh year, Korea has been unable to transcend an annual per capita income of USD 20,000. This signifies that the Korean economy’s current means of growth has reached its limit. In or...  
64 Other Tips Traditional crafts showcased in Milan image 22929 Apr 11, 2014 15:01
A modern reinterpretation of traditional Korean crafts will be showcased in Milan, Italy. The "Constancy & Change in Korean Traditional Craft 2014" exhibition will take place at the Triennale ...  
63 Weather Nature You Meet in the Mountains image 8979 Apr 07, 2014 11:10
Insects Name: 방울벌레, Bangul beolle, bell cricket Scientific name: Homoeogryllus japonicus (de Haan) Distribution: Korea, Japan, Taiwan This bell cricket is about 16 to 18 millimeters long. It is dark ...  
62 History 70% of North Korean defectors satisfied with new life: WSJ image 11754 Apr 07, 2014 11:09
Today, the number of North Korean defectors in Korea is on the rise, surpassing 25,000. Over the past few years, however, their new, yet uneasy, life often came under the media limelight. They were...  
61 Weather Spring has sprung along Hangang River imagefile 18781 Apr 02, 2014 10:35
The Hangang River is a large waterway that penetrates Seoul, the capital city of Korea, on its way to the ocean. It is the third longest Korean river, after the Amnokgang and the Dumangang Rivers ...  
60 History Silla artifacts welcome museum-goers imagefile 19375 Apr 02, 2014 10:24
Now, for the first time, we can appreciate in one exhibition almost all of the relics from the Silla Kingdom’s (57 B.C.- A.D. 935) Cheonmachong, the Tomb of the Heavenly Horse. The Gyeongju Nat...  
59 Location Ancient maps refer to East Sea imagefile 20395 Apr 02, 2014 10:22
An exhibition in Seoul is showing how the East Sea was labeled on ancient maps of the world. Titled as the “Dong-Hae [East Sea] proven through the old maps of the world” exhibition, this sho...  
58 Other Tips Gwangju gears up for 2015 Summer Universiade imagefile 5261 Apr 02, 2014 10:12
Preperations for the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade are in full swing. The international multi-sport event, organized for university athletes by the International University Sports Federation (FISU), ...  
57 History DMZ to become symbol of peace imagefile 4875 Apr 02, 2014 10:02
President Park Geun-hye visited the Berlin Wall on March 27, a symbol of Germany’s unification and freedom. Looking at the wall's paintings while walking 20 meters along the East Side Gallery, Presid...  
56 Weather Korea is the most innovative country: Bloomberg imagefile 4615 Mar 28, 2014 18:01
Korea has been selected as the most innovative country in the world. According to Bloomberg, Korea scored a total of 92.10 points, ranking first in its Global Innovation Index, up from second pl...  
55 Other Tips Carrying the ‘Can Do’ spirit to PyeongChang 2018 imagefile 5042 Mar 26, 2014 14:24
”From impossible to possible” Overcoming disabilities with passion, theatrically touching yet not exaggerating, the Sochi 2014 Paralympics came to a grand finale on March 16. ...  

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