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81 Other Tips Gov't releases book of interviews with Koreaphiles imagefile 8937 Jul 15, 2015 11:35
A government office in charge of overseas promotion of Korean culture on Thursday released a book of interviews with foreigners who have special bonds with the country and renowned Korean a...  
80 Other Tips Take a culinary trip at the Seoul Food Film Festival imagefile 10141 Jul 10, 2015 11:09
Thirteen groups of university students from around the world were brought together in Korea for a series of presentations and discussions about Korean art, literature and history. The annual "Exploring ...  
79 Other Tips Youth games Gwangju Universiade opens imagefile 9332 Jul 06, 2015 14:07
The 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade, a festival for student athletes from around the world, kicked off in Gwangju on July 3. Over 13,000 athletes from 146 countries are participating in the 28th Summer U...  
78 Other Tips NYT calls Seoul 'Silicon Valley's closest rival' imagefile 9117 Jun 17, 2015 15:54
The New York Times has highly praised Korea's mobile application developers and the high-speed Wi-Fi infrastructure in Seoul. In an article published on June 7, "What Silicon Valley Can Learn F...  
77 Other Tips Stories from people who fell in love with Korea imagefile 10191 Jun 08, 2015 10:01
A group of Korea fans recently gathered in Seoul from around the globe to show their passion and love for Korea. They are the winners of the "Fall in Love With Korea" contest, the 2014 Gl...  
76 Other Tips Clothing and Fashion imagefile 13702 Apr 21, 2015 18:06
Since their settlement in prehistoric times on the land now known as the Korean Peninsula, the Korean people have developed a wealth of unique cultural traditions related to the way they dress...  
75 Other Tips Korea, Mongolia share public institution reform & management imagefile 8987 Mar 18, 2015 17:51
A group of Mongolian senior-level public officers, civil servants and professors from the National Academy of Governance (NAOG) visited Korea to share the nation's experiences on managing and refor...  
74 Other Tips Enjoy the Seoul winter skating, sledding imagefile 10313 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 43154 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 32636 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 18749 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 45371 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 91670 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 54830 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 41238 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 44542 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 11744 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 63746 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 25842 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 33812 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...  

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