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104 Other Tips Hanbok │ Korean Traditional clothes 1 imagefile 66735 Jun 26, 2013 18:36
"Hanbok" is the traditional attire of Korea. Its history dates back as far as the Three Kingdoms' Period (57 B.C. - A.D. 668). Koreans weaved cloth with hemp and arrowroot and raised silkworms to pr...  
103 Other Tips Korea, US to bolster cooperation on trade, security image 36146 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...  
102 Language New System of Romanization for the Korean Language (한국어 영어 표기법) 34093 Jan 03, 2011 17:47
Government Announces New System of Romanization for the Korean Language The Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Korea formally proclaimed a new system of Romanization for the Korean...  
101 History National Institute of Korean History (국사편찬위원회) 29644 Jan 03, 2011 17:43
☞ Homepage of the National Institute of Korean History (http://www.history.go.kr)  
100 Other Tips Seollal: Lunar New Year's Day imagefile 27158 Jan 25, 2012 13:37
Koreans celebrate New Year twice a year, one at the December 31 countdown and the other on the Lunar New Year holiday. Seollal, the Korean Lunar New Year, falls on the 15th day of the eighth...  
99 Other Tips Bowing Etiquette imagefile 24425 May 09, 2011 16:49
Every society has its own etiquette to greet people, and Korea with its long history and tradition is no exception to that rule. Today, much of traditional etiquette that remains is usually associate...  
98 Other Tips Traditional crafts showcased in Milan image 22686 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 ...  
97 History Joseon state seals returned after 60 years image 21787 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. ...  
96 Location Ancient maps refer to East Sea imagefile 20103 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...  
95 History Hanji, living paper that breathes imagefile 19291 Jul 31, 2012 15:41
Foreigners participate in a Hanji-making workshop. “Hanji is excellent as photographic paper!” exclaims Peter Bogardus. “The surface is very smooth, it comes in great colors, and on top of that, it’...  
94 History Silla artifacts welcome museum-goers imagefile 19111 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...  
93 Weather Spring has sprung along Hangang River imagefile 18600 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 ...  
92 Other Tips Korean Cultural Center, Jakarta Arts Institute join hands on arts, culture image 18537 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,...  
91 Weather Korea's winter hits record lows image 18195 Jan 07, 2013 12:02
Snow falls on Seochon in downtown Seoul. As temperatures reach record lows across Korea, locals and foreign residents alike face challenges and delights that are unfamiliar to some, but others have the...  
90 Location Jeju Island: heaven for tropical fish image 17741 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...  
89 History Queen's 1953 coronation banner returns to Britain image 17713 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...  
88 Location Exploring Korea image 17607 Nov 16, 2012 09:27
Seoul Located along the Hangang River, Seoul has grown into a teeming metropolis with a population of more than 10 million. Over the years, the capital city has greatly expanded in the process of u...  
87 Other Tips Next-generation ultra HD broadcasting goes on the air image 15376 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 ...  
86 Other Tips 'Korea thrives on new ideas' image 15221 Apr 30, 2013 17:25
Korea, a country dubbed one of the four Asian dragons along with Hong Kong, has now become a “World Dragon,” according to Hong Kong’s daily newspaper Ming Pao. The March 31 edition of Ming ...  
85 Other Tips [Contribution] Learning to share like Koreans do image 14560 Mar 26, 2012 11:45
There is an old saying that I learned while studying Korean in Korea: "Even a bean can be shared." From what I've seen during my time here, this saying seems to capture the spirit of the Korean...  

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