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344 All foreign residents must get nat'l health insurance from July 16 newimagefile 14 Jun 14, 2019
From mid-July, non-Koreans who stay in Korea for six months or longer are required to subscribe to national health insurance. (National Health Insurance Service) All foreign nationals who stay in K...  
343 Incheon Int'l Airport to soon open duty-free shops at arrival halls imagefile 262 May 31, 2019
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 shop at the airport's Arrival Hall 2. (Inc...  
342 DMZ Peace Trail opened to public for 1st time in 65 years imagefile 361 May 10, 2019
Visitors on April 27 walk along a fortified coastal road known as the DMZ Peace Trail in Goseong-gun County, Gangwon-do Province. The trail has been opened to the public for the first time in ...  
341 All 38 foreign bank branches in Korea finish 2018 in black imagefile 462 Apr 12, 2019
The Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) on April 2 said in a report that all 38 global bank branches operating in Korea finished in the black last year. (Iclickart) All 38 global bank branches op...  
340 Rise in int'l marriages in Korea hits 13-year high: report imagefile 696 Mar 29, 2019
The number of international marriages in Korea last year showed the biggest jump in 13 years, according to a marriage and divorce report released on March 20 by Statistics Korea. (iclickart) Internatio...  
339 Citizenship registration info offered on messaging app imagefile 742 Mar 12, 2019
The Ministry of Justice has set up a Plus Friend account on the messaging app Kakao Talk to provide overseas Koreans with information on citizenship registration. (Ministry of Justice) The Ministry of...  
338 Global events to mark centennial anniversary of March First Independence Movement imagefile 634 Feb 28, 2019
Numerous events in 179 countries are scheduled to mark the centennial anniversary of both the March First Independence Movement of 1919 and the establishment of the Korean Provisional Government...  
337 5G bus displays vast potential of new cellular mobile standard imagefile 676 Feb 14, 2019
A passenger on a test ride of KT's 5G bus tries a virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD). Korea, the world’s first country to launch the 5G cellular network for business clients last year, ...  
336 Canadian sitcom 'Kim’s Convenience' going strong in 3rd season imagefile 846 Jan 25, 2019
The Canadian sitcom "Kim’s Convenience" on CBC Television tells of a Korean-Canadian family that runs a convenience store in Toronto. From left: Jung, the son; Yong-mi, the mother; Sang-il, the f...  
335 Nat'l park service lists 6 lesser-known spots to see sunrise, sunset imagefile 960 Jan 11, 2019
Dalah Park inside Hallyeohaesang National Park in Tongyeong, Gyeongsangnam-do Province, has a sunset observatory with a wonderful view of sunlight reflected on the sea with islands big and small. Many ...  
334 Top 10 historical moments on Korean Peninsula in 2018 imagefile 819 Dec 28, 2018
2018 has marked a significant year for relations between the two Koreas, with the Korean Peninsula going from the brink of war to the dawn of a new era that could see both sides formally end the ...  
333 ‘Burning’ heats up Oscar hype with host of global awards imagefile 936 Dec 14, 2018
Actor Yoo Ah-in plays the young delivery man Jongsu in the Lee Chang-dong film 'Burning.' Lee Chang-dong’s film “Burning,” which was a candidate for the highest prize of the Cannes Film Festival...  
332 Foreign direct investment in Korea jumps to a record high imagefile 890 Dec 03, 2018
Financial authorities attend the opening ceremony of the Invest Korea Week 2018 held at the Grand InterContinental hotel in Gangnam-gu District, Seoul on Nov. 6. (Korean Trade-Investment Promoti...  
331 Rumors and truth about BTS explained imagefile 1115 Nov 16, 2018
Bangtan Boys (BTS) is a seven-member pop group. Starting from left, the members are RM, J-Hope, Jin, Jungkook, Jimin, V, Suga. (Big Hit Entertainment) The Bangtan Boys (BTS), known as Korea’s leading b...  
330 Koreas growing closer through taekwondo and soccer imagefile 1066 Nov 02, 2018
Members of a South Korean taekwondo delegation led by World Taekwondo (WT) President Choue Chungwon (left) on Oct. 30 depart for North Korea from Gimpo International Airport. A WT demonstration...  
329 President Moon speaks about peace at Vatican Mass imagefile 1096 Oct 19, 2018
President Moon Jae-in (left) and first lady Kim Jung-sook, on an official visit to the Vatican, attend the Special Mass for Peace on the Korean Peninsula held at St. Peter’s Basilica on Oct. 17...  
328 Mine-clearing at DMZ heralds beginning of peace imagefile 1137 Oct 05, 2018
Peace is coming to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), the symbol of the division of the Korean Peninsula. The landmine elimination work began on Oct. 1, to transform the DMZ in Cheorwon in Gangwon...  
327 Korean leaders hold hands high atop Baekdusan imagefile 1094 Sep 21, 2018
President Moon Jae-in (second from right) and North Korea’s Chairman of the State Affairs Commission Kim Jong Un (second from left) hold high each other’s hands atop Janggun Peak of Baekdusan Mountai...  
326 North Korea determined to denuclearize: president imagefile 1095 Sep 07, 2018
Director of National Security Chung Eui-yong, the head of President Moon Jae-in’s team of special envoys, delivers a letter from President Moon to North Korea's Chairman of State Affairs Kim Jon...  
325 War-separated families bid farewell after bittersweet reunion imagefile 1214 Aug 24, 2018
On Aug. 22, the last day of the 21st inter-Korean family reunions, Han Shin-ja from South Korea touches the bus window in her attempt to feel her North Korean daughter’s hand as she bids farewell...  

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