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344 All foreign residents must get nat'l health insurance from July 16 imagefile 227 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 344 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 468 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 595 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 Global events to mark centennial anniversary of March First Independence Movement imagefile 740 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...  
339 5G bus displays vast potential of new cellular mobile standard imagefile 780 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, ...  
338 Rise in int'l marriages in Korea hits 13-year high: report imagefile 806 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...  
337 Citizenship registration info offered on messaging app imagefile 849 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...  
336 Top 10 historical moments on Korean Peninsula in 2018 imagefile 921 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 ...  
335 Korea to firmly address US protectionist steps imagefile 940 Feb 23, 2018
Deputy Minister for Trade Kang Sung-chun from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy talks about the U.S.’s recent move to impose a selective tariff increase on steel goods originating in 12 ...  
334 Canadian sitcom 'Kim’s Convenience' going strong in 3rd season imagefile 947 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...  
333 President Moon holds summit with Slovenian counterpart imagefile 958 Feb 23, 2018
President Moon Jae-in (right) shakes hands with Slovenian President Borut Pahor prior to a summit at Cheong Wa Dae on Feb. 20. (Cheong Wa Dae) President Moon Jae-in met with his Slovenian counte...  
332 Korean studies, language courses expanding sharply abroad imagefile 971 Jan 26, 2018
The number of foreign faculties and research institutes that provide Korean studies and language courses has nearly doubled in a decade, owing to the country's growing economic power, the Korean Wave a...  
331 Baseball opens across Korea imagefile 976 Mar 30, 2018
As the KBO League's 2018 season starts with an opening game between the Samsung Lions and the Doosan Bears, baseball fans fill the Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul on March 24. The 2018 season of the...  
330 Foreign press praises PyeongChang for tech, safety, peace imagefile 977 Feb 23, 2018
CNN publishes an article on Feb. 19 titled '5G is helping make Pyeongchang the most high-tech Olympics ever,' which talks about the state-of-the-art technologies that are being showcased at the Winte...  
329 Korea wins 1st gold in short track imagefile 978 Feb 13, 2018
Lim Hyojun celebrates after winning the men’s 1,500 m final in the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics, at the Gangneung Ice Arena on Feb. 10. Korea won its first gold medal on Feb. 10 in men’s ...  
328 [Messages for the 2018 Inter-Korean Summit] From EU Ambassador to Korea imagefile 978 May 04, 2018
By Ambassador of the EU to Korea Michael Reiterer (second from left) poses for photos with Lee Do-hoon, Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs, Ministry of Forei...  
327 Ondol becomes national intangible heritage item imagefile 979 Mar 23, 2018
On March 16 the Cultural Heritage Administration announces its plan to designate traditional ondol underfloor heating systems as a National Intangible Cultural Property. The photo shows the Jibgyeongda...  
326 LG, Samsung top global design lists imagefile 980 Mar 30, 2018
Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are ranked in first and second place, respectively, in the 'Top 10 Hague Applicants of 2017.' (WIPO) Korea’s two leading tech giants, Samsung Electronics and...  
325 #MeToo comes to Korea imagefile 982 Mar 09, 2018
Participants in the 34th Korea Women’s Day Convention carry #MeToo signs and placards in honor of International Women’s Day, at Gwanghwamun Plaza in Seoul on March 4. (Yonhap News) The #MeToo ...  

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