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352 Singaporean PM shows love for Korea via SNS photos, comments newimagefile 56 Dec 06, 2019
Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Nov. 24 uploaded comments and photographs of Gyeongui Line Forest Park in Seoul on his Twitter account. (Screen capture from Lee's Twitter account) ...  
351 Smart City Fair connects Korea and ASEAN imagefile 116 Nov 26, 2019
With the ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit underway, the Smart City Fair took place on Nov. 25 in Busan. The fair was held under the slogan “Smart Cities, Connecting Korea-ASEAN.” Minister of La...  
350 Why the 2019 ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit is important imagefile 183 Nov 21, 2019
Comprised of 10 Southeast Asian countries, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is located in one of the world's hottest areas. Economic growth in the region is reminiscent of Kore...  
349 Ex-nat'l soccer coach Cha to receive German honor imagefile 245 Nov 15, 2019
Cha Bum-kun in October 2017 gives an interview to Korea.net at his home in Seoul's Pyeongchang-dong neighborhood. He will receive the Federal Cross of Merit from the German government. Former nat...  
348 Restaurateur's 'benevolent influence' movement helping needy children imagefile 570 Oct 29, 2019
The pasta restaurant Zinjja Pasta, whose name means "real pasta" in Korean and is located in the Sangsu-dong neighborhood of Seoul's Mapo-gu District, has a small poster on its window saying "benevolent i...  
347 Korean, ASEAN culture ministers pledge more cultural cooperation imagefile 334 Oct 25, 2019
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Yang-woo (center) on Oct. 24 poses for a photo with his counterparts from member nations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations at the 2019 Spe...  
346 Cutting-edge forensics helping make 'crime-free Korea' imagefile 325 Oct 23, 2019
Domestic forensics has made huge advances thanks to state-of-the-art techniques and high-tech equipment. (Korean National Police Agency) Between 1986 and 1991, nine women were brutally murdered in the ...  
345 Self-driving buses to debut in Sejong from 2021 imagefile 968 Oct 15, 2019
The nation's administrative capital of Sejong will start offering self-driving bus service from 2021. The country's administrative capital of Sejong from 2021 will be the first region in the country ...  
344 All foreign residents must get nat'l health insurance from July 16 imagefile 3556 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 956 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 1079 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 1226 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 1787 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 1442 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 1323 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 1372 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 1559 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 1740 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 1504 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 1620 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...  

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