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237 ‘Special Hands’ extends to seven countries imagefile 13467 Feb 06, 2013
The athletes cross the finish line during the cross country running event on January 30, the first day of the Special Olympics (photo: Jeon Han). With around 3,000 participants from 106 countries,...  
236 Green Groove Festival imagefile 13458 Jul 12, 2012
Green Groove Festival, held from July 21 to 22 on Daecheon Beach in Chungcheongnam-do, began due to increasing interest in environmental, climate change and energy issues. The festival aims to inc...  
235 Tourist police division launched to help visitors imagefile 13420 Oct 21, 2013
On every street corner and across every avenue of Seoul, visitors to Korea’s capital will now be able to contact the “tourist police,” ready to ease inconveniences, help with petty crime and ...  
234 Hanbok-style school uniforms preserve spirit of traditional attire image 13415 Apr 28, 2021
Students at Daechang Middle School in Yecheon-gun County, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, wear Hanbok-style school uniforms. Oyu Middle School in Paju, Gyeonggi-do Province, on March 2 held its welcoming c...  
233 Christmas tree lights up central Seoul imagefile 13402 Dec 02, 2013
The plaza in front of City Hall in downtown Seoul was twinkling with festive cheer last Saturday night as the lights on the 18 meter Christmas tree were switched on. On November 30, citizens...  
232 K-Pop collaboration newest trend in pop world imagefile 13355 Apr 01, 2014
All music that originates in Korea and that gains popularity overseas is broadly defined as "K-Pop." This umbrella term was first introduced only in the late 1990s. Up until that time, "popular music" was ...  
231 Korea's inbound tourists hit 12 million imagefile 13335 Dec 30, 2013
The number of overseas tourists who visit Korea has exceeded 12 million for the first time. A special event was held to mark the arrival of the 12 millionth tourist to visit Korea in 2013 at Jeju ...  
230 Korean luge team gearing up for gold imagefile 13311 Dec 09, 2013
Korea’s national luge team is experiencing growing pains for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Though luge is one of the official sporting events of the Winter Olympics, it isn’t very pop...  
229 Joseon palaces meld philosophy, architecture, Confucianism imagefile 13310 Dec 12, 2016
A museum visitor appreciates the articles on exhibition at the National Palace Museum of Korea in Seoul on Dec. 7. The special exhibition ‘Timeless Marvels, the Construction of a Palace in Joseon...  
228 2012 Mime Festival imagefile 13256 May 18, 2012
 
227 Incheon Asian Games torch relay crosses country imagefile 13222 Aug 26, 2014
The ongoing torch relay for the Incheon Asian Games 2014 is building enthusiasm for the competition as it threads 5,700 kilometers through 17 provinces and cities. The Incheon Asian Games Organizing ...  
226 Korea ranked 2nd in soft power by UK magazine Monocle imagefile 13008 Dec 08, 2020
The British global affairs magazine Monocle in its latest issue has ranked Korea second in global soft power after Germany. The British global affairs magazine Monocle in its latest issue has ranked Kore...  
225 Korea to host U-20 World Cup 2017!!!! imagefile 12946 Dec 09, 2013
South Korea will host the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in 2017, announced the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) on December 5. FIFA made the announcement after a vote durin...  
224 Korea is the most innovative country: Bloomberg imagefile 12941 Jan 29, 2014
Korea has been selected as the most innovative country in the world. According to Bloomberg, Korea scored a total of 92.10 points, ranking first in its Global Innovation Index, up from second ...  
223 President, Facebook CEO discuss creative economy image 12797 Jun 19, 2013
President Park Geun-hye discussed her creative economy vision and ways to support venture startups with Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, the world’s top social network website. At a meeti...  
222 Exhibit at Unhyeongung palace imagefile 12797 Sep 12, 2012
Cultural Heritage Administration introduces the relatively unknown royals of late Joseon, kings and princes who have occupied the Unhyeon Palace through Black & White photographs exhibit. Free a...  
221 'Korea, world’s second-most innovative country' imagefile 12785 Feb 15, 2013
Korea is the second-most innovative country in the world according to Bloomberg Businessweek. In its annual Global Innovative Index, a list of the 50 most innovative countries, Korea gave away the ...  
220 From 1945.8.15 to 1948.8.15 imagefile 12731 Aug 16, 2012
An outdoor photo exhibit has displayed items from the archives of the National Museum of Korean Contemporary History. The exhibit, entitled "From 1945.8.15 to 1948.8.15," depicts the three years ...  
219 Happy Chuseok 2014 imagefile 12608 Sep 05, 2014
There will be a great migration of people across the Korean Peninsula beginning September 5. Major roads around the country will be jammed with an endless stream of traffic, as cars move at the speed ...  
218 Korea, Canada come together in 2013 image 12541 Jul 02, 2013
2013 marks a very important year for relations between the Republic of Korea and Canada. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, as ...  

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