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205 New high speed railway launched to win customer satisfaction imagefile 4410 Dec 16, 2016
The new Super Rapid Train (SRT) was launched on Dec. 8. The new train route connects Suseo Station in southern Seoul, Daejeon, Busan and Mokpo. The launch means that the SRT and Korean Train...  
204 Talk Talk Korea 2017 exhibition opens image 4627 Nov 02, 2017
Director of the Korean Culture and Information Service Kim Tae-hoon (fourth from left) poses for a photo with winners of the Talk Talk Korea 2017 contest, at an exhibition of the winning works...  
203 ‘Saimdang, Light’s Diary,’ though fictional, pursues truth imagefile 4655 Feb 10, 2017
TV stars Lee Young-ae (left) and Song Seung-heon play the leads in the TV show ‘Saimdang, Light’s Diary.’ Shin Saimdang (신사임당, 申師任堂) (1504-1551), the epitome of a mid-Joseon perfect wife and ...  
202 Lee Seung Gi to return as a singer in early June imagefile 4741 May 26, 2015
Lee Seung Gi the Singer is coming back. On May 21, Hook Entertainment told Newsen, "On June 4, we′ll be revealing a new song." It will be three years since his last release of the album Forest ...  
201 Boryeong Mud Festival imagefile 4747 Jul 03, 2015
Of the numerous festivals in Korea, it is the Boryeong Mud Festival that probably attracts the largest number of international visitors. During the festival period, tourists flock to the area to exper...  
200 CNN reports on Korea's ancient fortress wall imagefile 4805 Feb 23, 2015
CNN's Global Treasure show, a TV program that explores UNESCO World Heritage Sites across the world, recently shed light on Korea's Namhansanseong Fortress in Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do (Gyeonggi Province)....  
199 Haman represents Korea with watermelons, paprikas imagefile 4829 Apr 06, 2015
Ripe watermelons in a plastic greenhouse in Haman wait for harvesting. “Our annual income is over KRW 100 million.” This is not the salary of a bank manager or a corporate CEO. It's the story o...  
198 Shopping imagefile 4831 Jan 02, 2015
South Korea is known as a shoppers' paradise, offering a great variety of items at reasonable prices. Tourists may purchase many necessities and souvenir items at any of the hundreds of shops in departmen...  
197 Greeting 2017's first sunrise with seaside festivities imagefile 4875 Dec 30, 2016
In Korean, Songgu Yeongsin (송구영신, 送舊迎新) is an age-old saying which means "time to let go of the old year, and turn over a new leaf." It may be hard to believe, but the year of the rooster (...  
196 Canadian sitcom 'Kim’s Convenience' going strong in 3rd season imagefile 5236 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...  
195 Museums and Theaters imagefile 5340 Jan 02, 2015
Korea abounds in cultural facilities of all levels and categories where people can enjoy exhibitions and stage performances throughout the year. These places offer an on-the-spot glimpse into the cultural...  
194 Exhibits trace history of Gyeongsang imagefile 5455 Feb 02, 2015
Two interesting exhibitions are underway in Gyeongsang-do (North and South Gyeongsang Provinces). The first is the “Dalseong, Matrix of Daegu” exhibit that has been going on at the Daegu Nationa...  
193 Lee Seung Gi and SNSD′s Yoona confirm split imagefile 5505 Aug 14, 2015
Lee Seung Gi and Girls′ Generation (SNSD)′s Yoona have broken up. Yoona′s agency, SM Entertainment, stated to Newsen on August 13, "It′s true they broke up recently. They decided to remain as ...  
192 Bohemian glass comes to Seoul imagefile 5548 Feb 12, 2015
The Czech Republic is known for its well-preserved monumental architecture and relics from the Middle Ages. In addition to its rich culture and history, the Czech Republic was also the center of...  
191 All foreign residents must get nat'l health insurance from July 16 imagefile 5595 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...  
190 Festivals imagefile 5752 Dec 29, 2014
In bygone days, festivals were lavish religious observances. Even before the Three Kingdoms period, harvest thanksgiving festivals were observed officially in the smaller confederated kingdoms. They includ...  
189 Music and Dance imagefile 5856 Oct 21, 2014
 Music and dance were means of religious worship and this tradition continued through the Three Kingdoms period. More than 30 musical instruments were used during the Three Kingdoms period, and parti...  
188 Two year-end movies to warm your heart imagefile 5860 Dec 22, 2014
The year end is just around the corner. Two recently released heart-wrenching movies are being recommended for the season. The two movies share one thing in common, that both are documentaries based ...  
187 North Korean delegation attends Incheon Asian Games closing ceremony imagefile 5885 Oct 10, 2014
A high-level North Korean delegation, including Hwang Pyong-so, director of the North Korean military’s General Political Bureau, Choe Ryong-hae, secretary of the ruling Workers’ Party, and Kim Yang-...  
186 Big Bang′s G-Dragon teams up with SeMA for art exhibition imagefile 6082 May 28, 2015
Big Bang′s G-Dragon and the Seoul Museum of Art are joining forces. From June 9 to August 23, G-Dragon will hold the PEACEMINUSONE: Beyond the Stage exhibition at the Seoul Museum of Art. The ...  

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