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164 Dutch king meets 350-year-old compatriot imagefile 6330 Nov 07, 2014
With the visit to Korea of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, there has been a reenactment of a 17th century Dutchman meeting Joseon's King Hyojung (r. 1649-1659). Hendrick ...  
163 Two year-end movies to warm your heart imagefile 5486 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 ...  
162 Festivals imagefile 5203 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...  
161 Clothing imagefile 6109 Dec 29, 2014
Koreans weaved cloth with hemp and arrowroot and raised silkworms to produce silk. During the Three Kingdoms period, men wore jeogori (jacket), baji (trousers), and durumagi (overcoat) with a hat, belt and ...  
160 Shopping imagefile 4418 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...  
159 Museums and Theaters imagefile 4848 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...  
158 Exhibits trace history of Gyeongsang imagefile 4915 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...  
157 Bohemian glass comes to Seoul imagefile 5074 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...  
156 CNN reports on Korea's ancient fortress wall imagefile 4295 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)....  
155 Jeju Island hallabongs now available in US imagefile 5715 Mar 09, 2015
The sweet and sour hallabong, a type of tangerine, is similar to standard oranges in appearance. The fruit, mainly produced, at least in Korea, on Jeju Island, has a high sugar content, a soft tex...  
154 Student games set for July imagefile 6289 Mar 30, 2015
The 28th Summer Universiade Gwangju, a global sports festival for university students, has just marked D-95, as the countdown for the event has entered its final phase. The Gwangju Universiade will be h...  
153 Haman represents Korea with watermelons, paprikas imagefile 4335 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...  
152 Quality cosmetic brands find success worldwide imagefile 9667 Apr 15, 2015
 Customers visit a cosmetics shop at a shopping mall in Dubai. “How can I use this?” “How many colors do you have for this product?” They ask the staff there a range of questions. The customers in...  
151 Lee Seung Gi to return as a singer in early June imagefile 4005 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 ...  
150 Big Bang′s G-Dragon teams up with SeMA for art exhibition imagefile 4827 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 ...  
149 Korea, Japan face new future based on 50 years of ties imagefile 3568 Jun 22, 2015
Minister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-se and Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida hold a Korea-Japan foreign ministers’ meeting in Tokyo on June 21. Minister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-se and ...  
148 Boryeong Mud Festival imagefile 4239 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...  
147 Korean citizenship to become easier for scientists, engineers imagefile 3326 Jul 27, 2015
People from around the world working in natural sciences or engineering in Korea will soon have greater opportunities to acquire Korean citizenship. The Ministry of Justice recently announced that ...  
146 Bae Yong-joon posts photo with Park Soo-jin ahead of wedding imagefile 3787 Jul 29, 2015
Bae Yong-joon is set to marry Park Soo Jin in a private ceremony today, and ahead of the wedding, Bae Yong Joon uploaded a photo with his wife-to-be on Instagram along with a message for his fans. I...  
145 President emphasizes reform in 4 sectors imagefile 3162 Aug 10, 2015
 President Park Geun-hye has emphasized the need to carry out reforms in four key sectors of the economy -- the labor market, the public sector, education and the finance industry -- in order to ...  

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