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288 Gov't to support biotech, medicine for economic growth imagefile 2288 Apr 13, 2017
Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn (right) browses through one of the kiosks at the Bio Korea 2017 trade fair on April 12. “We are going all out to foster the 'bio-health' industr...  
287 Nation-wide sales attract tourists to Korea imagefile 2290 Jan 20, 2017
The Korea Grand Sale, a nation-wide series of discounts and sales combined with a tourism promotional campaign, will be held from Jan. 20 to Feb.28 across all of Korea. Tourists in the country during ...  
286 CNN ranks Korea as world's sixth coolest nation imagefile 2297 Jul 21, 2017
CNN Travel has Korea in sixth place among the world’s coolest countries in its July 12 article, calling Koreans 'the best drinking buddies in the world.' (CNN Travel) By Sohn JiAe CNN Travel...  
285 Incheon Int'l Airport to soon open duty-free shops at arrival halls imagefile 2301 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...  
284 Koreas growing closer through taekwondo and soccer imagefile 2310 Nov 02, 2018
Members of a South Korean taekwondo delegation led by World Taekwondo (WT) President Choue Chungwon (left) on Oct. 30 depart for North Korea from Gimpo International Airport. A WT demonstration...  
283 ‘Burning’ heats up Oscar hype with host of global awards imagefile 2326 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...  
282 Citizenship registration info offered on messaging app imagefile 2330 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...  
281 Wintertime street snacks to beat the cold imagefile 2331 Jan 26, 2017
Jjinbbang, or steamed buns filled with a sweet bean paste, are the ideal snack for the wintertime. These pocket-sized buns, served fresh from the steamer, also warm up your hands in the blistering cold...  
280 May presents golden opportunity for getaway imagefile 2346 Apr 27, 2017
Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn delivers a speech during a cabinet meeting at Seoul's government complex on April 25. (Prime Minister's Office) "There should be an abundance of ...  
279 Abandoned mine becomes must-visit tourist attraction imagefile 2350 Mar 03, 2017
In 2010, only about 3,000 tourists visited Gwangmyeong in Gyeonggi-do Province. However, by 2015, that number had jumped 514 times, hitting 1.54 million. The secret behind the surprising boost is the G...  
278 Entertainment, cuisine at 2018 Winter Olympic host city lures global media imagefile 2364 Feb 23, 2017
“Skiing on the slopes, a Korea-style jimjilbang (찜질방) hot sauna, and Hanwoo beef (한우, 韓牛).” These are three things that CNN says you must do when you visit Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province, one ...  
277 Air Force taps 3 female pilots as vice squadron leaders imagefile 2385 Jan 06, 2017
South Korea's Air Force said Tuesday it tapped three female pilots as vice commanders of operational squadrons, marking a first for the service. Last month, the three were promoted as the second-in-comm...  
276 Seong of Baekje, the Holy King (성왕, 聖王) imagefile 2394 Feb 03, 2017
Seong of Baekje, the Holy King (성왕, 聖王) (r. 523-554) Seong was instrumental in the Baekje resurgence and in founding its new capital. He made Buddhism the official state religion and reigned over ...  
275 Gov’t to actively respond to air pollution imagefile 2402 Jun 08, 2017
Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon announces the government’s policy direction on the environment, during a ceremony to mark the 22nd Environment Day at the KINTEX convention center in Ilsan, Go...  
274 Canopic jars come to Seoul imagefile 2412 Jan 20, 2017
Canopic jars and lids are made of limestone and date back to ancient Egypt's 26th Dynasty (664 B.C.-525 B.C.). Canopic jars stored the stomach, intestines, lungs and livers of the mummies. The heart w...  
273 'Owls,' 'chipmunks' carry Seoulites late at night, early in the morning 'Owls,' 'chipmunks' carry Seoulites late at night, early in the morning imagefile 2429 Jul 06, 2017
The Seoul Metropolitan Government has been operating its late-night 'owl buses' (올빼미 버스) since 2013. Starting on June 26 this year, it has started operating early-morning 'chipmunk buses' (다람쥐 버...  
272 Cheong Wa Dae announces National Security Office vice chiefs imagefile 2457 May 25, 2017
Cheong Wa Dae spokesperson Park Su-hyun announces the appointment of two chiefs at the National Security Office, at the Chunchugwan press center at Cheong Wa Dae on May 24. (Jeon Han) Cheon W...  
271 Mobile banking apps now cater for non-Koreans imagefile 2459 Aug 11, 2017
Since 2013, Woori Bank has been providing its Woori Global Banking services to its non-citizen customers. It allows them to do regular banking business on their smartphone through the app. The ser...  
270 Report published on ancient Joseon cargo vessel imagefile 2469 Nov 14, 2016
An assortment of pottery and celadon is discovered on board the Taean Mado No. 4 ship, an ancient vessel from Joseon times that sank in the waters around Mado Island in Taean-gun County, Chunche...  
269 "Postman's Proposal" - Myeongdong Event for Free! imagefile 2477 Sep 29, 2016
"Postman's Proposal" We prepared the "wedding" on this Friday and Saturday. Welcome to Myeong-dong and please enjoy the show! Want to check out the event? Don't speak Korean? Don't worry! Non-Korean ...  

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