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272 Entertainment, cuisine at 2018 Winter Olympic host city lures global media imagefile 2057 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 ...  
271 Report published on ancient Joseon cargo vessel imagefile 2065 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...  
270 Incheon Int'l Airport Terminal 2 ready to greet tourists from around the globe imagefile 2068 Nov 30, 2017
Incheon International Airport completed construction on its second passenger terminal at the end of September this year. It officially opens on Jan. 18, 2018, ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Olymp...  
269 Seong of Baekje, the Holy King (성왕, 聖王) imagefile 2084 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 ...  
268 Mobile banking apps now cater for non-Koreans imagefile 2086 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...  
267 May presents golden opportunity for getaway imagefile 2100 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 ...  
266 'Owls,' 'chipmunks' carry Seoulites late at night, early in the morning 'Owls,' 'chipmunks' carry Seoulites late at night, early in the morning imagefile 2118 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...  
265 The Story of Chunhyang imagefile 2130 Feb 03, 2017
When I asked around, I found that most people know Korea by either its TV shows, its pop music or its cuisine. Those all play a big role in promoting Korea. Some of these have very broad resonanc...  
264 "Postman's Proposal" - Myeongdong Event for Free! imagefile 2144 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 ...  
263 Gov’t to actively respond to air pollution imagefile 2148 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...  
262 Moon Jae-in wins presidential election imagefile 2196 May 11, 2017
Democratic Party of Korea candidate Moon Jae-in raises his hands to his supporters on the evening of May 9 after he was declared the winner of the presidential election. (Yonhap News) Moon Jae-...  
261 Cheong Wa Dae announces National Security Office vice chiefs imagefile 2197 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...  
260 Asia celebrates ‘Descendants of the Sun’ marriage imagefile 2230 Jul 13, 2017
Actors Song Joong-ki (left) and Song Hye-kyo, stars of the soap opera ‘Descendants of the Sun,’ announce on July 5 that they will tie the knot on Oct. 31 this year. (Song Hye-kyo’s Instagram f...  
259 Jeju volcanic caves declared Natural Monument imagefile 2242 Jan 13, 2017
Lava bridges are found in the Utsanjeongul Cave, part of the Volcanic Caves of the Upper Geomunoreum Lava Tube System, Natural Monument No. 552. The Volcanic Caves of the Upper Geomunoreum Lava Tu...  
258 Interview: Global pop group ‘Now United’ talks about Korea imagefile 2255 Jul 20, 2018
Seven members of the pop group Now United’ pose for a photo in a studio in Yongsan-gu, Seoul, on July 12. The pop sensation Now United arrived in Korea on July 6, the seventh country on it...  
257 Korean War veteran revisits Korea after 65 years imagefile 2281 Jun 15, 2017
Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Eugene B. Mechling Jr. stands in the same posture as he did in an old photo, on a F15-K fighter jet during a visit to the Korean Air Force’s 11th Combat Sq...  
256 Korean footballer lauded as Asia’s ‘Messi,’ Korea’s ‘Maradona’ imagefile 2298 Jun 01, 2017
Korean footballer Lee Seung-woo celebrates after scoring the first goal in a match against Argentina in the FIFA U-20 World Cup, at the Jeonju World Cup Stadium in Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do Province, on ...  
255 PyeongChang torch relay to cover 2,018 km across Korea imagefile 2343 Apr 20, 2017
President Lee Hee-beom (right) of the organizing committee for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and honorary ambassador Kim Yuna pose for a photo in Seoul on April 17. The...  
254 Halal food on the rise in Korea imagefile 2351 Aug 03, 2017
By Kim Young Deok, Xu Aiying and Yoon Sojung Photos = Xu Aiying July 27, 2017 | Seoul The word halal simply means "allowed" in Arabic. For Muslims, this term applies to their overall lifestyle, one...  
253 Spring has sprung along Jeju's canola trails imagefile 2364 Mar 24, 2017
At the Seogwipo Yuchae Canola Flower International Walking Festival, held in Seogwipo-si, Jeju Island, on March 18 and 19, participants can walk on 5-km, 10-km or 15-km trails that weave through the isl...  

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