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289 Nation-wide sales attract tourists to Korea imagefile 2349 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 ...  
288 Silver shines brighter than gold in Sapporo imagefile 2355 Feb 23, 2017
Kodaira Nao of Japan (left) and Lee Sang-hwa of Korea, who finished in first and second places in the ladies’ 500-meter speed skating event at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games on Feb. 21, ex...  
287 CNN ranks Korea as world's sixth coolest nation imagefile 2364 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...  
286 Korean leaders hold hands high atop Baekdusan imagefile 2377 Sep 21, 2018
President Moon Jae-in (second from right) and North Korea’s Chairman of the State Affairs Commission Kim Jong Un (second from left) hold high each other’s hands atop Janggun Peak of Baekdusan Mountai...  
285 Wintertime street snacks to beat the cold imagefile 2393 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...  
284 May presents golden opportunity for getaway imagefile 2396 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 ...  
283 Koreas growing closer through taekwondo and soccer imagefile 2411 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...  
282 ‘Burning’ heats up Oscar hype with host of global awards imagefile 2411 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...  
281 Abandoned mine becomes must-visit tourist attraction imagefile 2420 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...  
280 Citizenship registration info offered on messaging app imagefile 2425 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...  
279 Entertainment, cuisine at 2018 Winter Olympic host city lures global media imagefile 2427 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 ...  
278 Incheon Int'l Airport to soon open duty-free shops at arrival halls imagefile 2438 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...  
277 Gov’t to actively respond to air pollution imagefile 2454 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...  
276 Seong of Baekje, the Holy King (성왕, 聖王) imagefile 2460 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 Air Force taps 3 female pilots as vice squadron leaders imagefile 2464 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...  
274 'Owls,' 'chipmunks' carry Seoulites late at night, early in the morning 'Owls,' 'chipmunks' carry Seoulites late at night, early in the morning imagefile 2502 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...  
273 Canopic jars come to Seoul imagefile 2503 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...  
272 Cheong Wa Dae announces National Security Office vice chiefs imagefile 2511 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 "Postman's Proposal" - Myeongdong Event for Free! imagefile 2541 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 ...  
270 Mobile banking apps now cater for non-Koreans imagefile 2543 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...  

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