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392 80.5% of non-Koreans have positive view of Korea: survey newimage 32 Jan 26, 2022
The Korean Culture and Information Service on Jan. 24 said a recent survey found that 80.5% of non-Koreans in Korea and abroad have positive views of Korea. A survey shows that eight of ten no...  
391 2022 to roar with energy as Year of the Tiger updateimage 160 Jan 04, 2022
2022 is the Year of the Black Tiger under the Asian zodiac. Shown here are five Korean tigers on Sept. 30, 2021, at Everland Zoo in Yongin, Gyeonggi-do Province. Three male and two female cub...  
390 Foreign workers with visas nearing end to get 1-year extension image 259 Dec 22, 2021
Foreign workers in Korea whose visas will expire early next year will get a one-year extension as the government seeks to resolve their entry and departure difficulties and a domestic labor shortag...  
389 Water sports center to be opened along Hangang River in Seoul image 683 Nov 01, 2021
An integrated water sports center with water leisure facilities for canoes, kayaks and boats will open by the first half of 2023 at Nanji Hangang Park in the Sangam-dong neighborhood of Seoul's Mapo...  
388 1st homegrown rocket Nuri to launch on Oct. 21 image 662 Oct 21, 2021
The nation's first homegrown space rocket Nuri on Aug. 26 is set on a launch pad before undergoing final inspection. (Korea Aerospace Research Institute) Access to the area surrounding the launch ...  
387 President Moon, BTS give exclusive interview to ABC image 807 Sep 28, 2021
President Moon Jae-in and K-pop phenom BTS on Sept. 21 hold an interview with ABC of the U.S. at United Nations headquarters in New York. President Moon Jae-in and K-pop sensation BTS have...  
386 BTS urges world to 'continue moving forward' at UN session image 909 Sep 23, 2021
https://youtu.be/Jp5gU_Xx1VA K-pop sensation BTS on Sept. 20 delivered a message of hope to youths worldwide amid the COVID-19 pandemic in a speech at the 76th United Nations General Assembly. At ...  
385 President Moon appoints BTS as special envoy for trip to US image 1117 Sep 16, 2021
President Moon Jae-in (fourth from left) and BTS members on Sept. 14 take a commemorative photo at a ceremony awarding the group certificates of appointment as "special presidential envoy for future ...  
384 SK Bioscience to start phase 3 trials of Korea's 1st COVID-19 vaccine image 1293 Aug 31, 2021
President Moon Jae-in on Aug. 10 said he hopes that the first domestically made vaccine by SK Bioscience can be both "born and commercialized." The photo shows the president in October last year ...  
383 Self-driving vehicles to hit Seoul roads from Oct. image 1295 Aug 18, 2021
Self-driving vehicles like buses and taxis from October will run in downtown Seoul. Shown here is a self-driving shuttle bus in the Sangam-dong neighborhood of Seoul's Mapo-gu District. Self-driving ...  
382 Hanbok-style school uniforms preserve spirit of traditional attire image 3148 Apr 28, 2021
Students at Daechang Middle School in Yecheon-gun County, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, wear Hanbok-style school uniforms. Oyu Middle School in Paju, Gyeonggi-do Province, on March 2 held its welcoming c...  
381 Korea ranked 2nd in soft power by UK magazine Monocle imagefile 4277 Dec 08, 2020
The British global affairs magazine Monocle in its latest issue has ranked Korea second in global soft power after Germany. The British global affairs magazine Monocle in its latest issue has ranked Kore...  
380 KAIST wins gold, bronze in int'l robotics contest for disabled imagefile 3136 Nov 20, 2020
Angel Robotics, a team led by Kong Kyoung-chul, a professor of mechanical engineering at KAIST, on Nov. 13 won the gold and bronze medals at this year's Cybathlon in Daejeon. (KAIST) Robotic eq...  
379 Failure to wear mask in public to incur KRW 100K fine imagefile 3336 Nov 16, 2020
Failure to wear a mask at multipurpose indoor facilities such as public transportation stations, religious facilities and indoor sports venues from Nov. 13 will incur a fine of up to KRW 100,000. Users...  
378 Self-driving robotic vehicle to revolutionize postal service in Korea imagefile 3255 Nov 03, 2020
The Korea Post on Oct. 28 holds an event at Korea University's campus in Sejong to demonstrate a high-tech self-driving vehicle and robot that delivers and receives mail and parcels. A self-drivin...  
377 Pink Light Campaign illuminates Seoul nightscape imagefile 3124 Oct 26, 2020
The Seoul Metropolitan Government and the children's content brand Pinkfong are jointly holding the Pink Light Campaign through next month to cheer up city residents weary from the COVID-19 p...  
376 Book on Korea's response to COVID-19 released in English imagefile 3140 Oct 21, 2020
As a response to heightened global interest in Korea's exemplary response to COVID-19, the government on Oct. 12 published the English-language book "All About Korea's Response to COVID-19." The go...  
375 Korea to boost public Wi-Fi speed 500% imagefile 3417 Oct 16, 2020
The Ministry of Science and ICT on Oct. 15 said it will supply an unlicensed 6-gigahertz frequency band. The photo shows a KT technician on Sept. 24 installing equipment to boost Wi-Fi quality...  
374 Forbes ranks Korea 3rd safest for COVID-19 among 100 nations imagefile 3675 Sep 18, 2020
The U.S. business magazine Forbes on Sept. 3 ranked Korea third safest for COVID-19 among 100 countries. (Screen capture from Forbes) Deputy Prime Minister and Economy and Finance Minister Hong N...  
373 'Know-how from prior outbreaks helped Korea respond well to COVID-19' imagefile 3278 Sep 10, 2020
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Sept. 7 told a video news briefing that Korea was handling COVID-19 well when mentioning global responses to the pandemic. ...  

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