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282 Seong of Baekje, the Holy King (성왕, 聖王) imagefile 3742 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 ...  
281 My first Seollal Lunar New Year's with my new in-laws imagefile 3744 Jan 26, 2017
For my first Seollal Lunar New Year's as a married woman, I didn’t really know what to expect from one of the biggest traditional holidays of the year. In order to get an understanding of that...  
280 May presents golden opportunity for getaway imagefile 3769 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 Air Force taps 3 female pilots as vice squadron leaders imagefile 3778 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...  
278 Pres. office's front road to be promoted as new Seoul attraction imagefile 3808 Jun 29, 2017
First lady Kim Jung-sook (center) and a crowd on June 26 walk along the pedestrian road in front of Cheong Wa Dae. By Yoon Sojung Photos = Presidential Security Service The road in front of C...  
277 CNN ranks Korea as world's sixth coolest nation imagefile 3810 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...  
276 Gov't to support biotech, medicine for economic growth imagefile 3821 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...  
275 Canopic jars come to Seoul imagefile 3876 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...  
274 "Postman's Proposal" - Myeongdong Event for Free! imagefile 3877 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 ...  
273 Nation-wide sales attract tourists to Korea imagefile 3934 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 ...  
272 Cheong Wa Dae announces National Security Office vice chiefs imagefile 3949 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 Moon Jae-in wins presidential election imagefile 3960 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-...  
270 Gov’t to actively respond to air pollution imagefile 3993 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...  
269 FTAs lead home appliance exports to Oceania imagefile 4016 May 11, 2016
Korean laundry machine exports are growing, particularly to Australia and New Zealand. Tariff eliminations based on free trade agreements with countries in Oceania are one of the main contributors t...  
268 Nat'l park service lists 6 lesser-known spots to see sunrise, sunset imagefile 4059 Jan 11, 2019
Dalah Park inside Hallyeohaesang National Park in Tongyeong, Gyeongsangnam-do Province, has a sunset observatory with a wonderful view of sunlight reflected on the sea with islands big and small. Many ...  
267 'Owls,' 'chipmunks' carry Seoulites late at night, early in the morning 'Owls,' 'chipmunks' carry Seoulites late at night, early in the morning imagefile 4062 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...  
266 Jeju volcanic caves declared Natural Monument imagefile 4071 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...  
265 Mobile banking apps now cater for non-Koreans imagefile 4073 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...  
264 PyeongChang torch relay to cover 2,018 km across Korea imagefile 4092 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...  
263 Spring has sprung along Jeju's canola trails imagefile 4098 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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