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276 Seong of Baekje, the Holy King (성왕, 聖王) imagefile 2951 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 2955 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 "Postman's Proposal" - Myeongdong Event for Free! imagefile 2973 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 Canopic jars come to Seoul imagefile 3009 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 Gov’t to actively respond to air pollution imagefile 3051 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...  
271 Cheong Wa Dae announces National Security Office vice chiefs imagefile 3069 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...  
270 Report published on ancient Joseon cargo vessel imagefile 3093 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 Moon Jae-in wins presidential election imagefile 3107 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-...  
268 'Owls,' 'chipmunks' carry Seoulites late at night, early in the morning 'Owls,' 'chipmunks' carry Seoulites late at night, early in the morning imagefile 3123 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...  
267 Mobile banking apps now cater for non-Koreans imagefile 3145 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...  
266 PyeongChang torch relay to cover 2,018 km across Korea imagefile 3228 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...  
265 Jeju volcanic caves declared Natural Monument imagefile 3230 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...  
264 FTAs lead home appliance exports to Oceania imagefile 3277 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...  
263 Spring has sprung along Jeju's canola trails imagefile 3298 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...  
262 Nat'l park service lists 6 lesser-known spots to see sunrise, sunset imagefile 3360 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 ...  
261 Asia celebrates ‘Descendants of the Sun’ marriage imagefile 3368 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...  
260 Korean footballer lauded as Asia’s ‘Messi,’ Korea’s ‘Maradona’ imagefile 3385 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 ...  
259 The Story of Chunhyang imagefile 3427 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...  
258 Rumors and truth about BTS explained imagefile 3456 Nov 16, 2018
Bangtan Boys (BTS) is a seven-member pop group. Starting from left, the members are RM, J-Hope, Jin, Jungkook, Jimin, V, Suga. (Big Hit Entertainment) The Bangtan Boys (BTS), known as Korea’s leading b...  
257 The Appeal of K-drama imagefile 3467 Apr 07, 2016
Descendants of the Sun (Photo: NEW) Soap operas are one of the most popular types of TV shows in the world, originating in the West with the advent of consumerism and marketing in the mid-20th...  

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