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202 New high speed railway launched to win customer satisfaction imagefile 6808 Dec 16, 2016
The new Super Rapid Train (SRT) was launched on Dec. 8. The new train route connects Suseo Station in southern Seoul, Daejeon, Busan and Mokpo. The launch means that the SRT and Korean Train...  
201 Lee Seung Gi to return as a singer in early June imagefile 6923 May 26, 2015
Lee Seung Gi the Singer is coming back. On May 21, Hook Entertainment told Newsen, "On June 4, we′ll be revealing a new song." It will be three years since his last release of the album Forest ...  
200 ‘Soul, Sunflower’ jazzes up traditional Korean dance imagefile 7003 Nov 24, 2016
A scene from the ‘Soul, Sunflower’ performance at the National Theater of Korea from Nov. 18 to 20. Amid jazz music played by the five-member Saltacello group from Germany, performers from the Na...  
199 Two year-end movies to warm your heart imagefile 7108 Dec 22, 2014
The year end is just around the corner. Two recently released heart-wrenching movies are being recommended for the season. The two movies share one thing in common, that both are documentaries based ...  
198 Festivals imagefile 7192 Dec 29, 2014
In bygone days, festivals were lavish religious observances. Even before the Three Kingdoms period, harvest thanksgiving festivals were observed officially in the smaller confederated kingdoms. They includ...  
197 Music and Dance imagefile 7319 Oct 21, 2014
 Music and dance were means of religious worship and this tradition continued through the Three Kingdoms period. More than 30 musical instruments were used during the Three Kingdoms period, and parti...  
196 North Korean delegation attends Incheon Asian Games closing ceremony imagefile 7354 Oct 10, 2014
A high-level North Korean delegation, including Hwang Pyong-so, director of the North Korean military’s General Political Bureau, Choe Ryong-hae, secretary of the ruling Workers’ Party, and Kim Yang-...  
195 Lee Seung Gi and SNSD′s Yoona confirm split imagefile 7379 Aug 14, 2015
Lee Seung Gi and Girls′ Generation (SNSD)′s Yoona have broken up. Yoona′s agency, SM Entertainment, stated to Newsen on August 13, "It′s true they broke up recently. They decided to remain as ...  
194 Moon, Putin visit PyeongChang Winter Olympics booth image 7393 Sep 07, 2017
President Moon Jae-in and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for a picture in front of a PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games promotional booth, holding up dolls of the Olympic ...  
193 ‘Saimdang, Light’s Diary,’ though fictional, pursues truth imagefile 7523 Feb 10, 2017
TV stars Lee Young-ae (left) and Song Seung-heon play the leads in the TV show ‘Saimdang, Light’s Diary.’ Shin Saimdang (신사임당, 申師任堂) (1504-1551), the epitome of a mid-Joseon perfect wife and ...  
192 Big Bang′s G-Dragon teams up with SeMA for art exhibition imagefile 7555 May 28, 2015
Big Bang′s G-Dragon and the Seoul Museum of Art are joining forces. From June 9 to August 23, G-Dragon will hold the PEACEMINUSONE: Beyond the Stage exhibition at the Seoul Museum of Art. The ...  
191 [Korean recipes for PyeongChang 2018] Modern Bulgogi image 7604 Nov 02, 2017
Six government organizations, including the Korean Food Promotion Institute, formerly known as the Korean Food Foundation, and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, introduced their “10 Ko...  
190 Lonely Planet chooses Korea as must-visit 2018 destination image 7719 Nov 10, 2017
Travel publisher Lonely Planet has selected Korea, the host country of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, as one of its top-10 countries to visit in 2018. The photo above sho...  
189 Fine Arts imagefile 7809 Oct 21, 2014
Though people started living on the Korean Peninsula in the Paleolithic Age, existing remains indicate that the origin of fine arts dates back to the Neolithic Age (c. 6,000-1,000 B.C.). Rock carv...  
188 Greeting 2017's first sunrise with seaside festivities imagefile 7878 Dec 30, 2016
In Korean, Songgu Yeongsin (송구영신, 送舊迎新) is an age-old saying which means "time to let go of the old year, and turn over a new leaf." It may be hard to believe, but the year of the rooster (...  
187 Korea agrees on currency swap with Indonesia, UAE imagefile 7902 Oct 15, 2013
Korea has finalized currency swap arrangements with both Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates. Finance ministers and central bank governors from Korea and Indonesia reached agreement on a won-rupiah...  
186 Jeju Island hallabongs now available in US imagefile 7934 Mar 09, 2015
The sweet and sour hallabong, a type of tangerine, is similar to standard oranges in appearance. The fruit, mainly produced, at least in Korea, on Jeju Island, has a high sugar content, a soft tex...  
185 Enjoy street performances with Hi Seoul Festival 2013 imagefile 8015 Oct 01, 2013
Downtown Seoul will transform into a festival stage from October 2 to 6 with the 11th Hi Seoul Festival 2013. The festival will take place at Seoul, Cheonggye, and Gwanghwamun squares under the theme ...  
184 Dutch king meets 350-year-old compatriot imagefile 8082 Nov 07, 2014
With the visit to Korea of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, there has been a reenactment of a 17th century Dutchman meeting Joseon's King Hyojung (r. 1649-1659). Hendrick ...  
183 Is there a proper way to wear Hanbok? imagefile 8124 Aug 23, 2017
Tourists stroll through Gyeongbokgung Palace wearing modernized Hanbok rented from a local Hanbok shop on Aug. 11. Tourists walking around in Hanbok attire are being seen more and more these days in S...  

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