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274 Rise in int'l marriages in Korea hits 13-year high: report imagefile 2735 Mar 29, 2019
The number of international marriages in Korea last year showed the biggest jump in 13 years, according to a marriage and divorce report released on March 20 by Statistics Korea. (iclickart) Internatio...  
273 Air Force taps 3 female pilots as vice squadron leaders imagefile 2736 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...  
272 'Owls,' 'chipmunks' carry Seoulites late at night, early in the morning 'Owls,' 'chipmunks' carry Seoulites late at night, early in the morning imagefile 2758 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...  
271 Moon Jae-in wins presidential election imagefile 2770 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 Nation-wide sales attract tourists to Korea imagefile 2794 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 ...  
269 Mobile banking apps now cater for non-Koreans imagefile 2824 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...  
268 "Postman's Proposal" - Myeongdong Event for Free! imagefile 2891 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 ...  
267 PyeongChang torch relay to cover 2,018 km across Korea imagefile 2892 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...  
266 Jeju volcanic caves declared Natural Monument imagefile 2945 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 Report published on ancient Joseon cargo vessel imagefile 2988 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...  
264 Asia celebrates ‘Descendants of the Sun’ marriage imagefile 2991 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...  
263 Korean footballer lauded as Asia’s ‘Messi,’ Korea’s ‘Maradona’ imagefile 2998 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 ...  
262 FTAs lead home appliance exports to Oceania imagefile 3047 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...  
261 Spring has sprung along Jeju's canola trails imagefile 3081 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...  
260 Korean War veteran revisits Korea after 65 years imagefile 3125 Jun 15, 2017
Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Eugene B. Mechling Jr. stands in the same posture as he did in an old photo, on a F15-K fighter jet during a visit to the Korean Air Force’s 11th Combat Sq...  
259 Nat'l park service lists 6 lesser-known spots to see sunrise, sunset imagefile 3181 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 ...  
258 Korea shares electoral, criminal justice systems imagefile 3195 Dec 02, 2016
"We weren't aware that Korea used computer systems to process its National Assembly elections. It's quite amazing." On Nov. 30, the Ministry of the Interior invited people from diplomatic missions in ...  
257 Halal food on the rise in Korea imagefile 3196 Aug 03, 2017
By Kim Young Deok, Xu Aiying and Yoon Sojung Photos = Xu Aiying July 27, 2017 | Seoul The word halal simply means "allowed" in Arabic. For Muslims, this term applies to their overall lifestyle, one...  
256 Korean language teachers from around the world gather in Seoul imagefile 3244 Jul 15, 2016
As Korean soap operas, movies and pop music grows in popularity on the global scene, interest in the Korean language has naturally also started to kick in. Thirteen King Sejong Institutes, which offer ...  
255 Incheon Int'l Airport Terminal 2 ready to greet tourists from around the globe imagefile 3259 Nov 30, 2017
Incheon International Airport completed construction on its second passenger terminal at the end of September this year. It officially opens on Jan. 18, 2018, ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Olymp...  

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