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262 First snowfall in Seoul imagefile 16855 Nov 19, 2013
With a rapid drop in temperature, the first snow of the season fell on November 18 in Seoul and a few other cities across the peninsula. Pictured is Bukhansan Mountain and the Pyeongchang-dong n...  
261 Speed skater Lee breaks own world record 3 times imagefile 24099 Nov 20, 2013
In just one week, Korea’s leading female speed skater Lee Sang-hwa has broken three world records, all her own. This raises high hopes for gold at the upcoming Sochi Winter Olympic Games in 2014. ...  
260 CNN reports on ‘the 10 bests’ of Korea imagefile 12988 Nov 29, 2013
CNN recently published a travel piece about Korea, titled “10 things South Korea does better than anywhere else.” The top South Korean characteristic that grabbed CNN’s attention was the nation...  
259 Christmas tree lights up central Seoul imagefile 15207 Dec 02, 2013
The plaza in front of City Hall in downtown Seoul was twinkling with festive cheer last Saturday night as the lights on the 18 meter Christmas tree were switched on. On November 30, citizens...  
258 Korean luge team gearing up for gold imagefile 15200 Dec 09, 2013
Korea’s national luge team is experiencing growing pains for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Though luge is one of the official sporting events of the Winter Olympics, it isn’t very pop...  
257 Korea to host U-20 World Cup 2017!!!! imagefile 15125 Dec 09, 2013
South Korea will host the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in 2017, announced the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) on December 5. FIFA made the announcement after a vote durin...  
256 Postal workers serve elderly living alone across the country imagefile 15684 Dec 16, 2013
A postal worker found an 80-year-old lady unconscious lying on the street and saved her life while she was delivering the mail in Muju, Jeollabuk-do (North Jeolla Province). In Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do (...  
255 Ice rink opens at Seoul Plaza imagefile 22554 Dec 18, 2013
Skaters enjoy the ice rink at Seoul Plaza in front of City Hall on its opening day this year on December 16. It will be open for 70 days until the end of February 2014. (Photo: Jeon Han) ...  
254 Korea's inbound tourists hit 12 million imagefile 15207 Dec 30, 2013
The number of overseas tourists who visit Korea has exceeded 12 million for the first time. A special event was held to mark the arrival of the 12 millionth tourist to visit Korea in 2013 at Jeju ...  
253 Son Heung-min top Asian footballer of 2013: ESPN imagefile 26967 Jan 03, 2014
Leading U.S. sports channel ESPN has selected Son Heung-min of Bayer Leverkusen as its top Asian footballer of 2013. The Korean soccer player played a central role in his team’s third-place finish...  
252 Korea sends its largest ever team of Olympians to Sochi imagefile 17958 Jan 06, 2014
The number of athletes Korea is sending to the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics is expected to be higher than ever before. A total of 61 Korean athletes are expected to compete in 13 Winter Olympi...  
251 Korea is the most innovative country: Bloomberg imagefile 14818 Jan 29, 2014
Korea has been selected as the most innovative country in the world. According to Bloomberg, Korea scored a total of 92.10 points, ranking first in its Global Innovation Index, up from second ...  
250 First signs of spring across the peninsula imagefile 16607 Feb 10, 2014
Spring has come early this year. The Korea Forest Service (KFS) announced on January 19 that the yellow wintersweet flower (Chimonanthus praecox L. Meratia Loises) has begun to bloom in Jinju, in t...  
249 Spring flower festivals to delight travelers imagefile 33415 Mar 17, 2014
As the winter chill slowly ends, tourists are awaiting news of the arrival of spring flowers. The Korea Metrological Administration released on March 13 a map depicting the dates on which the cherr...  
248 Tourists flock to soap opera filming locations imagefile 26070 Mar 24, 2014
Seoul Broadcasting System’s (SBS) famous soap opera “My Love From the Star” has been attracting overseas visitors to its filming locations. As the drama is currently enjoying great popularity in China, ...  
247 Arirang thrills NY audiences imagefile 14220 Mar 28, 2014
The tune of Arirang, a traditional Korean folk song, echoed across New York City on March 18. An Arirang-themed festival, “Arirang, Knocking on the Heart of America!,” took place in the multi-cul...  
246 K-Pop collaboration newest trend in pop world imagefile 15244 Apr 01, 2014
All music that originates in Korea and that gains popularity overseas is broadly defined as "K-Pop." This umbrella term was first introduced only in the late 1990s. Up until that time, "popular music" was ...  
245 Ugandan officials visit to learn the 'Korean Way' imagefile 14505 Apr 02, 2014
A group of Ugandan public officials arrived in Korea on March 24 to study Korea's city and provincial government administration systems. A total of 15 Ugandan officials will take part in a three-week ...  
244 All eyes on Korean-made games in San Francisco imagefile 16550 Apr 02, 2014
Attention is turning to Korea’s video game technology. The Game Developers Conference (GDC), one of the world’s biggest video game-themed events, was held in San Francisco, California, from March ...  
243 Yeouido Spring Flower Festival imagefile 15952 Apr 07, 2014
Every year when spring comes with its warmer weather, there are cascades of colorful flowers, with the Hangang River in the background, along the boulevards of Yeouido in western Seoul. There are 1...  

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