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209 Bae Yong-joon posts photo with Park Soo-jin ahead of wedding imagefile 8171 Jul 29, 2015
Bae Yong-joon is set to marry Park Soo Jin in a private ceremony today, and ahead of the wedding, Bae Yong Joon uploaded a photo with his wife-to-be on Instagram along with a message for his fans. I...  
208 All foreign residents must get nat'l health insurance from July 16 imagefile 8221 Jun 14, 2019
From mid-July, non-Koreans who stay in Korea for six months or longer are required to subscribe to national health insurance. (National Health Insurance Service) All foreign nationals who stay in K...  
207 Haman represents Korea with watermelons, paprikas imagefile 8250 Apr 06, 2015
Ripe watermelons in a plastic greenhouse in Haman wait for harvesting. “Our annual income is over KRW 100 million.” This is not the salary of a bank manager or a corporate CEO. It's the story o...  
206 Museums and Theaters imagefile 8352 Jan 02, 2015
Korea abounds in cultural facilities of all levels and categories where people can enjoy exhibitions and stage performances throughout the year. These places offer an on-the-spot glimpse into the cultural...  
205 Exhibits trace history of Gyeongsang imagefile 8454 Feb 02, 2015
Two interesting exhibitions are underway in Gyeongsang-do (North and South Gyeongsang Provinces). The first is the “Dalseong, Matrix of Daegu” exhibit that has been going on at the Daegu Nationa...  
204 Bohemian glass comes to Seoul imagefile 8524 Feb 12, 2015
The Czech Republic is known for its well-preserved monumental architecture and relics from the Middle Ages. In addition to its rich culture and history, the Czech Republic was also the center of...  
203 Two year-end movies to warm your heart imagefile 8728 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 ...  
202 Festivals imagefile 9040 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...  
201 Lee Seung Gi to return as a singer in early June imagefile 9263 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 Music and Dance imagefile 9405 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...  
199 North Korean delegation attends Incheon Asian Games closing ceremony imagefile 9525 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-...  
198 Big Bang′s G-Dragon teams up with SeMA for art exhibition imagefile 9541 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 ...  
197 Lee Seung Gi and SNSD′s Yoona confirm split imagefile 9679 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 ...  
196 Korea agrees on currency swap with Indonesia, UAE imagefile 9686 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...  
195 Fine Arts imagefile 9715 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...  
194 Dutch king meets 350-year-old compatriot imagefile 9759 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 ...  
193 Enjoy street performances with Hi Seoul Festival 2013 imagefile 9768 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 ...  
192 Asian Games torch lights up Seoul imagefile 10141 Sep 19, 2014
One of the torch bearers runs along Sejongdae-ro with Gwanghwamun as a backdrop, in Seoul on September 16. The torch for the Incheon Asian Games 2014 arrived in Seoul on September 16, three day...  
191 CNN reports on ‘the 10 bests’ of Korea imagefile 10220 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...  
190 Joseon palaces meld philosophy, architecture, Confucianism imagefile 10288 Dec 12, 2016
A museum visitor appreciates the articles on exhibition at the National Palace Museum of Korea in Seoul on Dec. 7. The special exhibition ‘Timeless Marvels, the Construction of a Palace in Joseon...  

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