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216 Ugandan officials visit to learn the 'Korean Way' imagefile 12335 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 ...  
215 Clothing imagefile 12301 Dec 29, 2014
Koreans weaved cloth with hemp and arrowroot and raised silkworms to produce silk. During the Three Kingdoms period, men wore jeogori (jacket), baji (trousers), and durumagi (overcoat) with a hat, belt and ...  
214 Korean slugger joins MLB’s 20-20 club imagefile 12298 Oct 01, 2013
Unstoppable locomotive Choo Shin-soo of the Cincinnati Reds has again showed his prowess. In a home match against the New York Mets on September 23 (Cincinnati time), Choo joined the 20-20 club in...  
213 Korea ranked 2nd in soft power by UK magazine Monocle imagefile 12152 Dec 08, 2020
The British global affairs magazine Monocle in its latest issue has ranked Korea second in global soft power after Germany. The British global affairs magazine Monocle in its latest issue has ranked Kore...  
212 UNESCO likely to list kimchi as cultural heritage item imagefile 12081 Oct 29, 2013
Kimchi and kimchi-making culture is likely to be listed by UNESCO as one of humanity’s intangible cultural heritage items, it was announced on October 23. According to the Cultural Heritage Administrati...  
211 Park to make history in LPGA image 12066 Jul 04, 2013
With growing international attention and expectations, the world is watching Park Inbee, a female golfer who became the second player in LPGA history to win the first three major championships of...  
210 Jeju Island hallabongs now available in US imagefile 11869 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...  
209 Korea, African nations cooperate in water resource development imagefile 11865 Nov 12, 2013
Korea and four African nations have joined forces to ensure the future of safe drinking water. Water resource policymakers from Korea and the African nations, as well as Korean companies involved in ...  
208 Arirang thrills NY audiences imagefile 11824 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...  
207 More Chinese tourists opt for independent travel in Korea image 11786 Jul 01, 2013
A recent article in the China Youth Daily highlighted the merits of Korean tourism. Based on his latest experiences in Korea, the journalist provided insight into what aspects of Korea fascinate a ...  
206 Canadian sitcom 'Kim’s Convenience' going strong in 3rd season imagefile 11772 Jan 25, 2019
The Canadian sitcom "Kim’s Convenience" on CBC Television tells of a Korean-Canadian family that runs a convenience store in Toronto. From left: Jung, the son; Yong-mi, the mother; Sang-il, the f...  
205 Enjoy traditional music and art together imagefile 11461 Oct 14, 2014
The beauty of gugak, Korea's traditional style of music, and the classical blue and white porcelain of the Joseon kingdom will be showcased at the National Museum of Korea on October 19. The traditional...  
204 Asian Games torch lights up Seoul imagefile 11167 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...  
203 CNN reports on ‘the 10 bests’ of Korea imagefile 11144 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...  
202 Lee Seung Gi and SNSD′s Yoona confirm split imagefile 11001 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 ...  
201 Enjoy street performances with Hi Seoul Festival 2013 imagefile 10835 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 ...  
200 Fine Arts imagefile 10707 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...  
199 Korea agrees on currency swap with Indonesia, UAE imagefile 10703 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...  
198 Dutch king meets 350-year-old compatriot imagefile 10628 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 ...  
197 North Korean delegation attends Incheon Asian Games closing ceremony imagefile 10571 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-...  

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