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182 Boryeong Mud Festival imagefile 11123 Jul 03, 2015
Of the numerous festivals in Korea, it is the Boryeong Mud Festival that probably attracts the largest number of international visitors. During the festival period, tourists flock to the area to exper...  
181 Largest military sports fest hopes to foster peace imagefile 11077 Oct 05, 2015
The world's largest military sports competition kicked off Friday in the central South Korean city of Mungyeong amid hopes for a world without war and blessings from the president of the host countr...  
180 CNN reports on Korea's ancient fortress wall imagefile 10962 Feb 23, 2015
CNN's Global Treasure show, a TV program that explores UNESCO World Heritage Sites across the world, recently shed light on Korea's Namhansanseong Fortress in Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do (Gyeonggi Province)....  
179 Shopping imagefile 10949 Jan 02, 2015
South Korea is known as a shoppers' paradise, offering a great variety of items at reasonable prices. Tourists may purchase many necessities and souvenir items at any of the hundreds of shops in departmen...  
178 German soap opera wins Seoul Drama Awards imagefile 10792 Sep 14, 2015
(From left) Stefan Gottfried Kolditz, Jana Brandt and Benjamin Benedict, producers of the German miniseries 'Naked Among Wolves,' enjoy the moment as they stand on the podium after winning the Gran...  
177 The Story of Chunhyang imagefile 10762 Feb 03, 2017
When I asked around, I found that most people know Korea by either its TV shows, its pop music or its cuisine. Those all play a big role in promoting Korea. Some of these have very broad resonanc...  
176 Self-driving buses to debut in Sejong from 2021 imagefile 10603 Oct 15, 2019
The nation's administrative capital of Sejong will start offering self-driving bus service from 2021. The country's administrative capital of Sejong from 2021 will be the first region in the country ...  
175 'Owls,' 'chipmunks' carry Seoulites late at night, early in the morning 'Owls,' 'chipmunks' carry Seoulites late at night, early in the morning imagefile 10485 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...  
174 Nat'l park service lists 6 lesser-known spots to see sunrise, sunset imagefile 10472 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 ...  
173 World leaders honor Korean independence imagefile 10443 Aug 19, 2015
Heads of state from around the globe have sent congratulatory messages to Seoul to mark Korea’s 70th anniversary of independence. President Park Geun-hye received messages of congratulations from the leade...  
172 Korea, EU to put FTA into effect by end 2015 imagefile 10433 Sep 17, 2015
President Park Geun-hye and President of the European Council Donald Tusk agreed to make sure the Korea-EU FTA takes effect this year. The agreement came at the Korea-EU summit meeting on Sept. 15 at ...  
171 UN-Habitat, urban experts discuss future of city planning policies 10396 Dec 23, 2015
City planning and urban policy experts from Korea and elsewhere have discussed the future of cities and national urban policies in Incheon. An international conference, "The Future of National U...  
170 Korea, Turkey cooperate on Hittite restorations imagefile 10388 Oct 19, 2015
High school and college students in Korea study world history as part of their regular curriculum. Deep in their world history textbooks about ancient civilizations, the young learners stumble across the...  
169 Korean War veteran revisits Korea after 65 years imagefile 10378 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...  
168 G20 leaders join forces to tackle terrorism, refugee crisis imagefile 10370 Nov 17, 2015
The leaders of the G20 states adopted the G20 Leader’s Communiqué and the G20 Statement on the fight against terrorism. Pictured are the leaders attending the 2015 G20 Antalya Summit in Antalya, T...  
167 Koreas agree on family reunions in Oct. imagefile 10356 Sep 09, 2015
Red Cross delegations from both Koreas hold working-level talks at the House of Peace in Panmunjom, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do Province. They agreed to hold reunions for families separated since the Korean War...  
166 Asia celebrates ‘Descendants of the Sun’ marriage imagefile 10336 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...  
165 S. Korea falls to Russia in women's volleyball imagefile 10319 Aug 09, 2016
South Korea fell to Russia in women's volleyball at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Monday, unable to contain the opponent's relentless attack in the late stage. After a seesaw battle early, Russia c...  
164 Korean footballer lauded as Asia’s ‘Messi,’ Korea’s ‘Maradona’ imagefile 10288 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 ...  
163 Hanbok fashion show lights up Canberra imagefile 10276 Sep 25, 2015
A Hanbok fashion show was held on Sept. 22 at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra. Models including Jang Yoon-ju showed off the beauty of traditional Korean attire in front of an...  

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