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17 All 38 foreign bank branches in Korea finish 2018 in black imagefile 1564 Apr 12, 2019
The Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) on April 2 said in a report that all 38 global bank branches operating in Korea finished in the black last year. (Iclickart) All 38 global bank branches op...  
16 DMZ Peace Trail opened to public for 1st time in 65 years imagefile 1466 May 10, 2019
Visitors on April 27 walk along a fortified coastal road known as the DMZ Peace Trail in Goseong-gun County, Gangwon-do Province. The trail has been opened to the public for the first time in ...  
15 Incheon Int'l Airport to soon open duty-free shops at arrival halls imagefile 1308 May 31, 2019
Duty-free shops at the arrival halls of Incheon International Airport will open on May 31. Pictured is an artist's conception of the Entas Duty-Free shop at the airport's Arrival Hall 2. (Inc...  
14 All foreign residents must get nat'l health insurance from July 16 imagefile 4935 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...  
13 Self-driving buses to debut in Sejong from 2021 imagefile 2901 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 ...  
12 Cutting-edge forensics helping make 'crime-free Korea' imagefile 563 Oct 23, 2019
Domestic forensics has made huge advances thanks to state-of-the-art techniques and high-tech equipment. (Korean National Police Agency) Between 1986 and 1991, nine women were brutally murdered in the ...  
11 Korean, ASEAN culture ministers pledge more cultural cooperation imagefile 546 Oct 25, 2019
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Yang-woo (center) on Oct. 24 poses for a photo with his counterparts from member nations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations at the 2019 Spe...  
10 Restaurateur's 'benevolent influence' movement helping needy children imagefile 984 Oct 29, 2019
The pasta restaurant Zinjja Pasta, whose name means "real pasta" in Korean and is located in the Sangsu-dong neighborhood of Seoul's Mapo-gu District, has a small poster on its window saying "benevolent i...  
9 Ex-nat'l soccer coach Cha to receive German honor imagefile 440 Nov 15, 2019
Cha Bum-kun in October 2017 gives an interview to Korea.net at his home in Seoul's Pyeongchang-dong neighborhood. He will receive the Federal Cross of Merit from the German government. Former nat...  
8 Why the 2019 ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit is important imagefile 332 Nov 21, 2019
Comprised of 10 Southeast Asian countries, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is located in one of the world's hottest areas. Economic growth in the region is reminiscent of Kore...  
7 Smart City Fair connects Korea and ASEAN imagefile 268 Nov 26, 2019
With the ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit underway, the Smart City Fair took place on Nov. 25 in Busan. The fair was held under the slogan “Smart Cities, Connecting Korea-ASEAN.” Minister of La...  
6 Singaporean PM shows love for Korea via SNS photos, comments imagefile 246 Dec 06, 2019
Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Nov. 24 uploaded comments and photographs of Gyeongui Line Forest Park in Seoul on his Twitter account. (Screen capture from Lee's Twitter account) ...  
5 Museum releases photos taken by Japanese colonial gov't imagefile 127 Dec 16, 2019
This is a photo taken by the Japanese colonial government in Korea of Sungnyemun (Namdaemun) Gate when it was covered with ivy. Photos of the country taken by Japan's Government-General of Korea d...  
4 Baduk (go) master beats AI program for 2nd time imagefile 155 Dec 19, 2019
Retiring baduk (go) grandmaster Lee Sedol on Dec. 18 plays HanDol, an artificial intelligence (AI) program developed by a Korean company, in Seoul's Gangnam District. Lee Sedol, one of the world's ...  
3 The 10 best places to enjoy sunsets and sunrises in Korea imagefile 130 Dec 30, 2019
People are watching the sunset at Taean Beach in Chungcheongnam-do Province, one of the 5 best places that the Korea National Park Service selected to see the sunset. The Korea National Park Se...  
2 Gangwon-do Province to host 2024 Winter Youth Olympics imagefile 43 Jan 13, 2020
Gangwon-do Province on Jan. 10 earned the right to host the fourth Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2024 at the 135th session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland. ...  
1 More school uniforms this year to sport Hanbok designs imagefile 25 Jan 17, 2020
More students this year will wear school uniforms sporting designs inspired by Hanbok (traditional Korean attire) under a joint project of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Ministr...  

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