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184 Clothing imagefile 4186 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 ...  
183 Festivals imagefile 3414 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...  
182 Two year-end movies to warm your heart imagefile 3949 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 ...  
181 Dutch king meets 350-year-old compatriot imagefile 4810 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 ...  
180 Fine Arts imagefile 4208 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...  
179 Music and Dance imagefile 3571 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...  
178 Enjoy traditional music and art together imagefile 4234 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...  
177 North Korean delegation attends Incheon Asian Games closing ceremony imagefile 3742 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-...  
176 Asian Games torch lights up Seoul imagefile 4676 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...  
175 Happy Chuseok 2014 imagefile 5284 Sep 05, 2014
There will be a great migration of people across the Korean Peninsula beginning September 5. Major roads around the country will be jammed with an endless stream of traffic, as cars move at the speed ...  
174 Incheon Asian Games torch relay crosses country imagefile 5805 Aug 26, 2014
The ongoing torch relay for the Incheon Asian Games 2014 is building enthusiasm for the competition as it threads 5,700 kilometers through 17 provinces and cities. The Incheon Asian Games Organizing ...  
173 German singer falls in love with Korean songs image 30261 May 23, 2014
Many people, both past and present, have a special fondness for songs. There are countless records, both physical and oral, showing that people across the country have made songs and festivals part of ...  
172 Medical tourism figures on the rise image 9161 May 23, 2014
A 38-year-old woman from Khabarovsk, Russia, suffered from infertility throughout her 20-year marriage. After a series of unsuccessful pregnancies and two miscarriages, she consulted doctors in Russia, but could ...  
171 FDI regulations to be improved image 14596 May 20, 2014
The government will ease regulations on foreign direct investment (FDI) in order to improve business conditions in Korea, lessening the number of procedures required for foreign investors to invest...  
170 Latin America eyes Korean white goods image 15773 May 12, 2014
Central and South American markets have shown great interest in many things Korean, not limiting their interest to hip hop and pop groups and soap operas. Latin American consumers are now keeping a ...  
169 Children's songs bring Asia together image 13855 May 08, 2014
Seven Asian countries -- Korea, Mongolia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Uzbekistan, and the Philippines -- have recently made a children’s song book together. “Singing Asia to Live Together” was re...  
168 Kim Yuna commemorative medals go on sale image 11956 May 02, 2014
A limited edition of commemorative medals celebrating the career of figure skating sensation Kim Yuna, the “Queen of Figure Staking,” went on sale on April 21. The Korea Minting, Security Printing ...  
167 Commonwealth veterans remember Imgingang River battle image 10951 Apr 29, 2014
Sixty-three years on, modern Korea has remembered some of the 700 fallen soldiers of a British regiment who sacrificed their lives during the Korean War. The soldiers belonged to the Gloucestershire ...  
166 We are grateful for your condolences image 14269 Apr 23, 2014
Korea has been plunged into mourning following the tragic sinking of the Sewol-ho. The ferryboat sank dramatically on the morning of April 16 off the southwestern coast of Korea, near Jindo Island i...  
165 Korea, China, Russia, Mongolia cooperate on copyright image 18588 Apr 18, 2014
Korea, China, Russia and Mongolia held four-way talks on copyright law and intellectual property (IP), strengthening their cooperation on patents, trade secrets and trademarks. The workshop held in Seoul...  

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