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164 Fuel cell electric vehicles catch on in Europe imagefile 11683 Apr 16, 2014
Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) are getting more and more attention in Europe, where there is a premium placed on environmentally friendly technology. Hyundai Motor has been chosen as a supplier...  
163 Dynamic Duo, SHINee roll across the Americas imagefile 7563 Apr 14, 2014
K-pop is rocking both American continents. On March 27, fans went crazy for hip-hop team Dynamic Duo as their music rocked the Millennium Stage at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing A...  
162 Korean literature reaches out to int'l readers at London Book Fair imagefile 13312 Apr 11, 2014
Korean literature shone in the spotlight at the 43rd London Book Fair held from April 8 to April 10. Korea was the fair's "market focus" this year, or guest of honor, under the slogan, "Books openi...  
161 Content moguls share creative know-how imagefile 14056 Apr 09, 2014
“An intriguing story, realistic, believable effects and characters with personality.” These are what Peter Del Vecho, a producer at Walt Disney Studios, cited as the main factors behind his animated...  
160 Yeouido Spring Flower Festival imagefile 6327 Apr 07, 2014
Every year when spring comes with its warmer weather, there are cascades of colorful flowers, with the Hangang River in the background, along the boulevards of Yeouido in western Seoul. There are 1...  
159 All eyes on Korean-made games in San Francisco imagefile 7579 Apr 02, 2014
Attention is turning to Korea’s video game technology. The Game Developers Conference (GDC), one of the world’s biggest video game-themed events, was held in San Francisco, California, from March ...  
158 Ugandan officials visit to learn the 'Korean Way' imagefile 4919 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 ...  
157 K-Pop collaboration newest trend in pop world imagefile 6066 Apr 01, 2014
All music that originates in Korea and that gains popularity overseas is broadly defined as "K-Pop." This umbrella term was first introduced only in the late 1990s. Up until that time, "popular music" was ...  
156 Arirang thrills NY audiences imagefile 5231 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...  
155 Tourists flock to soap opera filming locations imagefile 13466 Mar 24, 2014
Seoul Broadcasting System’s (SBS) famous soap opera “My Love From the Star” has been attracting overseas visitors to its filming locations. As the drama is currently enjoying great popularity in China, ...  
154 Spring flower festivals to delight travelers imagefile 14535 Mar 17, 2014
As the winter chill slowly ends, tourists are awaiting news of the arrival of spring flowers. The Korea Metrological Administration released on March 13 a map depicting the dates on which the cherr...  
153 First signs of spring across the peninsula imagefile 7760 Feb 10, 2014
Spring has come early this year. The Korea Forest Service (KFS) announced on January 19 that the yellow wintersweet flower (Chimonanthus praecox L. Meratia Loises) has begun to bloom in Jinju, in t...  
152 Korea is the most innovative country: Bloomberg imagefile 6544 Jan 29, 2014
Korea has been selected as the most innovative country in the world. According to Bloomberg, Korea scored a total of 92.10 points, ranking first in its Global Innovation Index, up from second ...  
151 Korea sends its largest ever team of Olympians to Sochi imagefile 9465 Jan 06, 2014
The number of athletes Korea is sending to the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics is expected to be higher than ever before. A total of 61 Korean athletes are expected to compete in 13 Winter Olympi...  
150 Son Heung-min top Asian footballer of 2013: ESPN imagefile 14151 Jan 03, 2014
Leading U.S. sports channel ESPN has selected Son Heung-min of Bayer Leverkusen as its top Asian footballer of 2013. The Korean soccer player played a central role in his team’s third-place finish...  
149 Korea's inbound tourists hit 12 million imagefile 7641 Dec 30, 2013
The number of overseas tourists who visit Korea has exceeded 12 million for the first time. A special event was held to mark the arrival of the 12 millionth tourist to visit Korea in 2013 at Jeju ...  
148 Ice rink opens at Seoul Plaza imagefile 12246 Dec 18, 2013
Skaters enjoy the ice rink at Seoul Plaza in front of City Hall on its opening day this year on December 16. It will be open for 70 days until the end of February 2014. (Photo: Jeon Han) ...  
147 Postal workers serve elderly living alone across the country imagefile 5544 Dec 16, 2013
A postal worker found an 80-year-old lady unconscious lying on the street and saved her life while she was delivering the mail in Muju, Jeollabuk-do (North Jeolla Province). In Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do (...  
146 Korea to host U-20 World Cup 2017!!!! imagefile 6346 Dec 09, 2013
South Korea will host the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in 2017, announced the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) on December 5. FIFA made the announcement after a vote durin...  
145 Korean luge team gearing up for gold imagefile 6400 Dec 09, 2013
Korea’s national luge team is experiencing growing pains for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Though luge is one of the official sporting events of the Winter Olympics, it isn’t very pop...  

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