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136 President surprises fans with opening pitch imagefile 8143 Oct 29, 2013
t was truly a surprise, exciting the more than 25,000 baseball fans packed in the bleachers. President Park Geun-hye showed up to throw the first pitch in the third game of the Korean Series 2013 ...  
135 UNESCO likely to list kimchi as cultural heritage item imagefile 4108 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...  
134 Tourist police division launched to help visitors imagefile 6306 Oct 21, 2013
On every street corner and across every avenue of Seoul, visitors to Korea’s capital will now be able to contact the “tourist police,” ready to ease inconveniences, help with petty crime and ...  
133 Korea tops global IT competitiveness 2012: ITU imagefile 6171 Oct 16, 2013
Korea topped the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Development Index (IDI), as compiled by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), for the third year running. The ITU ranks ...  
132 Korea agrees on currency swap with Indonesia, UAE imagefile 4001 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...  
131 Korean slugger joins MLB’s 20-20 club imagefile 5877 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...  
130 Enjoy street performances with Hi Seoul Festival 2013 imagefile 4213 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 ...  
129 Chuseok holidays filled with cultural delights imagefile 6751 Sep 17, 2013
During the Chuseok holiday, a variety of events catering to people of all ages are taking place at palaces, museums, and royal tombs around the country. Various performances and participatory events open ...  
128 UN chief stresses passion, compassion for Korean youths imagefile 7495 Aug 27, 2013
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon became a source of inspiration for Korean students at a meeting he had in Chungju, Chungcheongbuk-do (North Chungcheong Province). The UN chief gave a special lecture ...  
127 Check out K-fashion at Dongdaemun fashion show imagefile 6851 Aug 27, 2013
The stereotype that all fashion shows are only for expensive brands will be broken at a new style of fashion show in Dongdaemun, the spot well-known for shopping among fashionistas. The Ministry of...  
126 Wirelessly recharged electric bus rolls out imagefile 7252 Aug 14, 2013
A new model of electric bus made its maiden voyage on the road in Gumi, Gyeongsangbuk-do (North Gyeongsang Province) on August 6. Powered through wireless recharging, this new electric bus operates with...  
125 Asiana crew focus on just one thing; saving passengers image 8884 Jul 10, 2013
Cabin manager Lee Yun-hye (photo courtesy of Asiana Airlines) “All I could think about at the moment was to carry passengers off the plane as quickly as possible.” This is what cabin manager Lee Yun...  
124 Park to make history in LPGA image 5423 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...  
123 Korea, Canada come together in 2013 image 5900 Jul 02, 2013
2013 marks a very important year for relations between the Republic of Korea and Canada. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, as ...  
122 More Chinese tourists opt for independent travel in Korea image 5012 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 ...  
121 ‘Queen of figure skating’ sends a message of peace image 15192 Jun 25, 2013
Queen of figure skating Kim Yu-na met with the sensational musical Les Miserables on the ice, creating a moving and unforgettable “musical ice show.” Les Miserable during the June 21 musical ice show, All...  
120 Foreign diplomats visit Baengnyeong Island to honor Cheonan victims image 11649 Jun 19, 2013
Foreign ambassadors in Korea for the first time have paid a visit to Baengnyeongdo (Baengnyeong Island), the country’s northernmost point in the Yellow Sea. Located in Incheon’s Ongjin-gun (Ongjin ...  
119 President, Facebook CEO discuss creative economy image 4872 Jun 19, 2013
President Park Geun-hye discussed her creative economy vision and ways to support venture startups with Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, the world’s top social network website. At a meeti...  
118 Ryu ‘more of an artist,’ Dodgers manager image 11151 Jun 04, 2013
Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers earned his first complete game shutout in his Major League Baseball career by putting on a flawless performance in both pitching and batting. Kore...  
117 Summer arrives in Korea image 6638 Jun 04, 2013
The temperature in Seoul hits 28 degrees on May 31, heralding the onset of summer ahead of the first weekend in June. Seoul residents will have sunny or cloudy days without rain for the first week ...  

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