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285 A new express train to carry passengers to PyeongChang Olympic Games imagefile 1835 Jan 06, 2017
Athletes of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games and Olympic-goers, alike, will be able to travel from the Incheon International Airport right to the venues for the upcoming sporting events i...  
284 Korea in the letters of a non-Korean imagefile 1836 Jan 26, 2017
Our history begins in 2008 with the first visit to Korea by the Colombian journalist and writer Andres Felipe Solano. He met Yi Soojeong, who later became his wife and with whom he would return ...  
283 Seoul, Paris, London gather to clear the air imagefile 1840 Apr 06, 2017
Mayors from Seoul, Paris and London jointly launch the new Global Car Scoring System, a rating system to measure car emissions. Seoul Mayor Park Won Soon (left) speaks about the system with London May...  
282 Silver shines brighter than gold in Sapporo imagefile 1845 Feb 23, 2017
Kodaira Nao of Japan (left) and Lee Sang-hwa of Korea, who finished in first and second places in the ladies’ 500-meter speed skating event at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games on Feb. 21, ex...  
281 Air Force taps 3 female pilots as vice squadron leaders imagefile 1851 Jan 06, 2017
South Korea's Air Force said Tuesday it tapped three female pilots as vice commanders of operational squadrons, marking a first for the service. Last month, the three were promoted as the second-in-comm...  
280 My first Seollal Lunar New Year's with my new in-laws imagefile 1851 Jan 26, 2017
For my first Seollal Lunar New Year's as a married woman, I didn’t really know what to expect from one of the biggest traditional holidays of the year. In order to get an understanding of that...  
279 Canopic jars come to Seoul imagefile 1856 Jan 20, 2017
Canopic jars and lids are made of limestone and date back to ancient Egypt's 26th Dynasty (664 B.C.-525 B.C.). Canopic jars stored the stomach, intestines, lungs and livers of the mummies. The heart w...  
278 Pres. office's front road to be promoted as new Seoul attraction imagefile 1856 Jun 29, 2017
First lady Kim Jung-sook (center) and a crowd on June 26 walk along the pedestrian road in front of Cheong Wa Dae. By Yoon Sojung Photos = Presidential Security Service The road in front of C...  
277 Why the world is going crazy over "Goblin: The Lonely and Great God" imagefile 1857 Jan 06, 2017
God, this drama is the BOMB! I can’t even! I don’t even know where to start with my praises for this awesome new Korean drama. I’ve been watching Korean soap operas for a few years now. I don...  
276 Incheon Int'l Airport Terminal 2 ready to greet tourists from around the globe imagefile 1878 Nov 30, 2017
Incheon International Airport completed construction on its second passenger terminal at the end of September this year. It officially opens on Jan. 18, 2018, ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Olymp...  
275 Wintertime street snacks to beat the cold imagefile 1884 Jan 26, 2017
Jjinbbang, or steamed buns filled with a sweet bean paste, are the ideal snack for the wintertime. These pocket-sized buns, served fresh from the steamer, also warm up your hands in the blistering cold...  
274 Abandoned mine becomes must-visit tourist attraction imagefile 1889 Mar 03, 2017
In 2010, only about 3,000 tourists visited Gwangmyeong in Gyeonggi-do Province. However, by 2015, that number had jumped 514 times, hitting 1.54 million. The secret behind the surprising boost is the G...  
273 CNN ranks Korea as world's sixth coolest nation imagefile 1889 Jul 21, 2017
CNN Travel has Korea in sixth place among the world’s coolest countries in its July 12 article, calling Koreans 'the best drinking buddies in the world.' (CNN Travel) By Sohn JiAe CNN Travel...  
272 Gov't to support biotech, medicine for economic growth imagefile 1910 Apr 13, 2017
Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn (right) browses through one of the kiosks at the Bio Korea 2017 trade fair on April 12. “We are going all out to foster the 'bio-health' industr...  
271 Report published on ancient Joseon cargo vessel imagefile 1912 Nov 14, 2016
An assortment of pottery and celadon is discovered on board the Taean Mado No. 4 ship, an ancient vessel from Joseon times that sank in the waters around Mado Island in Taean-gun County, Chunche...  
270 Entertainment, cuisine at 2018 Winter Olympic host city lures global media imagefile 1930 Feb 23, 2017
“Skiing on the slopes, a Korea-style jimjilbang (찜질방) hot sauna, and Hanwoo beef (한우, 韓牛).” These are three things that CNN says you must do when you visit Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province, one ...  
269 The Story of Chunhyang imagefile 1953 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...  
268 Mobile banking apps now cater for non-Koreans imagefile 1955 Aug 11, 2017
Since 2013, Woori Bank has been providing its Woori Global Banking services to its non-citizen customers. It allows them to do regular banking business on their smartphone through the app. The ser...  
267 Seong of Baekje, the Holy King (성왕, 聖王) imagefile 1957 Feb 03, 2017
Seong of Baekje, the Holy King (성왕, 聖王) (r. 523-554) Seong was instrumental in the Baekje resurgence and in founding its new capital. He made Buddhism the official state religion and reigned over ...  
266 May presents golden opportunity for getaway imagefile 1967 Apr 27, 2017
Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn delivers a speech during a cabinet meeting at Seoul's government complex on April 25. (Prime Minister's Office) "There should be an abundance of ...  

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