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283 CNN ranks Korea as world's sixth coolest nation imagefile 2180 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...  
282 Gov't to support biotech, medicine for economic growth imagefile 2181 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...  
281 Wintertime street snacks to beat the cold imagefile 2203 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...  
280 Abandoned mine becomes must-visit tourist attraction imagefile 2221 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...  
279 Air Force taps 3 female pilots as vice squadron leaders imagefile 2225 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...  
278 Canopic jars come to Seoul imagefile 2226 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...  
277 May presents golden opportunity for getaway imagefile 2239 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 ...  
276 Entertainment, cuisine at 2018 Winter Olympic host city lures global media imagefile 2245 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 ...  
275 Seong of Baekje, the Holy King (성왕, 聖王) imagefile 2250 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 ...  
274 Gov’t to actively respond to air pollution imagefile 2290 Jun 08, 2017
Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon announces the government’s policy direction on the environment, during a ceremony to mark the 22nd Environment Day at the KINTEX convention center in Ilsan, Go...  
273 Report published on ancient Joseon cargo vessel imagefile 2312 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...  
272 'Owls,' 'chipmunks' carry Seoulites late at night, early in the morning 'Owls,' 'chipmunks' carry Seoulites late at night, early in the morning imagefile 2312 Jul 06, 2017
The Seoul Metropolitan Government has been operating its late-night 'owl buses' (올빼미 버스) since 2013. Starting on June 26 this year, it has started operating early-morning 'chipmunk buses' (다람쥐 버...  
271 Mobile banking apps now cater for non-Koreans imagefile 2315 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...  
270 "Postman's Proposal" - Myeongdong Event for Free! imagefile 2336 Sep 29, 2016
"Postman's Proposal" We prepared the "wedding" on this Friday and Saturday. Welcome to Myeong-dong and please enjoy the show! Want to check out the event? Don't speak Korean? Don't worry! Non-Korean ...  
269 Cheong Wa Dae announces National Security Office vice chiefs imagefile 2351 May 25, 2017
Cheong Wa Dae spokesperson Park Su-hyun announces the appointment of two chiefs at the National Security Office, at the Chunchugwan press center at Cheong Wa Dae on May 24. (Jeon Han) Cheon W...  
268 Moon Jae-in wins presidential election imagefile 2406 May 11, 2017
Democratic Party of Korea candidate Moon Jae-in raises his hands to his supporters on the evening of May 9 after he was declared the winner of the presidential election. (Yonhap News) Moon Jae-...  
267 Rise in int'l marriages in Korea hits 13-year high: report imagefile 2426 Mar 29, 2019
The number of international marriages in Korea last year showed the biggest jump in 13 years, according to a marriage and divorce report released on March 20 by Statistics Korea. (iclickart) Internatio...  
266 Asia celebrates ‘Descendants of the Sun’ marriage imagefile 2430 Jul 13, 2017
Actors Song Joong-ki (left) and Song Hye-kyo, stars of the soap opera ‘Descendants of the Sun,’ announce on July 5 that they will tie the knot on Oct. 31 this year. (Song Hye-kyo’s Instagram f...  
265 The Story of Chunhyang imagefile 2442 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...  
264 Jeju volcanic caves declared Natural Monument imagefile 2472 Jan 13, 2017
Lava bridges are found in the Utsanjeongul Cave, part of the Volcanic Caves of the Upper Geomunoreum Lava Tube System, Natural Monument No. 552. The Volcanic Caves of the Upper Geomunoreum Lava Tu...  

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