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208 First signs of spring across the peninsula imagefile 9393 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...  
207 The Best under Heaven, the Celadons of Korea imagefile 9381 Nov 16, 2012
The National Museum of Korea is holding the second largest Goryeo Dynasty celadon exhibit since the first exhibit in 1989. The 2012 Special Exhibition “The Best under Heaven, the Celadons of ...  
206 ‘Special Hands’ extends to seven countries imagefile 9352 Feb 06, 2013
The athletes cross the finish line during the cross country running event on January 30, the first day of the Special Olympics (photo: Jeon Han). With around 3,000 participants from 106 countries,...  
205 Green Groove Festival imagefile 9345 Jul 12, 2012
Green Groove Festival, held from July 21 to 22 on Daecheon Beach in Chungcheongnam-do, began due to increasing interest in environmental, climate change and energy issues. The festival aims to inc...  
204 Korea's inbound tourists hit 12 million imagefile 9312 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 ...  
203 Summer arrives in Korea image 9228 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 ...  
202 2012 Mime Festival imagefile 9221 May 18, 2012
 
201 Check out K-fashion at Dongdaemun fashion show imagefile 9106 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...  
200 Chuseok holidays filled with cultural delights imagefile 9072 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 ...  
199 Korean-born diva sweeps Down Under imagefile 8936 Nov 04, 2013
When a petite Asian woman with no makeup stood up in front of the judges, she didn’t receive much attention at first. When asked by judges, "What can we expect from you?" she answered, "Awesome sin...  
198 Christmas tree lights up central Seoul imagefile 8836 Dec 02, 2013
The plaza in front of City Hall in downtown Seoul was twinkling with festive cheer last Saturday night as the lights on the 18 meter Christmas tree were switched on. On November 30, citizens...  
197 Exhibit at Unhyeongung palace imagefile 8789 Sep 12, 2012
Cultural Heritage Administration introduces the relatively unknown royals of late Joseon, kings and princes who have occupied the Unhyeon Palace through Black & White photographs exhibit. Free a...  
196 Korea tops global IT competitiveness 2012: ITU imagefile 8766 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 ...  
195 From 1945.8.15 to 1948.8.15 imagefile 8695 Aug 16, 2012
An outdoor photo exhibit has displayed items from the archives of the National Museum of Korean Contemporary History. The exhibit, entitled "From 1945.8.15 to 1948.8.15," depicts the three years ...  
194 Tourist police division launched to help visitors imagefile 8519 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 ...  
193 'Korea, world’s second-most innovative country' imagefile 8477 Feb 15, 2013
Korea is the second-most innovative country in the world according to Bloomberg Businessweek. In its annual Global Innovative Index, a list of the 50 most innovative countries, Korea gave away the ...  
192 Korea is the most innovative country: Bloomberg imagefile 8396 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 ...  
191 Yeouido Spring Flower Festival imagefile 8286 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...  
190 Korean luge team gearing up for gold imagefile 8246 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...  
189 K-Pop collaboration newest trend in pop world imagefile 8211 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 ...  

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