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118 Other Tips Discovering Korean culture via 'K-healing imagefile 121 May 21, 2020 14:17
Korea.net on May 20 hosted a ceremony at its Seoul office to launch its multichannel network for promoting Korea and inducting the ninth class of Honorary Reporters of the Korean Culture and In...  
117 History Shades of History imagefile 223 Mar 16, 2020 09:40
Color’s Societal Roles Colors have indicated social class and status throughout the millennia-long history of the Korean Peninsula. Specific colors were used in earlier times to identify societal const...  
116 Other Tips Historical seals from Joseon Dynasty returned to Korea imagefile 227 Feb 24, 2020 18:02
The guksae (national seal) Daegunjubo (left) and the eobo (royal seal) named the Royal Seal of Hyojong (right) will be displayed from Feb. 22 to March 8 at the National Palace Museum of Korea in Seoul....  
115 Other Tips What's to like about Korea? Plenty, say foreigners imagefile 221 Feb 06, 2020 09:44
The Korean Culture and Information Service released on Feb. 4 the results of a poll conducted last year on Korea's national image. Of the 5,453 respondents who expressed a positive perception of...  
114 Other Tips Hanok Villages imagefile 281 Dec 16, 2019 10:26
The recent revival of interest in modernized traditional Korean houses (called hanok) among architectural designers and house buyers from across Korea has also helped attract numerous tourists to Korea’s ol...  
113 Other Tips Korea's traditional martial arts, Taekwondo imagefile 298 Nov 29, 2019 11:16
Originated in Korea, Taekwondo is a martial art of self-defence in which the competitors use both their hands and feet. In ancient times, Koreans practiced Taekwondo as a mandatory preparation for w...  
112 Other Tips [About Korea] Traditional Arts imagefile 334 Nov 21, 2019 10:26
Gugak Performance of Yeomillak (“Joy of the People”), court music composed during the reign of King Sejong in the 15th century. The term gugak, which literally means “national music,” refers to tradit...  
111 Other Tips Korea's Festivals and Holidays imagefile 328 Nov 15, 2019 17:47
Festivals The Lunar New Year’s Day (Seol or Seollal), which is generally regarded as the most important of all the traditional seasonal festivals, is celebrated with a special festival food called tte...  
110 History Park in Kazakhstan honoring ethnic Koreans to be built imagefile 337 Nov 08, 2019 17:31
A rock with a sign informs visitors that Bastobe Hill in the town of Ushtobe in the Almaty Region of Kazakhstan was where the first ethnic Koreans in Central Asia settled (left). A park commemo...  
109 History Tomb relics hint at ancient rites imagefile 356 Oct 29, 2019 14:34
Tomb No. 518, one of the ancient tombs unearthed in Jisan-dong, Goryeong, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, consists of a main chamber and five additional chambers, presumably for people buried with the own...  
108 History Kim YuShin (김유신, 金庾信) (A.D. 595-A.D. 673) imagefile 413 Oct 25, 2019 11:31
Kim YuShin (김유신, 金庾信) (A.D. 595-A.D. 673) Kim YuShin (김유신, 金庾信) (A.D. 595-A.D. 673), the great warrior-general of Korean legend, looms large in the tales we have from the "History" and the "...  
107 Other Tips Poet becomes first Korean to receive Canadian literary prize imagefile 356 Oct 23, 2019 10:44
Poet Kim Hyesoon is the first Korean winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize, which boasts the highest cash award for poetry in Canada. (Screen capture from Griffin Poetry Prize's official homepage...  
106 Language Loving Korea More than Koreans – Homer B. Hulbert imagefile 368 Oct 15, 2019 17:24
"One who should not be forgotten by Koreans even for a single day." This is what freedom fighter Ahn Jung-geun, who was imprisoned in 1909 at Lushun Prison in China after assassinating Hirobumi It...  
105 Other Tips Chuseok customs change with passage of time, social trends imagefile 386 Oct 15, 2019 16:41
The customs observed during Chuseok (Full Moon Harvest) have changed over time. Chuseok (Full Moon Harvest) is observed on Aug. 15 of the lunar year as one of the two biggest holidays in Korea. Though...  
104 History Former first lady, social activist Lee Hee-ho dies at 96 imagefile 443 Jun 14, 2019 13:24
Former first lady Lee Hee-ho in December 1987 speaks to female voters at an election rally for her husband Kim Dae-jung on Jeju-do Island. (Yonhap News) Former first lady Lee Hee-ho, part of Korea's...  
103 History The journey toward peace on the Korean Peninsula imagefile 1092 Mar 16, 2018 13:09
 
102 Other Tips 2016 South and North Korea through Statistics imagefile 1413 Dec 28, 2017 16:20
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101 Transportation High-speed train to connect Seoul, Gangneung imagefile 1320 Dec 14, 2017 10:21
The KTX Gyeonggang high-speed train, which runs between Seoul Station and Gangneung Station in 1 hour and 54 minutes, began selling tickets on Nov. 30. Ticket sales are now three times higher than ...  
100 Other Tips What comics reveal about Korea imagefile 1463 Dec 14, 2017 10:19
By Tim Alper Comic fever is highly contagious. It has already spilled overseas. Messenger apps like Kakao Talk and Line, as well as a host of others, have launched successful Japanese and simplified Chi...  
99 Other Tips The Candlelight Revolution in American Eyes image 4016 Nov 10, 2017 17:43
John Delury attends a candlelight demonstration with his children this past winter. (John Delury) By John Delury, professor at Yonsei University I was sitting with my son in the airport lounge in...  

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