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276 Moon Jae-in wins presidential election imagefile 132 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-...  
275 May presents golden opportunity for getaway imagefile 165 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 ...  
274 PyeongChang torch relay to cover 2,018 km across Korea imagefile 115 Apr 20, 2017
President Lee Hee-beom (right) of the organizing committee for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and honorary ambassador Kim Yuna pose for a photo in Seoul on April 17. The...  
273 Gov't to support biotech, medicine for economic growth imagefile 88 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...  
272 Seoul, Paris, London gather to clear the air imagefile 118 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...  
271 'My goal is to stand on the podium in PyeongChang' imagefile 147 Mar 24, 2017
Won Yun-jong (left), the pilot, and Seo Young-woo, the brakeman, finished the 2016-2017 BMW IBSF World Cup in third place after they came in fifth in the men’s bobsleigh race, the final race o...  
270 Spring has sprung along Jeju's canola trails imagefile 87 Mar 24, 2017
At the Seogwipo Yuchae Canola Flower International Walking Festival, held in Seogwipo-si, Jeju Island, on March 18 and 19, participants can walk on 5-km, 10-km or 15-km trails that weave through the isl...  
269 Culinary delight of Gangwon-do: freeze-dried pollack imagefile 93 Mar 24, 2017
“We’re all ready to serve during next year’s Olympic Games.” Kim Sunyeol runs Hwangtae Hoegwan (황태회관), one of the time-honored hwangtae (황태) restaurants in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province. The ...  
268 Baby’s big day imagefile 91 Mar 24, 2017
As in any country, a baby’s first birthday is a big deal in Korea. In the past, due to various reasons, such as famine and disease, many babies didn’t make it to their first birthday. So those that...  
267 Korean chopsticks attract Japanese diners imagefile 225 Mar 03, 2017
Chopsticks designed by artists from Cheongju are on display at the Nagoya Tabletop Show in Nagoya, Japan, on Jan. 18 and 19. Korean chopsticks will soon be lying more often at Japanese table settings....  
266 Abandoned mine becomes must-visit tourist attraction imagefile 139 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...  
265 Entertainment, cuisine at 2018 Winter Olympic host city lures global media imagefile 205 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 ...  
264 Silver shines brighter than gold in Sapporo imagefile 143 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...  
263 ‘Saimdang, Light’s Diary,’ though fictional, pursues truth imagefile 287 Feb 10, 2017
TV stars Lee Young-ae (left) and Song Seung-heon play the leads in the TV show ‘Saimdang, Light’s Diary.’ Shin Saimdang (신사임당, 申師任堂) (1504-1551), the epitome of a mid-Joseon perfect wife and ...  
262 Korean chopsticks attract Japanese diners imagefile 176 Feb 10, 2017
Chopsticks designed by artists from Cheongju are on display at the Nagoya Tabletop Show in Nagoya, Japan, on Jan. 18 and 19. rean chopsticks will soon be lying more often at Japanese table settings. ...  
261 Seong of Baekje, the Holy King (성왕, 聖王) imagefile 186 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 ...  
260 The Story of Chunhyang imagefile 174 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...  
259 Korea in the letters of a non-Korean imagefile 199 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 ...  
258 My first Seollal Lunar New Year's with my new in-laws imagefile 183 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...  
257 Wintertime street snacks to beat the cold imagefile 182 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...  

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