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Korea, as seen through stamps
Apr 20, 2016
The second series of Science in Korea stamps is released by Korea Post. Joseon's Jang Yeong-sil and Heo Jun and modern times' Lee Tae-kyu are featured on the postage stamps.Korea Post has selected Jang Yeong-sil (장영실, 蔣英實), Heo Jun (허준, 許浚) and Lee Tae-kyu (이태규, 李泰圭) to be induct...


Korean recipes: buckwheat noodles, rolled pancakes
Apr 18, 2016
Buckwheat pancakes, or memil chongtteok, are made from buckwheat grown mostly in Gangwon, Pyeongan or Hamgyeong provinces. It's a well-known local delicacy. Known for its light and clear taste accompanied by a savory smell, buckwheat is one of the most popular grains and ingre...


K-pop becomes part of regular programming
Apr 18, 2016
"Now is K-POP" or " Teraz K-POP" in Polish, airs on the national radio station, gains popularity in Poland. K-pop is gaining explosive popularity in Poland. The Korean Cultural Center Poland announced on April 15 that a new radio program "Now is K-POP" or "Te...


May abounds with traveler discounts
Apr 18, 2016
May is the perfect month of the year for a getaway, and as April ends the month is drawing near. Around this time of year, a set of travel packages and discounts is awaiting spring adventurers during the so-called 2016 Spring Travel Week, a domestic tourism promotion ca...


Janggu drums bring Korea, Nigeria together
Apr 18, 2016
Participants in a janggu drum workshop perform with traditional percussion instruments from both Korea and Nigeria on Apr. 12 at the Korean Cultural Centre Nigeria. Korean traditional janggu drums have brought fun and excitement to Nigeria. A special performance was...


"Descendants of the Sun" finished with a beautiful kiss
Apr 15, 2016
“Song-Song Couple” and “Goo-Won Couple” join together and share a kiss, leading to a happy ending. The KBS soap opera "Descendants of the Sun" has wrapped up happily ever after, with the final episode grabbing the highest ratings in the series. On April 14, the fi...


Hahoe Village keeps alive traditions, heritage
Apr 15, 2016
The Hahoe Village in Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, is one of the few areas around the country that still upholds the traditional shape of Confucian towns and society. A bird's eye view of the Hahoe Village can be seen from the Buyongdae Cliffs (부용대, 芙蓉臺).The Buyongdae Cliffs...

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The photo of Song Joong-ki clothed the cadet uniform re...
Apr 15, 2016
Song Joong-ki smiles in the uniform of a military cadet.Actor Song Joong-ki plays the lead male character Yoo Si-jin in the wildly popular "Descendants of the Sun" evening KBS drama. The broadcaster released the photo of the character in his cadet uniform on its official Instagra...


Song-Song Couple in 'Descendants of the Sun'
Apr 15, 2016
Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo, called the “Song-Song Couple,” pose playfully.Song Hye-kyo and Song Joong-ki -- no relation to each other -- are called the "Song-Song Couple" and are at the peak of their popularity these days. Here, Song Hye-kyo uploads some playful selfies to he...


Stingray (1998) by Kim Joo-Young
Apr 15, 2016
At about 40 percent of the way through the book, you begin to see Kim Joo-young's world. Born in 1939 in rural Gyeongsangbuk-do Province (North Gyeongsang Province), Kim Joo-young published "Stingray" ("홍어") in 1998 in the pages of Author's World (작가 세계). He says the book is to h...