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French hallyu fans greet K-pop idols
Jun 10, 2011
On June 8, Charles de Gaulle Airport was filled with young French people gathered to greet K-pop idol groups, including Girls’ Generation, F(X), SHINee and TVXQ, who arrived in Paris for the SMTown Live World Tour on June 10 and 11.By Yoon SojungKorea.net Staff Writer

The smile of young monks
Apr 25, 2011
As one of the events to celebrate Buddha's Birthday on May 10, children shave their heads and become monks at a ceremony on April 25 at Jogye Temple in Seoul. (Photo: Yonhap News)

Searching for survivors
Mar 16, 2011
Korean rescue workers searching for survivors in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, on March 15. The Korean government dispatched rescue workers to quake-devastated areas on March 14. (Yonhap News)By Yoon SojungKorea.net Staff Writer

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2011 is the Year for Korean Food
Feb 18, 2011
By Joe McPherson Writer and editor of Zen KimchiSince 2008, organizations that follow American food trends have been predicting the rise of Korean food in America. It slowly has been getting a foothold with dedicated foodies. In 2010, it showed signs of going mainstream. Now most...

[Contribution] South Korea and Poverty
Dec 28, 2010
By Troy Anthony Lennon, history editor of the Daily Telegraph, From Shared Growth Beyond Crisis: G20 Seoul Summit 2010, Assessments and Suggestions by International ExpertIf there is a symbol of how far South Korea has come since the bleak days when they suffered under Japanese r...

[Contribution] Successful G20 summit in Seoul–an import...
Dec 27, 2010
By Alexander Kruglov, contributor, former journalist at Itar-Tass, From Shared Growth Beyond Crisis: G20 Seoul Summit 2010, Assessments and Suggestions by International ExpertDespite the booming Russian-South Korean ties, Korea has never been a top story for the Russian media. Th...

[Contribution] Amazing Korea...Leeum Museum
Dec 24, 2010
By Dorothy Cann Hamilton, founder and CEO of The French Culinary Institute, The International Culinary Center, and The Italian Culinary Academy, From Shared Growth Beyond Crisis: G20 Seoul Summit 2010, Assessments and Suggestions by International Expert Being part of the G20 cult...

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Korean food comes of age
Dec 23, 2010
I had never been to South Korea before this year, and in just a few short months I have now been twice! The first time was to view the impressive food operations at Korean Airlines, the only airline to fly non-stop from Toronto to Seoul. It was mind-boggling to see how many diffe...

[Contribution] The G20 important roles in strengthening...
Dec 22, 2010
By Umar Juoro, author of The Crisis in Economic Theory, chairman of the Center for Information and Development Studies, chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bank Indonesia, From Shared Growth Beyond Crisis: G20 Seoul Summit 2010, Assessments and Suggestions by International Exper...

[Contribution] Seoul Summit of G20: cooperative competi...
Dec 21, 2010
By Ibrahim Ozturk, professor of Economics at Marmara University,From Shared Growth Beyond Crisis: G20 Seoul Summit 2010, Assessments and Suggestions by International ExpertsThe fifth G-20 summit was gathered at Seoul, the capital city of Korea. In the near past, I had the chance ...