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Air show commemorates historic events
Sep 29, 2010
(Photo: Yonhap News)The Korean Air Force's Black Eagles aerobatic team flies over Seoul on September 28, 2010, during the anniversary of the recovery of the capital in 1950 during the Korean War. The anniversary was held also to commemorate Armed Forces Day of Korea (October 1). ...

Korean students win online video contest
Sep 29, 2010
An online video clip made by Korean students living overseas has won an international online video contest, coming from a strong field of nearly 600 entries portraying the contribution of the Internet to world peace.The entry by Miyoomo, an online community of Korean internationa...

Gyeongsangnam-do publishes guide book for living in Kor...
Sep 28, 2010
South Gyeongsang Province published a “Guide Book for Living in Korea” for the convenience of expats on September 15.The 287-page guide book gives detailed information on everyday life in Korea, including traffic information, the social welfare system, health and medical system, ...

An international training for medical exchange between ...
Sep 28, 2010
The City of Ulsan is hosting a medical training program for the Wuxi medical mission to further promote friendship between the two cities. Ulsan City announced that the Wuxi medical mission has been observing the Ulsan Geriatric Hospital since September 13 to lea...

National Museum of Korea to head ASEMUS
Sep 24, 2010
The National Museum of Korea (NMK) was appointed to head the committee for the Asia-Europe Museum Network (ASEMUS) from 2011 to 2014. NMK revealed last Wednesday (September 15) that the decision was made at the ASEMUS General Conference, held at Quai Branly Museum in Paris from S...

Seoul ranked fifth in tourism competitiveness among Asi...
Sep 24, 2010
Seoul ranked third in terms of human resources in tourism industry, and fifth in urbanization Has Seoul become a popular tourist destination? What is it about Seoul that is appealing to international tourists? The results of a survey released in August answer these questions.Seo...

A garden of green design
Sep 24, 2010
Over 5,000 designers from 100 nations gathered in Seoul to celebrate the opening of the Seoul Design Festival, which will run for 21 days, from Sept. 17 to Oct. 7. Two days prior to the opening ceremony, a press tour took place to showcase the “green” garden, made of recycled goo...

Learning about Chuseok at traditional markets
Sep 16, 2010
Visiting a traditional market with multicultural families With Korea’s harvest festival Chuseok just around the corner, events to help expatriates learn about Korean holidays and food culture are being held across the nation.The Agency for Traditional Market Administration ran...

Bus information terminals to expand citywide from Octob...
Sep 15, 2010
Busan City has announced it will install more Bus Information Terminals (BIT) on major roads in Busan and start their operation from the beginning of October.    A Bus Information System (or BIS) collects real-time data of buses’ locations, and then displays estimate...

Mongolian rescue workers take training course in Korea
Sep 14, 2010
Upon request from the Mongolian government, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) of Korea transferred some of its expertise to its Mongolian counterparts. Twenty rescue workers took part in a two week-long special training course, beginning on Aug. 24. The Mongolian ...