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Angkor Wat to be rebuilt in Korean 3D technique
Sep 09, 2010
The Korea’s Educational Broadcasting System (EBS) in corporation with Cambodian National Television Kampuchea (TVK) is producing a 3-D documentary on the Khmer Empire and Angkor Wat.A two-episode documentary, “Angkor Wat” will cover the Khmer Empire during the 12th and 13th centu...

Seoul City to use new energy-saving elevators
Sep 08, 2010
Seoul Metropolitan Government announced on Monday (Sept. 6) that it has installed a “self-generator” in the elevator of its office building in Seosomun district.Whenever an elevator is used, there a small amount of energy and kinetic force is generated. Unable to facilitate the u...

Youth football team for multicultural kids to be establ...
Sep 08, 2010
A youth football team for multicultural children will be established for the first time in Korea. The Ansan Hallelujah Football Club will launch an inauguration ceremony for the M (multicultural)-kids Football Class at the city’s Wa Stadium on Wednesday Sept. 15. The city of An...

Seoul lends a hand to Africa
Sep 07, 2010
Seoul City, UN Foundation agree to send mosquito nets for malaria prevention One African family can be helped with just one mosquito net worth about $10. Therefore, the Seoul Metropolitan Government has set out to donate insecticidal mosquito nets to Africa, where as many as 3,0...

In Seoul, will it be Korean cuisine or ethnic?
Sep 06, 2010
The number of foreign residents in the heart of Seoul has surged over the past ten years. With this trend has come a growing selection of foreign cuisines.The foreign population in the city expanded to total 255,749 as of 2009, almost a four-fold jump from the total of 61,920 reg...

Seongam incineration plant to convert all domestic wast...
Sep 06, 2010
By April 2012, Seongam Domestic Waste Incineration Plant will be capable of incinerating all domestic waste. The steam energy generated during the incineration process will be supplied to local industrial facilities. The City of Ulsan launched ‘Seongam Domestic Waste Incin...

Selection of ticket design for Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea
Sep 06, 2010
The Organizing Committee for Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea said on August 18 that it selected two second prize winners and five honorable mention prize winners from among the artworks that were submitted to the Expo ticket design contest. The contest was conducted for 60 days from May 1....

A centennial history of Korea through posters
Sep 06, 2010
An exhibition to show the history of Korea through commercial posters is being held at Dongdaemun History and Culture Park in Seoul until Sept. 13th.Visitors will be able to enjoy about 140 pieces, ranging from a portrait of Emperor Gojong from the early 1300s, to a poster from 2...

Nanoomi brings the blogospheres together
Sep 03, 2010
Both Koreans and non-Koreans living in Korea have been blogging a long time, but until recently, both groups were talking past each other. Like ships in the night, both resident foreigners and Koreans would blog about the same issues, but with little to know communication between...

3rd edition of English/Korean labor law guide released
Sep 03, 2010
"A 30-year-old American man signed a contract that included three weeks temporary teaching with B English School in Korea. After three weeks, the school fired him, stating, "He doesn't have enough teaching skill to teach TESOL." The school also stated that he agreed to his dismis...