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Korea Grand Sale returns with bountiful discounts
Jan 27, 2016
A wide range of discounts and sale prices will soon be applied to shopping items, accommodations and entertainments on offer to tourists across Korea. This year's Korea Grand Sale is being held throughout February and marks the "2016-2018 Visit Korea Year." The campaign a...

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Freeze cannot stop flowers from blooming
Jan 21, 2016
An Adonis amurensis blooms in January despite the cold weather. A freeze has arrived once again this January. In the middle of the freeze, though, a flower has bloomed. A few Adonis amurensis flowers have bloomed, showing their yellow petals at the Hongneung F...

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An ecofriendly life through design
Jan 18, 2016
An environmentally friendly life, in both the present and the future, is being designed here in Korea. The 2016 World Eco-Friendly Design Exhibition, set to kick off in Naju, Jeollanam-do Province, from May 5 to 29, will raise awareness of the importance of ecofriendly de...

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3 foods to help stave off a cold
Jan 15, 2016
In order to not catch a cold, it's crucial to consume proper and balanced nutrients. A good diet will help increase your immunity to help you fundamentally avoid any cold. Here are three foods that contain a good number of natural antibiotics and anti-influenza substanc...

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Chinese students show off their Korean writing skills
Jan 14, 2016
A group of Chinese students pose for a picture at the International Foundation for Education and Culture in southern Seoul on Jan. 6. The students are winners of the 10th Korean Writing Competition for Mandarin Speaking Students and they visited Korea from Jan. 4 to 9. ...

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Korean office workers build school in Lao village
Jan 14, 2016
"Do Project," a Korean volunteer group comprised of young professionals, is on a mission to build a new school for the small village of Nong Bua in Savannakhet Province, Laos. The group visited the village for the first time last summer. During their stay, they gave music...

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Fish cake: a must-eat snack
Jan 11, 2016
Fish cake, or eomuk in Korean, used to be a frequent element in a school kid's lunch box. Students would taste the food item all the time, if not from their own lunch box then from their friends’. As people grew up, they would long for winter to come, the only season whe...

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Korea.net looks back at 2015
Dec 24, 2015
Only a week is left until the end of 2015, the Year of the Sheep Korea was filled with all sorts of news over the past almost-365 days. It was a significant year for Korea, as it marked the 70th anniversary of National Liberation Day. Many events were held to celebrate an...

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'We are all urban farmers'
Dec 17, 2015
The main page of the 'We Are All Urban Farmers' website allows city dwellers to access information about urban farming and community gardens in their neighborhoods. City dwellers often daydream about tending their own gardens, lush with fresh greens and colorful ve...

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Spanish director to head modern art museum
Dec 16, 2015
Bartomeu Mari Ribas (left) poses next to Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Kim Jongdeok after his appointment as the new director of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, on Dec. 14 in Seoul. The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art...