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Korea.net seeks Honorary Reporters
Oct 21, 2015
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS) are seeking their fifth group of Honorary Reporters to work with the team at Korea.net throughout the end of 2015 and 2016. These outstanding individuals will interact online wi...

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Years of loss rewarded by brief encounter
Oct 21, 2015
After being separated for 65 years, South Korean Lee Soon-kyu (left), 85, smiles as she greets her husband, North Korean Oh In-se (right), 85, during South-North family reunions on Oct. 20 at a resort near Geumgangsan Mountain. Oh left home for military training in July 1950, and...

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Eat your way across Korea: barbecued ribs
Oct 20, 2015
The delicious world of Korean cuisine is broad and deep. From the vegetable dishes of kimchi, through the variety of soybean and soybean paste soups, Korean cuisine encompasses the expansive geography and habitats native to the Korean Peninsula. Korean cuisine is also the result ...

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Juno Academy targets Asian beauty market
Oct 19, 2015
Juno Hair, a local chain of beauty shops, opened a new beauty school on Oct. 16 in the Cheongdam-dong neighborhood of Gangnam-gu District, Seoul, and the modern and professional training facilities make the old-fashioned apprentice system part of the past. The new school, ...

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Witness world hair trends in Seoul
Oct 15, 2015
Traci Sakosits, regional creative director at the Sassoon Academy in North America, demonstrates the newest hair styles at the Sassoon Hair Show, organized by Juno Hair, on Oct. 13 in Seoul. The Sassoon Hair Show opened in Asia for the first time at the aT Center in Seou...

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Koreas exchange final list of separated families for re...
Oct 09, 2015
Representatives from South and North Koreas exchange the final list of family members from each side who will reunite, on Oct. 8.South and North Korea Thursday exchanged the final list of family members separated by the 1950-53 Korean War to join the upcoming reunions, the Unific...

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Autumn is in the air
Oct 02, 2015
On the morning of Oct. 2, the Hangang River flows toward the sea underneath a clear, blue sky. After a day of rain, the coldest morning of the season so far was on Oct. 2. Indeed, this year the word ‘cold’ is not inappropriate for early October. People have begun to don ...

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Korea in your thoughts
Oct 01, 2015
Dear friends of Korea Clickers, Thank you for your love & attention and for your dedication to Korea and to all things Korean. Our number of Facebook friends now exceeds 500,000 thanks to your continued interest. In honor of this, we'd like to get to know a bit...

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Hangawi festivities loved across the nation
Sep 30, 2015
Actor Lee Min-woo performs in the 'Royal Ancestral Ritual and Music With Narrative' performance the day before Chuseok, on Sept. 26 at the Jongmyo Shrine in Seoul. The feeling and importance of Chuseok, the traditional mid-autumn harvest festival that also goes by the more...

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Foreign tourist numbers rebound in Sept.
Sep 28, 2015
The number of foreign tourists traveling to South Korea rebounded to previous levels this month following a months-long slump caused by the outbreak of MERS, a senior government official said Saturday. An average of 36,000 people visited South Korea each day between Sept. 1 a...