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A visit to a Korean healthcare center
Mar 22, 2016
Goesan-gun County in Chungcheongbuk-do Province is a mountainous region located in the central part of Korea. Due to the many mountains and valleys that make up its topography, it has long been called the backcountry of the central interior region. Goesan covers an area of 842 sq...


Humans, AI reconfirm present, make moves for future
Mar 16, 2016
Google DeepMind founder Demis Hassabis (left) and go grandmaster Lee Sedol pose for a picture on March 15. They hold the go board used in the fifth and final game between Lee and the company's computer program AlphaGo. Five games, one win and four losses. This is t...


Spring steps closer to Seoul
Mar 15, 2016
Apricot flowers begin to bud at the Boshingak Bell at the National Museum of Korea on March 15, showing us that spring has sprung. Seoul's weather in the middle of March can still be a bit chilly in the mornings and evenings, and some parts of the city center still have rem...


Presidential Archives keep historical records for the f...
Mar 08, 2016
The building of the President Archives near Sejong Lake Park in Sejong-si City is shaped like a great Joseon seal.Every act of the Joseon kings was recorded in detail. The officers in charge of the records carefully recorded the king’s words, and sometimes wrapped the records in ...


Korean fish cake grows as global delicacy
Mar 08, 2016
The addition of spicy chilies and some crown daisy greens adds to the inviting flavor and look of the eomuktang, a fish cake soup brewed in a hot broth with different-shaped fish cakes. Fish cake, or eomuk, has grown from being one of the most beloved culinary deligh...


Global delicacies served up in Itaewon
Feb 25, 2016
In the neighborhood of Itaewon in Yongsan-gu District, Seoul, you can taste a variety of exotic cuisine from all around the world. Gourmets as well as tourists often venture out to dine there, seeking something exotic or something special. Itaewon is home to a variety of...


Student-developed drone delivers medicine in Nepal
Feb 22, 2016
Members of the drone startup Angelswing pose for a picture with children in Nepal. The student company has developed a drone that can deliver medicine to remote villages. This past January in Nepal, a drone flew above the small village of Narjamandap in Nuwakot District...


Korean comfort food inspires new wave of young chefs
Feb 22, 2016
For many years now, Korean cuisine has been sailing into the mainstream of North American cooking trends. Now, a new wave of second generation Korean-American chefs is adding its modern twist to the flavors of childhood comfort foods. Comfort food and home cooking evo...


Korean firms expand solar energy investment
Feb 22, 2016
Korea is now turning into a producer of eco-friendly solar energy, as more and more leading companies across the nation are expanding their investment in this renewable energy. The Korean government released its "2030 Strategy for the Spread of New Energy Industries" in ...

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Korean chef wins Michelin star for his French cuisine
Feb 17, 2016
A Korean-run French cuisine restaurant in Lyon has been honored with a star from the Michelin Guide, the most recognized reference on dining out, a first among restaurants run by Koreans in France. The 2016 Michelin Guide announced on Feb. 1 that Le Passe Temps, a French&...