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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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&...

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Repaying a 60-year-old gift
Feb 11, 2016
A U.S. veteran from the 40th Infantry Division embraces a student during a graduation ceremony at the Gwanin Middle and High Schools on Feb. 3 in Pocheon, Gyeonggi-do Province. Gapyeong is in the center of the Korean Peninsula and it was the site of one of the fiercest battles ...

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Enjoy a merry Seollal together
Feb 04, 2016
Children in Hanbok play yunnori, a traditional four-stick board game, on Seollal Lunar New Year’s. Seollal Lunar New Year’s Day is just around the corner and tourist attractions are gearing up to welcome holidaymakers throughout the five-day national holiday. ...

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Korea's first maglev train launches in Incheon
Feb 03, 2016
Korea's first maglev train begins operations on Feb. 3. This is only the world's second successful commercialization of an independently-developed maglev train. A maglev commuter train travelling between Incheon International Airport and adjoining neighborhoods launched o...