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Eating through the screen: Mukbang

I like eating. I like watching people cook food. And as I’ve recently found out, I apparently also like people eating food. Although I’ve known of this phenomenon for a … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

2NE1’s “I Am The Best” tops Billboard world digital chart

2NE1’s mega hit “I Am The Best” has earned the top spot in Billboard’s World Digital Songs chart. With its newest position, the group has now become only the second … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Korean drama celebrated in Jinju

Jinju, a historic city in southwest Korea, has been bustling with the fever of Hallyu, or the “Korean Wave.” This has been due to the Korea Drama Festival 2014, the … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

5G, star of ITU Plenipotentiary Conference

President Park Geun-hye looks at a demonstration of SK Telecom’s 5G technology at the World IT Show after the opening ceremony of the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference on October 20. The … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Korea ranks 4th at Int’l Earth Science Olympiad

A team of high school seniors has come in fourth place at the 8th International Earth Science Olympiad (IESO). The science event, held over eight days from September 22 to … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Welcome to Incheon, the city of delicacies

The Incheon Asian Games are just around the corner, with less than three weeks remaining now until the opening ceremony. On the occasion of Asia’s biggest sporting event, the city … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Century-old stone palace reborn as historical museum

One hundred and seventeen years ago, King Gojong (r. 1863-1907) of Joseon rechristened the nation as the Daehan Empire in 1897 and ruled as an emperor until the end of … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Take a moonlight stroll through Seoul’s ancient palaces

To mark autumn’s arrival, the Gyeongbokgung and Changgyeonggung palaces, as well as the National Palace Museum of Korea, will be open at night. Night openings are scheduled from October 22 … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

12 Jeju sites designated as Global Geoparks

Twelve geological sites, including Hallasan Mountain, the Manjanggul Lava Tubes and the Seongsan Sunrise Peak, have received “Global Geopark” designation from UNESCO. The UNESCO-affiliated Global Geoparks Network (GGN) re-designated nine … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Korea Day Proclamation and Flag Raising Ceremony

On Friday October 3, Korea Day Proclamation and Flag Raising Ceremony were took place at the Ottawa City Hall. This event was the first event after the state visit of … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

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