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Mon, September 25, 2023 | 04:36
Heavy downpour raises new concerns of NK food crisis
Heavy rains have pounded various parts of North Korea recently from July 12, causing numerous casualties, flooding homes, farming areas and roads, according to the North Korean news agency Saturday.
Swiss defense minister in Seoul: Gen. Jung Seung-jo, right, deputy commanding general of the ROK-U.S. Combined Forces Command, toasts to Swiss Defense Minister Ueli Maurer in a reception Swiss Ambassador to Korea Thomas Kupher hosted on the occasion of the minister’s visit to Seoul at the ambassador’s residence in central Seoul on July 12.
A new duo: samgyeopsal and wine
While “samgyeopsal,” which literally means three-layered pork in Korean, is usually coupled with “soju,” the pork belly cuts that is a long-time favorite meat among Koreans surprisingly pairs well with the dry German Riesling.
Nepalese cyclist promotes peace
In the usually quiet weekend streets of Yeouido, Seoul, the 2011 Nepal Festival took place with a special guest: world cyclist, Saurab Dahal, who seeks to travel all countries in his mission for peace and awareness for certain issues.
Russia less preferred destination for diplomats
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT) is having difficulty finding officials willing to work in Russia.
A new take on colonization
From the opulent use of color and ornaments to the oval windows and columns, all of the forty images of Guanajuato, Mexico are exhibited at Sookmyung Women’s University on Tuesday by photographer Pedro Vazquez Nieto recounted the European style.
Government, NGOs clash over NK food aid
The government is on a crash course with civic organizations as the latter are poised to press for plans to provide food assistance to the poverty-stricken North Korea.
Opening of military shooting range creates stir
The Ministry of National Defense has decided to open up one of its military shooting ranges for reserve forces in Seocho-gu, southern Seoul to the public so civilians can engage in target shooting.
Italians to appeal to Korean consumers
The greatest merit that Italian products may have, whether it is food, drinks, leather goods, or clothing, are the positive brand image of the three words in the consumers’ minds: “Made in Italy.”
Exhibition reveals old forgotten images of Seoul
History is often full of gaps. But fortunately for us, there are bits and pieces that help fill in the missing portions to tell the whole story.
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