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North Korea blows up Punggye-ri nuke site
North Korea has completely dismantled its Punggye-ri nuclear test ground "to ensure the transparency of discontinuance of nuclear test," state news agency KCNA said on Thursday (May 24).
Sewol ferry placed upright 4 years after the tragedy
The wreck of the ferry Sewol was lifted upright Thursday, clearing the ground for a further search for the remains of still missing victims and an investigation into the root cause of the maritime disaster.
A snowy afternoon in Seoul
Seoul’s sky turned white-gray on Tuesday afternoon and began showering down fluffy snowflakes like white confetti. The snowfall began around 1 p.m. and continued for a couple of hours, washing down choking fine dust in the atmosphere. Video by Shim Hyun-chul
Full moon festival 'Jeongwol Daeboreum' [VIDEO]
Great full moon festival at Namsangol Hanok Village in Seoul on Feb. 12
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Funky architect
Jindo revisited
JINDO - The night at Paengmok Harbour is colder than that night one year ago when I was here to cover the Sewol tragedy. I spent a week here then, bearing witness to a kind of carnage that could be seen with the increasing body count each time a boat approached and the wailing that followed after identifications were made by family members.
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The scent of spring
Korean Masters - Kim Man-hee
Kim Man-hee's left eye went blind following cataract surgery in 1980 when he was 50. It was a fatal blow to someone who devoted his life to drawing traditional folk paintings or "minhwa."
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Upside down
Korean Masters - Lee Jung-dae
Every winter, Lee Jung-dae, a "daegeum" or traditional transverse bamboo flute maker, wanders around bamboo groves in the southern part of the nation to find the finest materials for making the instrument.
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