Korean Footballers Playing on European Pitches
More promising Korean footballers are heading for Europe to sharpen their skills, test themselves against the world's best players and make their names at the pinnacle of world soccer.
What Does the National Flag Mean?
The national flag, the taegeukgi, embodies Koreans' quest for creativity and prosperity. The red and black taegeuk in the center is surrounded by four sets of black trigrams on a white background representing purity and love for peace.
Characterful Walks in Seoul
A stroll through the narrow lanes and markets of Seoul's historic quarters can offer visitors a very different experience of the capital, from quirky fashions and independent arts performances to a glimpse of the city's foreign communities and everyday life in bygone days.
South Korea's High-Tech Arsenal
New high-tech weapons and equipment may be needed to counter the threat of North Korea's nuclear arms and missiles. But what's in the arsenal already? Here is a review of 10 high-tech weapons made in South Korea.
North Korea's Ruling Dynasty
North Korea has made official the succession of leader Kim Jong-il's third son Jong-un to the country's leadership. The third-generation hereditary succession is unprecedented since feudal times, making the North the sole country in the world where power is handed down three generations.
The Colors of Healthy Foods
There are many foods with health benefits that prevent cancer, high blood pressure and other diseases or provide strength and energy. Vegetables and fruit are vital for balanced nutrition and have different benefits according to color.