The Korean daily media headlines and humor
The Korean daily media headlines and humor
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July 14, 2015

The Korean daily media headlines and humor

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Your Excellency:

Here are The Korea Post notices, humor from Korean business daily and a roundup of important headlines from all major Korean-language dailies, TV and other news media this morning:

Lee Kyung-sik


Korea Post Media

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The Korea Post notice:

The Korea Post is organizing a tour of the Hamyang County for the ambassadors and spouses in a one-night-two day program to attend the Opening Ceremony of the 2015 Hamyang International Wild Ginseng Festival on Thursday 30th-Friday 31st, July 2015. KTX VIP Train will be used.

The Hamyang County has been hosting the Sansam Festival every year for the past 11 years--capitalizing on the cleanest environment in the famed Jiri Mountains (where wild ginseng grew and where the legendry male sex symbol Byeon Gang-soe and female symbol Ongnyeo lived together) and the widely known natural surroundings best fit for the growth of the wild ginseng plus the incomparably high value of the wild ginseng.

In 2020 the County plans to host a large-scale wild ginseng expo. For story and photos, please visit /news/view.html?section=161&category=181&no=1004.

Today’s humor:

Hankuk Kyungje


Students packed the grand auditorium of a university where a renowned sexologist was to talk about “Everything You Want to Know about Sex.”

As he was discussing various aspects of human sexuality in due time that delicate phase in sexual intercourse, the climax of excitement, came up for discussion

and he mentioned of a woman who experiences multiple orgasms in a single session.

“This woman reaches orgasm more than ten times in a single session…”

Here and there students blurted out their surprises, and from the back a male student asked, “Who’s the woman?”

Then a female voice followed, “Wow, terrific! Who’s the guy?”



Park Considers Presidential Pardons for Social Unity

Anchor: President Park Geun-hye plans to issue special pardons as the nation will celebrate its 70th year of liberation from Japanese colonial rule next...

Park Asks New Political Affairs Aide to Focus on People

Park's Call for Pardons Draws Mixed Reactions

Park to Grant Special Pardons in August

N. Korean Defector Group Sends Anti-Pyongyang Leaflets Across Border

S. Korea Welcomes Greek Bailout Deal

Foreign Minister Thanks Ethiopia for Korean War Participation

Parliamentary Committees Examine Extra Budget Plan

S. Korea Welcomes Greek Bailout Deal

KOSPI Ends Higher on Easing of Greek Woes

Hana Bank, KEB to Merge into Largest Lender in S. Korea

Seoul Urges Pyongyang to Respond to Repatriating 2 Sailors

N. Korea Confirms Replacement of Executed Defense Minister

N. Korean Soldiers Briefly Violate Military Border

Miyazaki: Japan should Apologize for World War II

CRS Report: S. Korea-Japan Ties May Not Progress Even if Summit is Held

'Wartime Sex Slavery Should be Regarded as Human Rights Issue'

N. Korean Defector Group Sends Anti-Pyongyang Leaflets Across Border

Supreme Court's Sentencing for Former NIS Chief Due Thursday

No New MERS Cases Reported for 8th Day

Vacationers Crowd Beaches on Opening Weekend

KBS, Foreign Ministry Jointly Host Arabic

'Northern Limit Line' Highest

S. Korea to Operate 60 Surveillance Cameras at Antarctic Research Bases

S. Korea Lifts Typhoon Alert, Maintains Strong Wind Warning

Typhoon Chan-hom to Bring Strong Winds, Heavy Rains


Yonhap (

Foreigners turn to net sellers of Korean stocks in June

Foreign investors turned to net sellers for the first time in five months in June as the global financial market tumbled due to growing risks of a possible U.S. rate hike and a potential Greek default, the financial watchdog said Tuesday.

S. Korea to seek to repatriate 2 N. Korean fishermen

South Korea was to attempt to repatriate two out of five rescued North Korean fishermen Tuesday, with Pyongyang demanding Seoul send back home all sailors, including the three who want to defect to the South.

Healthcare workers worried about hospital-acquired infections: poll

Nearly two-thirds of South Korean healthcare workers are worried about hospital-acquired infections, a poll showed Tuesday.

N. Korea to grant pardons next month to mark landmark year

North Korea plans to grant pardons next month to mark the 70th anniversary of Korea's liberation from Japan's 1910-45 colonial rule and the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea, the North's media said Tuesday.

Samsung wins patent for smartphone-based body fat analysis

South Korea's tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. has won a patent for analyzing body fat through smartphones, an intellectual property organization said Tuesday, which may mark another leap forward in enhancing health care-related features on smart devices.

S. Korea to seek to repatriate 2 N. Korean fishermen

N. Korea to grant pardons next month to mark landmark year

N. Korea to send officials to truce village over ..

Seoul shares open higher on Greek deal

Healthcare workers worried about hospital-acquired infecti..

KOSPI 2,070.44 UP 8.92 points (open)

KOSDAQ 757.72 UP 8.26 points (open)

Dollar opens at 1,138.0 won UP from 1,130.6 won

(Universiade) medal standings

(Unversiade) S. Korea caps off impressive run with more go..

(Universiade) S. Korea takes silver in men's football

Actress Jun Ji-hyun shows affection for her sniper ..


The Korea Times (

KEB-Hana Bank merger agreed 

Korea Exchange Bank’s (KEB) unionized workers agreed Monday to the merger with Hana Bank after years of protest against an earlier-than-scheduled integration. 

NK leader erasing memories of family 

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is breaking the old rules that have been essential for the reclusi...

Samsung attacks ISS over errors 

A report by an influential U.S.-based proxy adviser was mistaken in what it said about the synergy to be created from a proposed merger with Cheil Industries,...

More than 2 million workers paid below minimum wage 

A government body determining the minimum wage has said next year’s wage increase rate of 8.1 percent is the largest in recent years, adding that the 6,030 wo... 

Another typhoon forecast for weekend 

Korea is bracing for another typhoon this weekend, following Chan-hom, which damaged facilities an... 

'Grandpa Holt' leaves lasting impact on pediatrician 

ILSAN, Gyeonggi Province - Cho Byung-kuk, a pediatrician who retired in 2008 after decades of medi... 

Does Korea need ministry only for health? 

While the epidemic of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is finally running out of steam, deb...

Opposition party to investigate NIS spyware case 

The main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD) vowed Monday to form a fact-finding panel to investigate allegations that the National Intellig... 

Soldiers' meals get moms' touch 

One common wish for all active soldiers is to eat homemade meals cooked by their mothers. Now some... 

Kim to mend soured relations with President 

Saenuri Party Chairman Rep. Kim Moo-sung defended his party Monday against mounting criticism that... 


The Korea Herald (

EU leaders reach Greek bailout deal

EU President Donald Tusk said Monday that eurozone leaders had reached a unanimous deal to offer Greece a third bailout ...

Park to exercise special pardon in August

President Park Geun-hye on Monday indicated she would grant special pardons next month to mark ...

Hana Financial, KEB union agree on merger

The Hana Financial Group building is reflected in the window of a KEB office in Seoul. (Yonhap)...

Women more prone to depression in Korea

Park Sun-young, a 30-year-old nursing assistant at a medical clinic, is still bitter whenever s...

Greek crisis strains Franco-German ties

France`s President Francois Hollande (left) welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel prior to a meeting i...

Duty-free sales

HDC Shilla Duty Free and Hanwha Galleria Timeworld, which are affiliated with the country’s...

Misuse of subsidies

Out of the 11.8 trillion won ($10.4 billion) in the supplementary budget bill submitted by t...

Dispute lingers over Sewol protest

One year since the sit-in Sewol demonstration began in central Seoul, controversy persists over...

Samsung advances release of Galaxy Note 5

Samsung Electronics plans to advance the release of the Galaxy Note 5 to August from Septembe...


DongA Ilbo (

Jeon In-ji wins the U.S. Women’s Open on her first try

Jeon In-ji, 21, won a major competition for women with the longest history and the biggest prize money in the LPGA Tour. In the 70th U.S. Women’s Open that ended on Sunday at Lancaster Country Club (70 par, 6,289... 

The U.S. shocked by Harper Lee`s new novel `Go Set a Watchman`

The U.S. society is in a shock over Harper Lee`s novel "Go Set a Watchman," a sequel to "To Kill a Mockingbird," that will be published globally Tuesday (U.S. time). According to the New York Times and the Wall Street...

Park proposes ‘pardon for people’s unity on 70th Liberation Day’

In order to remember the meaning of the 70th anniversary of Korea’s liberation and to achieve grand unity of the people, the government needs to give pardon,” President Park Geun-hye said on Monday. She instructed her...

Samsung to nurture smart sensor materials, system SW

Samsung is starting efforts to assist research on materials for sensors and system software, which are core technology for the Internet of Things (IoT) industry. Samsung Group singled out and announced on Monday 10...

Incheon cancels a plan for doss house life experience center

Dong ward office in Incheon has canceled its plan to open a center to let tourists experience life in a dosshouse at Gwaengiburi village, a representative shanty town in Manseok-dong. The ward office`s welfare,...

Cherubini, composer of French Revolution who influenced Beethoven

On July 14, 1789, an armed mob stormed the Bastille prison. It was the opening of the French Revolution. An opera theater for all classes is now standing on the ground where the prion existed. The French Revolution...

Controversies over N. Korean leader’s call for ‘highest-level’ talks 

Ki Sung-yueng, Son Heung-min as promising Korean soccer players 

New year’s wishes change over time 

Samsung’s mobile phone beats Apple to top ACSI 

Actor Lee Jung-jae reported to be in a relationship with Daesang heiress 

N. Korean leader shows willingness to hold inter-Korean summit 

U.S. military base in Yongsan bans civilian drones, model aircrafts 

Japanese police on 14-year manhunt for cruel murderer


Chosun Ilbo (

N. Korea Eases Ancestral Leader Worship

The North Korean regime seems to be gradually shifting the personality cult to current leader Kim Jong-un while his father and grandfather are fading from propaganda. At the newly built Sunan International Airport in Pyongyang there are no portraits of regime founder Kim Il-sung. >> Full Text

U.S. Troop Cuts Likely to Affect Korea

The U.S. Forces Korea is likely to reduce troops here under an overall Pentagon plan to cut ground troops worldwide to 420,000 over the next four years. Under the defense budget curtailment program, the U.S. Army last Thursday announced a reform plan to cut troops from the current 490,000 to 450,000 by 2017. >> Full Text

Top 10,000 Earners Make W1.7 Billion a Year

The top 10,000 earners in Korea make W1.73 billion a year, a 27-percent rise over the last five years. Over the same period, the average income increase was just 11 percent. The annual income of the top 1,000 big earners was W6.3 billion and W21.3 billion for the top 100. >> Full Text

Official End to MERS Outbreak Expected Next Month

N. Korea 'Could Make Huge Amounts of Anthrax'

N. Korean Soldiers Cross into DMZ

Korea Expected to Top Medal Table at Universiade

French Comedy to Open This Year's Film Festival in Bucheon

Korean Adoptee Makes MLB Debut


Hankyoreh Shinmoon (

NIS accused of purchasing powerful program to monitor smartphones

Spy agency has history of illegal snooping, and is for the moment denying monitoring even one mobile phone

Evidence is mounting that South Korea’s spy agency had in fact purchased a powerful hacking program capable of monitoring smartphones and been operating this in secret for several years. Previously, the agency had complained that its lack of equipment for monitoring mobile phones was interfering with investigations and pushed for a law that would require telecoms to install surveillance equipment

Sources: Pres. Park made a secret visit to the NIS in June

On June 30, President Park Geun-hye paid a secret visit to the National Intelligence Service (NIS), where she was briefed by key officials, sources say. This is Park’s first visit to the country’s spy agency since she took office in Feb. 2013.While the Blue House described her visit as a “courtesy call,” there is also suspicion that Park, who is nearly at the midpoint of her presidency, hopes to use not only the prosecutors but also the NIS to bolster her domination of the government. .

S. Korea and US to form task force to look into accidental shipment of anthrax

Responding to the accidental shipment of live anthrax to the US air force base in Osan in May, the US and South Korea have set up a joint working-level task force to investigate the accident and to devise measures to prevent its reoccurrence. .

N. Korean state media partially confirms purge of defense chief

Claims made two months ago by South Korea’s spy agency that North Korea’s defense minister had been purged have been partially confirmed by North Korea’s state media. While introducing the participants in a meeting of military delegations from North Korea and Laos held in Pyongyang on July 11, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported that North Korea was represented by “Pak Yong-sik, four-star general in the army and Minister of the People’s Armed Forces.” .

No detention warrant for dismissed worker after his 408-day aerial protest

A court rejected a request for a detention warrant for Cha Gwang-ho, the dismissed Star Chemical worker who came down from a factory smokestack after completing a 408-day aerial protest asking the company for his job back. On July 11, the Daegu District Court denied the prosecutors’ request for a detention warrant for Cha on charges of obstructing work, .

Dip in exports of goods wholly or partially manufactured overseas

On top of troubling reports about exports - a mainstay of the South Korean economy - exports of goods wholly or partially manufactured overseas are decreasing as well, analysts say.These exports fall into two categories: processing trade, in which raw materials and half-finished products are sent from South Korea overseas for local companies to assemble, and intermediary trade, in which finished projects from overseas are imported to South Korea at a low cost and then re-exported to other countries.


JoongAng Ilbo (conservative): (

Saenuri chairman touts open nomination process

The chairman of the ruling party encouraged the main opposition on Monday to join in his political experiment in introducing an open primary to field candidates for next year’s general elections. At a press conference to mark the anniversary of his tenure as the Saenuri Party’s leader…

Hyundai eyes options to fix its overseas slump

Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Chung Mong-koo chastised executives on Monday over the group’s poor overall performance in the global market and urged …

Pardons in line with anniversary

President Park Geun-hye said on Monday that she will issue special pardons next month in time for Liberation Day in August, ordering her secretariat to start reviewing…

Probe called for amid NIS surveillance allegations.

Korea’s main opposition party has demanded the National Assembly launch a special investigative committee amid controversy over allegations…

First drums buried at nuclear dump

GYEONGJU, North Gyeongsang - After decades of conflict, Korea has started burying low and intermediate level nuclear waste in an underground tunnel in Gyeongju,…

China forecasts slowing of auto market growth

China delivered an unwelcome message to global automakers last week, when it predicted that growth in its market may just match Europe’s this year…

Telecom giants ready for ’15 Mobile Congress

Three leading telecom companies will present a glimpse into what it’s like to live in a world with the next-generation wireless connectivity 5G…

Samsung plans to fund university tech research

Samsung Group, Korea’s No.1 conglomerate, announced a set of science and technology research projects on Monday that the business conglomerate…

North ‘confirms’ minister’s purge

Pyongyang has described four-star North Korean Gen. Pak Yong-sik as its armed forces minister in state media, effectively confirming for the first time…

Japan in line with Abe’s stance: Poll

Nearly a third of Japanese respondents in a recent survey said that there was no need for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to acknowledge the country’s wartime…

Analysts urge caution on Chinese market

The recent uncertainty in the Chinese stock market has deepened investors’ anxiety. After the Shanghai Composite Index tumbled to below 3,400 last week…


Maeil Kyungje (neutral-oriented conservative, economic/business): (

Samsung’s ‘Galaxy Note 5’ design and specs leaked

South Korea’s Samsung Electronics would next month release the ‘Galaxy Note 5’ with edges on the back where the two sides on the rear are carved, to make up for sof.. ...07.13 18:01

Park calls for special pardons next month

“We need to carry out pardons to promote national development and forge national reconciliation” on the occasion of the 70th Liberation Day,” President Park Geun-hy.. ...07.13 17:35

Antitrust watchdog widens FX rigging investigation to 10 IBs

The Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC), which has been looking into whether the US and European large investment banks colluded to disturb the global foreign exchange .. ...07.13 17:08

67% of supplementary budget projects not feasible within the year

45 projects, planned for implementation with supplementary budget by the South Korean government, would unlikely have a visible outcome within this year, according to .. ...07.13 16:45

Chung Ho Comnet clinches exclusive sales contract with China’s Huawei

Chung Ho Comnet, a South Korean manufacturer of financial automation machines, has bagged an exclusive sales right for IT devices of Huawei in Korea, which ranks 3rd i.. ...07.13 16:41

Competition over 10 nano system semiconductor getting fiercer

Samsung Electronics, a South Korean electronics company, and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) have started compete to produce 10 nano chips, the next-.. ...07.12 16:55

Technical training courses for those from liberal arts gaining popularity

The technical training courses for university graduates in liberal arts have gained popularity. The course to nurture software developers has attracted so many applica.. ...07.12 16:06

NIPA and SNUH sign business agreement on 4D printing

The National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA) and Seoul National University Bundang Hospital have announced that they on Friday signed a business agreement for tech.. ...07.12 14:01

SK Networks mobile game ‘Just Now, Donut for Kakao’ tops Google Play pop..

SK Networks Service on Friday announced that its mobile game called ‘Just Now, Donut for Kakao’ took first place among the popular free games of Google Play only 10 .. ...07.12 10:56

Chairman of KSGA says smart grid is opportunity in global power industry

The Korea Smart Grid Association (KSGA) held a smart grid policy seminar at Intercontinental Seoul COEX Hotel on Friday, which was attended by about 100 experts in the.. ...07.12 10:50


The Kyunghyang Shinmoon (

[Reporter's Notes] Koreans and "Others," Clear Evidence of Japan's Forced Labor???

Japan succeeded in getting its modern industrial facilities inscribed as a World Heritage Site on condition of acknowledging that there was···

[Editorial] We Cannot Delay Seeking the Truth behind the BBK Issue?

The "fake BBK letter" was a decisive factor in the victory of Lee Myung-bak, the Grand National Party candidate, in the 2007 presidential election. And···

?Twenty-something Part Timer, '6,030 won? All I Can Do Is Sigh,' Businesses, 'Wage Burden on Small and Medium-sized Businesses' ?

"I just let out a sigh." Gim Gyu-won (25), who worked as a cooking instructor until the end of last year, was at a loss for words after hearing the ···

[Editorial] Government's Plans to Promote Mountain Tourism Raises Concerns of Reckless Development and Environmental Destruction

Yesterday, the government announced measures to attract investment on 218 items in the tourism, venture startup and construction sectors. The government sought ···

[Yoo Seong-min Resigns as Floor Leader] Ousted Yoo, “The Republic of Korea Shall Be a Democratic Republic”

Saenuri Party floor leader Yoo Seong-min, 57, stepped down as floor leader on July 8. The words he spoke as he resigned were, "The Republic of Korea shall be a···

Children in Korea Are a 'Joy,' but Also an 'Economic Burden'

South Koreans believed that children were a joy to the parents, but they also thought children were an economic burden and a restriction in their private lives.···

?[Editorial] Is South Korea's Economy Samsung Electronics??

Yesterday Samsung Electronics announced its earnings guidance for the second quarter of 2015. Although it falls short of market expectations, Samsung is ···

Dolls Instead of Bouquets at Medal Ceremony: 'Frugal Universiade Games'?

There are no bouquets at the awards ceremony of the 2015 Summer Universiade currently being held in Gwangju. Athletes who won medals receive "Nuribi" a···


The Korea Economic Daily (

Halla Group to Nurture Mando Corp. as a Global Auto Parts Powerhouse by 2020 Chung Mong-won, chairman of Halla Group, said that he will nurture Mando Corp., the group's main automotive parts manufacturing unit, as one of the globally competitive firms with 9 billion won in sales revenue and more than 7 percent in operating profit ratio by 2020. Mr. Chung said this in the 201...

[Market Insight] KTCU Earns Profit of 23.3 Bil. Won from Selling London Property

The Korea Teachers' Credit Union said on July 13 that it took in a profit of 23.3 billion won by selling off an office building in London for which it bought in 2012. The credit union had purchased Vintners Place in July 2012 at the cost of 50 billion won and recently sold it for the 23.3-billion-wo...

Parkland to Jump into Ranks of Top-5 Shoe Suppliers by 2018

Parkland Co., Korea's men's wear manufacturer, is set to leapfrog as a global top-five shoe supplier by building a large-scale sneaker factory in Indonesia. The company said on July 13 that it is currently preparing to establish a shoe-making plant in Semarang, a city on the north coast of the islan...

LG Electronics Succeeds in UHD Mobile ATSC 3.0 Broadcasting in the U.S.

LG Electronics succeeded in the next-generation broadcasting standard technology ATSC (Advanced Television System Committee) 3.0-using experimental broadcasting in the United States. On July 9, LG Electronics made an open demonstration of the experimental broadcasting using the ATSC 3.0 technology, ...

Big 3 Telecom Companies Take Part in MWC Shanghai

Korea’s top-three telecom companies including KT, LG U , and SK Telecom are taking part in Asia’s largest ICT exhibition to be held in Shanghai. According to industry sources on July 13, the three Korean telecom giants are set to participate in the Mobile World Congress (MWC) Shanghai 2015 which i...


AJU Business Daily (

An Hyeon-min wins 2015 Ocean World Bikini Contest

An Hyeon-min reacts during the 2015 Ocean World Bikini Contest at Ocean World, Vivaldi Park in Hongcheon, Gangwon Province, Saturday. She won the highest Grand Prize.

Eating samgyetang on chobok

People line up to eat samgyetang, a traditional chicken soup with ginseng, on chobok, the first of the traditionally three hottest days of the year, in front of a samgyetang restaurant in Jongno-gu, c…

Cooling off on hot day

Vivaldi Park's Ocean World in Hongcheon, Gangwon Province, is packed with holidaymakers as they attempt to cool off on a hot day on Friday.

South Korean soldiers disinfect refugees camp in South Sudan

Members of the South Korean contingent Hanbit Unit disinfect an area, designated as a protection of civilian (POC), where about 2,300 refugees reside, in Bor, about 170 kilometers north of the South S…

Immigrant women experience gochujang-making

Immigrant women and members of a South Korean Saemaul (New Community) women's club make gochujang (Korean red chili pepper paste) at the Yangcheon Park in the Yangcheon-gu district, Seoul, Thursda…

2015 Miss World Brazil is a Korean-Brazilian

Korean-Brazilian Catharina Choi Nunes was crowned Miss World Brazil 2015 in late June. The 25-year-old Nunes, whose Korean name is 최송이, will compete in the Miss World 2015 pageant at the Crown of B…

18 foreign soldiers on UN peace-keeping mission in South Sudan earn black belts in taekwondo

1st Lt. Seo Min-wook, right, a taekwondo (traditional Korean martial art) master, fastens a black belt around the jacket for taekwondo of a foreign soldier at the base of the Korean contingent Hanbit …

Television series 'Assembly' to premiere July 15

Those cast in the upcoming KBS2 drama "Assembly" pose for the camera during a preview of the TV series at the Grand Ballroom on the second floor of Grand Ambassador Hotel in Jung-gu, central Seoul, Th…

1 more MERS infection added in S. Korea, first in 5 days

One more case of infection with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) was added in South Korea Thursday, marking the first case in five days, the health ministry said. The patient 183 was a nurse at the Samsung Medical Center in southern Seoul, …



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The Korea Post notices:

Proudly introduce the traditional foods of your country:

I am pleased to inform Your Excellency that The Korea Post is publishing a Special Report in all its five media units (two in Korean and three in English) to introduce the regular food table of each country.

This is in preparation for the Grand Exhibition of Food Tables of the World to be shown to over half a million people expected to visit the 2015 Namyangju Slow Life Planet Festival on October 8-17, 2015.

Please email to a copy of the regular Food Table of your country for publication in The Korea Post and also at the Exhibition Center of the 2015 Namyangju Festival for a duration of 10 days.

In Korea, the table normally consists of a bowl of rice, a bowl of guk (watery soup), a bowl of Jjigae (stew), a dish of roast fish, a dish of Namul (seasonal greens) and a number of other dishes (small pancakes, steamed eggs, fried bean curds, jelly, etc.). The number of bowls and dishes differ depending on the financial status of the family and on the different occasions. On such festive occasions as Seollal (Lunar New Year’s Day) and Chuseok (Autumn Full Moon Festival), the number of foods and variety are much larger than at normal time, and each has a specific food item that must not be left out, eg., Ddeokguk (rice cake soup) on the New Year’s Day and Songpyeon (stuffed small rice cake in a half-moon shape. (Please call 010-5201-1740 for further details.)

Send your news releases and feedback:

Send the Embassy news releases to for publication by all its five media units, including one Korean ( and one English ( Internet dailies, which are updated real-time. (Call 010-5201-1740 for further details.)

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