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Daejeon brewery keeps local flavor on tap

DAEJEON -- It doesn’t get much better than a cool beer in the heat of the Korean summer. Maybe unless it’s brewed right in your city, just up the hill. Overlooking the Geum River, the Ranch Brewing ...

Updated : 2017.07.25 16:31

Itaewon internet radio puts Korean underground on air

It is 9 p.m. on a weekday and most Seoul dwellers are looking to wind down after a long day of work or study. But in an obscure basement, the night is just beginning -- one of the city’s most in-dema...

Updated : 2017.07.25 16:30

North Chungcheong Province offers sponsored tour packages for foreign visitors

Foreign tourists in Danyang (North Chungcheong Province)North Chungcheong Province offers sponsored tour packages for foreign visitorsForeign visitors can have part of their vacation expenses sponsore...

Updated : 2017.07.13 18:25

Theater festival to liven up kids’ summer

An international children’s theater festival starts next week in Seoul, with a varied schedule looking to arouse curiosity and imagination in young children Among those leading the ASSITEJ Korea Inte...

Updated : 2017.07.11 15:05

Age no barrier for English-loving seniors

On a hot June afternoon, a dozen expats met at Hannam Station Exit No. 1 and took a short walk over to Yongsan Senior Welfare Center to strike up conversations with the middle-aged men and women there...

Updated : 2017.07.11 15:04

Animal enthusiast gives Jindo dogs a second chance

Lisa Crone relished being greeted by a cheery Jindo dog near her Damyang home each morning, until she suddenly stopped hearing its yelps as she approached the rice farm where it lived. The puppy that ...

Updated : 2017.07.11 15:03

Seoul Shakespeare Company to hold drama workshop

The Seoul Shakespeare Company will hold their “Shakesperiments” workshop on July 23. Actors perform scenes or monologues of their choosing and then receive constructive feedback from other attendees...

Updated : 2017.07.11 15:00

Gwangju 'Dreamers' to celebrate 2nd anniversary

Nonprofit Gwangju organization “Dreamers” is celebrating their 2nd anniversary on July 15. Founded by Park Tae-sang, Dreamers has organized weekly live music performances by Korean and foreign artists at Daein Night Art Market since 2015. In doing so, the organization aims to foster grea...

Updated : 2017.07.11 14:59

[Exclusive] Korea scraps mandatory HIV tests for English teachers

A controversial requirement for HIV testing of foreign language teachers has been scrapped, government officials confirmed to The Korea Herald on Thursday, almost 10 years after it was introduced.Test...

Updated : 2017.07.07 19:33

Gwangju theater group goes back to basics

In a move away from the “bigger is better” trend theater lovers have come to expect, a local performance company is taking things back to basics this summer. In “Counterparts,” Gwangju Performance...

Updated : 2017.06.13 17:19

Gift drive organizer wins Michael Simning Award

Sarah Elizabeth Hale has taken this year’s Michael Simning Community Builders Award in recognition of her efforts as president of the Adopt-a-Child for Christmas initiative. The campaign, which began...

Updated : 2017.06.13 17:18

RASKB to run tour of Seochon

The Royal Asiatic Society, Korea Branch will run a tour Saturday of Seochon, an area west of Gyeongbokgung in Seoul that is home to traditional Korean houses and Japanese colonial period homes that has received renewed attention as a tourist spot.The afternoon excursion will move through t...

Updated : 2017.06.13 17:06

Foreign vendors sought for Dongdaemun Flea Market

The Seoul Global Center is holding a Foreigners’ Flea Market at Dongdaemun Design Plaza on Sunday. International applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Items for sale can include traditional handicrafts, souvenirs and gifts. Participation for vendors is free, but...

Updated : 2017.06.13 17:06

Seoul Players seeks directors for 10-minute plays

Seoul Players is seeking directors for its 7th Annual Ten Minute Play Festival this autumn. The festival is an annual competition for new, previously unperformed 10-minute plays, submitted from Korea and around the world. Around 16 plays are usually chosen for the final cut and each is per...

Updated : 2017.06.13 17:05

Seoul to run 'K-travel Bus' for foreign travelers

The Seoul metropolitan government said Sunday it will operate an inter-city bus connecting major tourist attractions in South Korea starting this week to provide visitors a chance to explore the many ...

Updated : 2017.06.05 10:02