Korea's industrial output shoots up 6.6% in Feb.

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Cowboy Day celebrated in U.S. state of Arizona

The U.S. state of Arizona has created an annual “National Day of the Cowboy,” according to Reuters in April.  Jan Brewer, the governor of the state, recently signed legislation to create a special day for both cowboys and cowgirls. She said setting this special day was in tandem with...

Updated : 2013.05.08 16:05

Happy British Children

It would be so great if children around the world could enjoy every moment they spend during the day, either by focusing on what they like to do or just living their life without much trouble. Happiness is of course a subjective term that can be defined by different elements and in numero...

Updated : 2013.05.02 17:51

Silvio Berlusconi

Silvio Berlusconi is an Italian politician who served three terms as the Prime Minister of Italy from 1994 to 1995, 2001 to 2006 and 2008 to 2011.He is also a wealthy entrepreneur with a personal net worth of $6.2 billion. Forbes magazine listed him as the seventh-richest man in Italy and ...

Updated : 2013.04.30 16:10

Musical teaches children about finances

The economy is an important and popular educational topic for today’s children.But the subject is quite complicated and hard to grasp. This is why a company called Dreaming Dragon has put on the country’s first children’s economy musical, “Jeck’s Magic Purse,” to teach children about...

Updated : 2013.04.30 16:03

Admissions fraud probe results in removal of more than 150 students

A total of 163 local students have been identified as being guilty of admissions fraud at eight foreign schools in Seoul as part of an ongoing investigation by the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education.The Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education began conducting a special audit of Seoul’s...

Updated : 2013.04.30 15:54

Korea loses World Cup qualifier against Iran

<연합뉴스>South Korea played its final World Cup qualifier of the year on Oct. 16, losing 1-0 against Iran. At the Azadi Stadium in Iran, the two nations started off the game slow, with Iran playing ...

Updated : 2012.10.18 15:27

Psy promotes Korea's bid to host GCF Secretariat

“Gangnam Style” star Psy has promoted Korea’s bid to host the secretariat of an international fund aimed at fighting climate change by appearing in its promotional video.  His viral song is used as the background music of the video, in which Psy showed his support for the country’s bi...

Updated : 2012.10.18 15:27

Seoul to raise greenhouse gas reduction in 2013

 The Korean government plans to more than double the greenhouse gas emission cuts in 2013 from this year’s level. Seoul aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 17.2 million carbon dioxide (CO2) ...

Updated : 2012.10.18 15:27

Cambodia mourns death of former king

Cambodia’s former king, Norodom Sihanouk, died in Beijing on Oct. 15 after suffering from a heart attack, The Independent reports. The 89-year-old was the King of Cambodia from 1941 to 1955 and again from 1993 until 2004. He was given the title of King Father after his second abdication ...

Updated : 2012.10.18 15:27

Vettel wins F1 Korean Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull took home his second straight Formula One (F1) Korean Grand Prix in Yeongam, about 400 kilometers south of Seoul this Sunday. Vettel finished the 55 laps on the 5.615-kilometer Korea International Circuit in one hour, 36 minutes and 28.651 seconds.  It was hi...

Updated : 2012.10.18 15:27

융합인재교육 위한 STEAM 입문연수 추진

손쉬운 온라인을 통해 원격으로 진행되는 STEAM 입문 연수는 초중등 교원의 STEAM 교육에 대한 이해를 넓히고, 공감대를 형성함으로써 STEAM 교육의 본격적인 학교 현장 적용에 대비하기 위한 연수이며, 주요내용은 ...

Updated : 2012.10.18 15:27

Samsung smartphone sale ban lifted by U.S. appeals court

The ongoing patent battle between Samsung and Apple has become nothing short of complicated: A U.S. appeals court has reversed an injunction by a district court on Oct. 11, which allows Samsung Electronics Co. to resume selling its new smartphones in the U.S. market.  A California distric...

Updated : 2012.10.18 15:26

Global village festival to open in Seoul's Itaewon

An annual global culture festival will be held in Itaewon, central Seoul, from Oct. 12 to 14. Some 30 foreign embassies and thousands of residents and merchants are expected to participate at the festival which will feature various art and cultural performances, the Yongsan-gu district of...

Updated : 2012.10.18 15:26

이주호 장관, 학교폭력 책임교사 1일 체험

이주호 교육과학기술부 장관은 9월 12일 푸른꿈 교실(대안교실) 운영으로 학교폭력 문제를 해결하고 있는 부산 두송중학교를 방문해 1일 교사체험을 했다. 이 장관은 이날 오전 3학년 1개 학급에서 진행하는 ‘어울림 프로그램’에 보조교사로 참여해 학생들과 마음 터놓기를 통해 문제를 함께 고민하고 대화하며...

Updated : 2012.10.18 15:26

Korea ranks 8th in business environment index

<123RF>Korea has the world’s eighth favorable business environment, a survey by Grant Thornton International, a global professional services network, showed. In the Global Dynamism Index which evalu...

Updated : 2012.10.18 15:26
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