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Korean ginseng maker extends helping hands Korean Ginseng Corporation (KGC) said this week that it had donated its red ginseng products to Autism Korea, which helps autistic patients in the country. The Seoul-based corporation noted that they are red ginseng extracts,...
Famed Boy band appointed as honorary ambassador K-pop megastar BTS members were officially appointed this week as the honorary ambassadors to promote South Korean port city Busan’s attempt to host the World Expo in 2030. The Busan bid committee visited the...
CHA promises to pay more attention to English-language signboards In response to the June 3 article of the Korea News Plus, the Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) revised a critical typo at Jongmyo Shrine situated in central Seoul. At the shrine, the...
CHA urged top correct mistakes immediately This is the first of a series checking mistakes and typos in English-language tourist signs or explanations on the country's cultural heritages. _ ED.  Seoul is full of cultural heritage at the center of South...
Automaker will take advantage of ZEPETO platform South Korea’s automaker Hyundai Motor announced this week that the company would provide future mobility experiences in its virtual Hyundai Motorstudio on the ZEPETO metaverse platform. Operated by NAVER Z, ZEPETO refers to a...
CIA World Factbook has error on Korea’s historical hero In its latest World Factbook, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) mistakenly described the feat of Admiral Yi Sun-sin, Korea’s historical hero who chalked up so many victories during the Japanese invasions...
State-backed outfit vows to keep working on new techs This is an article prepared ahead of the Science Day, which falls on April 21. The Korea News Plus delves into the country’s representative entities in the science and technology industries...
Demand for Korean-language books exploding The popularity of K-pop superstar BTS and South Korea’s Netflix series Squid Game have led to the rocketing sales of Korean-language books, according to Korea’s largest bookstore chain Kyobo on March 19. The Seoul-based outfit said...
wene Art CEO will take charge of ADCP as second chief The Academy of Democratic Citizenship and Politics (ADCP) announced this week that the organization had picked wene Art CEO Kim Yong-ki as its second leader. The new chief will replace...
Ever-extending range of the Great Wall questioned This is the final of the three-part series about highlighting wrong information about South Korea on foreign websites or books. Korea News Plus works together with Voluntary Agency Network for Korea (VANK) for...

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