Saturday Aug 16
Koreans electric with joy over visit of Pope Francis
Seoul, South Korea, Aug 16, 2014 / 12:04 pm .- Pope Francis has received a warm welcome from the Korean people, many of whom praise him for his acts of compassion, stating that he has the power to provoke a change for the better.
Joint committee to seek UNESCO status for Buddhist mountain temples
South Korea is stepping up efforts to inscribe the nation's traditional Buddhist mountain temples as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites with the founding of a new association to facilitate and oversee the inscription process until 2018.
Korean Mummy's Hernia Diagnosed 300 Years Later
An autopsy of a Korean mummy entombed in the 17th century shows that the middle-age man suffered from a potentially painful hernia during his lifetime, according to a new study.