Spotlight On Korea: North And South Korea Restore Communication Hotline

North and South Korea have reinstated a communication hotline that was cut off by North Korea last year. In a statement from South Korea’s presidential office, the respective leaders of the two countries have agreed to improve ties and rebuild trust in one another. Several personal letters have also been exchanged between the leaders, South […]

Spotlight On Korea: How Is Korea Dealing With The Pandemic?

South Korea has been globally praised for its response to the on-going pandemic, with fewer than 80,000 cases and 1,500 deaths a year on from its first reported case. But how did the east Asian country achieve this? South Korea’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been praised across the world. The country was able […]

Spotlight On Korea: How Do Koreans Celebrate Lunar New Year?

Widely celebrated across East Asia, Lunar New Year is an annual traditional holiday where many Koreans visit family, eat traditional food and perform ancestral rites. Korean New Year, generally referred to as Seollal, is the first day of the Korean calendar. The holiday is widely regarded as the most important traditional Korean holiday, with the […]

Spotlight On Korea: Kimchi Vs. Covid-19

Kimchi and other foods rich in probiotics are leading the way in providing positive health benefits and longevity, in addition to helping people avoid and reduce the severity of Covid-19. Fermented foods, such as kimchi, miso and probiotic yogurt, could make it difficult for the coronavirus to infect the body, according to a study published […]