After the end of the Korean war, North Korea was a virtually cashless society - everyone worked for the state and was provided for by the state. And in the Communist bloc context of the day, it worked - in 1989 North Koreans were more than twice as wealthy as their comrades in China.
June 12, 2018 - an historical day! Leaders from U.S. and Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) are finally meating for the first time after the end of the Korean War in 1953. "The world will see a major change." That message has been made from U.S. President Donald Trump and top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un after the historic meeting in Singapore on Tuesday June 12.
Contemporary Asian artist Ilhwa Kim launched her new UK solo show titled "Sensory Portrait" in London on April 4th. The South Korean artist says she wants her unusual, large-scale paper art to take people by surprise. Kim's works are made of tens of thousands of paper rolls she calls "seeds".
Recently our colleague and Korea.net Honorary Reporter Bojana Doneva did an interview with K-pop group A.C.E. Half of it was included in her Korea.net material about A.C.E. She thought it was a pity that the whole interview could not be included in the article, so after getting permission from Beat Interactive, A.C.E’s company, we decided to upload it here, for international fans to enjoy. Please, continue to support A.C.E in the future!
We are sure that you see how more and more the Halyu wave in Bulgaria is growing! Here is another proof of it. In the begging of this year opened the authentic Korean fast food restaurant called Cup & Roll. It is located in Sofia Opalchenska str. №21. Whether you enjoy Bibimbap or the well-known to all Kimbap, you can find it there.