All posts tagged "UNESCO"

  • Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova, left, gives the UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize to an Indian representative from Saakshar Bharat (Literate India) Mission under the National Literacy Mission Authority (NLMA) at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France, on Sept. 9.
/ Courtesy of Korean National Commission for UNESCO
    Hangeul now more than words

    Korean alphabet extends to fashion, digital gadgets, helps global literacy campaigns By Chung Ah-young Korea boasts a literacy rate of nearly 100 percent, which means that all people aged 15 and above can read and write. In...

    • Posted October 8, 2013
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  • U.S. City Observes Hangeul Day

    A city near Silicon Valley in California has decided to hold an annual commemoration for “Korean Alphabet Day,” or Hangeul Day. The small city of Milpitas has an Asian population that well exceeds 50 percent of the...

    • Posted October 7, 2013
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  • ‘Gimjang’ sets sight on UNESCO

    By Chung Ah-young Kimchi is not unique. Other culinary traditions have their own ways of salting or pickling vegetables such as suancai (or paocai) in China, tsukemono in Japan, and sauerkraut in Germany. But it is unique...

    • Posted October 2, 2013
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