Independence Day of Singapore: Singaporean Ambassador to Korea Peter Tan Hai Chuan, fourth from left, joins guests at a reception celebrating his country’s Independence Day at the Grand Hyatt Seoul, Tuesday. From left are Vietnamese Ambassador Tran Trong Toan; Indonesian Ambassador Nicholas Tandi Dammen; Hong Suk-woo, minister of knowledge economy; Tan; Philippine Ambassador Luis T. Cruz; and Malaysian Ambassador Dato Ramlan bin Ibrahim.
/ Korea Times photo by Kim Se-jeong
With golden prize: Omani Ambassador Mohamed Alharthy, third from right in the back row, and Mohsin Khamis Al Balush, to the ambassador’s right, commissioner general of the Omani pavilion at the Yeosu Expo, join colleagues at the pavilion after receiving the golden prize for the “Best Theme Development” category on Aug. 14, the last day of the expo.
/ Courtesy of the Omani Embassy
Independence Day of Ecuador: Ecuadorian Ambassador to Korea Nicolas Trujillo Newlin, right, poses with Jang Keun-ho, director general of the Latin America and Caribbean Affairs bureau at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, during the nation’s Independence Day reception held at the Seoul Palace Hotel in Seoul on Aug. 10.
Courtesy of the Ecuadorian Embassy