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Fri, October 22, 2021 | 15:36
Korea-Africa Foundation president visits Ghana, promotes forum
Lyeo Woon-ki, president of the Korea-Africa Foundation (KAF), visited Ghana to strengthen cooperation between Korea and Africa earlier this month. Lyeo picked Ghana - where he had served as Korea's ambassador from 2014 to 2018 - as his first destination after taking the post at the foundation in March.
Beach cleanup in Incheon
A delegation of the European Union to Korea and embassies of EU member states take part in a beach cleanup campaign on Eurwangni Beach in Incheon, Oct. 18. They collected hundreds of kilograms of waste as part of an initiative to raise public awareness of plastic waste in the ocean and to protect marine biodiversity. Courtesy of the Delegation of the European Union to Seoul
Korea, Japan to remain apart on historical issues
President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida have reaffirmed that the two nations are far from narrowing the differences in their views on historical issues such as Japan's wartime forced labor and sex slavery. The leaders had their first phone call Friday, which was made 11 days after Kishida took office. During the 30-minute call, the two agreed to develo...
'Gout de France' brings sustainable gastronomy to Korea
The sixth edition of Gout de France, also known as Good France, an international initiative promoting French cuisine, kicked off Oct. 14, centering on the culinary heritage and specialty of the Centre-Loire Valley region. A handful of French restaurants in Korea will offer a special menu using ingredients and recipes from Centre-Loire Valley, also known as Centre-Val de Loire...
Monument for German participation in Korean War
Ambassador of Germany to Korea Michael Reiffenstuel, left, and the War Memorial of Korea Director Lee Sang-chul, center, stand before a monument recognizing Germany's contribution during the post-Korean War period during an unveiling ceremony at the museum in Yongsan District, Seoul, Friday. In June 2018, Germany was recognized as a participating nation in the Korean War for ...
Italy steps up fight against climate change for future generations
Climate change is an important issue in Italy, just like everywhere else, and the Italian Embassy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Seoul are presenting a photo exhibition to raise awareness of the effects of climate change on Italy's mountain landscape and culture. Titled "Italian Routes. Mountains, Mountaineering, Climate Change," the exhibition, curated by Italian phot...
Hangeul signboard for Nicaraguan embassy
Ambassador of Nicaragua to Korea Rodrigo Coronel Kinloch, right, holds a sign of the embassy in Hangeul (Korean alphabet) with Multiculture Museum Director Kim Yun-tae at the embassy in Seoul, Oct. 5. The embassy said that it hopes to enrich its bond of friendship with Korea by having a sign with the name of Nicaragua in Hangeul alongside its name in Roman letters. Courtesy o...
Arumjigi Culture Keepers Foundation celebrates 20th anniversary
The Arumjigi Culture Keepers Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting Korean culture, commemorates its 20th anniversary with the exhibition "Homecoming” at Seochon and Bukchon, two of Seoul's oldest neighborhoods. Founded in 2001, Arumjigi has been taking part in preservation of royal palaces as well as other cultural heritage sites and recr...
Final mock test before CSAT
A high school senior takes a mock test for the College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) at Jowon High School in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province, Tuesday. The nationwide test was the final evaluation before the CSAT that is slated for Nov. 18. Yonhap
Cabinet in hanbok
President Moon Jae-in and members of his Cabinet pledge allegiance to the national flag during a meeting at Cheong Wa Dae, Tuesday. Moon and other participants in the meeting wore "hanbok," or traditional Korean clothing, in celebration of the 2021 autumn Hanbok Culture Week to promote the beauty of the traditional garments. Yonhap
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