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Mon, July 4, 2022 | 11:55
Pakistan unveils Buddhist heritage in documentary
The Embassy of Pakistan in Korea produced a documentary shedding light on the South Asian country's rich Buddhist history and heritage.
Ukrainian embassy thanks first lady for yellow-blue look
The Embassy of Ukraine in Korea thanked Korean first lady Kim Keon-hee for wearing an outfit evoking the colors of the Ukrainian flag during her visit to Madrid. The embassy posted pictures of Kim visiting a Korean grocery in the Maravillas Market in Madrid, June 30, wearing a yellow blouse and a blue skirt, on social media, Friday.
Japanese media focuses on Yoon's 'sales diplomacy'
Japanese media has been focusing on Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol's "sales diplomacy," which centers on promoting the exports of Korean products, during his first overseas trip. Yoon visited Madrid, Spain to attend a NATO summit and met with a handful of heads of state from June 27 to July 1. According to Yonhap News Agency, Japanese news outlet Asahi Shimbun reported Saturd...
'97 group' lawmakers throw hats into DPK leadership race
A group of younger lawmakers in the main opposition party announced their bids for the party's leadership position, calling for a generational shift inside the Democratic Party of Korea (DPK).
Korean War veterans receive French Legion of Honour
Two Korean War veterans, Park Dong-ha, 94, and Park Mun-joon, 91, received the highest French order of merit in recognition of their camaraderie with the French Battalion during the 1950-53 Korean War.
ASEAN F&B industry eyes sustainable market in Korea
Southeast Asia is known for a variety of food products, such as coffee, tropical fruits, and coconut oil among others. The ASEAN-Korean Centre (AKC) hosted a seminar, Tuesday, to promote sustainable market expansion in the food and beverage (F&B) sector in Korea and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Korea, France seek cooperation in supercomputing
Experts in high-performance computing (HPC) from France and Korea discussed ways for cooperation during the "Empowering the NextGen High-Performance Computing through Scientific and Industry Collaborations” conference, hosted by the Embassy of France, June 23.
Yoga brings India, Korea closer together
Kumar Tuhin, director general of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), emphasized the role of culture, such as yoga and Buddhism, in bridging India and Korea. "Diplomacy is the art of intervening or persuading other governments through dialogue and through other means short of war. When we do that, we bring the entire country's comprehensive national power, which ...
Yoon makes multilateral diplomacy debut at NATO summit
President Yoon Suk-yeol will take part in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit this week, making his debut in multilateral diplomacy, centering on defense and economics. Yoon will depart Seoul for his first official overseas trip to Madrid, Spain, Monday, to take part in the NATO summit slated for June 29 to 30, and hold a flurry of bilateral talks with major ...
[INTERVIEW] Korean studies scholar-turned-ambassador learns from history
Hungarian Ambassador to Korea Mozes Csoma has a unique background as an ambassador. He is a prominent Korean studies scholar, who established the first Korean studies department at a university in Hungary. He has frequently travelled to Korea, visiting almost every year for the past two decades for study and research even before being appointed as an ambassador, so he was alr...
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