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Danish minister visits water forum

Kirsten Brosbol, the Danish minister for environment, visited Korea last week to participate in the World Water Forum in Daegu and North Gyeongsang Province, to send a political message to the United Nations on water and promote Danish green technologies. At the Danish pavilion in the Daeg...

Updated : 2015.04.19 19:57

Global governance key to water crisis

The international community must stop putting climate change on the back burner of its development agenda, the head of an environment institution has stressed, while urging organizations to team up fo...

Updated : 2015.04.19 18:56

Bolivia, Korea to boost trade, exchanges

The Bolivian Embassy held a reception on April 10, two weeks ahead of the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties, to mark the official launch of an organization for trade and investment here. The G-Ocean group, which deals with international trade and provides consulting for overseas business...

Updated : 2015.04.19 18:55

Argentine Embassy celebrates Malbec wine

Argentina’s Malbec wine, world-famous for its mature taste and burgundy color, was showcased at a wine-tasting event at JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul on Friday. The venue was organized by the A...

Updated : 2015.04.19 18:54

Azeri, Korean musicians consort at concert

An Azeri musical duo teamed up with a Korean violinist at the Korea Foundation Spring Concert at Seoul Arts Center on Friday, showcasing a dazzling performance of classical music. Cellist Aleksey Miltych, pianist Saida Tagi-Zadeh and violinist Kim Bomsori played duets and trios by Chopin, ...

Updated : 2015.04.19 18:54

Hallyu to continue riding globalization wave

The Korean Wave, or hallyu, will continue riding the wave of globalization to export the Korea brand worldwide, a prominent producer speculated, while recommending Koreans find happiness through cultu...

Updated : 2015.04.12 19:16

Nigeria to host world banking conference

International delegates at the 21st World Conference of Banking Institutes in Seoul unanimously voted last week that Nigeria would host the next conference in Lagos in 2017. The WCBI is a biennial eve...

Updated : 2015.04.12 19:15

Mongolia marks silver jubilee with fashion

Towering models clad in Mongolian dresses strut the catwalk, glowing from the rays of neon light. The audience watches on in fascination, with both their eyes and cameras zooming in on the scene. Whil...

Updated : 2015.04.12 19:14

Kyrgyzstan marks progress after revolution

Kyrgyzstan is putting behind a decade of conflict and moving forward as a democratic nation, Kyrgyz Ambassador Duishenkul Chotonov said in commemorating the April and Tulip Revolutions. The April Revolution in 2010 ousted former President Kurmanbek Bakiyev and established a new constitutio...

Updated : 2015.04.12 19:14

Romanian exhibition illuminates communist life

A group of Romanian artists is displaying work that delves into life during and after communism, revealing a complex world of creativity and resistance. The “Pocket Revolutions: Romanian Contemporary...

Updated : 2015.04.05 18:58

German firms glitter at Seoul Motor Show

The German Association of Automotive Industry (VDA) has showcased the latest technology and opened the doors for medium-sized suppliers at a pavilion at the 2015 Seoul Motor Show.With the import of fo...

Updated : 2015.04.05 18:57

Colombia, Korea boost cooperation for FTA

The Colombian Minister of Trade, Industry and Tourism visited Korea last week to gain assistance from Korean agencies to boost the competitiveness of Colombian industries before a free trade agreement...

Updated : 2015.04.05 18:57

Envoys’ wives to hold charity bazaar for disabled

The Planting Love Charity organization will hold a bazaar Wednesday to mark its 25th anniversary and raise funds for people with disabilities.The event will be held at the Grand Hyatt Regency Room in Seoul from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, and funds will be used to lease a facility for vocational tra...

Updated : 2015.04.05 18:57

Republic of Angola

The following article was contributed by the Embassy of the Republic of Angola. ― Ed.Angola is celebrating its 13th anniversary of a peace agreement that led the country to reconciliation on April 4,...

Updated : 2015.04.04 11:21

Climate change provides opportunities for Denmark

COPENHAGEN ― Denmark is turning climate change into an opportunity and leading the way in preparing for a water-scarce future, Danish Environment Minister Kirsten Brosbol told reporters last week. Si...

Updated : 2015.03.29 18:31