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Hungary marks silver jubilee of relations with Korea

The Hungarian Embassy marked 25 years of diplomatic relations with Korea and the 58th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution in a commemorative reception at Lotte Hotel in central Seoul on Oct. ...

Updated : 2014.10.26 21:24

ASEAN, Korea boost ties with infrastructure

The ASEAN-Korea Center held a forum, “Korea’s contribution to ASEAN connectivity,” on Oct. 21 at the Convention Center of the Federation of Korean Industries as a platform to promote opportunities ...

Updated : 2014.10.26 21:24

Artists uncover DMZ’s ‘Little Switzerland’

The Demilitarized Zone, a 4-kilometer-wide strip of virgin greenery cutting through the heart of the Korean Peninsula, provided sources of artistic inspiration for a group of international artists bas...

Updated : 2014.10.26 21:23

Envoys come out for multiculturalism

Whether defined as a “melting pot” or “salad bowl,” multiculturalism in South Korea has received considerable attention for over a decade from critics and proponents alike. One museum here has mad...

Updated : 2014.10.19 20:38

Russian embassy welcomes specialists on Russian studies

Moscow-based singer Natalia Kirillova sings Russian love songs in front of guests in the embassy’s main hall. (Joel Lee/The Korea Herald)The Russian Embassy in Seoul organized a welcome reception for...

Updated : 2014.10.19 20:32

Malaysia proffers Korea commerce during high-level trade trip

Malaysia’s minister of international trade and industry led a giant delegation in Seoul during a two-nation Asia trip to help boost South Korean-Malaysian commerce and upgrade bilateral diplomatic ti...

Updated : 2014.10.19 20:30

Singapore invites students to apply for scholarship

The Singaporean Embassy is inviting qualified students to apply for a state-scholarship for 2015. Submissions are open until Feb. 23, 2015.The Dr. Goh Keng Swee Scholarship Fund supports up to four years of undergraduate study, provides funds for tuition and other fees, roundtrip airfare t...

Updated : 2014.10.19 20:30

Korea and ASEAN to hold infrastructure-building forum

The ASEAN-Korea Center will host a forum on “Korea’s contribution to ASEAN connectivity” on Oct. 21 at the Convention Center of the Federation of Korean Industries in an effort to link Korean construction firms and investors to infrastructure-building opportunities in Southeast Asia. Th...

Updated : 2014.10.19 20:30

Seoul, Beijing share view on minimizing impact of fishing boat incident

South Korea and China have shared the view that they should make concerted efforts to minimize the impact of last week's fishing boat incident on bilateral relations, Seoul's foreign ministry said Tuesday.The skipper of an 80-ton Chinese fishing boat was shot dead Friday by a South Korean ...

Updated : 2014.10.14 15:02

Envoy pursues ‘wine diplomacy’

Georgian Ambassador Nikoloz Apkhazava is pursuing wine diplomacy, hosting his fifth tasting event Tuesday since opening the country’s chancery in 2012.Wine goes hand in glove in the popular imaginati...

Updated : 2014.10.12 20:32

Embassy invites local students to partake in video competition

The Irish embassy and the Irish Association of Korea launched the “Send me to Ireland” video competition for university students on Monday. This competition gives South Korean undergraduates the chance to compete for an opportunity to experience Ireland from an educational, cultural and ...

Updated : 2014.10.12 20:32

[Herald Interview] Korea, Ivory Coast talk Ebola fight

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara was visibly upbeat about his meet-up with President Park Geun-hye at Cheong Wa Dae on Tuesday, due to growing commercial links and badly needed South Korean inv...

Updated : 2014.10.12 20:29

Embassy hosts lecture on December parliamentary elections in Uzbekistan

(right) Charge d’Affaires of the Uzbek Embassy in Korea Bakhtiyor IbragimovBakhtier N. Ibragimov, charge d’affaires of the Uzbek embassy, hosted a seminar in Seoul on Tuesday on recent political ref...

Updated : 2014.10.12 20:28

SIWA Bazaar touted as multicultural, meaningful

This year’s diplomatic community bazaar will be held at 63 Convention Center on the second floor of the Samyuk Building in Yeouido in Seoul on Nov. 10, said the president of the Seoul International Women’s Association in a press statement.“This year the Bazaar will be held at a new venu...

Updated : 2014.10.12 20:28

Swedish envoy hosts children’s author

In the most recent meeting of the Seoul Literary Society, Swedish Ambassador Lars Danielsson hosted children’s literature author Hwang Sun-mi, who wrote the best-selling “The Hen Who Thought She Cou...

Updated : 2014.10.05 21:11