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Embassies take part in Seoul International Arts Festival

The diplomatic community here ― including about a dozen foreign ambassadors, many diplomatic spouses and a coterie of visiting foreign artists ― crowded into the Chosun Ilbo Art Museum in downtown S...

Updated : 2014.08.31 21:04

Korea promotes investment in Myanmar

Officials from the public and private sector in South Korea and a delegation from Myanmar will discuss the investment potential of the Southeast Asian nation in Seoul on Tuesday.They are to meet organizers from the ASEAN-Korea Center and the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry at the 20...

Updated : 2014.08.31 21:04

Ukrainian chancery holds procession to laud sovereignty

For the Ukrainian Embassy, this year’s Independence Day could be its most meaningful ever.As Ukrainian national soldiers marched on parade in Kiev’s Independence Square, pro-Russian separatists have...

Updated : 2014.08.31 21:04

Ecuador celebrates independence with fine art

The Ecuadorean Embassy is running an exhibition of work by the artist Hernan Illescas, titled “Symbols of Dreams.” The chancery organized a number of events in August celebrating Ecuador’s independ...

Updated : 2014.08.31 21:03

Business powwow in Seoul sign of closer ties with India

In a show of just how far bilateral ties have come in recent years, the Indian Embassy here hosted its biggest-ever business symposium in Seoul on Friday.Hundreds of executives, government officials, ...

Updated : 2014.08.31 21:01

Pakistan looks east to South Korea

There are essentially two Pakistans. One made familiar by gruesome suicide bombings, U.S. drone strikes and heavy political wrangling in headlines around the world.Another Pakistan ― unfortunately, p...

Updated : 2014.08.31 21:00

Dutch woman urges Japan to come to terms with wrongful past

Human rights activist Thea Bisenberger-van de Wal (second from left) participates in the anti-sex slavery protest in Hague, Netherlands, on April 8. (Yonhap)For Thea Bisenberger-van der Wal, Japan is ...

Updated : 2014.08.25 09:58

Russia lauds ‘Koryo Saram’ in trans-Eurasian road trip

The Russian Embassy here, commemorating the 150th anniversary of Korean migration to Russia, celebrated on Tuesday at the Russian chancery the arrival of a trans-Eurasian auto-trek rally team. It was ...

Updated : 2014.08.24 20:29

Gabonese envoy touts sustainable development

Gabon’s top diplomat here underscored efforts in preserving his country’s vast rainforest, as well as bilateral ties, during a 54th Gabonese National Day celebration in Seoul on Tuesday.“Gabon is l...

Updated : 2014.08.24 20:29

Envoy assails Korean ‘Ebola panic’

Foreign envoys posted here representing countries in Africa are pushing back at what they describe as an irrational “Ebola panic,” amid fears among the South Korean public of the spread of the deadl...

Updated : 2014.08.24 20:27

Irish Embassy opens condolence book for ex-premier

Following the recent death of former Irish Prime Minister Albert Reynolds, the Irish Embassy here will open a book of condolences at its chancery for those wishing to extend their sympathies today (Monday) from 10:00 a.m. to noon and from 2-4 p.m. The late former premier, a position called...

Updated : 2014.08.24 20:25

Korea-ASEAN youth exchanges get boost

The ASEAN Korea Center promoted people-to-people ties between South Korea and Southeast Asia with a youth workshop here and trip to Vietnam for Korean youths selected from among the participants. The “ASEAN-Korea Youth Workshop” brought together 80 young people residing here from Southea...

Updated : 2014.08.24 20:25

India, Korea jointly celebrate independence, friendship

The Embassy of India and the Korea India Association jointly celebrated the independence days of India and South Korea, which fall on the same day, at the Indian Cultural Center in Seoul on Friday. Ov...

Updated : 2014.08.17 21:08

Korean bonanza from Mexican energy reform?

For the first time in its 76-year history, the monopoly of Mexico’s state-owned petroleum company, Pemex, was broken as the country signed into law last week reforms that would open the country’s en...

Updated : 2014.08.17 21:07

Ecuadorian flowers decorate Seoul beatification

When hundreds of thousands gathered on Saturday for a beatification ceremony of 124 Korean martyrs at Gwanghwamun Square, they may have been awed by the ceremony’s beauty. On Monday, thousands were t...

Updated : 2014.08.17 21:07