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Museum awarded for aiding Korea-Kenya understanding

The Kenyan Ambassador to South Korea presented a plaque of appreciation to the CEO of the Multiculture Museum for the work he is doing in promoting mutual understanding between South Korea and Kenya a...

Updated : 2014.04.20 19:45

Slovakia urges more Korean travelers to visit

Slovakia is perhaps best known here as a hub for South Korea manufacturing and a platform for global companies to sell cars throughout the European Union.Less known in South Korea is that it has 1,500...

Updated : 2014.04.20 19:44

MIKTA to raise ‘middle power voice’

On the eve of an enormous meeting of diplomats from about 100 nations in Mexico City last week to discuss development assistance and aid to poor countries, a small band of foreign ministers quietly go...

Updated : 2014.04.20 19:43

Hungary to mark anniversary with seminar at HUFS

Hungarian Ambassador Csaba Gabor will speak about bilateral relations between his country and South Korea during a conference at Hankuk University of Foreign studies on April 29.The daylong conference will underscore the close ties between South Korea and Hungary as one of many events plan...

Updated : 2014.04.20 19:41

Envoy aims to bring back Bulgarian wines

The Bulgarian ambassador here has his mind set on bringing wines from his country back to South Korea in a big way. Bulgarian Ambassador to South Korea Petar Andonov hosted local importers, distributo...

Updated : 2014.04.20 19:41

Fair to highlight Southeast Asian interior design

Envoys from about a half a dozen Southeast Asian nations and the ASEAN-Korea Center will kick off an international furniture fair showcasing items from Southeast Asia. The Seoul Furniture and Home Living Fair 2014 will kick off Thursday and continue until April 27 in Hall 4 at the Korea In...

Updated : 2014.04.20 19:39

Germany awards professors for boosting culture, research ties

German Ambassador to South Korea Rolf Mafael presented two Korean professors with awards in Seoul on Thursday for their efforts in developing cooperation in scientific research and academic scholarshi...

Updated : 2014.04.14 10:17

Foreign minister’s visit highlights progress in Korea-Portugal ties

South Korea and Portugal ratcheted up bilateral economic and political ties during a five-day visit to Seoul by the European nation’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Rui Chancerelle de Machete, which inc...

Updated : 2014.04.13 19:58

Ambassadors learn Korean art of calligraphy

A handful of foreign ambassadors got a taste of “Seoye,” the art of Korean calligraphy, during the Corea Image Communication Institute’s fifth meet-up this session at Institut Francais on Tuesday.S...

Updated : 2014.04.13 19:56

Fun, food and fund-raising at SIWA’s ‘Sunset Safari’

The Seoul International Women’s Association’s “Sunset Safari” charity gala this year kicked off with a splashy cocktail hour and, of course, all the fun, food and friendship that accompany the largest expatriate women’s organization’s annual charity event at the Conrad Hotel in Yeoui...

Updated : 2014.04.13 19:54

Russia celebrates life of singer Lyudmila Nam

The Russian embassy celebrated with a concert on Friday the life of a renowned Russian mezzo-soprano who, for many Koreans here, came to represent the lives of so-called Koryo-saram, ethnic Koreans mo...

Updated : 2014.04.13 19:53

Envoys post blog on Irish president’s historic U.K. visit

To celebrate a diplomatic achievement realized by their respective countries, the ambassadors of Britain and Ireland did something special: They shared blogging duties.After all, what better way, in the age of Twitter and Facebook, to celebrate the historic visit of Irish President Michael...

Updated : 2014.04.13 19:52

Swedish ambassador hosts novelist Lee Kiho

Swedish Ambassador to South Korea Lars Danielsson hosted the 34th session of the Seoul Literary Society, which featured novelist Lee Ki-ho, at the ambassador’s home in the Seongbuk-dong neighborhood ...

Updated : 2014.04.06 20:39

Ambassadors’ spouses join Garden Club flower show

The Garden Club of Seoul, a perennial institution of the diplomatic community here, held an exhibition of flower arrangements at Raemian Gallery in Anguk-dong in Seoul on Thursday.Spouses of ambassado...

Updated : 2014.04.06 20:38

Envoys of Europe, Korea highlight cooperation on science and technology

South Korean Ambassador to the EU Kim Chang-beom and European Union Ambassador to South Korea Tomasz Kozlowski kicked off a “promotion caravan” in Seoul on Wednesday to raise awareness about South K...

Updated : 2014.04.06 20:38