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Updated : 2014.07.20 21:39

Could travel alerts crimp Kenya ties?

With a number of high-profile official meetups, including the first joint economic commission in 17 years and three important agreements inked on July 9, South Korea’s ties with Kenya are stronger th...

Updated : 2014.07.20 21:26

Korean envoy receives Polish medal

A former South Korean ambassador to Poland received a special medal during a reception at the Polish ambassador’s residence in Seoul on July 11.Polish Ambassador to South Korea Krzysztof Ignacy Majka...

Updated : 2014.07.20 21:24

Scientist gets nod for boosting Korea-U.K. research ties

A Korean scientist was presented with the honorary award the Commander of the Order of the British Empire by British Ambassador to South Korea Scott Wightman for contributing to bilateral diplomatic t...

Updated : 2014.07.20 21:23

France celebrates Bastille Day with French, Korean businesses

The French Embassy celebrated Bastille Day in Seoul on Monday with a slew of French and South Korean businesses, while reflecting on its growing diplomatic and cultural relations with Korea. The reception was an occasion to showcase many French companies doing business here, such as Pierre...

Updated : 2014.07.20 21:22

Korean-language tourism classes held in Thailand, Laos

With over 1 million South Koreans visiting Thailand last year, Korean-fluent tourism professionals are needed there more than ever. So, the ASEAN-Korea Center organized a nine-week Korean language training program in Thailand and Laos for tourism and hospitality industry personnel to take ...

Updated : 2014.07.20 21:22

Embassy invites student submissions for contest on Angola

The Angolan Embassy here, along with Busan University of Foreign Studies and Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, organized a competition for students aimed at raising awareness of Angola, including ...

Updated : 2014.07.13 20:06

Envoys from Islamic countries break fast with MOFA

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted Muslim and Arab envoys and other VIPs in an iftar dinner reception at a hotel in Seoul on Wednesday.Iftar, literally “breaking the fast” in Arabic, is a meal e...

Updated : 2014.07.13 20:05

Brazil emerges as ‘foosball’ champion in Korea

Italian duo Stefano Invernizzi and Giuseppe La Torre tilt back their gold cups as they celebrate their victory as the Brazilian National Team in the European Chamber of Commerce Korea’s “ECCK Table ...

Updated : 2014.07.13 20:05

S. African envoy recalls ‘Madiba’

Nelson Mandela achieved almost universal respect around the world and across the political spectrum. Called “Madiba” by admirers, through his role in fighting apartheid ― including a 27-year prison...

Updated : 2014.07.13 20:04

Security breached at foreign embassies

The security of two foreign diplomatic missions and an ambassador’s residence in Seoul was breached in June by individuals that witnesses described as mentally disturbed.In the three unrelated diplom...

Updated : 2014.07.06 20:59

‘Regional powwow indicates improving Korea-Cuba relations’

Two multilateral meetups here between high-level diplomats and other government officials from South Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean signals the government’s efforts to improve long-dormant di...

Updated : 2014.07.06 20:59

Georgia, Ukraine celebrate EU association agreements

Envoys from Georgia and Ukraine celebrated historic association agreements between their countries and the European Union in a reception here in Seoul on Wednesday.Georgian Ambassador Nikoloz Apkhazav...

Updated : 2014.07.06 20:59

Korea, China, Japan build bridges

South Korea has a bridge-making role to play in enhancing cooperation between Japan and China, as well as in regional community building in East Asia in general, said the chief of the ASEAN-Korea Cent...

Updated : 2014.06.29 21:03

Senior Irish ministers talk public sector reform in Seoul

Brendan Howlin (center), minster for public expenditure and reform, and Irish Ambassador to South Korea Aingeal O’Donoghue (second from right) pose for a photo with officials from the Korea Institute...

Updated : 2014.06.29 21:02