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Songpa-gu sends flood relief assistance to Paraguay

Songpa-gu district chief Park Choon-hee presented a 30 million won ($29,000) check to Paraguayan Ambassador to South Korea Ceferino Valdez for flood relief in the South American country’s capital cit...

Updated : 2014.07.27 19:15

20 Koreans awarded scholarships to U.K.

British Ambassador to South Korea Scott Wightman (front row, center) poses for a photo with recipients of Britain’s Chevening Scholarship during an orientation event at his residence in Seoul on July...

Updated : 2014.07.27 19:15

Korea teams up with U.N. in new ‘global citizenship’ program

South Korea is working with the United Nations to foster a sense of global citizenship here and abroad through a teacher exchange program that brings foreign teachers here and gives Korean teachers a ...

Updated : 2014.07.27 19:14

Envoy celebrates his faith at Ramadan

When most people were likely sound asleep at 3 a.m. on Thursday, Mohammed Chraibi, the Moroccan ambassador here, was starting his day. He woke up hours before sunrise, ate a light meal of prunes, cher...

Updated : 2014.07.27 19:12

Gandhi statue unveiled at Buddhist temple

Indian Ambassador Vishnu Prakash and Busan Mayor Suh Byeong-soo participated in the unveiling ceremony of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi at a Buddhist temple in Busan on Monday.Prakash, along with Hannarae Foundation of Culture chairman Ven. Shim San and other city and national government offi...

Updated : 2014.07.27 19:09

Malaysian, Dutch embassies mourn downed flight MH17

The embassies of the Netherlands and Malaysia here received flowers and condolences from well-wishers, including officials, businesses and the public, over the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shot down in the skies above Ukraine.The Malaysian Embassy opened a condolence book last wee...

Updated : 2014.07.27 19:09

(Photo News) Portuguese president in Korea

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