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Climate change provides opportunities for Denmark

COPENHAGEN ― Denmark is turning climate change into an opportunity and leading the way in preparing for a water-scarce future, Danish Environment Minister Kirsten Brosbol told reporters last week. Si...

Updated : 2015.03.29 18:31

Denmark pioneers water technology

COPENHAGEN ― While fighting climate change is a political debate in America, it is a way of life in Denmark. From groundwater purification to wastewater treatment and academic research to town renewa...

Updated : 2015.03.29 18:30

‘Kazakhstan wants Korea at Astana Expo 2017’

Kazakhstan’s Foreign Deputy Minister Rapil Zhoshybayev visited Korea in late March to promote the Astana Expo 2017 and garner Korea’s support. The international exposition in Kazakhstan’s capital o...

Updated : 2015.03.29 18:30

Tunisia commemorates independence amid sorrow

The Tunisian Embassy held a reception on March 20 to commemorate the country’s independence from France, while sharing sorrow and consolation for the victims of a terrorist attack in the capital Tuni...

Updated : 2015.03.29 18:29

Greece celebrates Independence Day

The following has been contributed by the Greek Embassy in Seoul to mark the March 25 declaration of the War of Independence of 1821 ― Ed.In Greece, you are at a crossroads of colors and cultures. Th...

Updated : 2015.03.24 19:14

Ireland’s reform spurs recovery

The Irish economy’s remarkable recovery from the 2007-08 banking crisis is an envy of governments the world over. The country had the highest growth rate within the European Union last year at 4.8 pe...

Updated : 2015.03.22 18:32

St. Patrick’s Day gains ground in Korea

With the number of foreigners in Korea increasing steadily, celebrations of overseas festivals are becoming quite familiar.On St. Patrick’s Day ― Irish cultural and religious festival ― Koreans and...

Updated : 2015.03.22 18:31

Romania, Korea strengthen partnership

Marking the silver jubilee of diplomatic relations, Romanian Vice Foreign Minister Carmen Burlacu visited Korea last week to earmark progress in bilateral cooperation and sustain the momentum into the...

Updated : 2015.03.22 18:30

‘Korea should preserve tradition for tourism’

Despite Korea’s obsession with doing things at breakneck speeds, French Ambassador Jerome Pasquier thinks Koreans should slow down and appreciate finer things in life ― traditional houses, bucolic roads and national parks. Speaking at the second anniversary of the 5.4 Club, Pasquier said...

Updated : 2015.03.22 18:27

U.S. Ambassador Lippert unfazed after attack

U.S. Ambassador to Korea Mark Lippert appears unfazed by a near-fatal attack posting photographs of himself walking with his family and dog through central Seoul on Wednesday.(Facebook)Lippert return...

Updated : 2015.03.19 19:16

China appoints new ambassador to N. Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping has appointed a vice minister of the Chinese Communist Party as Beijing's new ambassador to North Korea, according to China's foreign ministry on Thursday.  Li Jinjun, 59, vice minister of the International Department of the Central Committee of China's Commun...

Updated : 2015.03.19 09:47

New British ambassador speaks Korean for deeper alliance

New British Ambassador to Korea Charles Hay will combine a comprehensive approach to diplomacy with an earnest study of Korean culture, he told reporters during a press conference last week. Speaking ...

Updated : 2015.03.15 18:41

German firms dig into Korea’s medical tourism

Germany’s leading health care companies participated in the 2015 Korea International Medical and Hospital Equipment Show earlier this month in Seoul, laying the groundwork for joint ventures and rese...

Updated : 2015.03.15 18:40

Colombia, Korea seal defense ties

Building the blood-sealed relationship forged during the Korean War, Colombia and Korea marked a milestone of future defense cooperation with Colombia’s top military official visiting Korea last week...

Updated : 2015.03.15 18:39

Tunisian Embassy exhibits mosaic works

The Tunisian Embassy hosted an exhibition showing prints of the country’s traditional mosaic and handicraft masterpieces at the Korea Foundation Gallery in Seoul from March 4-12. Showcasing patterns ...

Updated : 2015.03.15 18:38