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Young Diplomats Academy lifts lid on envoy’s world

The Korea Herald Young Diplomats Academy and the Young Opinion Leaders’ Knowledge Forum -- youth camps tailored to live interaction with foreign diplomats, business leaders, renowned scholars and leg...

Updated : 2016.02.04 15:08

CHEVENING ALUMNI RECEPTION

CHEVENING ALUMNI RECEPTION -- British Ambassador Charles Hay (second from left) speaks at a Chevening alumni reception at the Plaza Hotel in Seoul on Friday. The Chevening scholarship is offered by t...

Updated : 2016.01.31 23:15

Chinese New Year strikes a chord in Korea

The Chinese Embassy organized a series of events last week to promote the Lunar New Year, known as “Chunjie” in Chinese. As the largest annual holiday across Confucian communities worldwide, includi...

Updated : 2016.01.31 23:08

Korea-Sri Lanka ties near 40th anniversary

Ahead of the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Korea, Sri Lanka is enhancing its partnership with Korea and promoting itself as an attractive investment destination in the Indian Ocean. Th...

Updated : 2016.01.31 23:04

Taekwondo bridges ASEAN, Korean youths

The ASEAN-Korea Center and the Taekwondo Promotion Foundation held a training camp for the youths of Southeast Asia and Korea in late January. The event at Taekwondowon in Muju, North Jeolla Province...

Updated : 2016.01.31 22:36

‘TPP membership would synergize Korean, Japanese economies’

Korea’s prospective membership in the Trans-Pacific Partnership would go beyond eliminating tariffs, closely linking its economy with Japan and shoring up its competitiveness within an interconnected...

Updated : 2016.01.31 22:33

Beauty of Budapest, Seoul captured through foreign lenses

A photographic exhibition featuring the cultural idiosyncrasies and vibrant lifestyles of Budapest and Seoul is running at the Korea Foundation Gallery in Seoul until Feb. 20. The venue ― “A Tale of...

Updated : 2016.01.24 23:29

EU, Korea up engagement for sustainable future

On the back of the European Union-Korea free trade agreement that entered into full force last year, the two sides are deepening engagement as important parties in regional and global issues, the EU A...

Updated : 2016.01.24 23:09

AUSTRALIAN CHERRIES

AUSTRALIAN CHERRIES -- Fresh Australian cherries imported from Tasmania are available in Korea until early February. The cherries are grown organically free from pesticides, and have a rich flavor fro...

Updated : 2016.01.24 23:05

Lawmakers, EU envoys discuss N.K. at National Assembly

Twenty-two ambassadors and diplomats of the European Union based in Seoul spoke with the National Assembly’s Foreign Affairs Committee last week to discuss the ongoing North Korean nuclear threats, i...

Updated : 2016.01.24 22:54

Azerbaijan remembers ‘Black January’ massacre

The Azerbaijani Embassy held a memorial last week to commemorate the massacre that eventually sparked the country’s independence from the Soviet Union.Known as Black January, the event annually marks...

Updated : 2016.01.24 22:43

Taiwan's new leader wants closer ties with Korea

Taiwan's President-elect Tsai Ing-wen voiced optimism Tuesday about future relations with South Korea, saying the two sides now have one more thing in common: first-ever female leaders.It's historically meaningful that both countries, which already share democratic values and development e...

Updated : 2016.01.19 13:28

Ukraine marks Orthodox New Year

The Ukrainian Embassy brought in the new year with a celebration that featured the country’s traditional dress, songs and food. The Orthodox New Year’s Day, observed on the first day of the Julian c...

Updated : 2016.01.17 23:23

Ambassadors discuss globalizing Korean culture

At the Corea Image Communications Institute’s annual award ceremony last week, which honored individuals who have popularized Korean culture worldwide, over 60 foreign ambassadors and diplomats engag...

Updated : 2016.01.17 22:47

‘China-Korea-Japan FTA to flesh out cooperation in Asia’

The prospective trilateral free trade agreement between China, Korea and Japan would open a new chapter of cooperation and prosperity in Northeast Asia, anchoring the three economies at the center of ...

Updated : 2016.01.17 22:33