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ASEAN, Korea share beauty know-how

The ASEAN-Korea Center organized a workshop last week to help enhance the presence of Korean cosmetics firms in Southeast Asia and share knowledge and experience with regional companies. The event -- ...

Updated : 2016.05.02 00:16

Denmark kids fair comes to Korea

 “Denmark Kids Fair” -- a symposium of diverse children’s brands from Denmark – will be held at the Hyundai Department store in Pangyo, Gyeonggi Province, from May 2 to 8. Organized by the Danish...

Updated : 2016.05.02 00:06

Poland’s Lodz woos creative investors

The city of Lodz -- located in the heart of Poland and Europe -- is ideal for the “creative class” of professionals who value high-quality living as much as their high salaries. A former powerhouse ...

Updated : 2016.05.01 23:50

‘Access to innovative talent essential for global business’

To leap forward in the global marketplace, firms must attract diverse talents capable of engineering “what’s next” and disrupting “business as usual,” a leading Canadian computer scientist said. ...

Updated : 2016.05.01 20:13

Polish Day to jazz up downtown Seoul

The Polish Day -- celebration of the Central European country’s culture, literature and products -- will be held at the Cheonggye Plaza in Seoul on May 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Organized by the Poli...

Updated : 2016.04.24 20:21

EU marks Paris climate agreement signature

Coinciding with Earth Day -- an annual event celebrated worldwide on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection -- the European Union delegation to Korea hosted a reception Friday to...

Updated : 2016.04.24 20:20

Ecuador urges Korea's aid after earthquake

The Ecuadorian Embassy in Seoul is reaching out to Korea for pressing humanitarian support to facilitate relief and reconstruction efforts following the catastrophic earthquake that shook the country ...

Updated : 2016.04.24 20:15

‘Steadfast sanctions key to N.K. denuclearization’

To prevent North Korea’s nuclear and missile provocations and force the regime to denuclearize, the international community must apply sanctions steadfastly and extensively, according to a former sen...

Updated : 2016.04.24 20:11

Sri Lanka, the land of Ceylon tea

COLOMBO -- Sri Lanka, a British colony between 1802 and 1948, was called Ceylon until 1972 when the country became a republic. Despite the name change, its hallmark produce -- tea -- has survived and ...

Updated : 2016.04.18 01:57

Sri Lankan accommodations dazzle visitors

The hotel industry in Sri Lanka is rising, adding to a growing list of international accolades from guidebooks and magazines, including the Lonely Planet and the National Geographic Traveler. Along wi...

Updated : 2016.04.18 01:26

Sri Lanka, paradise for the restless

SRI LANKA -- Sri Lanka, known as “the Pearl of the Indian Ocean,” is a cool getaway for restive minds, offering exotic travel, fine food and superb relaxation.From pristine beaches lined with palm t...

Updated : 2016.04.17 22:18

Norwegian PM to visit Korea

Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Norway. (Joel Lee / The Korea Herald)Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Norway, will visit Korea from Thursday to Saturday, her first visit ...

Updated : 2016.04.10 22:50

UNICEF, Korea strengthen collaboration

Following the adoption of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals last year, the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund is stepping up humanitarian efforts around the world and garnering Korea’s cr...

Updated : 2016.04.10 22:46

Ambassadors discuss female empowerment

Female envoys and professionals in Korea held a forum in late March to discuss empowering women in society, following the United Nations Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace on March 8. The...

Updated : 2016.04.10 22:29

India partners Korea at maiden maritime summit

India will host the first maritime summit to empower global partnerships and unveil investment opportunities, and Korea is the first single-partner country. As Asia’s third-largest economy, India has...

Updated : 2016.04.10 22:26