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[Herald Interview] Finnish P.M. uncovers Finland-Korea connection

Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb visited Korea last week to invigorate bilateral ties in a broad range of areas, from winter sports to green technology. The Finnish delegation attended a summit,...

Updated : 2014.11.23 21:20

Korea’s IT guru-politician speaks on ‘creative economy’

Creativity, communication, cooperation, concentration and culture. These are qualities sought by headhunters worldwide, and an innovation-minded group in Seoul has decided to go to town to learn about...

Updated : 2014.11.23 21:19

ASEAN Film Festival comes to Seoul

Korean moviegoers and cultural explorers will have an opportunity to experience a diverse range of cinematic genres from Southeast Asia at the ASEAN Film Festival, which will showcase 10 selected film...

Updated : 2014.11.23 21:19

Connoisseurs discuss recipe for globalizing Korean cuisine

A group of international connoisseurs gathered to discuss the globalization of Korean food and promote an international competition involving French cuisine. The 5.4 Club, which aims to promote the fo...

Updated : 2014.11.23 21:18

The Sultanate of Oman marks 44th national day

The following was contributed by the Omani Embassy to mark the 44th National Day of the Sultanate of Oman. ― Ed.On Nov. 18 every year, Oman celebrates its National Day, recalling the anniversary of t...

Updated : 2014.11.17 21:29

ASEAN cuisines delight Seoul audience

The ASEAN-Korea Center hosted the “ASEAN Trade Fair 2014” at Coex in southern Seoul from Nov. 12-15, a food fair that introduced an assortment of Southeast Asian delicacies to the Korean market. Amb...

Updated : 2014.11.16 21:13

Sweden shares wisdom on happy families through equal parenting

The Swedish Embassy and Business Sweden cohosted an exhibition on Swedish family life at the“2014 Sweden Kids Week Seoul” at Dongdaemun History and Culture Park, Seoul, from Tuesday to Thursday.The ...

Updated : 2014.11.16 21:13

Omani exhibition spreads Islamic message of peace

The Omani Embassy and the Korea Foundation are cohosting a cultural exhibition, “Tolerance, Understanding and Coexistence: Oman’s Message of Islam,” to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the estab...

Updated : 2014.11.16 21:13

Forum to invite expert on creative economy

The Corea Image Communication Institute will host its 18th CQ forum at 6:20 p.m., Nov. 18, at the Kuwaiti Embassy in Seoul. Rep. Jeon Ha-jin of the ruling Saenuri Party, who has a long career in the venture business, will speak about his experience and Korea’s roadmap for the “creative e...

Updated : 2014.11.16 21:12

Namibian officials benchmark Korea’s online administration

Delegates from Namibia’s personnel advisory body, the Public Service Commission, visited Korea from Oct. 22-25 to benchmark the country’s online administration system and human resource management s...

Updated : 2014.11.09 21:06

Europe touts benefits of its universities to Korean students

European officials touted education at EU universities as attractive alternatives to U.S. colleges at a recent workshop in Seoul, pointing to their low fees and long traditions and high academic quali...

Updated : 2014.11.09 21:05

Artists laud virtues of childhood art education

The 2014 Seoul International Symposium for Arts and Creativity was held last Monday at the Korea Chamber of Commerce & Industry, drawing on the expertise of international experts on public art educati...

Updated : 2014.11.09 21:05

Foundation promotes East Asian cooperation with history lessons

Foreign residents are gaining insights into the Korean identity and culture at the Northeast Asian History Foundation’s classes every Wednesday. The Northeast Asian History Academy, a crash course on...

Updated : 2014.11.02 19:55

‘Korea must not forget Afghanistan in food assistance’

Korea should continue its support for food assistance in Afghanistan, the United Nation’s World Food Program country director Claude Jibidar said, calling on leaders and citizens to uphold their huma...

Updated : 2014.11.02 19:50

Exhibition teaches lessons from 20th-century Europe

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. It has been 75 years since the start of World War II, 24 years since German reunification and 21 years since the launch of the Europe...

Updated : 2014.11.02 19:48