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Canadian embassy hosts Toronto grads

Korean graduates of the University of Toronto gathered recently at an alumni reception at the Canadian embassy in Seoul to meet fellow alumni and remember their time at the various campuses in Toronto...

Updated : 2015.04.26 18:36

Korean culture program launched for foreigners

The Korea Foundation has launched a program that connects foreigners and Koreans through language and culture. Foreigners can take part in activities to experience Korean culture, while Koreans can pa...

Updated : 2015.04.26 18:36

‘Ethiopia’s renaissance follows Korean development’

Korea has been a paragon of progress for Ethiopia, which has developed rapidly since 2000.The Ethiopian economy grew by over 10 percent annually between 2004 and 2009, slowing to nearly 7 percent sinc...

Updated : 2015.04.26 18:34

Danish minister visits water forum

Kirsten Brosbol, the Danish minister for environment, visited Korea last week to participate in the World Water Forum in Daegu and North Gyeongsang Province, to send a political message to the United Nations on water and promote Danish green technologies. At the Danish pavilion in the Daeg...

Updated : 2015.04.19 19:57

Global governance key to water crisis

The international community must stop putting climate change on the back burner of its development agenda, the head of an environment institution has stressed, while urging organizations to team up fo...

Updated : 2015.04.19 18:56

Bolivia, Korea to boost trade, exchanges

The Bolivian Embassy held a reception on April 10, two weeks ahead of the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties, to mark the official launch of an organization for trade and investment here. The G-Ocean group, which deals with international trade and provides consulting for overseas business...

Updated : 2015.04.19 18:55

Argentine Embassy celebrates Malbec wine

Argentina’s Malbec wine, world-famous for its mature taste and burgundy color, was showcased at a wine-tasting event at JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul on Friday. The venue was organized by the A...

Updated : 2015.04.19 18:54

Azeri, Korean musicians consort at concert

An Azeri musical duo teamed up with a Korean violinist at the Korea Foundation Spring Concert at Seoul Arts Center on Friday, showcasing a dazzling performance of classical music. Cellist Aleksey Miltych, pianist Saida Tagi-Zadeh and violinist Kim Bomsori played duets and trios by Chopin, ...

Updated : 2015.04.19 18:54

Hallyu to continue riding globalization wave

The Korean Wave, or hallyu, will continue riding the wave of globalization to export the Korea brand worldwide, a prominent producer speculated, while recommending Koreans find happiness through cultu...

Updated : 2015.04.12 19:16

Nigeria to host world banking conference

International delegates at the 21st World Conference of Banking Institutes in Seoul unanimously voted last week that Nigeria would host the next conference in Lagos in 2017. The WCBI is a biennial eve...

Updated : 2015.04.12 19:15

Mongolia marks silver jubilee with fashion

Towering models clad in Mongolian dresses strut the catwalk, glowing from the rays of neon light. The audience watches on in fascination, with both their eyes and cameras zooming in on the scene. Whil...

Updated : 2015.04.12 19:14

Kyrgyzstan marks progress after revolution

Kyrgyzstan is putting behind a decade of conflict and moving forward as a democratic nation, Kyrgyz Ambassador Duishenkul Chotonov said in commemorating the April and Tulip Revolutions. The April Revolution in 2010 ousted former President Kurmanbek Bakiyev and established a new constitutio...

Updated : 2015.04.12 19:14

Romanian exhibition illuminates communist life

A group of Romanian artists is displaying work that delves into life during and after communism, revealing a complex world of creativity and resistance. The “Pocket Revolutions: Romanian Contemporary...

Updated : 2015.04.05 18:58

German firms glitter at Seoul Motor Show

The German Association of Automotive Industry (VDA) has showcased the latest technology and opened the doors for medium-sized suppliers at a pavilion at the 2015 Seoul Motor Show.With the import of fo...

Updated : 2015.04.05 18:57

Colombia, Korea boost cooperation for FTA

The Colombian Minister of Trade, Industry and Tourism visited Korea last week to gain assistance from Korean agencies to boost the competitiveness of Colombian industries before a free trade agreement...

Updated : 2015.04.05 18:57