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‘Micro’ showing for 50th year of Portugal ties

Portuguese artist Joao Tabarra is presenting the exhibition “The Age of Micro Voyages” as part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of ties between Portugal and Korea. Taking place at Korea Na...

Updated : 2011.05.22 19:29

U.S. envoy tweets with new account

United States Ambassador Kathleen Stephens has a new Twitter account. Her thoughts and experiences can be followed at @AmbStephens, where she micro-blogs about U.S. and Korean news, her activities, ...

Updated : 2011.05.22 19:28

Philippine Festival in Yeouido

Seoul will once again set the stage for a multicultural fanfare as the Philippine Embassy organizes the “Philippine Festival in Yeouido.” The daylong celebration of Filipino culture will be enjoyed ...

Updated : 2011.05.22 19:28

App showcases Australia year

The Australian Embassy has launched the “Australia-Korea 50” application for smartphone users in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two cou...

Updated : 2011.05.22 19:28

Literary club discovers fierce woman poet

The Seoul Literary Society, a group of diplomats, expats and locals, celebrated the works of one of Korea’s prolific poets. Kim Seung-hee is not only a poet but an acclaimed novelist who credits po...

Updated : 2011.05.22 19:27

Italy envoy showcases elegant brands

Leonardo da Vinci once said, “What is essential is perfect.” While this phrase was not intended for shoppers in Seoul, the idea behind it has spurred the top Italian brands in finding a home on Ko...

Updated : 2011.05.22 19:26

Couple’s Korea journey comes to end

U.S. diplomat: ‘Korea has come a long way during the past 10-20 years’ The Patrick Linehan and Emerson Kanegusuke’s four-year journey in Korea is coming to an end and with it, memories they take ...

Updated : 2011.05.22 19:23

Daehangno bust honors Indian anti-colonialist

Seventy years after his death, Indian Poet Rabindranath Tagore will stand proud in a country he never visited ― one he had described as the “The Lamp of the East.” Years before Korea was freed fr...

Updated : 2011.05.18 18:50

First Kenyan newsletter launched in Korea

The Kenyan Community in Korea has launched its first quarterly newsletter called Jambo-Kenya Korea. “It will serve its readers with articles, opinions, and news to encourage Kenyans to take hands-on...

Updated : 2011.05.15 18:23

Finnish director retrospective in Busan

The Korean Film Archive will present 11 films by Finnish moviemaker Aki Kaurismaki in Busan. The Finnish scriptwriter and director has won many awards, with his most successful movie being “The Man ...

Updated : 2011.05.15 18:15

Yonsei’s EU week to highlight bloc’s identity

The question of “What is the European Union?” has raised much debate in Europe and the world over the years, despite the European Commission’s answer. To increase awareness and perhaps to answer the...

Updated : 2011.05.15 18:13

EKF Fairtrade’s big breakfast held in Seoul

The Europe-Korea Foundation held its annual World Fairtrade Day to enhance the commercial impact of Fairtrade in Korea by raising awareness among the public while giving back to the community. The “...

Updated : 2011.05.15 18:12

ASEAN Center launches FTA info site

For traders, reading through free trade agreements can be stressful and complicated. To help companies in Southeast Asia and Korea navigate through such agreements, the ASEAN-Korea Center launched a...

Updated : 2011.05.15 18:12

Teaming up Korea, India ...science and technology

Science and technology are two driving forces for the economies of South Korea and India, with tremendous potential for projects that link both sides. To capitalize on this potential, India’s Scien...

Updated : 2011.05.15 18:06

Working to build two-way trade with Brazil

Brazil wants a more give-and-take approach to trade with South Korea Brazil’s ambassador is eliminating the word “complementary” from the lexicon of bilateral trade with Korea. Instead, he uses ...

Updated : 2011.05.15 18:02