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Canada celebrates its French culture

For the Week of the Francophonie held throughout the world, the Canadian Embassy and Quebec Provincial Office in Seoul are organizing an event to showcase Canada’s place in the French world. Set for...

Updated : 2011.03.27 18:48

India Cultural Center opens with spring classes

India and Korea share a very long history, yet Indian culture in Korea is still relatively unknown and, at times, misunderstood. The Indian Embassy is planning to change that with the opening of its...

Updated : 2011.03.27 18:48

Indonesia looking to expand exports with gadgets

Just a decade ago, Indonesia was considered the weak link in Asia, but with a lot of hard work, the country is proving itself to South Korea and the world as a haven for foreign direct investment. T...

Updated : 2011.03.27 18:47

Prospect of peace between Israel, Palestinians

Initiatives and new paradigm could bring hope for peace in Middle East Throughout the years, the dichotomy of peace in the Holy Land has been close enough to touch, smell and feel but also, far enou...

Updated : 2011.03.27 18:46

Persian New Year bridges cultures

For the first time in Korea, the Iranian Embassy showcased one of its most important national holidays. Nowruz, widely known as the Persian New Year, is celebrated and observed by Iranic people. Ne...

Updated : 2011.03.27 18:46

Report paints stark reality for North Koreans

The belief that South and North Korea are “one nation” might be a fantastic idea in theory, but it does not reflect the reality of the situation. Last week, the British and Netherlands Embassies co-...

Updated : 2011.03.20 18:19

Southeast Asia guidebook for teens

The ASEAN-Korea Centre has published “ASEAN and Korea, We Are Friends,” a guidebook for teenagers. “It is a booklet designed for junior and high school students in Korea so that they can learn about...

Updated : 2011.03.20 18:19

Paraguay River development key to economic growth

No matter the riches and opportunities Paraguay offers, the growth of this Latin American country’s export industries is hindered by its location. A landlocked country, Paraguay’s plan to become a...

Updated : 2011.03.20 18:19

New envoy holds new vision for Ecuador

Adding value needed to break South American nation’s cycle of poverty The new Ecuador ambassador has arrived with a plan: to ask Korean companies and officials to have vision and realize that Ecuad...

Updated : 2011.03.20 18:18

French writer communicates at lecture

Informing is not communicating ― not only the title of Dominique Wolton’s latest work, but also the subject of his lecture Friday. Organized by the French Institute, the cultural wing of the embassy...

Updated : 2011.03.13 18:57

Canadian editors wanted for embassy blog

Inside Canada, the Canadian Embassy’s Korean-language blog, is looking for five Canadians residing in Korea to volunteer as contributing editors. The embassy is looking for interesting stories about...

Updated : 2011.03.13 18:57

Exchanges solidify German-Busan ties

Busan City and the Korean-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at attracting more investments by German companies to the port city. Signed on March 8 by...

Updated : 2011.03.13 18:57

British consular office’s new hours for month

The consular section at the British Embassy will be closed for 90 minutes every Wednesday this month for staff training. The office will be closed from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on March 16, 23 and 30. T...

Updated : 2011.03.13 18:57

Colombia requests aid for rain, flood victims

A second wave of heavy rainfall is currently hammering Colombia and with it are appeals to the international community for assistance. In Seoul, the small Colombian Embassy recently held a charity d...

Updated : 2011.03.13 18:56

It takes two to tango to improve French-Korean business ties

After two decades of living in Korea, Philippe Li is going back to his home in Paris, but that does not mean he is finished with Korea. Li, the outgoing French Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industr...

Updated : 2011.03.13 18:55