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German Chamber: 30 and growing

During the past 30 years of the Korea German Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s existence, South Korea and the Chamber have risen from being small players to become power houses. “It’s amazing th...

Updated : 2011.01.16 17:22

Rizal book bridges gaps for all local communities

What started off as a simple writing contest to bring a community closer together has grown into a book that gives an insight into an important foreign community, its people and how they relate to Ko...

Updated : 2011.01.16 17:21

Planting the seeds of Latvian growth

Building relations from nothing into something is a challenge but if you are the first ambassador from an unknown country, then that challenge can be even greater. Latvia Ambassador Peteris Vaivars ...

Updated : 2011.01.16 17:20

Book of condolences opened for Czech hero

The Czech Republic Embassy in Korea has set up a book of condolences in memory of former Czechoslovak Foreign Minister Jiri Dienstbier, who was a key player behind the establishment of diplomatic rel...

Updated : 2011.01.11 18:38

‘Philippines interested in nuclear power plants’

South Korea may have a new customer for its nuclear power plant technology. The Philippines, a longtime ally to Korea, expressed interest during a three-day visit by their Foreign Minister Alberto R...

Updated : 2011.01.11 18:37

Indonesian Embassy not for sale: Ambassador

“This is groundless, we will never move as long as I’m here in Korea.” So Indonesian Ambassador Nicholas Dammen firmly stated about rumors that his government and embassy is entertaining the poss...

Updated : 2011.01.09 17:38

Chile Embassy awards language contestants

People-to-people exchanges in the education sector are one of the most important ways to connect two countries. To further this practice, the Chilean Embassy recently announced the winners of its la...

Updated : 2011.01.09 17:37

New visa fees at Kenya Embassy

Tourism destinations in Kenya have been featured recently on local television stations with inspiring footage of their natural sceneries. The Kenyan Embassy has announced that as of the new year, ne...

Updated : 2011.01.09 17:36

Inside Canada is looking for blog editors

Inside Canada, the Canadian Embassy’s Korean-language blog is looking for five editors to share their personal Working Holiday Program experiences in Canada with blog readers. In the past, there hav...

Updated : 2011.01.09 17:36

Registering for Finnish elections

Finnish citizens are reminded to update their address information to ensure that they are informed about their right to vote in the parliamentary elections in the spring. Finnish citizens who reside...

Updated : 2011.01.09 17:36

Call for proposals to strengthen ties with EU

A call for proposals to support the strengthening of relations between the European Union and South Korea has been announced by the EU Embassy. With the conclusion of negotiations on the Free Trade ...

Updated : 2011.01.09 17:36

Ex-KLM manager decorated by Dutch Queen

Dutch Ambassador Paul Menkveld conferred upon former general manager of KLM Oh Kouk-hong the title of Knight in the Order of Orange-Nassau in the name of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands. Menkveld e...

Updated : 2011.01.09 17:36

Poetic diplomacy tool of Algerian envoy

It is no secret that ambassadors have diplomatic immunity, but the Algerian envoy has something else in his bag of tricks: a poetic license to increase cultural ties. Algeria Ambassador Hocine Sahra...

Updated : 2011.01.09 17:36

Norway cross-country skiing in Korea

The Norwegian cross-country skiing competition Skarven Race Korea will be held on Jan. 29 in Gangwon Province. This is the third time the Norwegian Embassy is organizing the Skarven Race, which will...

Updated : 2011.01.02 16:46

Book compiles folktales from Korea, Asia

A new children’s book available from a UNESCO division presents a collection of 27 prominent folktales from 11 East Asian countries. The book, “Telling Tales from Southeast Asia and Korea: Teacher’s...

Updated : 2011.01.02 16:45