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GCC Days highlights need for ties

Not many people know about the Gulf Cooperation Council or what it stands for but everyone knows about its member states and their importance in the development of this nation. To shed light on vari...

Updated : 2011.02.08 18:40

Brazil cuts medical costs for citizens

To assist Brazilians living in Korea with the high cost of clinical examinations, the Brazilian Embassy recently signed an MOU with SAM Medical hospital. The agreement states that Brazilians visitin...

Updated : 2011.02.06 17:41

Applications for Danish research program

The Danish Research Partnership Programme is offering a small number of researchers the opportunity of becoming guest researchers at the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR). The theme for this ...

Updated : 2011.02.06 17:41

E-2 work visa’s new process for Canadians

The Canadian Embassy has announced that anyone who wishes to work as an ESL teacher in Korea must provide a criminal record check issued by the RCMP in Canada. The criminal record check then needs t...

Updated : 2011.02.06 17:41

Carbon Capture and Storage Mission

The Canadian Embassy is to host, together with the Ministry of Knowledge Economy, a delegation of Canadian carbon capture and storage academics, industry professionals and governmental agencies. On ...

Updated : 2011.02.06 17:41

Teachers can promote Canada beyond classroom

Canadian teachers are not only ambassadors promoting study options in the Great White North, but can also influence the perception of Canadians in civil society. To assist Canadian teachers to this ...

Updated : 2011.02.06 17:40

Thai traditional nights to illuminate Seoul

Thailand is only a six-hour flight away but the country’s embassy is to bring the Land of Smiles even closer this week with two days filled with traditional cultural performances. “This event aims...

Updated : 2011.02.06 17:40

Israel: Tourism is about building friendships

An ambassador’s job in South Korea is one of constant promotion, be it at dinners or at seminars. The Israeli ambassador recently held a reception for the members of the Korea Tourism Supporters ne...

Updated : 2011.02.06 17:39

Eliminating poverty through education

There are steps to take to eliminate the burden that over 1 billion people living on under $1 a day share. The United Nations World Tourism Organization’s ST-EP Foundation chairperson Dho Young-shi...

Updated : 2011.02.06 17:38

Grants open for Australia-Korea awareness

The Australia-Korea Foundation’s next funding round will begin in February for the 2011―2012 financial year. The Foundation explained that project proposals from individuals or organizations must de...

Updated : 2011.01.30 17:16

Norway embassy moves into historic quarter

The Norwegian Embassy is reopened today after moving into its new location at the heart of the old Daehan Empire. The embassy’s new address is on the 13th floor of the Jeong-dong Building, 15-5 Jeo...

Updated : 2011.01.30 17:16

Taiwan’s 100 years are visited on Nami Island

To mark Taiwan’s centennial anniversary, the Taipei Mission is holding a photo exhibition showcasing historical moments in the island’s development since the overthrow of the Qing Dynasty by Sun Ya...

Updated : 2011.01.30 17:12

Swedish seminar on green growth

The Embassy of Sweden and the Swedish Trade Council are holding a seminar on “Opportunities for cooperation between Sweden and Korea in sustainability and green growth.” Swedish Trade Minister Ewa B...

Updated : 2011.01.30 17:11

Pakistan signs energy MOU

Pakistan Board of Investment recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Korea Southern Power Company and Hyundai Heavy Industries to develop Pakistan’s energy resources. “Pakistan is i...

Updated : 2011.01.30 17:11

Happiest country is also greenest country

Throughout the world’s history, many great leaders have led by example; in the fight against climate change some countries are doing just that. Denmark is a country which has changed not only the w...

Updated : 2011.01.30 17:10