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ASEAN, Korea hash over cultural cooperation

The ASEAN-Korea Center in Seoul held its ninth annual council meeting Thursday, hashing out issues to strengthen bilateral ties while commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeas...

Updated : 2017.02.20 15:15

Lord mayor of London visits Korea to bolster commerce

Andrew Parmley, the lord mayor of the City of London, is visiting Korea this week to strengthen bilateral commercial ties and promote Britain as the leading business hub of Europe. His visit on Tues...

Updated : 2017.02.20 15:09

‘Local government an apt instrument of diplomacy’

In a globalized world, the mantle of international cooperation falls not only in the hands of national government, but legitimately on local government, according to the new president of the Korean A...

Updated : 2017.02.20 15:06

Canada celebrates 150th anniversary of Confederation

Marking the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation, there will be a series of cultural and educational events in Korea this year, according to the Canadian Embassy in Seoul. The Canadian Confe...

Updated : 2017.02.20 15:02

Ukraine, Korea mark silver jubilee of diplomacy

Marking the silver jubilee of diplomatic ties this year, Ukraine and Korea have laid a solid foundation for a wide array of future-oriented cooperation, Ukraine’s top envoy to Korea said last week. ...

Updated : 2017.02.13 19:19

‘Curbing global warming requires more than words’

With the international community changing tack to advance the low-carbon economy, Korea should act on its promise to cut greenhouse gas emissions and muster global cooperation toward its materializat...

Updated : 2017.02.13 19:12

Italian cartoonist draws inspiration from eclectic Korea

In the eyes of Sergio Varbella, an Italian cartoonist and graphic designer, Seoul is a city of contradictions, where hypermodernity meets antiquity at every turn of the street. With glittering skysc...

Updated : 2017.02.13 18:42

Sri Lanka, Korea celebrate thriving economic ties

The Sri Lankan Embassy on Friday marked the 69th anniversary of independence from colonial Britain as well as thriving ties with Korea officially extending to 40 years. The reception at Millennium S...

Updated : 2017.02.06 18:26

Morocco rejoins African Union for regional peace, prosperity

More than 33 years since quitting the African Union, Morocco was readmitted to the continental club of nations, heralding a new era of regional security and economic cooperation, according to the Mor...

Updated : 2017.02.06 18:13

‘Belarus, Korea are partners in cutting-edge innovations’

Emerging from seven decades of Soviet rule, Belarus inherited an institutional legacy of excellence in scientific education and research, highly regarded across Eurasia. Since its independence in 19...

Updated : 2017.02.06 18:07

Elena Ferrante’s neorealist novels translated into Korean

The Italian Embassy in Seoul celebrated the publication of novels in Korean by renowned author Elena Ferrante at a book talk on Jan. 19. The event at the embassy marked last year’s translated relea...

Updated : 2017.01.30 23:25

Young Diplomats Academy instills lofty goals in students

The Korea Herald Young Diplomats Academy and the Young Opinion Leaders’ Knowledge Forum -- youth camps providing interaction with foreign diplomats, business leaders, renowned scholars and legal exp...

Updated : 2017.01.30 23:20

Indonesian envoy wraps up pragmatic tenure

Indonesian Ambassador John Aristianto Prasetio held his last meeting Thursday with Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se, wrapping up 4 1/2 years in Korea that culminated in President Joko Widodo’s v...

Updated : 2017.01.30 23:15

Musical couple rings unchained melodies from yesterday

Before the advent of K-pop, the Kim Sisters rocked America’s postwar music scene with their colorful tunes, zestful tones and exotic eyes. The trio starred on the Ed Sullivan Show more than 22 time...

Updated : 2017.01.30 18:25

Literature translation bridges ancient Georgia, modern Korea

The Georgian Embassy in Seoul honored a scholar last week for translating a literary masterpiece and smoothing cultural exchanges between Georgia and Korea. Georgian Ambassador to Korea Nikoloz Apkh...

Updated : 2017.01.23 19:06