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Published : 2017-01-23 17:44
Updated : 2017-01-23 18:33

The Foreign Language Newspapers Association of Korea on Monday named Lee Chang-sup, president-publisher of Korea Times, as its president.

The nonprofit organization was launched in 2015 to promote the cooperation and development of Korea-based foreign-language newspapers. The Korea Herald, Korea Times, Korea Joongang Daily and Chinese edition of the Aju Business Daily are members of the group. 

Lee Chang-sup

Its activities include inking an agreement with the state-run Korean Culture and Information Service to promote the country via cultural content.

Lee succeeds Herald Corp. CEO Lee Young-man, the founding president of the Foreign Language Newspapers of Korea. Lee Chang-sup will hold the post for one year.

By Yoon Min-sik