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Reporter : Kwon Mee-yoo
Thu, January 27, 2022 | 15:17
Switzerland offers collaboration with Korean biopharmaceutical companies
Swiss Ambassador Dagmar Schmidt Tartagli, center, poses for a photo with Korea Pharmaceutical and Bio-Pharma Manufacturers Association (KPBMA) Chairman Won Hee-mok, left, and Basel Area Business and Innovation chief representative Korea Oh Bong-geun in Seoul, Monday. The Swiss-based biotech accelerator BaseLaunch, under Basel Area Business and Innovation, signed an agreement ...
Mexican envoy revisits ever-growing Korea-Mexico ties
Korea and Mexico will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties on Jan. 26. Mexico is considered Korea's gateway to Latin America, being Korea's largest trading partner in Latin America.
Azerbaijan Embassy commemorates Black January
Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Korea Ramzi Teymurov gives a presentation about Black January at the country's embassy in Yongsan District, Seoul, Jan. 20. Korea Times photo by Kwon Mee-yoo By Kwon Mee-yooJan. 20 is an epoch-making day in Azerbaijan's history, a...
Collective action from within forces chief election commissioner to quit
National Election Commission (NEC) standing commissioner Cho Hai-ju submitted his resignation which was accepted by President Moon Jae-in, Friday. According to the NEC, Cho said that he is "quitting the NEC completely," leaving the future of the NEC in the hands of the current staff. "I could endure political attacks from the opposition party and media, but I could not look a...
Kazakhstani cyclist celebrates 30th anniversary of diplomatic ties
From left, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Korea Bakyt Dyussenbayev, Kazakhstani cyclist Damir Kusheyev and Seoul Cyber University Vice President Park Hyun-seok pose at Seoul Cyber University in Seoul, Jan. 16. Kusheyev toured Korea from Busan to Seoul on his bicycle for nine days in ...
Egypt hopes to learn from Korea's rural development knowledge
President Moon Jae-in will arrive in Egypt for a state visit today, with a handful of items to strengthen the strategic bilateral partnership. This is Moon's first visit to an African country since he was sworn in as President in May 2017.
Foreign missions show support for queer culture festival
A group of foreign missions in Seoul have shown their support for Korea's largest queer culture festival organizer's effort to promote rights of sexual minorities here. Seventeen foreign missions in Korea submitted a letter of support, under the signature of Dutch Ambassador to Korea Joanne Doornewaard, to the festival's organizer on Jan. 12. The letter will be used in favor ...
Patients of rare diseases slam DPK candidate's health insurance coverage plan for hair loss treatment
Ruling Democratic Party of Korea presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung's pledge to include hair loss treatment in national health insurance coverage is drawing protest from patients with rare, incurable diseases, many of which are excluded from the public health insurance. The Korean Organization for Rare Diseases (KORD) released a statement, Thursday, lamenting Lee's hair los...
Kazakhstan ambassador assures safety of foreign companies after unrest
As the Kazakhstan government has restored order in the country after protests triggered by a sudden raise in gas prices earlier this year, the official Kazakh envoy in Korea has said that the recent unrest in the country would not affect Korea-Kazakhstan relations and that the country will protect foreign missions and businesses.
Korean violinist invited to Basel Peace Forum
Korean violinist Won Hyung-joon will give a speech at the Basel Peace Forum, the first Korean to speak at the event, which promotes peace building initiatives.
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