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Reporter : Kwon Mee-yoo
Mon, February 26, 2024 | 17:05
Female ambassadors meet Ewha president
Female ambassadors in Seoul pose with Ewha Womans University President Kim Eun-mee, front row second from left, during their June meeting, June 21. Kim addressed the issues surrounding feminist diplomacy in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the pandemic, and noted the need for the integration of sustainable, equitable ec...
Envoys explore new areas of cooperation beyond Korea-US alliance
As the Korea-U.S. alliance celebrates its 70th anniversary, The Korea Times Forum scrutinized the current state of the alliance and explored potential pathways for its enhancement. The discourse extended beyond just Korea and the U.S., seeking interpretations in the context of escalating geopolitical tensions mainly stemming from U.S.-China economic and political rivalry and ...
British Council invites collaborative applications on climate change
In partnership with the Korea Foundation, the British Council in Korea announced an open call for the third edition of the U.K.-Korea Creative Commissions. This initiative seeks innovative and interdisciplinary solutions to climate change, bridging the spheres of art, science and digital technology.
Qatar eyes heightened economic cooperation with Korea
The largest-ever business delegation from Qatar visited Korea last week to facilitate and strengthen economic relations between the two countries. The Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) and the Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI) co-hosted the Qatari-Korean Investment Forum at Conrad Seoul in Yeouido, June 14.
Trying on traditional Arab clothes
Visitors take photos in traditional Saudi Arabian attire during the 26th Seoul Friendship Festival, held at Gwanghwamun Plaza in central Seoul, Sunday. This year, a total of 68 embassies took part in the festival, each showcasing their country's unique food, clothing, performances and films. Yonhap
International Yoga Day
Indian Ambassador to Korea Amit Kumar, center, takes part in the ninth International Day of Yoga celebrations at Seoul Olympic Park in eastern Seoul, Saturday. Over 600 yoga enthusiasts joined the outdoor exercise celebrating the transformative power of yoga in fostering physical and mental well-being on the occasion of International Day of Yoga, which falls on June 21. Court...
'Life of Pi' author reflects on craft of writing
Celebrated Canadian writer Yann Martel visited Korea to mark dual milestones - the 60th year of diplomatic ties between Canada and Korea and the 30th anniversary of his own literary debut.
ASEAN Secretary-General discusses partnership with Korea
ASEAN Secretary-General Kao Kim Hourn, left, poses with ASEAN-Korea Centre (AKC) Secretary General Kim Hae-yong during his visit to the AKC, which plays a pivotal role in bolstering economic and cultural ties between Korea and the ASEAN member states, in central Seoul, Thursday. T...
ASEAN influencers discuss future of creative economy at WCIF
The ASEAN-Korea Centre (AKC) co-organized a special session called “Special Talks on Creative Economy with ASEAN Young People” at the WCIF 2023, held at Hotel Susung in the southeastern city of Daegu, Wednesday.
Swedish Embassy celebrates double jubilee, strong partnership with Korea
The Embassy of Sweden in Korea hosted Sweden Day 2023, Friday, to commemorate two major anniversaries for the Scandinavian country - the 500th anniversary of the election of King Gustav Vasa in 1523 and the 50th year on the throne for incumbent King Carl XVI Gustaf.