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Reporter : Kwon Mee-yoo
Fri, September 22, 2023 | 00:50
Malaysia looks east to Korea for future economic growth
Malaysia is one of the Southeast Asian countries that turned its gaze toward the East earlier than its neighbors. It has celebrated the 40th anniversary of its Look East Policy (LEP), which aimed to gain knowledge and expertise from East Asian countries including Korea, Japan and China, when everyone else looked to the West.
Sohn Mi-na receives Spanish Order of Civil Merit
Announcer-turned-author Sohn Mi-na has received a Spanish Order of Civil Merit in recognition of her achievements in bridging Korea and Spain. According to her agency Uzurocks Entertainment Monday, Sohn received the medal from Spanish Ambassador to Korea Guillermo Kirkpatrick at the ambassador's residence, March 9.
President meets new ruling party leader
President Yoon Suk Yeol greets Rep. Kim Gi-hyeon, new head of the ruling People Power Party (PPP), during a dinner for the new leadership of the PPP at the presidential office in central Seoul, Monday. Courtesy of presidential office
German Embassy launches 'Women In koRea'
Participants of the female leadership group "Women In koRea (WIR) 2.0" pose during a kick-off event at the residence of the German Ambassador to Korea Michael Reiffenstuel in Seongbuk District, Seoul, Wednesday. The group, co-organized by the Embassy of Germany in Korea and the Korean-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, features some 90 members encompassing female execut...
Cambodian embassy celebrates culture, women with Koreans
From food and music to traditional clothes and craftwork, unique elements of Cambodian culture were unraveled in the heart of Seoul as the Embassy of Cambodia in Korea held the Southeast Asian country's National Culture and Women's Day event, Saturday.
Diplomats learn Korean language, culture
Participants in the 2023 KF Korean Language and Culture Program for Diplomats pose during a welcoming ceremony organized by the Korea Foundation, March 8. This year, the program hosts 25 diplomats from 25 different participating countries. The goal is to increase awareness of the Korean language and culture. The program offers various activities, including learning about taek...
Korean destroyer carries out exercises with US Navy
Korean navy destroyer ROKS Choe Yeong, right, sails next to USS Rafael Peralta during a field exercise in international waters south of Jeju Island in this photo posted on the Twitter page of the United States Indo-Pacific Command, March 9. Rafael Peralta, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, visited Jeju Island on Feb. 27 to strengthen relationships and improve i...
Nordic Talks highlight women's efforts in entrepreneurship
Korea has made rapid progress in economic development, but it still has a long way to go in achieving gender equality in the workplace. On the occasion of International Women's Day, which fell on March 8, the four Scandinavian embassies in Seoul ― Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden ― hosted the 11th Nordic Talks to discuss the gender gap in entrepreneurship from Korean and E...
Organic EU food eyes Korean market
Organic food products ranging from fruits, olive oil and wine sourced from the European Union (EU) are poised to approach the Korean market, showcasing their superior quality, which is attributed to the favorable climate conditions and certified organic farming methods.
Ambassadors, journalists discuss role of women in media
Although there has been progress in media representation and portrayal of women, they are still significantly underrepresented, especially in decision-making positions.