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Reporter : Kwon Mee-yoo
Wed, September 27, 2023 | 23:47
Support for earthquake victims in Turkey
Korean rescue workers move equipment for quake-related support to Turkey at the National 119 Rescue Headquarters in Namyangju, Gyeonggi Province, Tuesday. Korea will send more than 60 rescue workers and provide $5 million in emergency humanitarian aid to assist Turkey, hit by a ma...
[Q&A] NEOM CEO confident of building unrivaled futuristic city in desert
NEOM is a highly ambitious and innovative mega project of Saudi Arabia, developing a series of smart cities along the Red Sea in the northwestern region of the country. The $500 billion project is attracting attention from around the world for its scale and innovation. "A new development built from the ground up at the global crossroads, NEOM incorporates the world's most adv...
Argentina hopes to strengthen nuclear cooperation with Korea
Argentina's Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Daniel Filmus visited Korea last week for four days, meeting with a Korean minister and top scientists to discuss cooperation in the field of science with a focus on nuclear energy and lithium.
[INTERVIEW] Saudi Arabia seeks greater cooperation with Korea in NEOM
Korea and Saudi Arabia have a strong and long-standing relationship, particularly in the energy, infrastructure and construction sectors. This friendship is now poised to enter a new phase with NEOM, a massive smart city development project in northwestern Saudi Arabia, as Korea seeks to play a prominent role in the construction of the megacity.
Cambodian ministers highlight potential for growth, cooperation
The Korea-Cambodia free trade agreement (FTA) went into effect last December, marking a new phase in the relationship between the two countries. To promote the new FTA and raise awareness of opportunities in Cambodia, the Embassy of Cambodia in Korea organized a forum at a hotel in southern Seoul, Friday.
Indonesia celebrates 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties with Korea via virtual event
Indonesia marked the beginning of celebrations for the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Korea and Indonesia through an online event connecting the two countries on Thursday. Korean and Indonesian diplomats and government officials gathered virtually to celebrate the occasion, and discussed economic partnerships and the creative economy during the event.
New ambassadors present credentials
President Yoon Suk Yeol is seen at an event where he officially received Letters of Credence from new ambassadors-designate to Korea at the presidential office in Yongsan, Seoul, Thursday. Twelve ambassadors-designate presented their credentials, including Michelle Winthrop from Ireland, Deyab Farhan Al-Rashidi from Kuwait, Lim Juay Jin from Malaysia, Pablo Ernesto Scheiner C...
Foreign minister meets US delegation
Korea's Foreign Minister Park Jin, fourth from left, poses with members of a delegation from the U.S. including former Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun, left, and President of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Mark Green, third from left, in Seoul, Wednesday. Park discussed topics such as the Korea-U.S. alliance, North Korea and Indo-Pacific strateg...
Tehran says Seoul's response to 'enemy' remark 'insufficient'
A diplomatic row between South Korea and Iran, sparked by President Yoon Suk Yeol's reference to Tehran as the “enemy” of the United Arab Emirates during his recent state visit to the UAE, is showing few signs of abating.
Korean, Israeli students meet in metaverse
The Embassy of Israel in Korea was the first to establish a virtual embassy in the metaverse last September and the virtual space is stepping up as a platform for language and culture exchange between Korea and Israel.