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[INTERVIEW] 'Korea, UK can do more together on international development'
As Korea aims to take on a greater role in the international development arena, the United Kingdom can be an ideal partner, leveraging British expertise and Korean innovation, said Gareth Weir, Deputy Ambassador at the British Embassy Seoul. Weir is a development professional with extensive overseas experience, working in parts of Africa and Asia at a global management consul...
Rwandan embassy honors victims of 1994 genocide
The Embassy of Rwanda in Seoul held a ceremony, Friday, to remember the victims of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi.
Black Eagles put on show
The Black Eagles, an aerobatic display team of the Korean Air Force, conducts an air show above the 18th Fighter Wing in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Sunday. The event was held as part of Space Challenge 2023 and marked the first time in four years that the fighter wing's base opened its doors to the public. Yonhap
Remembering Sewol ferry sinking
Family members of those who lost their lives in the Sewol ferry disaster throw chrysanthemum flowers into the waters off Jindo, an island of South Jeolla Province, where the ship sank on April 16, 2014, in memory of the victims, Sunday. Surviving students and their family members, as well as a private diver who took part in the rescue operation, also attended the memorial ser...
Swiss Spring Street Festival
Swiss Ambassador to Korea Dagmar Schmidt Tartagli, center, and Switzerland Tourism CEO Martin Nydegger, second from left, pose during the opening event of the Swiss Spring Street Festival at Gyeongui Line Book Street in Mapo District, western Seoul, Saturday. The festival, which runs until May 8, presents springtime attractions of Switzerland through photo zones exhibiting Sw...
India at Buddhism Expo
Sonali Roy, center, Kathak dance teacher and performer of the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Center in Seoul, performs traditional Indian dances Kathak, Rabindra Nritya and Dandiya during the 10th International Buddhism Expo at Seoul Trade Exhibition and Convention Center (SETEC) in southern Seoul, March 31. This year, India was the guest of honor country at the expo, introducing...
Friends of Green Climate Fund
Ambassadors, counsellors and Green Climate Fund (GCF) executives pose during the GCF Group of Friends meeting at Grand Hyatt Seoul, March 31. The Group of Friends of the GCF, launched in 2021, aims to strengthen the relationship between the GCF headquarters in Korea and diplomatic missions here and to share information on the activities and achievements of the GCF supporting ...
[INTERVIEW] Preserving Tanzania's wonders through sustainable tourism
Tanzanian Ambassador to Korea Togolani Edriss Mavura is pleased to see two Korean travel creators presenting his country in unique ways, as they discovered their different experiences with the various charms of Tanzania. As part of "Earth Marble World Tour," a travel game show produced by director Kim Tae-ho, Korean travel creators Pani Bottle and KWAKTUBE visited Tanzania by...
Ambassadors' spouses visit 'Dancing Garden'
Members of the Ambassadors' Spouses Association of Seoul and Ambassador of the Dominican Republic to Korea Federico Alberto Cuello Camilo, right, attend the opening of artist Shim Young-churl's exhibition "Dancing Garden" at Sun Gallery in central Seoul, Friday. Shim takes inspiration from nature and the centerpiece of the exhibit is an interactive art piece called "Flower-Ra...
Ambassador offers taste of Ghana to Korea
Ghanaian cuisine is known for its distinctive mix of flavors and local ingredients. The Embassy of Ghana in Korea hosted an event to showcase the country's culinary offerings, with an emphasis on its liquors.
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