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Reporter : Kwon Mee-yoo
Thu, June 8, 2023 | 11:17
Denmark-Korea Hospital Alliance
Participants in the launching seminar of the Denmark-Korea Hospital Alliance pose ahead of the event held at the residence of Danish Ambassador-designate Svend Olling, ninth from left, in Seoul's Seongbuk District, Wednesday. The bilateral alliance aims to promote knowledge and experience sharing between the two countries' healthcare sectors with five hospitals from Korea and...
French admiral highlights importance of multilateralism in Indo-Pacific region
France's joint commander of armed forces in the Asia-Pacific welcomed South Korea's new Indo-Pacific strategy and highlighted the opportunity for stronger cooperation between Korea and France. Rear Adm. Geoffroy d'Andigne, French joint commander of the Asia-Pacific zone and armed forces in French Polynesia, said South Korea plays a crucial role in maintaining security and pea...
Mohamed Mbougar Sarr discusses value of Francophone literature in Africa
Senegalese writer Mohamed Mbougar Sarr is a rising star in African literature who won the 2021 Prix Goncourt, one of the most prestigious French literary awards, for his novel "The Most Secret Memory of Men." Sarr visited Korea last week as part of the French Embassy in Korea's Goncourt Choice 2022-2023 program, promoting French-language literature here.
Indonesian investment minister promotes EV cooperation with Korea
Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Maritime and Investment Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan voiced hopes of increased cooperation with Korea in the field of electronic vehicles (EV) and a project to build a new capital of the Southeast Asian country, leveraging Korea's technological expertise and Indonesia's abundant resources.
Foreign minister hosts Iftar dinner for Muslims in Korea
Foreign Minister Park Jin hosted an Iftar dinner, Friday, emphasizing the significance of solidarity as Muslims observe the holy month of Ramadan. “Ramadan is more than just a month of fasting. It is a time of solidarity. Over the past three years, we have come to realize all the more fully the deep meaning of the human connections in our world, reminding us that no one is an...
Embassy of Pakistan celebrates national day
The Embassy of Pakistan in Seoul commemorated the country's national day, Wednesday, paying tribute to the country's founding fathers and highlighting the friendship between the country and Korea. Ambassador of Pakistan to Korea Nabeel Munir noted that the occasion marks the adoption of the Pakistan Resolution in the city of Lahore on March 23, 1940.
S. Korea, US navies hold amphibious landing exercise
South Korean and U.S. vessels take part in a large-scale amphibious landing exercise, known as Ssangyong Drill, near the southeastern coastal city of Pohang, Wednesday. The exercise, held from Monday through April 3, resumed after five years of hiatus as part of the allies' Freedom Shield spring joint drill. According to the Navy and Marine Corps, some 1,600 sailors, 30 vesse...
Kazakhstan goes to polls in hopes of change
ASTANA - "We, as people of Kazakhstan, believe that the changes will take place and this is why we vote. I believe that my vote is an important decision that could be made," a voter said as she cast a ballot at a polling station installed at the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Astana, Sunday.
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.
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