The ASEAN-Korea Center in Seoul was bestowed an award last week for invigorating tourism between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Korea. Kim Young-sun, the center’s secretary-general a...
Secretary General of the Indian Chamber of Commerce in Korea, Lee Hwi-jae (ICCK) The Indian Chamber of Commerce in Korea has announced the appointment of its new secretary general, Lee Hwi-jae. Lee...
Jan 24, 2018Diplomatic Circuit
“The president once remarked to me, ‘(The decision to get rid of nuclear weapons) was the best thing I ever did for our young country,’” Kazakhstani Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov told the UN General Assembly on Sept. 21 last year.
“Hockey brought us closer to home, because we were playing our national game. This year, hockey brings us back to Korea. Everyone became one, not just those soldiers who played hockey, but also those who watched from the sidelines.”
The Korean people’s perception of Australia is often limited to its beaches, deserts, rainforests and the Great Barrier Reef, Ambassador James Choi said, calling Australia a passionate nation that loves both summer and winter sports.
The Sri Lankan Embassy in Seoul will help organize a Sri Lanka Food Festival at Millennium Seoul Hilton from Feb. 1 through Feb. 10. The event at the hotel’s Cafe 395 Buffet Restaurant will feature ...
Diplomats from the disarmament delegations of Austria, Brazil, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand and South Africa, as well as Costa Rica’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Elayne...
“There is a higher chance that Kim’s message is merely a rhetorical flourish -- a thoroughly calculated peace offensive -- designed to wiggle out of the sanctions and drive a wedge between Seoul and Washington.”
Jan 8, 2018Diplomatic Circuit
"One of South Korea’s strengths is its resilience and ability to ignore the daily danger and threat posed by the North. People should be vigilant, but not to the point of getting all wrapped up and caught up in it."
Jan 1, 2018Diplomatic Circuit
Having studied at Moscow Architectural Institute from 1947-53, Kim Jung-hee masterminded Pyongyang as a “socialist city” built on modernist urban planning principles, as previously theorized by visionary architect Le Corbusier.
Dec 25, 2017Diplomatic Circuit
This article was contributed by the Embassy of Ukraine. – Ed. What do Koreans know about Ukraine? Perhaps, some still remember a breathtaking triumph of a Ukrainian athlete Sehii Bubka at 1988 Summe...
Dec 18, 2017Diplomatic Circuit