alt
Posted : 2012-03-11 15:23
Updated : 2012-03-11 15:23

Woo named new head of KOCIS


Woo Jin-young
By Lee Hyo-won

Woo Jin-young, 53, has been appointed as the new director of Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS), the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced last week.

Woo, a former head of the National Library of Korea, has served various positions in the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. He was previously stationed in the United States as the director of the Korean Cultural Center in New York.

He succeeds Seo Kang-soo.

KOCIS was launched in 1971 to internationally promote Korean culture and uplift the national image. Formerly called the Overseas Information Center, it operates in 36 locations, including cultural centers, in 31 countries.

Visit www.kocis.go.kr for more information.

  • 1. Chinese bar could get fined for scantily-clad women
  • 2. Actress breaks down after surprise Blue Dragon win
  • 3. Bra advertisement too hot for TV
  • 4. US school accuses FTC of harassment
  • 5. Chinese boy tells Xi to lose weight (but not be as skinny as Obama)
  • 6. S. Korea bans pro-N. Korean minor party
  • 7. Texas plumber's truck ends up in extremist's hands
  • 8. Nut case eclipses `memogate'
  • 9. Virtual NK-SK marriage TV show underscores unification
  • 10. Sony cancels release of 'Interview' after threats
Copy editors wanted
Experienced reporters wanted