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Fundraising for Chevening Scholarship
British Ambassador to Korea Colin Crooks, left, shakes hands with Korea Britain Society (KBS) executive director Daniel Fertig after signing a memorandum of understanding to support the Chevening Scholarship at the ambassador's residence in central Seoul, Thursday. The scholarship, which marks its 40th anniversary this year, covers full funding for a one-year master's program...
Korea-Israel meeting
Foreign Minister Park Jin, right, shakes hands with Israel's Foreign Minister Eli Cohen at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in central Seoul, Wednesday. Cohen, who is the first Israeli foreign minister to officially visit Korea in 11 years, addressed bilateral issues and signed memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Lee Chang-yang on ne...
SIWA hosts community-building initiatives with diplomatic community
The Seoul International Women's Association (SIWA) launched a joint volunteering and community-building initiative "Coming Together," Tuesday, with a joyous musical event. Han Sung-hwa, president of SIWA, said "Coming Together" was born from their belief that effective collaborative partnerships can ignite transformational and beneficial change beyond borders.
Colombian artist takes inspiration from Korean ceramics
Colombian artist Duvan Lopez is often referred to as “the Picasso of South America,” but the artist said he thinks it is curious and questions what aspect of his work lead to this comparison.
International Yoga Day to celebrate well-being of body, mind
Originating in India primarily as a spiritual practice, yoga has become popular in Korea as a way of harmonizing physical health and spiritual wellness. The celebrations for International Yoga Day, which falls on June 21 and promotes worldwide health, harmony and peace, returns to Korea with over 2,000 people gathering in Seoul Olympic Park to practice outdoors after a three-...
Embassy of Italy celebrates Republic Day
The Embassy of Italy in Korea hosted an event, Friday, marking the 77th anniversary of the country's birth.
Veterans' affairs agency upgraded
A banner announcing the elevation of the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs from sub-ministry status to a full-fledged ministry is displayed on the outside of the ministry's headquarters in Sejong Government Complex, Sunday. This change, effective from Monday, aligns with President Yoon Suk Yeol's campaign promise, officially promoting the ministry to a full-scale leve...
Month of remembrance
Members of the Songpa District branch of the Korea Disabled Veterans Organization salute before the graves of their comrades who fought in the Vietnam War at the Seoul National Cemetery in Dongjak District, southern Seoul, Thursday. In Korea, June is a month dedicated to honoring and remembering patriots and veterans with Memorial Day observed on June 6. Yonhap
Danish ambassador at World Climate Industry Expo
Ambassador of Denmark to Korea Svend Olling, second from right, introduces the Danish Pavilion at the World Climate Industry Expo to Prime Minister Han Duck-soo, first from right, during the World Climate Industry Expo at BEXCO in the southern city of Busan, May 25. The Danish Pavilion featured energy-related companies and organizations with the aim of boosting bilateral coop...
The Elders stress intergenerational collaboration in addressing global challenges
The Elders, an advisory group of 11 global leaders, underscored the critical role of intergenerational dialogue and collaboration in addressing existential threats facing humanity, such as climate change and the unregulated advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) during their visit to Korea.