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Wed, December 6, 2023 | 00:12
Chinese ambassador commends zookeepers on panda's birthday
Chinese Ambassador to Korea Xing Haiming, left, and his wife award certificates of appreciation to zookeepers Song Young-kwan, second from left, and Kang Cheol-won, second from right, in appreciation of the third birthday of Fu Bao, the first giant panda born in Korea, at Everland Zoo in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, Thursday. Courtesy of Embassy of China in Korea
| 2023-07-21 15:22
Disability art plays key role in Canada's diplomacy
Ryu Jung-suk, President and CEO of Canada's National accessArts Centre, poses in front of Canadian artists' works created in collaboration with Korea's Gangnam Welfare Center for the Arts & Culture at the "Intense Difference of Its Own” exhibition at KF Gallery in central Seoul, June 20. Korea Times photo by Kwon Mee-yooBy Kwon Mee-yooIn the exhibition "Intense Diff...
| 2023-07-21 13:06
New French embassy building revives legacy of renowned Korean architect
Ambassador of France to Korea Philippe Lefort, left, speaks during a press conference introducing the newly renovated embassy in celebration of Bastille Day at the diplomatic compound in central Seoul, July 14, with architect Cho Min-suk, center, of Mass Studies, and Jeong Min-joo of Sathy Korea. In the background is a photograph of the embassy building in 1961, originally de...
| 2023-07-19 09:00
Indian Embassy introduces its culture to Korean youth
The Embassy of India in Korea hosted an event for the Korean boys at Seongnam Youth Support Center and Youth Share House, introducing the country's rich culture at the embassy's Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, July 13.
| 2023-07-17 15:27
Tainan's mayor brings juicy mangoes of Taiwan to Korea
Located in Southern Taiwan, Tainan is celebrated for its rich agriculture, particularly its prized mangoes. Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-che visited Korea last week bringing the sweet, juicy treats from his city. "I have come to present the mangoes of Tainan to Korea. They are in their peak season. Had I come two months earlier, I would have showcased our pineapples," Mayor Huang s...
| 2023-07-17 14:36
Exhibition marks 140th anniversary of Korea-UK ties
British Ambassador to Korea Colin Crooks delivers a speech during the opening of the "Archisculpture" exhibition, commemorating the 140th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Korea and the United Kingdom at The Trinity Gallery in Yongsan District, Seoul, July 13. The exhibit features Won Beom-sik's photography, in which he reconfigures images of iconic British building...
| 2023-07-17 11:38
Italian diplomat introduces contemporary side of Rome
Korean tourists, fascinated by Rome's ancient structures such as the Colosseum and the Pantheon, are attracted by the historical charm of the city. However, seasoned Italian diplomat Umberto Vattani believes the city's allure extends beyond its age-old grandeur. And as Rome constantly evolves, its burgeoning contemporary district is emerging as a vibrant testament to modern I...
| 2023-07-17 08:33
How state-led art collection in Rome spotlights contemporary Italy beyond its Renaissance past
Turkish Embassy commemorates Democracy and National Unity Day
Turkish Ambassador to Seoul Murat Tamer, first row third from right, attends a ceremony commemorating Democracy and Turkey's National Unity Day at the Turkish Embassy in central Seoul, Saturday. The day marked the seventh anniversary of the Turkish people's victory against the coup attempt by the Fetullahist Terrorist Organization (FETO) in 2016. Courtesy of Embassy of Turkey...
| 2023-07-16 15:00
Promoting Paris 2024 Olympics
Clockwise from upper left, Korean taekwondo athlete In Kyo-don, who won a bronze medal at Tokyo 2020, Director of the France Tourism Development Agency's Korea branch Corinne Foulquier, French Ambassador to Korea Philippe Lefort and Korean para table tennis player and Tokyo 2020 silver and bronze medalist Yoon Ji-yu pose during a press conference promoting the Paris 2024 Olym...
| 2023-07-12 15:39
Argentine embassy celebrates 207 years of independence
The Embassy of Argentina in Korea hosted a celebration for Argentina's Independence Day, July 6. This occasion marks the historic declaration of independence on July 9, 1816, which liberated the united provinces of the Rio de la Plata from the Spanish monarchy. Argentine Ambassador to Korea Alfred Bascou reflected on Argentina's journey of independence and the global challeng...
| 2023-07-10 11:39
Will Seoul's new transportation services improve convenience for commuters?
How a regrettable tattoo led to a South African's musical journey
[GOING ELECTRIC] The complex decision to buy an electric scooter in Korea
Leader of underground anti-Japan organization passes away
[INTERVIEW] Female leadership not just diversity issue, but survival necessity
Samsung tightens employee discipline amid chip industry downturn
[ANALYSIS] Why is N. Korea not allowed to launch spy satellites?
Korean gov't slammed for mishandling victims of sex trafficking
Hankook Tire mired in sibling feud again
Gold price reaches record high; bitcoin surpasses $41,000
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
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