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Reporter : Kwon Mee-yoo
Wed, November 29, 2023 | 08:12
Embassies join celebration of diversity at Seoul's pride parade
In a remarkable display of international solidarity, foreign embassies in Seoul took part in the city's annual pride parade, Saturday, highlighting the universal importance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning (LGBTQ) rights and visibility.
[INTERVIEW] Hassan Wirajuda sheds light on role of Korea, Indonesia in global community
With a resume rich in diplomatic endeavors and a robust understanding of international relations, Hassan Wirajuda, former Foreign Minister of Indonesia, provided insight into Indonesia's international policy, the ever-evolving role of Indonesia and Korea in the Indo-Pacific and the potential for future cooperation between the two countries.
Relief team dispatched to wildfire-hit Canada
Members of the Korea Disaster Relief Team (KDRT), composed of firefighters, emergency workers and medical staff, take an escalator to board a flight to Quebec, Canada, at Terminal 1 of Incheon International Airport, Sunday. The 151-member team's mission is to aid Canadian fire authorities for 30 days in Lebel-sur-Quevillon, Quebec, a region deeply affected by wildfires that h...
[ROUNDTABLE] Diplomats from Central Asia hope for further cooperation with Korea
Economic cooperation is a priority of Uzbek-Korean relations. We consider interaction in the field of investment and innovation as an important mechanism for accelerating the modernization and diversification of our national economy.
[ROUNDTABLE] Korea envisions Expo 2030 as platform for global solutions, enhanced Central Asia ties
Amid the final push in the campaign to host World Expo 2030 in the southeastern city of Busan, Korea seeks to leverage this opportunity to channel efforts to address global challenges and boost global relations, with a particular focus on Central Asia.
Female ambassadors meet Ewha president
Female ambassadors in Seoul pose with Ewha Womans University President Kim Eun-mee, front row second from left, during their June meeting, June 21. Kim addressed the issues surrounding feminist diplomacy in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the pandemic, and noted the need for the integration of sustainable, equitable ec...
Envoys explore new areas of cooperation beyond Korea-US alliance
As the Korea-U.S. alliance celebrates its 70th anniversary, The Korea Times Forum scrutinized the current state of the alliance and explored potential pathways for its enhancement. The discourse extended beyond just Korea and the U.S., seeking interpretations in the context of escalating geopolitical tensions mainly stemming from U.S.-China economic and political rivalry and ...
British Council invites collaborative applications on climate change
In partnership with the Korea Foundation, the British Council in Korea announced an open call for the third edition of the U.K.-Korea Creative Commissions. This initiative seeks innovative and interdisciplinary solutions to climate change, bridging the spheres of art, science and digital technology.
Qatar eyes heightened economic cooperation with Korea
The largest-ever business delegation from Qatar visited Korea last week to facilitate and strengthen economic relations between the two countries. The Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) and the Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI) co-hosted the Qatari-Korean Investment Forum at Conrad Seoul in Yeouido, June 14.
Trying on traditional Arab clothes
Visitors take photos in traditional Saudi Arabian attire during the 26th Seoul Friendship Festival, held at Gwanghwamun Plaza in central Seoul, Sunday. This year, a total of 68 embassies took part in the festival, each showcasing their country's unique food, clothing, performances and films. Yonhap
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