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Mon, September 25, 2023 | 19:48
Seoul's clean construction impresses Ukraine
Ukraine’s Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan met Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon in Seoul on Sept. 5 and followed up collaboration on developing a Ukrainian version of Seoul’s “Clean Construction System (CCS),” the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) said.
N. Korea's next goal is to master ICBM technology
North Korea is expected to conduct additional nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests to complete the development of an ICBM with a hydrogen bomb warhead capable of striking targets on the U.S. mainland. Pyongyang claimed Sunday it successfully conducted an H-bomb test, just a few hours after the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) announced the dev...
UK pledges support for South Korea
British Minister for Asia Mark Field has arrived in Seoul to strengthen political, defence and economic relations with Korea. The British Embassy said the minister would reaffirm the U.K.’s commitment to work alongside Korea and the international community to tackle North Korea’s threat to regional and global security.
Korean CEOs receive Indonesian award
Ambassador Umar Hadi presented the “Ambassador Award” to two Korean CEOs on Aug. 27. The Indonesian Embassy said Se Myeong Precise CEO Kim Moon-go and Daewon GSI CEO Seo Bo-sung received the award for giving appropriate rights to Indonesian workers.
Indonesian architecture unveiled
Indonesia has brought some of its best architects and curators for Indonesian Architect Week Seoul 2017, which will be held here till Sept. 10. With the theme, “Architecture and The City: Indonesian Architects, Responds, Approaches and Processes,” the event aims to popularize the role and work of Indonesian architects internationally and strengthen the relationship between Indonesian architects and Korean architects, the Embassy of Indonesia said.
Danish pharmaceutical company helps low-income elderly
Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk hosted the “Take Action _ Volunteer to Change Lives” event” in Korea on Aug. 25 to help low-income elderly living alone with seasonal side dishes. Novo Nordisk employees, including general manager Rana Azfar Zafar, cooked various dishes including steamed pork with fresh vegetables on the side, stir-fried vegetables with mushrooms, and delivered them to 20 households, the embassy of Denmark said.
Latin American film festival offers diverse range
Thirteen Latin American countries will introduce some of the region’s best movies to Korea on Sept. 5-10. The “Latin American Film Festival 2017” will feature films from a wide variety of topics and genres, including drama, comedy, adventure, romance, thrillers, biographies and science fiction, according to the Ecuadoran Embassy.
Poland eager to attract Korean investors
The Lodz region, one of Poland’s three fastest-growing areas, has sent a delegation of businesspeople to Seoul, led by the region’s Marshal Witold Stepien. The Embassy of Poland organized the seminar “Poland _ “Business Opportunities” on Aug. 24 at the Millennium Seoul Hilton to present business and investment possibilities that Poland offers Koreans and networking opportunit...
Athens to present water project
Greece will participate in this year’s Seoul Biennale with a water project from Sept. 2-Nov. 5. The “From Antiquity to Tomorrow: The People’s Water Project” by the EYDAP Water Supply & Sewerage Company of Athens consists of an interactive digital map showing historical water sites and the contemporary hydrological networks of Athens and the district of Attica, the Greek Embassy said.
New ICCK chairman elected
The Indian Chamber of Commerce in Korea (ICCK) has elected Vasudev Tumbe, vice president and CFO of Ssangyong Motor, as its new chairman. According to the ICCK, Tumbe took over the post held by Dilip Sundaram, president of Mahindra Korea, on July 21.
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