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Book review: Tracing the history of intercountry adoption and Korea's major role in it
Some might think Korea is no longer a “child exporting country” - with its shining economic success and growing diplomatic and cultural influence, Korea must have found solutions for the issue a long time ago. But no. Hundreds of Korean children are still sent overseas through adoption each year, according to the Global Statistics for Intercountry Adoption (HCCH).
| 2021-12-16 13:45
35 business leaders celebrate completion of inaugural 'Innovation Accelerator Bootcamp'
A total of 35 executives and up-and-coming business leaders celebrated the completion of “Innovation Accelerator Bootcamp,” a new training program launched by human resources consulting firm PERSOLKELLY Korea and INSEAD.
| 2021-12-06 14:18
Vatican City becomes latest member of World Taekwondo
World Taekwondo (WT) has officially recognized “Athletica Vaticana - Vatican Taekwondo” as the latest member of the international federation of the sport.
| 2021-11-28 15:58
Korea Times receives 'Video Storytelling Award' for Nth room documentary
The Korea Times video team received a “Video Storytelling Award” at the 10th Korea Digital Journalism Awards, Wednesday, for the documentary film “The Nth Room case: The Making of a Monster.”
People & Events
| 2021-11-24 18:48
[ASIAN STORIES] Digital sex crime in Asia: Nth room, the making of a monster
GCS International vows active role in promoting world peace
An international conference was held at Seoul Airbase in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province, Oct. 21, marking the 40th anniversary of the U.N. International Day of Peace.
| 2021-10-22 18:17
World Taekwondo President Choue Chung-won reelected
World Taekwondo (WT) President Choue Chung-won was reelected as president for the four-year term from 2021 to 2025 during the virtual WT General Assembly, held Oct. 11.
| 2021-10-12 13:59
Volunteers help foreign nationals settle in Seoul
The past several weeks have been the busiest period of her life since the launch of a support group for foreign nationals in Seoul, Suk-ja Lee-Fischer, founder and CEO of the Korea Center for Immigration (KCI), said.
| 2021-10-06 15:23
GCS International signs MOU with Korea Saemaul Undong Center
GCS (Goodwill Cooperation Service) International signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Korea Saemaul Undong Center and the GCS International Korea Center to cooperate in creating a “community for living well together” and in promoting world peace, Tuesday, Sept. 28.
| 2021-09-30 16:47
Korea's first single malt whisky produced in hills of Namyangju
Whisky's best days in Korea appeared to be behind it in 2020 when the amount of imports hit its lowest mark in 21 years. But Bryan Do saw an opportunity when he noticed that the single malt whisky market was still expanding.
Travel & Food
| 2021-09-24 13:54
World Taekwondo demonstration team wraps up thrilling journey on 'America's Got Talent'
The World Taekwondo (WT) demonstration team put on another spectacular show at the season finale of “America's Got Talent,” capturing the interest and curiosity of the audience with the Olympic sport.
| 2021-09-16 18:44
Guide to Chuseok celebrations across Korea
Chuseok exodus begins ahead of extended 6-day holiday
Korea sees record-low births in July
Political battle intensifies after court rejects Lee's arrest warrant
Hyundai E&C to build upmarket apartment complex in Seoul's Gwanak District
DMZ Open Int'l Music Festival to be held in Goyang in November
Korea on track to prove esports prowess at Asian Games
Two Koreas trade barbs over nuclear war
Lotte focuses on health care, mobility to spur growth
Defense ministry launches project to find families of unidentified fallen Korean War soldiers
Harvest season arrives
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