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New Hyunmoo missile able to destroy NK's underground facilities: experts
South Korea unveiled during its Armed Forces Day celebration, Saturday, a video clip of its latest ballistic missile, which is expected to carry the largest warhead the South has developed so far. In the video clip, the missile is shown as part of the Korea Massive Punishment and Retaliation system, one of Seoul's "three-axis" strategies targeting North Korea's leadership, in...
Basel Peace Forum discusses sustainable peace in Seoul
Swisspeace, a peace research institute based in Basel and organizer of the Basel Peace Forum, held a spin-off event in Seoul, discussing the topic of sustainable peace. Organized with the Embassy of Switzerland in Korea, “The International Basel Peace Forum: New Avenues to Promote Peace” brought together experts from academia, business, NGOs and art to the Swiss Hanok in cent...
Chilean exhibition sheds light on Magellan's expedition
Over 500 years ago, Ferdinand Magellan set sail in search of a new navigation route with five ships. Three years later in 1522, only one of the ships returned, becoming the first vessel to circumnavigate the globe.
North Korea seeks to tame South Korea: unification minister
North Korea's motives behind its test launches of missiles four times in the week since Sept. 25 are complicated, said Unification Minister Kwon Young-se, adding that taming South Korea's newly inaugurated Yoon Suk-yeol government is one of the goals of the reclusive nation.
'Sarang' festival kicks off to bring Indian culture to Korea
A festival full of Indian dance, music and art will be held throughout Korea from Sept. 30 through Oct. 14.
Indonesian Embassy celebrates 77th Independence Day
Dita Karang, Indonesian member of K-pop girl band Secret Number, sings Indonesia's national anthem "Indonesia Raya" during a reception honoring the 77th Independence Day of Indonesia on Some Sevit floating island in Seoul, Wednesday. She wore a batik dress designed by Indonesian designer Wirama Pratama. Courtesy of Embassy of Indonesia in Korea
Embassies join Jeongdong Culture Night
Jeong-dong area is known as a diplomatic center in Korea's early modern history and is still home to several embassies in Seoul. As Jeongdong Culture Night, a festival celebrating the history and culture of the neighborhood in the heart of Seoul, returned from a two-year hiatus last Friday and Saturday, four embassies took part in the festivities.
Lewben Art Foundation brings young artistic gems from Lithuania
Though little known in Korea, the northeastern European country of Lithuania has a vibrant art scene that came to attention when the country's pavilion won the Golden Lion for "Sun & Sea (Marina)" in 2019.
Israeli embassy opens in metaverse
The Embassy of Israel in Korea opened in the metaverse, becoming the first diplomatic mission in the country to gain a presence in the virtual world.
Yoon seeks cooperation with Canada in AI
President Yoon Suk-yeol arrived in Canada, Thursday (local time), to strengthen technological ties with the North American country. This visit is the last leg of his three-nation trip to the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada. Yoon began his schedule in Canada by meeting with a group of experts on artificial intelligence (AI) in Toronto.
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