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Reporter : Kwon Mee-yoo
Sun, January 29, 2023 | 17:24
Cambodian ministers highlight potential for growth, cooperation
The Korea-Cambodia free trade agreement (FTA) went into effect last December, marking a new phase in the relationship between the two countries. To promote the new FTA and raise awareness of opportunities in Cambodia, the Embassy of Cambodia in Korea organized a forum at a hotel in southern Seoul, Friday.
Indonesia celebrates 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties with Korea via virtual event
Indonesia marked the beginning of celebrations for the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Korea and Indonesia through an online event connecting the two countries on Thursday. Korean and Indonesian diplomats and government officials gathered virtually to celebrate the occasion, and discussed economic partnerships and the creative economy during the event.
New ambassadors present credentials
President Yoon Suk Yeol is seen at an event where he officially received Letters of Credence from new ambassadors-designate to Korea at the presidential office in Yongsan, Seoul, Thursday. Twelve ambassadors-designate presented their credentials, including Michelle Winthrop from Ireland, Deyab Farhan Al-Rashidi from Kuwait, Lim Juay Jin from Malaysia, Pablo Ernesto Scheiner C...
Foreign minister meets US delegation
Korea's Foreign Minister Park Jin, fourth from left, poses with members of a delegation from the U.S. including former Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun, left, and President of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Mark Green, third from left, in Seoul, Wednesday. Park discussed topics such as the Korea-U.S. alliance, North Korea and Indo-Pacific strateg...
Tehran says Seoul's response to 'enemy' remark 'insufficient'
A diplomatic row between South Korea and Iran, sparked by President Yoon Suk Yeol's reference to Tehran as the “enemy” of the United Arab Emirates during his recent state visit to the UAE, is showing few signs of abating.
Korean, Israeli students meet in metaverse
The Embassy of Israel in Korea was the first to establish a virtual embassy in the metaverse last September and the virtual space is stepping up as a platform for language and culture exchange between Korea and Israel.
Canadian Embassy commences 60th anniversary celebrations on diplomatic ties with Korea
On Jan. 14, 1963, Korea and Canada officially established diplomatic relations. In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the ties, the two countries vowed to strengthen their partnership in the Indo-Pacific region during a ceremony held at the Canadian Embassy in Seoul, Jan. 12. Tamara Mawhinney, chargee d'affaires of Canada to Korea, emphasized that the two countries are co...
President Yoon sacks low birthrate committee vice chair Na
Na Kyung-won, former vice chairperson of the Presidential Committee on Aging Society and Population Policy, is at a crossroads in her bid for the chairpersonship of the ruling People Power Party (PPP) after President Yoon Suk Yeol removed her from two ministerial positions. She had offered to resign from one of the posts, Friday.
Envoys show expectations for Korea's bigger role in Indo-Pacific
Korea has unveiled a new strategy for expanding its global influence in the Indo-Pacific region, as the country's elevated international standing now requires it to take on a larger role in promoting freedom, peace and prosperity in the region. The unveiling of the details received noteworthy attention from the diplomatic community in Seoul, as Foreign Minister Park Jin invit...
Ambassadors from East Africa hope to encourage Korean tourism
As the world returns to normal in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, more people are resuming travel around the world. While an increasing number of Koreans are choosing Africa as their travel destination, the number is still low compared to other parts of the world. A few like-minded embassies from East Africa have partnered with Ethiopian Airlines, the only African air carr...
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