Latest News for: South korea culture


Could the Koreans save Anglesey’s nuclear power project?

The Spectator 18 May 2024
Not only are South Korea’s plants built cheaply per megawatt, they are extremely reliable too. According to data from the International Atomic Energy Association, South Korea’s plants ...

Alice Evans: “In times of scarcity, we are more likely to blame immigrants or women”

New Statesman 18 May 2024
The gender gap is particularly acute in South Korea ... That was the year #MeToo came to South Korea ... In South Korea, for example, the issue of mandatory conscription is used to build a narrative that life is unfair to men.

HCM City, Gyeongsangbuk look forward to strengthening co-operation

Vietnam News 17 May 2024
She said that HCM City considers South Korea as one of its closest and most trustworthy partners ... Bae Han Chul said that South Korea and Việt Nam have a rich history of cultural exchange, and the two country’s relations are growing stronger.

DoT @51: Celebrating transformative growth, prioritizing sustainability

The Manila Times 17 May 2024
Secretary Frasco represented the Philippines at the third World Tourism Industry Conference in Seoul, South Korea, emphasizing the economic and cultural benefits of gastronomy tourism in the Asia Pacific region.

Celebrate Series: South Korea

The Signal 16 May 2024
This month’s destination was South Korea ... during the Celebrate.South Korea event held at the Canyon Country Community Center in Canyon Country on Friday, 051024.

[INTERVIEW] EU ambassador condemns N. Korea’s illegal weapons programs, calls for dialogue

Korea Times 16 May 2024
Fernandez also noted South ... She commended South Korea for its cooperation on sanctions against Russia and expressed hope for continued support in all aspects of the conflict.Economic, cultural ties.

Young South Koreans are increasingly drawn to Buddhism via social media-savvy influencers

Asahi News 16 May 2024
Religious belief in South Korea has been on the decline for years ... He carefully built his alter ego while seeking support from Buddhist leaders in South Korea, trying to balance popular culture with authentic Buddhist teachings.

[INTERVIEW] Cheonan spreads 'Korean spirit' worldwide through K-culture Expo

Korea Times 15 May 2024
CHEONAN, South ... Without Hangeul, K-culture as we know it today would not have existed,” Park said during an interview with The Korea Times at his office in Cheonan, South Chungcheong Province, May 10.

Oman, South Korea celebrate 50 years of diplomatic ties

Muskat Daily 15 May 2024
Since establishing diplomatic relations in 1974, Oman and South Korea have enjoyed fruitful cooperation across political, economic, and cultural fields, marked by positivity and mutual respect.
photo: AP / Johanna Geron, Pool Photo via AP, file
File - Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban arrives for an Eastern Partnership Summit in Brussels, Dec. 15, 2021. Bosnian officials and religious leaders have denounced suggestions voiced by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his spokesman that the integration of Bosnia into the European Union will be challenging because of its large Muslim population.

Hungary is helping Europe kiss decoupling goodbye

Asiatimes 14 May 2024

South Korea's increasing need for self-defense

Korea Times 13 May 2024
Despite possessing nuclear weapons, South Korea would likely remain closely aligned with the U.S., given the deep-rooted economic, political and cultural ties between the two nations. The political systems in both South Korea and the U.S.

South Korean envoy highlights Qatar’s prominence as leading LNG supplier

Gulf-Times 13 May 2024
... global stability and conflict resolution,” he said.Besides the strong cultural ties between Qatar and South Korea, Lee Joon-Ho also highlighted the global celebration of sports as a shared passion.

Korea Tourism Organisation reveals plan to woo Middle East visitors

Gulf-Times 13 May 2024
Moreover, they tend to stay longer, with an average visit lasting 10.5 days, compared to the general average of 6.7 days,” he said.Lee was speaking at the recently held ‘2024 Korea Tourism, Medical, ...

Out in the World: LGBTQ news from Europe and Asia

Washington Blade 13 May 2024
SOUTH KOREA. The 2022 Seoul Queer Culture Festival (YouTube screenshot). The Seoul Queer Culture Festival has found a new home after two years of struggle with the city council repeated denying permits for the annual festival.

(W.E. Talk) Lu Xun's Korean Connection

ECNS 12 May 2024
Park Jae Woo traces the history and significance of Lu Xun Studies in South Korea and talks about how to boost cultural exchanges between his country and China ... We hope to promote cultural links between South Korea and China in this way.