Organizers of the event merged the country's exquisite selection of food and various genres of music to better promote through diplomatic channeling. And more than a dozen ambassadors from various parts of the globe attended the ceremony to experience Korean dining.
It has been a year since the ASEAN-Korea Center opened its doors to the general public. In that year the center has rolled out everything from cultural events to trade exhibitions, with the goal of promoting ASEAN countries in Korea.
South Korea and Germany have agreed to increase cooperation in research and development (R&D) projects, especially in the science and technology field, the South Korean government said Tuesday
A discussion of Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada's apology for Japan’s colonial occupation of Korea during World War II.
South Korea will promote its high- end technology and popular culture at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai, the government said Wednesday. South Korea will also build a corporate pavilion, worth 29.9 billion won (25.8 million U.S. dollars), where 12 local companies including Samsung Electronics, Hyundai Motors, LG, SK, and POSCO, will showcase their products.
His goal is to transform South Korea from a successful but self-involved economic power into a respected global soft power with the clout to mediate between rich and poor nations on global issues such as climate change and financial regulation.
An international phenomenon, hallyu is driving Seoul’s nascent but growing influence across Asia. South Korean popular culture rose from relative obscurity in the late 1990s when, after decades of draconian internal censorship came to an end in the 1980s, its television dramas began to be broadcast widely in China, Japan and South-East Asia.