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Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King will travel to the Republic of Korea and Japan, May 18-25. Ambassador King will be in Seoul May 19-23 for meetings with senior R.O.K. Government officials with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Lim Sung-nam, ... (more)
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A South Korean LGBT rights group, Rainbow Action, staged a protest at Seoul Plaza on May 17, 2013, calling on the government to pass the anti-discrimination law .
France's Junior Minister of Small Business, Innovation, and Digital Economy, Fleur Pellerin, arrives to attend the first cabinet meeting of the Hollande government at the Elysee Palace in Paris, May 17, 2012.
The South Korean government has criticized the surprise visit to North Korea by an adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Bibimbap, the signature Korean dish, was prepared during a special stirring ceremony performed by American Airlines' VP DFW, Art Pappas; Consul General of the Republic of Korea, Dong Chan Kim; American Airlines' VP Global Sales, Derek DeCross; DFW's CEO Jeff Fegan, and Captain John Hale.
Trevor Wooley, Professor of Mathematics, has been invited to give a 45-minute address at the 2014 International Congress of Mathematicians in Seoul, South Korea.
But first Today is Buddha's birthday here in Korea, in fact, it's the two,five-hundred-fifty-seventh birthday of Buddha, and to mark the occasion, Buddhist religious ceremonies were held this morning at some 20-thousand temples across the country.
South Korean students and a group of Korean former comfort women who were forced to serve Japanese army during the second world war protest against the recent comment of Japan's Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday.
In a message to Buddhists on the occasion of the 2,557th anniversary of Buddha's birth, South Korea's leading prelate paid tribute to Buddhism's "spirituality of love and sharing." "Our society is full of various conflicts and divisions," Archbishop Andrew Yeom Soo-jung of Seoul said in his message.
Seoul plans to offer better tax breaks and incentives for investors and entrepreneurs investing and launching innovative start-ups as part of efforts to sustain the economy.
Cho Yong-pil talks at a press event for his new album in Seoul on Wednesday. /Courtesy of Fortune Entertainment Veteran crooner Cho Yong-pil on Wednesday attributed the massive success of his latest album to his change in musical direction.
Seoul shares rose on Thursday aided by foreign investor buying following rallies on Wall Street, with solid gains in banks boosting sentiment, but falls in shipyards including Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering capped gains.
I arrived this morning in Beijing, having come from Seoul, South Korea where I had a couple of things to say yesterday that I think have been reported.
An American citizen sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for what Pyongyang has described as hostile acts against the state has started life at a "special prison," state media said Wednesday.