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Welcome to Incheon, the city of delicacies

The Incheon Asian Games are just around the corner, with less than three weeks remaining now until the opening ceremony. On the occasion of Asia’s biggest sporting event, the city … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Century-old stone palace reborn as historical museum

One hundred and seventeen years ago, King Gojong (r. 1863-1907) of Joseon rechristened the nation as the Daehan Empire in 1897 and ruled as an emperor until the end of … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Take a moonlight stroll through Seoul’s ancient palaces

To mark autumn’s arrival, the Gyeongbokgung and Changgyeonggung palaces, as well as the National Palace Museum of Korea, will be open at night. Night openings are scheduled from October 22 … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

12 Jeju sites designated as Global Geoparks

Twelve geological sites, including Hallasan Mountain, the Manjanggul Lava Tubes and the Seongsan Sunrise Peak, have received “Global Geopark” designation from UNESCO. The UNESCO-affiliated Global Geoparks Network (GGN) re-designated nine … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Korea Day Proclamation and Flag Raising Ceremony

On Friday October 3, Korea Day Proclamation and Flag Raising Ceremony were took place at the Ottawa City Hall. This event was the first event after the state visit of … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Korea Forum

On Tuesday September 30, Korea Forum hosted by the Korean Embassy, OCDSB, and Academy of Korean Studies took place at Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) office. The purpose of this … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

[Call for papers] The Korean War & Reunification Symposium

The Korean War & Reunification Symposium Co-hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and the Norman Patterson School of International Affairs Monday, November 17th 10AM-2:30PM Residence Commons at … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

BC and CKFTA

Introduction South Korea is British Columbia‚Äôs fourth-largest trading partner and export destination. Between 2010 and 2012, annual exports averaged $2.18 billion while two-way trade reached $10 billion. The Canada-Korea Free … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

The President Addresses Canada-Korea Business Symposium

President Park Geun-hye attended the Canada-Korea Business Symposium, co-hosted by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the Federation of Korean Industries, in the afternoon. In her keynote speech, President Park … Continue reading

September 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

The President Pays Tribute at National War Memorial in Canada

President Park Geun-hye made a visit to the National War Memorial in Canada in the morning for the first event of the second day of her state visit. While there, … Continue reading

September 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

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