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Korea in the foreign press

Korea in the foreign press


NYT asks PM Abe to confront Japan's wartime history
Apr 24, 2015
The New York Times (NYT) has called for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to honestly confront Japan's wartime history. In an April 20 editorial titled "Shinzo A...


ASEAN-Korea summit catches attention of foreign press
Dec 16, 2014
Foreign media outlets paid much attention to the ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit that was held in Busan on December 11 and 12. They reported with detail that...


British press highlights Korean food
Sep 15, 2014
Korean cuisine has been garnering attention in British media. The Telegraph, a London-based daily, reported that Korean food has started to create a buzz in its article, ...


Press highlights three-year economic plan
Mar 10, 2014
Media and investment banks alike have recently given high marks to the government’s Three-Year Plan for Economic Innovation. News outlets report that the three-year plan ...


Korea is the most innovative country: Bloomberg
Jan 27, 2014
Korea has been selected as the most innovative country in the world. According to Bloomberg, Korea scored a total of 92.10 points, ranking first in its Global Innovation ...


Korean culture makes headlines worldwide
Jan 21, 2014
The year 2013 saw a continued rise in news stories spotlighting hallyu, also known as “the Korean Wave,” in media outlets worldwide. According to the Korean Culture and I...


‘Global investors, watch the Korean market’: Foreign Af...
Jan 06, 2014
“Korea is well positioned to thrive” Foreign Affairs (FA), a leading U.S. magazine on international relations, has hailed Korea as being, “one of the hot markets to watch...


Indonesian media spotlights Korea-Indonesia cooperation
Oct 15, 2013
Indonesian media reported in detail and with eagerness on President Park Geun-hye’s recent state visit to Indonesia and on the progress made in Korea-Indonesia bilateral ...


K-Music Festival delights London with 'Seoul Sensation'
Jun 19, 2013
An article in leading UK business daily Financial Times spotlighted Korean musicians participating in the ongoing K-Music Festival 2013 currently being held by ...


Foreign media nickname President Park ‘Iron Lady’
May 21, 2013
Foreign media outlets have nicknamed President Park Geun-hye the “Iron Lady of Asia” or “South Korea's 'Iron Lady.’” The nickname was popularized in an interview with lea...