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Korea in the foreign press

Korea in the foreign press


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...


'Korea thrives on new ideas'
May 03, 2013
Korea, a country dubbed one of the four Asian dragons along with Hong Kong, has now become a “World Dragon,” according to Hong Kong’s daily newspaper Ming Pao. The March ...


Visitors still flocking to Korea
Apr 24, 2013
“Left South Korea after an interesting trip. Always impressed with their resolve when faced with adversity. Great people,” tweeted Richard Engel, NBC News chief foreign c...


TIME selects President Park ‘100 most influential peopl...
Apr 22, 2013
President Park Geun-hye was selected as one of “the 100 most influential people in the world” selected by TIME Magazine in its April 18 edition. Some of the other figures...


India culture industry eyes Korea
Apr 05, 2013
The Korean wave has proven its potential in India. A total of 126 business meetings took place between twelve Korean firms, including CJ Entertainment and KBS Media, and ...