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[Contribution] Don't take Korea's tale for granted
Dec 11, 2009
By Simon BureauAs chairman of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Korea, I have had the privilege to be invited to serve on various advisory councils, including the Presidential Council on Nation Branding, Invest KOREA Advisory Council (IKAC) and the Seoul Foreign Investment Advi...

Korea's entry into OECD Development Assistance Committe...
Dec 07, 2009
Korea became the 24th member of the Development Assistance Committee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on Nov. 25 (Paris time). The following interview with Eckhard Deutscher, head of the committee, was conducted on Nov. 13 at his office in Paris. Q: ...

Korea's entry into OECD Development Assistance Committe...
Dec 07, 2009
Korea became the 24th member of the Development Assistance Committee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on Nov. 25 (Paris time). The following interview with Eckhard Deutscher, head of the committee, was conducted on Nov. 13 at his office in Paris. Q: ...

[Contribution] Why do we study Korea?
Nov 30, 2009
The following is the text of a speech given by Dr Leonid Petrov (Lecturer in Korean Studies, University of Sydney) at the National Strategic Symposium on Korean Language and Studies Education held in Sydney, Australia 19-21 Nov. 2009. In 2009, the Korea-Australasia Research Cent...

[Contribution] Why do we study Korea?
Nov 30, 2009
The following is the text of a speech given by Dr Leonid Petrov (Lecturer in Korean Studies, University of Sydney) at the National Strategic Symposium on Korean Language and Studies Education held in Sydney, Australia 19-21 Nov. 2009. In 2009, the Korea-Australasia Research Cent...

[Contribution] A Korea career
Nov 25, 2009
By Aidan Foster-CarterIt’s always a pleasure to visit Korea. Autumn is the best season of all. Spring is good too. My first trip to Korea was way back in 1982. Getting to Seoul was quite an adventure then. First, you had to go from London to Paris, by bus and ferry: no Eurostar ...

[Contribution] A Korea career
Nov 25, 2009
By Aidan Foster-CarterIt’s always a pleasure to visit Korea. Autumn is the best season of all. Spring is good too. My first trip to Korea was way back in 1982. Getting to Seoul was quite an adventure then. First, you had to go from London to Paris, by bus and ferry: no Eurostar ...

Global Village Centers point the way for Seoul's global...
Oct 21, 2009
Last month foreign people working for Seoul Metropolitan Government running global village centers in five regions of the capital city of Seoul gathered together for an interview with Weekly Gonggam, a magazine published by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. They are Al...

Yanghwajin Foreigners' Cemetery – some who came to Kore...
Sep 04, 2009
As someone once said, death is a part of life too. Visiting an old cemetery can reveal hints of so many interesting stories of the past. Traditionally in Korea, people – if they could afford it – were buried in individual plots on a mountainside with specific geomantic conditions...

Toastmasters seek to boost presentation skills in Korea
Jun 12, 2009
Would you like to join a genuine English-language speech club in Korea? Then join Toastmasters’ Club International. It has over 90 branches worldwide and established its latest branch in Korea last year. Toastmasters are always looking for new members. Last Saturday (June 6) was ...