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Goethe-Institut brings German culture to Korea
Apr 22, 2011
Since its foundation in 1968, the Goethe-Institut has offered information and events that are related to German culture, society and politics, and is world-renowned for its exceptional collection of German literature. There are 136 Goethe-Instituts around the world, offering both...

F1 Korea Grand Prix recruits volunteers
Apr 22, 2011
The F1 Korea Grand Prix Organizing Committee is recruiting volunteers for the 2011 F1 Korea Grand Prix, which will be held from October 14 to 16 at the Yeongam Circuit in South Jeolla Province.Applications will be received from April 21 to May 20 to find the 780 volunteers needed...

New documentary on Korean-American Olympian, “Toby Daws...
Apr 21, 2011
“Toby Dawson - Lost and Found,” a one hour documentary about the 2006 freestyle mogul skiing bronze medalist, will air in America in July. Dawson was born in Busan  under the name Kim Soo-cheol, but was separated from his family in a busy marketplace when he was only three y...

Students from around the world promote Jeju through son...
Apr 07, 2011
Students from Korea, China and Japan whom are studying in the United States gathered together to create a song to promote Jeju-do, Korea's largest island. The island is currently competing to be listed in the New Seven Wonders of Nature, an initiative led by the Swiss-based non-p...

Light rail comes to Busan
Apr 07, 2011
(Photo: Yonhap News)Busan opened Korea’s first automated Light Rail Transit (LTR) system on March 30, bringing the total number of metro lines in the city to four.After eight years in development, the finalized train design is 30 percent more energy efficient and half the weight ...

Rooftop parks in Seoul
Apr 07, 2011
The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced on March 29 that it will invest 10.2 billion won to build 107 new rooftop parks this year. The plans include 51 public buildings and 50 private buildings that have already begun construction on rooftop park spaces with financial support...

Busan opens new global center
Mar 30, 2011
Busan Metropolitan City opened its first global center branch in close partnership with Busan Foundation for International Activities (BFIA) on March 28. The new global center aims to help newcomers from overseas, as well as expatriates and transnational immigrants living in Busa...

YouTube Symphony Orchestra holds Grand Finale concert i...
Mar 25, 2011
The 2011 Grand Finale Concert of the YouTube Symphony Orchestra was held at the Sydney Opera House in Australia on March 20. All 2000 seats were sold, thanks to a blaze of publicity.The concert, sponsored by Hyundai Motors, was organized by YouTube, who recruited 101 musicians fr...

Warren Buffett sees Korea as a “promising market”
Mar 24, 2011
Warren Buffett, chairman of U.S. conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway and one of the world’s most successful investors, paid his second visit to Korea since 2007 earlier this week and said that Korea and its national corporations were a “promising market.”The “Sage of Omaha” arrived i...

Korean cadet appointed Vice Wing Commander of US Air Fo...
Mar 23, 2011
Korea Air Force Academy cadet Bae Jae-jin was appointed Vice Wing Commander at the United States Air Force Academy in Denver, Colorado.The Vice Wing Commander is the second highest student position at the academy and is responsible for overseeing 4500 cadets. This was the first t...