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Australian Ambassador to Cycle Across Korea to Promote Diversity

Australian Ambassador to Cycle Across Korea to Promote Diversity

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — James Choi, the Australian Ambassador to Korea, will be cycling across South Korea next month in order to deliver a message that stresses the importance of cultural diversity. The Australian Embassy in Korea stated yesterday that Ambassador Choi and 14 other embassy employees will start their 375-kilometer journey on [...]

U.S. Drops Cha as Pick for Ambassador to S. Korea

U.S. Drops Cha as Pick for Ambassador to S. Korea

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — The United States has withdrawn former White House official Victor Cha from consideration for ambassador to South Korea, a U.S. official said Tuesday. The official on the White House National Security Council confirmed the decision, which raises new concerns about the Donald Trump administration’s policy toward Seoul and Pyongyang. [...]

Pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin Named Ambassador for 2018 Winter Games

Pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin Named Ambassador for 2018 Winter Games

SEOUL, Nov. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin has been named the honorary ambassador for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, organizers said Thursday. The Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher will take part in various activities promoting South Korea’s first Winter Games in PyeongChang, some 180 kilometers east of Seoul in Gangwon Province, the [...]