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S. Korean First Lady Meets with Swedish “Latte Papas”

S. Korean First Lady Meets with Swedish “Latte Papas”

SEOUL, Jun. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s first lady Kim Jung-sook, accompanying President Moon Jae-in on a state visit to Sweden, met with Swedish men on paternal leave, known as “latte papas.” The term first originated in Sweden, famous for men’s active participation in childcare. Kim participated in an event held in Stockholm’s Humlegården [...]

Ex-first Lady Lee Remembered as Political Buttress for Husband, Pioneer for Women’s Rights

Ex-first Lady Lee Remembered as Political Buttress for Husband, Pioneer for Women’s Rights

SEOUL, Jun. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The late former first lady Lee Hee-ho was a lifelong political companion of her late husband Kim Dae-jung, the architect of the “sunshine policy” of engaging North Korea, and a pioneer for women’s rights. Lee died at the age of 96 on Monday after battling liver cancer, according to [...]

First Lady Watches Bollywood Hit with Indian Students

First Lady Watches Bollywood Hit with Indian Students

SEOUL, Jul. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Kim Jung-sook, the First Lady and wife of President Moon Jae-in, watched the Bollywood flick “Dangal” yesterday with Indian nationals currently studying in South Korea. Kim met with 15 Indian students currently pursing studies in the fields of Korean, electronic engineering and computer engineering at an art house movie [...]