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VANK Launches Campaign to Correct Misconceptions About the Gwanggaeto Stele

VANK Launches Campaign to Correct Misconceptions About the Gwanggaeto Stele

SEOUL, June 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The Voluntary Agency Network of Korea (VANK), a cyber diplomatic organization, has launched a campaign to correct misconceptions that could arise from the information board of the Gwanggaeto Stele installed in the city of Jian in Jilin Province, China. The Gwanggaeto Stele is a memorial stele for the tomb [...]

VANK Distributes Posters to Criticize Japan’s Revisionist Take on Forced Labor

VANK Distributes Posters to Criticize Japan’s Revisionist Take on Forced Labor

SEOUL, June 18 (Korea Bizwire) — A civic South Korean cyber organization created posters that were put up for distribution on social media Wednesday to criticize Japan’s Industrial Heritage Information Center in Tokyo for offering distorted information related to the various historical atrocities that took place on Hashima Island. Japan vowed that it would set [...]

Hopeful Poster Made by S. Korean Civic Group Liked by Thousands of Foreign Netizens

Hopeful Poster Made by S. Korean Civic Group Liked by Thousands of Foreign Netizens

SEOUL, April 14 (Korea Bizwire) — A poster designed by a South Korean civil group with a message of encouragement to overcome the coronavirus is being met with positive responses from foreign netizens. The Voluntary Agency Network of Korea (VANK), which internationally promotes the country and its history online, distributed posters in seven languages on [...]

NGO Video Criticizes Japan for Using Rising Sun Flag at Sporting Events

NGO Video Criticizes Japan for Using Rising Sun Flag at Sporting Events

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Non-governmental organization Voluntary Agency Network of Korea (VANK) has produced a video to publicize the serious problem of sports fans at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics bearing the Rising Sun Flag. VANK, which previously posted Korean-language videos on YouTube on the November 11, added English subtitles. Furthermore, the organization also [...]

Vietnamese Can Read the Korean Declaration of Independence

Vietnamese Can Read the Korean Declaration of Independence

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Vietnam, with the Korean Wave sweeping a population of 100 million, will also be able to read Korea’s March 1 Declaration of Independence. Cyber diplomacy organization Voluntary Agency Network Korea (VANK) said Sunday it had recently translated the “March 1 Declaration of Independence” into Vietnamese. “Vietnam also has a [...]

Proclamation of Korean Independence Available in Six Languages on Seoul City Website

Proclamation of Korean Independence Available in Six Languages on Seoul City Website

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Voluntary Agency Network of Korea (VANK) announced on Wednesday that it had posted the March 1st Proclamation of Independence in six different languages on the Seoul Metropolitan Government’s website that was established to promote the city to the world. The organization has translated the document into English, Japanese, Chinese, [...]