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S. Korea Provides 10,000 More Face Masks to Colombia

S. Korea Provides 10,000 More Face Masks to Colombia

SEOUL, May 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s veterans affairs ministry said Thursday it has provided 10,000 additional face masks to Colombia to express gratitude for the country’s participation in the 1950-53 Korean War. The masks were delivered Tuesday as Minister Hwang Ki-chul was in the Latin American country to strengthen the bilateral friendship and [...]

S. Korea to Hold Ceremony to Mark Philippines’ Participation in Korean War

S. Korea to Hold Ceremony to Mark Philippines’ Participation in Korean War

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will hold a ceremony this week to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Philippines’ participation in the Korean War, the veterans affairs ministry said Thursday. The Southeast Asian country sent around 7,420 ground troops to help defend South Korea during the 1950-53 conflict, with the first batch [...]