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(Photo Gallery) Busan Museum of Contemporary Art

On August 24, Director Kim Seong-Yeon welcomed Consul David J. Jea to the Busan Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA).  MoCA is the primary venue for the Busan Biennale and is hosting cutting edge art installations that included an interactive environmental history of the Nakdong river basin, exploration of the environmental impacts of art exhibitions, and the harms of racial discrimination.  ...
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Travel of Special Representative for the DPRK Sung Kim to Seoul

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson August 20, 2021 U.S. Special Representative for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Ambassador Sung Kim will travel to Seoul, August 21-24. During his visit, Special Representative Kim will meet with Republic of Korea (ROK) Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Noh Kyu-duk and other ...
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U.S. sends 400,000 Janssen doses to ROK; to arrive Sunday

Press Release August 14, 2021 The United States will provide our close ally and partner the Republic of Korea with 400,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine for use in the general population as part of the international partnership for fighting the pandemic. The doses are scheduled to depart Memphis International Airport ...
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(Photo Gallery) Remarkable ASEAN Culture House Builds Bridges to Southeast Asia

On August 6, Consul David J. Jea toured the impressive Busan-based ASEAN Culture House operated by the Korea Foundation.  The well-equipped facility hosts everything from regional cooking lessons to virtual reality tours and cultural exhibits on its multiple floors.  In a meeting with ASEAN House Director General Park Mi-sook, Consul Jea highlighted U.S.-ROK bilateral efforts ...
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