[Anchor Lead]The KBS Global Korean Awards ceremony took place this week to honor Korean expats who have worked abroad to promote the global status and image of Korea. Here are some of the winners at this year’s event.[Pkg]A gray-haired Asian doctor is spotted in the hallway of a university hospital in New York City. Dr. Bai Lee has devoted his life to looking after women with high-risk pregnancies. He also introduced advanced ultrasound technology to Korea for the first time back in the 1970s. His medical skills motivated him to get involved in charity work. Dr. Lee even set up an educational foundation to provide scholarships to local youths.[Soundbite] Dr. Bai Lee(Social Service Award Recipient) : "I can't find the people who helped me even when I come to Korea to reciprocate their kindness. So helping those who need me now is a way for me to repay them."Park Kyong-man was the award recipient in the science and technology category. While working at an American automotive parts company for nearly 30 years, he developed a sensor that controls pollutant emissions in vehicles. This sensor is installed in Ford and Chrysler vehicles driven all over the world. Other awardees who helped elevate Korea's global status included Park Soo-nam, a film director in Japan who produced a film about the struggles of Korean women exploited as sex slaves by the Japanese military; Professor Yu Chae-sin, who established the Korean studies department at Toronto University in Canada; and Lee Keun-tae who promoted Korean martial arts in Germany.
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