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Paperless mobile receipts, the first step to green cons...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jan 20, 2017
▷ By issuing mobile receipt via smart phone app, instead of paper receipt, customers can contribute to saving resources, reducing CO2 emissions and preventing pollution. ▷ The Ministry of Environment hold a ceremony to declare ‘paper receipt-free store’ with 13 compa...
Vehicle fuel supplied to the metropolitan area in the 2...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jan 12, 2017
▷ Gasoline and diesel sold by domestic oil refiners, SK Energy, Hyundai Oilbank, S-Oil, GS Caltex, Nonghyup and Korea National Oil Corporation, ranked the top with five stars in the environmental quality evaluation on. Vehicle fuel (gasoline and diesel) sold by six ...
lternative-day-no-driving system to be implemented duri...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 29, 2016
Alternative-day-no-driving system to be implemented during high concentration PM2.5 episodes ▷ When a high level of PM2.5 concentrations occur for a long period, 2-day-rotation system and curtailment of operation will be implemented in administrative and public institution...
NIBR to apply for a patent for anti-inflammatory effect...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 23, 2016
NIBR to apply for a patent for anti-inflammatory effects of new bacteria, highly resistant to UV rays ▷ New bacteria, which is highly resistant to UV radiation, was discovered in domestic soil for the first time in Korea. ▷ NIBR will apply for a patent for the bacteria's a...
Statement by the President on the passing of His Majest...
[ Cheong Wa Dae ]
Oct 14, 2016
On behalf of the people and the government of the Republic of Korea, I offer my deepest condolences and consolation to the bereaved family and the people of Thailand on the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. There is a special connection between His Majesty the King ...
NIER-KOICA to host workshop on environmental health for...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Sep 26, 2016
      ▷ National Institute of Environment Research (NIER), in cooperation with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), will host a three-week workshop for officials from developing countries including Angola, Vietnam and Paraguay from ...
KEITI to attend Philippine & Malaysian exhibitions to l...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Sep 22, 2016
▷ Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) will attend Environ-Tech Philippines 2016 on September 22-24 and International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia on October 5-8. ▷ KEITI will promote New Environmental T...
Statement by the Government of the Republic of Korea on...
[ Cheong Wa Dae ]
Sep 09, 2016
1. The DPRK conducted its fifth nuclear test on September 9, 2016, in Punggye-ri, North Hamgyong Province.2. Despite the clear warnings sent again by the international community at the G20 Summit and East Asia Summit, the DPRK conducted another nuclear test since 2016 in flagrant...
Korea International Water Week 2016 Pledge Week to be h...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Aug 08, 2016
The Ministry of Environment (ME), the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT), Daegu Metropolitan City and Gyeongsanbuk-do Province jointly hold the Korea International Water Week 2016 Pledge Event to take place in October at the Plaza Hotel Seoul. The Ko...
Ministry of Environment to revoke certification and ban...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Aug 03, 2016
▷ The Ministry of Environment will fine the German carmaker 17.8 billion won for 57,000 cars of 24 models (except for 26,000 cars of 8 models that cheated noise-level test). ▷ The automaker will be fined equivalent to 3 percent of its total sales, with a ceiling on fines...