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Policy Direction for Capital Market Reform
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Apr 23, 2015
Policy Direction for Capital Market Reform:   Measures to vitalize the KONEX, OTC Trading of unlisted Stocks and the Derivative Markets                      &n...
Ministerial Conference of the 7th World Water Forum was...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Apr 14, 2015
The Ministerial Conference of the 7th World Water Forum was held on April 13, 2015 in Gyeongju, Korea attended by ministerial-level figures from 100 countries around the world. The Ministerial Conference is the highest-level meeting of more than 400 events held under the World Wa...
World Water Forum 2015 to be held for sustainable water...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Apr 13, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (ME) co-hosts the Seventh World Water Forum 2015 in Daegu and Gyeongju. The World Water Forum is the world’s largest international water-themed event held triennially led by the World Water Council.  During the 7th World Water Forum which will be ...
Korean Credit Unit now tradable at Korea Exchange
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Apr 06, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (ME) and the Korea Exchange (KRX) announced that Korean Credit Unit (KCU) will be traded at KRX from April 6 by certifying greenhouse gas reductions from an external project as emissions permits with an aim to stabilize the Emission Trading Scheme (ETS...
World Ant Research Exhibition Fair to be held
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Apr 02, 2015
National Institute of Ecology (NIE) will hold the World Ant Research Exhibition Fair titled ‘The Wonder of Ants’ from April 2 at Ecorium Exhibition Hall, Ecoplex in Seocheon county, Chungnam Province.  The exhibition is designed to share the results of behavioral ecological ...
NIRBR to offer training on biodiversity conservation to...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Apr 01, 2015
National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR) will conduct a training session on biodiversity for eight public officials from four countries, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, in Southeast Asia from March 30 to April 5.   NIBR is carrying out joint research...
Additional KRW 20trillion to be Provided for the Mortga...
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Mar 29, 2015
The government will provide an additional KRW 20 trillion starting March 30 for the government’s mortgage refinancing program totaling KRW 40 trillion,[1] after comprehensive review and consultation with relevant organizations.[2] We recognized mortgage borrowers’ high inter...
KEITI to recruit ‘Eco-Friends’ supporters
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Mar 23, 2015
Korea Environment Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) will recruit members of ‘Eco-Friends,’ a group of supporters composed of undergraduate students who will take a lead in promoting various environmental policies to the public, from March 23 to April 10. &nbs...
Key Policy Direction for Financial Regulatory Reform
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Mar 17, 2015
 FSC Chairman Yim Jong-yong had his first press conference today since he took office on March 13, 2015 to outline a key policy direction for financial regulatory reform. Under his chairmanship, financial regulatory reform will be pushed forward with three key policy goa...
Supply clean water to Tanzania with Korean environmenta...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Mar 17, 2015
Korea Environmental Industry Association (KEIA) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the project to construct water supply in Tanzania on March 13 in Kisarawe District, Coast Province near Dar es Salaam, Tanzania with an aim to provide clean and safe drinking water to local residen...