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Government and experts to work together to address alga...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Apr 22, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced to launch and operate ‘Algae Forum’ consisting of algae experts, private technicians and public officials with an aim to effectively respond to algal bloom in rivers which is expected to aggravate in the future.   The fo...
World Press Briefing became golden opportunity for the ...
[ Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee ]
Apr 21, 2014
The 2014 Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (IAGOC) held their World Press Briefing for the 17th Asian Games on April 10. Photo courtesy of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games Organizing CommitteeIn attendance at the event that was held at the Songdo Convensia were: Mr. Kim Yo...
Let’s practice low-carbon, green lifestyle for our plan...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Apr 17, 2014
To commemorate the 44th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, the Ministry of Environment (MOE) and Korea Climate and Environment Network will designate the 6th Climate Change Week from April 17 to 23 and hold a wide range of citizens’ participatory events under the theme of ...
Enactment of the Regulation on Supervision of Covered B...
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Apr 16, 2014
Press Release April 16, 2014   Enactment of the Regulation on Supervision of Covered Bond Issuance   The FSC approved a draft regulation on Supervision of Covered Bond Issuance, completing a legal framework for covered bond issuance. The Regu...
MOE to create healthy indoor environment for the vulner...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Apr 16, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced that it will carry out the Indoor Environment Diagnosis and Improvement Project 2014 from May, targeted to the venerable, including low-income households, seniors living alone and child breadwinners.   The project is aimed...
U.S. President Barack Obama to Visit Korea
[ Office of the President ]
Apr 15, 2014
President Barack Obama of the United States of America is scheduled to make an official visit to Korea April 25-26 at the invitation of President Park Geun-hye. President Obama’s visit this time is of great significance in that it will be his first visit to Korea since the in...
KEITI to exchange information with Korean Society for I...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Apr 15, 2014
Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) announced on April 15 that it will sign an MOU with the Korean Society for Indoor Environment (KOSIE) to facilitate joint research and disseminate information through academic exchange.   Through the M...
Two pairs of foxes from Seoul Grand Park moved to Sobae...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Apr 11, 2014
Korea National Park Service (KNPS) under the Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced that it took over two pairs of foxes, which were born through natural breeding in spring last year, from Seoul Grand Park. The foxes will be transferred to the training center for adaptation ...
Institutional investors welcome public rental housing R...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Apr 11, 2014
Institutional investors welcome  public rental housing REITs   -MOLIT signs joint investment agreement with 38 financial institutions- -New model of supplying public rental housing born out of private public partnership-   The Ministry of Land, Infr...
26 large workplaces to voluntarily cut particulate matt...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Apr 10, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced on April 10 that it has signed a Voluntary Agreement to Reduce Particulate Matter (PM 10, PM 2.5) with 26 large places of business in industries such as electricity generation, cement manufacturing and steelmaking. Sharing concerns ...