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Progress of 'Measures to Improve Structural Soundness o...
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Jan 26, 2015
Press Release January 26, 2015 Progress of ‘Measures to Improve Structural Soundness of Household Debt’ As a means to improve structural vulnerability of bank mortgage loans, the government has been encouraging banks to increase the proportion of fixed rate and non-amo...
1st Meeting of Chemical Substance Evaluation Committee ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jan 26, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) held the first meeting of the Chemical Substance Evaluation Committee on January 20 at Best Western Hotel, Seoul to deliberate matters necessary for management of systems under the Act on Registration, Evaluation, Etc. of Chemicals (hereina...
MOE to hold the Policy Briefing on Environmental Indust...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jan 21, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) will hold the Policy Briefing on Environmental Industry Promotion for 2015 with an aim to strengthen the competiveness of environmental industry.   Starting from th...
Korea’s water purifier to be supplied to Vietnam
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jan 19, 2015
On January 19th, Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) held a ceremony to deliver 300 domestic arsenic water purifiers to Binh Chau, Vung Tau Province in Vietnam in order to have local residents drink clean and safe water.   The project was...
Financial Policy Initiatives for 2015: A 'Dynamic and I...
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Jan 15, 2015
Press Release January 15, 2015     Financial Policy Initiatives for 2015 A ‘Dynamic and Innovative Economy’     The government announced its policy initiatives for 2015 to realize a ‘dynamic and innovative economy’ with releva...
Commentary and guide on Chemicals Act to be published
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jan 15, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) unveiled a commentary on the Act on Registration, Evaluation, etc. of Chemicals (hereinafter referred to as “Chemicals Evaluation Act”) and Toxic Chemicals Control Act (hereinafter referred to as “Chemicals Control Act”) as well as four typ...
MOE-Seoul-Incheon-Gyeonggi Province agreed on preemptiv...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jan 12, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (MOE), Seoul Metropolitan Government, Incheon Metropolitan Government and Gyeonggi Provincial Government held the second meeting of quadripartite consultative body on January 19 at Conrad Seoul and reached an agreement on preemptive measures on S...
Wild Animal Response Strategy to be distributed
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jan 09, 2015
A manual on response to wild animal diseases has been released. National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) translated Wild Animal Response Strategy which was published by the Australian government in 2011 into Korean and will distribute the manual on January 9.  The...
Environmental Technology Development Project Briefing 2...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jan 06, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) will hold Environmental Technology Development Project Briefing Session 2015 for companies and institutes interested in environmental technologies.   For convenienc...
Advanced relief system for damages from environmental p...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 30, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) promulgated the Act on Liability and Relief for Damages from Environmental Pollution (hereinafter referred to as “Damage Relief Act”) on December 31. The act requires facilities with a high risk of causing environmental pollution to be insur...