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Follow-up Measures on Telemarketing Ban
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Feb 04, 2014
Press Release February 4, 2013   Follow-up Measures on Telemarketing Ban     Background   The FSC temporarily banned (Jan.24) financial firms from selling their products by phone, SMS or e-mail until the end of March in order to protect financial con...
Foreign Minister and UNESCO Director-General Discuss Wa...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Feb 04, 2014
1. On February 4, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se met with UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova to exchange views on ways for the Republic of Korea and UNESCO to work together in a wide range of fields, including education, culture and science. Director-General Bokova is on a visit...
MOLIT plans to nurture Korean-made geospatial informati...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Feb 04, 2014
MOLIT plans to nurture Korean-made geospatial information software players- Testbed operation results presentation session set to be held at the National Assembly on February 4, 2014 - The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of the Republic of Korea (Mini...
Social Services for the Disabled at a Glance
[ Seoul Metropolitan Government ]
Feb 03, 2014
- Publication of Map of Social Services for the Disabled, a comprehensive, customized guidebook for the disabled's family As a comprehensive guidebook containing public and private resources, Map of Social Services for the Disabled has been published for the disabled and his or h...
Opening a Website for Reporting Tax Companies' Unreason...
[ Seoul Metropolitan Government ]
Feb 03, 2014
Starting January 2014, taxi drivers can now anonymously report their companies' violations on the new website. The reason Seoul Metropolitan Government is operating this reporting site is that many tax drivers did not report their companies' violations because they had to file cl...
ROK and the US Sign their Special Measures Agreement
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Feb 02, 2014
1. Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and Ambassador of the United States to the Republic of Korea Sung Kim signed the renewed Special Measure Agreement (SMA) for defense-burden sharing in Seoul on February 2. The SMA will be submitted to the ROK National Assembly at an early date to ...
Guideline for Personal Data Protection
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Jan 29, 2014
    Guideline for Personal Data Protection   10 Checklists for Personal Data Protection   1. Be aware that your credit cards are safe to use. All files and USB drives containing personal information from the three credit card companies were confiscated b...
Toyota Camry subject to recalls owing to fire risks of ...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Jan 29, 2014
Toyota Camry subject to recalls owing to fire risks of seat interior materials - Self-certification compliance tests of 2013 proved that Camry failed to meet safety standards - The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of the Republic of Korea (Minister: ...
National Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Roadmap 202
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jan 28, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE), a supervisory body of national greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction, unveiled National GHG Emissions Reduction Roadmap 2020 that includes national emissions reduction target and action plans for each sector after reporting the roadmap at...
Distribution and migration status of Baikal Teal ducks
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jan 24, 2014
Area of Distribution A research on wintering areas of Baikal Teal ducks conducted by National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) from January 21 to 23 confirmed a total of 370,000 ducks in 5 areas. The research was carried out in 10 areas across the nation by Baika...