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Plan to Improve Security of Derivatives Transactions
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Jan 17, 2014
Press Release Jaunary 17, 2014     Plan to Improve Security of Derivatives Transactions   The FSC, the FSS, the KRX, and the KoFIA jointly announced a plan to improve security of derivatives transactions in a bid to prevent accidents of huge losses caused by...
T/F Formed to Respond to Personal Information Leaks
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Jan 17, 2014
Press Release Jaunary 17, 2014   T/F Formed to Respond to Personal Information Leaks   The FSC formed a task force (T/F) to respond to the recent leakage of personal information on credit card holders and held its first meeting on January 17 to discuss how to pr...
Import of Solid Refuse Fuel (SRF) to be permitted with ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jan 16, 2014
Imports of Solid Refuse Fuel (SRF) made from wastes such as palm shell will be permitted. Accordingly, quality test for the import, production and use of these products will be reinforced while public and private organizations for waste-to-energy will be established. &nbs...
ROK Pledges to Provide Syria with Five Million US Dolla...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Jan 16, 2014
1. The government of the Republic of Korea attended the Second International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria held in Kuwait on January 15 and pledged to provide Syria with five million US dollars in humanitarian assistance in 2014, joining international efforts to meet...
Korea's auto market favors Hyundai-Kia for domestic car...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Jan 16, 2014
  Korea's auto market favors Hyundai-Kia for domestic cars and German brands for imported cars Accumulated number of registered vehicles in Korea set to exceed 20 million this year The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of the Republic of Korea (Minister: ...
Designate Korea Exchange Inc. as emission permits excha...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jan 15, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced to designate Korea Exchange Inc. (KRX) as an emission permits exchange in accordance with the Article 22 of Act on the Allocation and Trading of Greenhouse-Gas Emission Permits on January 15, 2014.   Emissions trading sch...
President to make state visits to India, Switzerland, a...
[ Office of the President ]
Jan 13, 2014
The President to Make State Visits to India and Switzerland and Attend World Economic Forum in Davos State Visit to India President Park Geun-hye is scheduled to make a state visit to the Republic of India January 15-18 at the invitation of the Indian Government. During the visit...
ROK and Hungary to Hold their 4th Policy Planning Consu...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Jan 10, 2014
1. The fourth Policy Planning Consultation between the Republic of Korea and Hungary will take place in Seoul on January 13 with Director-General for Policy Planning Shin Beom-chul and Director of the Department of Strategy and Planning Adam Szesztay of the Foreign Ministries of ...
Outcome of the 17th ROK-Japan Meeting of Directors-Gene...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Jan 10, 2014
1. The 17th meeting of Directors-General for Consular Affairs between the Republic of Korea and Japan took place in Busan on January 10, chaired by Ahn Young-jip, Director-General for Overseas Koreans and Consular Affairs, and Tsukasa Uemura, Director-General of the Consular Affa...
Share comprehensive countermeasures against particulate...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jan 10, 2014
Share comprehensive countermeasures against particulate matter with 17 cities and provinces   The Ministry of Environment (MOE) holds a ‘meeting of environmental directors from 17 cities and provinces’ presided by the Director General of Climate and Air Quali...