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Renewal of Seoul Metropolitan Government’s Homepages in...
[ Seoul Metropolitan Government ]
Feb 11, 2014
Seoul Metropolitan Government will open its renewed homepages in foreign languages on February 25. The renewed homepages will reinforce the contents about information on everyday life in Seoul for more convenience of foreigners residing in or visiting the city and publicizing abo...
Mongolian Foreign Minister to Make an Official Visit to...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Feb 09, 2014
1. Foreign Minister Luvsanvandan Bold of Mongolia will make an official visit to the Republic of Korea from February 11 through 14 at the invitation of Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se. The two Ministers will hold a meeting on February 12 in the morning. 2. The ROK-Mongolia Foreign...
Door-to Door Waste Appliance Collection Project draws p...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Feb 07, 2014
Free Door-to-Door Waste Appliance Collection Project introduced in 6 major metropolitan cities and province including Seoul and Daegu in May last year has been well received by users.   The Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced the result of the ‘2013 Free Door-...
MOFA Spokesperson’s Commentary on the Worsening Securit...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Feb 07, 2014
1. The government of the Republic of Korea expresses its deep concerns over the indiscriminate terrorist attacks in Iraq of late that have caused a large number of casualties. 2. The government of the Republic of Korea strongly condemns all forms of terrorism as crimes that can...
Use of Portable Electronic Devices at all flight phases...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Feb 06, 2014
Use of Portable Electronic Devices at all flight phases, with restricted airborne call The governmental guidance to allow airlines to expand use of portable electronic devices only in airplane mode since coming March The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transp...
97.8% of Korea’s environmental laboratories competent i...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Feb 05, 2014
On February 4, National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) under the Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced the result of National Environmental Laboratory Capacity Assessment, which had been conducted to improve the quality of environmental data in 2013.   ...
UNESCO Director-General Talks to ROK Diplomat Candidate...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Feb 04, 2014
1. On February 3, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova delivered a lecture titled “New Diplomacy and Soft Power for New Times: UNESCO’s Partnership with the Republic of Korea” to the ROK diplomat candidates, who are undergoing a diplomat recruitment process, at the Korea National...
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...