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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...
Foreign Ministry Releases a Japanese-language Video Cli...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Jan 24, 2014
1. The Foreign Ministry, having produced a Japanese-language video clip demonstrating the objective grounds and the legitimacy of the territorial sovereignty of the Republic of Korea over Dokdo, released it on its Dokdo website and YouTube. ° The Dokdo video clip to be posted i...
2012 emissions reduction target was exceeded under GHG ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jan 23, 2014
On January 22, the Ministry of Environment (MOE), a supervisory body of Greenhouse Gas and Energy Target Management System (hereinafter “GHG & Energy TMS”), announced the performance evaluation result for TMS in 2012 through consultation with relevant ministries in charge...
Measures to prevent a Recurrence of Personal Data Breac...
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Jan 22, 2014
Press Release Jaunary 22, 2014     Measures to Prevent a Recurrence of Personal Data Breach   The FSC and relevant ministries[1] announced a set of preventive measures to protect financial consumers from personal data breach. The measures are focused on alle...