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Restrictions during Spring Fire Danger Period in nation...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Feb 14, 2014
Korea National Park Service (KNPS) declared to restrict some of the trails in national parks from February 15 to prevent forest fire in the spring season.   During the Fire Danger Period, 142 trails (665km) vulnerable to forest fire, including a trail from Nogodan ...
MOE to nurture 100 export leading green companies
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Feb 13, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and Korea Environmental Industry Association (KEIA) announced to carry out ‘Green Export 100’ aimed at fostering 100 small-and medium-sized, export-oriented environmental companies by 2018.   The project is designed to promote Kor...
Korea-ASEAN Centre to Hold its 6th Annual Council Meeti...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Feb 12, 2014
1. The ASEAN-Korea Centre, an international organization established by the Republic of Korea and the ten ASEAN member states to boost trade and investment and promote cultural and tourism exchanges between the ROK and ASEAN, will hold its 6th Annual Council Meeting in Seoul on F...
MOE to conduct operation and maintenance assessment on ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Feb 12, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced to conduct annual operation and maintenance assessment on waste disposal facilities run by local governments with an aim to enhance efficiency of fiscal investment and carry out integrated management and coordination of nationwide d...
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.   ...