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ROK, the US and Japan to Hold a Trilateral Meeting of H...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Apr 04, 2014
1. Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Hwang Joon-kook will visit Washington D.C., the US, from April 6 through 9 to meet with the US and the Japanese head delegates to the Six-Party Talks -- Special Representative for North Korea Policy of the ...
MOFA Spokesperson’s Statement on Japan’s Approval of El...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Apr 04, 2014
1. The government of the Republic of Korea strongly condemns that the Japanese government, following its approval of revised teaching manuals for middle and high school textbooks on January 28, approved today, April 4, elementary school textbooks that contain a higher-level provo...
Public Jury Panel to jointly develop essential environm...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Apr 04, 2014
Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute (KEITI) announced that Environmental R&D Public Jury System through which the public directly participate in Korea’s environmental R&D projects is implemented from April 3.   Environmental technology R&...
Mandatory Use of Accredited Certificate to be Lifted fo...
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Apr 03, 2014
Press Release April 3, 2014     Mandatory Use of Accredited Certificate to be Lifted for Online Payments with Debit & Credit Cards       The FSC and the FSS will revise the ‘Detailed Enforcement Rules of Regulation o...
Heads of Overseas Diplomatic Missions to Support Korean...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Apr 03, 2014
1. On the sidelines of the 2014 meeting of heads of overseas diplomatic missions of the Republic of Korea, the Foreign Ministry and four business groups – the Federation of Korean Industries, the Korea International Trade Association, the Korea Chamber Of Commerce and Industry, a...
MOE to join hand with relevant ministries to control wa...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Apr 02, 2014
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT), the Ministry of Environment (MOE), and Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announced that they have set up the operation standards for dam, weir and reservoir to manage water quality and control al...
Heads of Overseas Diplomatic Missions Discuss Ways to I...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Apr 01, 2014
1. As part of the 2014 meeting of heads of overseas diplomatic missions of the Republic of Korea, a plenary session on “consular and other services for overseas Koreans for the happiness of the Korean people” took place on April 1. Second Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Cho Tae-...
Heads of Diplomatic Missions in Africa and National Ass...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Apr 01, 2014
1. On the sidelines of the 2014 meeting of heads of overseas diplomatic missions of the Republic of Korea, the heads of the diplomatic missions stationed in 18 African countries south of the Sahara Desert will hold a working breakfast with the National Assembly’s forum for a new ...
Disposable items used in funeral halls to be recycled
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Mar 31, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced to sign a ‘Voluntary agreement to reduce the use of disposable items at funeral hall and promote recycling’ with major funeral halls in Seoul on March 31.   The agreement is a follow-up for Act on the Promotion of Saving ...
Overseas Diplomatic Missions to Fully Support Korean Co...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 31, 2014
1. On the sidelines of the 2014 meeting of heads of overseas diplomatic missions of the Republic of Korea, a working luncheon for the diplomats took place on March 31, hosted by Prime Minister Chung Hong-won. The luncheon was arranged for the officials to discuss ways to review t...