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ROK and China to Launch a Joint Committee on Humanities...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Nov 14, 2013
1. A Joint Committee on Humanities Exchanges between the Republic of Korea and China will be launched and hold its inaugural meeting at the former’s Foreign Ministry on November 19. The event will be attended by officials of relevant ministries and other agencies of the two count...
China’s State Councilor to Visit the ROK
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Nov 14, 2013
1. China’s State Councilor Yang Jiechi will make an official visit to the Republic of Korea from November 17 through 19 at the invitation of the ROK government. * The State Councilor made an official visit to the ROK on March 1-2, 2012, in his capacity as China’s Foreign Minist...
ROK and Russia Sign an Agreement on the Mutual Abolitio...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Nov 13, 2013
1. On November 13, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and his Russian counterpart Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov, in the presence of the Presidents of the Republic of Korea and Russia, signed the bilateral Agreement on the Mutual Abolition of Visa Requirements. 2. The ROK government, reco...
Second Vice Foreign Minister Discusses the Northeast As...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Nov 13, 2013
1. On November 13, Second Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Cho Tae-yul met with Lamberto Zannier, Secretary-General of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), who was on a visit to the Republic of Korea to attend the 2nd Seoul Defense Dialogue held on Nove...
FSC Plan to Improve Regulations on Short Selling
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Nov 13, 2013
Press Release November 13, 2013     FSC Plan to Improve Regulations on Short Selling   Background   Short selling is one of investment techniques that investors sell either securities they do not own or ones they borrowed. Short selling can contribute...
Smart Geospatial Expo 2013 held in Seoul
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Nov 13, 2013
Smart Geospatial Expo 2013 held in Seoul For three days during November 13-15, 2013, the Expo will serve as an avenue of forging business partnerships worldwide for Korea's geospatial industry   The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of the Republic ...
KEITI & KICC join hands to support SMES in Eco-Industri...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Nov 12, 2013
Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) and Korea Industrial Corporation (KICC) signed an MOU to support small-and medium-sized enterprises in an eco-industrial park (EIP) at the head office of KICC in Seoul on November 12.   The MOU is ai...
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev to make official vis...
[ Office of the President ]
Nov 11, 2013
President Almazbek Atambaev of the Kyrgyz Republic is scheduled to make an official visit to Korea November 18-20 at the invitation of President Park Geun-hye. This will be the first visit by a Kyrgyz President in 16 years, the last being in 1997. His visit is anticipated to serv...
ROK to Attend the 15th Plenary Session of the Contact G...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Nov 11, 2013
1. The government of the Republic of Korea will attend the 15th Plenary Session of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS) in Djibouti on November 13 and 14. ° The ROK delegation to the meeting will be led by Huh Chul, the Foreign Ministry’s Ambassador for G...
ROK Government to Provide Emergency Assistance to the P...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Nov 11, 2013
1. The government of the Republic of Korea will send a letter of consolation to Philippine President Aquino from President Park Geun-hye over the enormous human and property damages incurred by the strong Typhoon Haiyan that hit the mid section of the Philippines on November 8 an...