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Motor vehicle recalls conducted on the Labo and Damas o...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Dec 16, 2013
Motor vehicle recalls conducted on the Labo and Damas of GM Korea -Total 1,846 units recalled owning to defects found in steering systems- The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of the Republic of Korea announced that it will conduct recalls on the Damas and Labo ...
Foreign Ministry's Policy Advisory Committee Holds its ...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Dec 13, 2013
1. The 2013 plenary meeting of the Foreign Ministry's Policy Advisory Committee took place at the Foreign Ministry on December 13 with some 90 people, including Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se, other high-ranking Foreign Ministry officials and members of the Policy Advisory Committ...
New R&D teams to cope with global environmental challen...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 12, 2013
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) announced on the 12th that they will launch an environmental technology R&D project group to actively cope with global environmental challenges such as climate change and...
Foreign Ministry to Hold the 2nd Seminar of Scholars Gr...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Dec 12, 2013
1. The Foreign Ministry will hold the second seminar of the Scholars Group for Public Diplomacy in Seoul on December 7. At the seminar, the 16 foreign scholars in the group will share their activity experience as honorary envoys for public diplomacy and discuss how they can contr...
Outcome of the 8th Meeting of ROK-Russia Joint Committe...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Dec 12, 2013
1. The eighth meeting of the Joint Committee on Environmental Cooperation between the Republic of Korea and Russia took place in Seoul on December 11 and 12. In the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on the latest environment policies of their respective countries and discuss...
D-300 event for CBD COP 12 to be held
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 11, 2013
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and Gangwon Province jointly held ‘D-300 Event for 12th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 12)’ at Alpensia Resort, Pyeongchang, Gangwon on December 11.   CBD COP 12, the premier global confer...
MOFA Spokesperson’s Commentary on Japan's Posting of Ni...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Dec 11, 2013
1. The Government of the Republic of Korea sternly protests the Japanese Foreign Ministry’s posting of a nine-language video containing unjust claims to Dokdo, an integral part of the ROK territory, on its website on December 11, following its posting of a similar video clip on i...
KNDA and Stanford University Hold a Strategic Forum
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Dec 10, 2013
1. The Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security (IFANS) of the Korea National Diplomatic Academy (KNDA), together with The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University (Shorenstein APARC), hosted the 11th Korea-US West Coast Strategic Forum ...
ROK Ambassador to the OECD Elected as Chairman of the O...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Dec 10, 2013
1. Ambassador to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Lee Si-hyung was elected as Chairman of the OECD Audit Committee at the 1291st meeting of the OECD Council held in Paris, France, on December 10. 2. The OECD Audit Committee is one of the OECD’s sp...
3rd Symposium on International Energy Cooperation to Ta...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Dec 10, 2013
1. The Foreign Ministry, together with the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, will host the Third Symposium on International Energy Cooperation in Seoul on December 11. * The symposium will bring together 150 people from governments and public and private companies related ...