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ROK and Myanmar Initial an Investment Protection Agreem...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Jan 06, 2014
1. The Republic of Korea and Myanmar, having pursued an agreement for the promotion and protection of investments since October 2012, initialed the text of the agreement on January 6. ○ The two countries had held two rounds of relevant negotiations -- one in December 2012 and t...
ROK Government to Provide South Sudan with Humanitarian...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Jan 06, 2014
1. The government of the Republic of Korea has decided to offer humanitarian assistance worth one million US dollars to South Sudan, where the recent internal military clashes are causing thousands of casualties, heightening the humanitarian crisis. 2. With regard to the crisis,...
Safe winter climbing with ‘National Park Hiking Informa...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jan 03, 2014
  As many people go hiking in national parks to admire snow-covered mountain views, the ‘National Park Hiking Information’ service helps mountaineers enjoy safe climbing in winter season. The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and Korea National Park Service (KNPS) have up...
ROK and the US to Hold their 10th High-Level Meeting on...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Jan 03, 2014
1. The Republic of Korea and the United States will hold their tenth High-Level Meeting for the ninth Special Measures Agreement in Seoul from January 9.2. At the forthcoming Meeting, Hwang Joon-kook, Ambassador for Defense Burden-sharing of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will ...
Raise greenhouse gas emissions verification to a higher...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 31, 2013
National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) under the Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced on December 31 that it has newly developed 25 methods for greenhouse gas and energy emissions verification.     Verifying greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is a ...
ROK and the US to Hold the 9th Round of Negotiations to...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Dec 30, 2013
1. The 9th round of negotiations to revise the Nuclear Cooperation Agreement between the Republic of Korea and the United States will take place in Daejeon on January 7 and 8, 2014. o The ROK and the US delegations will be led by Park Ro-byug, Ambassador for Nuclear Energy Coop...
MOE to open Environmental Impact Assessment to the publ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 26, 2013
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced that it will make public the ‘Environmental Impact Assessment’ to grant an easy access to the environmental impact assessment (EIA) under the vision of Environmental Administration 3.0 based on opening, sharing, communication and co...
Crested Ibises donated by China safely arrived at Upo w...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 24, 2013
Crested Ibises donated by China safely arrived at Upo wetland, Changnyeong   The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and Changnyeong-gun announced that two male Crested Ibises (Nipponia nippon) donated by China have safely arrived at Upo Crested Ibis Restoration Center i...
Final Report on the Second Term Joint Research Project ...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Dec 24, 2013
1. On December 24, the governments of the Republic of Korea and Japan received from the Second Term Joint Research Committee on a New Era for Korea-Japan Relations its final report titled “A New Era for Korea-Japan Relations: Seven Tasks for Bilateral Cooperation.” 2. The repor...
Outcome of the 1st ROK-China Foreign Policy and Securit...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Dec 23, 2013
1. The first Foreign Policy and Security Dialogue between the Republic of Korea and China took place in Beijing, China, on December 23 with officials of the Foreign and Defense Ministries of the two countries in attendance. The ROK delegation was led by the Foreign Ministry’s Dir...