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Smog from China has no influence in Korea
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 23, 2013
Smog from China has no influence in Korea   National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) announced the forecast for impact of high-density smog, which was generated in northeastern province, China (Harbin) due to coal-fired heating system in winter, on Korea. &nbs...
MOFA Spokesperson’s Commentary on the Japanese Foreign ...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Oct 23, 2013
1. The Government of the Republic of Korea strongly protests the attempt of the Japanese government to undermine the sovereignty of the Republic of Korea over Dokdo by producing and distributing through Internet sites, including that of the Japanese Foreign Ministry, a video cont...
ROK and China’s Three Northeast Provinces to Hold their...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Oct 22, 2013
1. The 2nd forum on economic cooperation between the ROK and the three northeast provinces of China -- Jilin, Liaoning and Heilongjiang -- will take place in Seoul on October 25, co-hosted by the ROK Foreign Ministry (Consulate General in Shenyang), the Korea Chamber of Commerce ...
International conference on medical tourism to be held ...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Oct 18, 2013
International conference on medical tourism to be held in Korea - For a six day period, the conference will help solidify Korea's global status as one of the major medical tourism powers in the world -   The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of the ...
Korea shares its floods control know-how with the UN ES...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Oct 18, 2013
Korea shares its floods control know-how with the UN ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee - Seven countries in the Asia-Pacific alongside the Typhoon Committee participate at a workshop held in Seoul at the Han River Flood Control Office to explore ways to reduce damage caused by e...
President to make visits to Western European countries
[ Office of the President ]
Oct 17, 2013
The President to Make Visits to Western European CountriesPresident Park Geun-hye will make a three-nation tour of Western Europe November 2-8, 2013. The presidential trip will include an official visit to France, a state visit to the United Kingdom and visits to Belgium and the ...
Progress Report on the National Happiness Fund
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Oct 16, 2013
Press Release October 16, 2013    Progress Report on the National Happiness Fund   Achievement   1. Debt restructuring   Since the National Happiness Fund was officially launched in March 29, 2013, a total of 192 thousand individuals have appl...
Five-Party Meeting on Cyber Issues to Take Place as Par...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Oct 16, 2013
1. On the sidelines of Seoul Conference on Cyberspace 2013 to take place at COEX on October 17 and 18, the Republic of Korea will hold an informal consultation with the delegations from the US, China, Russia and Japan on October 17, presided by Second Vice Minister of Foreign Aff...
A talk concert on ‘Youth and Environmental Jobs’ to be ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 16, 2013
A talk concert on ‘Youth and Environmental Jobs’ to be held   The Ministry of Environment (MOE) endeavors to address youth unemployment crisis. MOE will hold a talk concert titled ‘Youth and Environmental Jobs’ on October 17 at Pusan National University to communicate wit...
Foreign Minister and the IAEA Director-General Discuss ...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Oct 16, 2013
1. On October 16, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se met with Yukiya Amano, Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) who is on a visit to the Republic of Korea from October 13 through 16. In their meeting, the Minister and the Director-General discussed key ma...