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ROK to Attend the 17th ICG Meeting to Participate in In...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Sep 17, 2013
1. The Foreign Ministry’s Deputy Minister for Political Affairs Lee Kyung-soo will attend, as head of the delegation of the Republic of Korea, the 17th Meeting of the International Contact Group of Afghanistan at the UN headquarters in New York on September 20. 2. The Meeting w...
Risk assessment on Vespa velutina nigrithorax to be con...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Sep 16, 2013
Risk assessment on Vespa velutina nigrithorax to be conducted   A risk assessment on Vespa velutina nigrithorax, an unwelcome guest in cities threatening the public safety, will be carried out to reduce damages. National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) under th...
Going to Turkey for Koreans becomes easier
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Sep 16, 2013
Going to Turkey for Koreans becomes easier - More flight options will be opened as the number of direct flights increases -   Korean travelers will be able to have better access to the cradle of ancient civilization, Turkey, as the number of direct flights bet...
Hallyu Tour Courses in Seoul that Global Seoul Mates R...
[ Seoul Metropolitan Government ]
Sep 16, 2013
Global Seoul Mates, which is a group of overseas voluntary messengers introduce Seoul to countries around the worldwide via the Internet. Here are the “Hallyu tour courses in Seoul” that have been for picked by Global Seoul Mates who love this city more than anyone. It is not sho...
Launch of Capital Market Investigation Unit
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Sep 16, 2013
Press Release September 16, 2013     Launch of Capital Market Investigation Unit     The FSC officially launched a ‘Capital Market Investigation Unit’ on September 17, 2013 in a bid to address unfair financial transaction practices as announced in the ‘...
MOFA Spokesperson’s Statement on the “Framework for Eli...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Sep 15, 2013
1. The Government of the Republic of Korea welcomes the Framework for Elimination of Syrian Chemical Weapons reached in Geneva, Switzerland, on September 14 and commends the efforts by the U.S. and the Russian governments toward this achievement. 2. In the wake of the chemical ...
Korean-made air navigation safety facilities boast stat...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Sep 13, 2013
Korean-made air navigation safety facilities boast state-of-the-art technology -Now ranked eighth in the world, Korea aspires to become a global top five country by 2018-   The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of the Republic of Korea (Minister: H.E. ...
Gear up for moving towards a resource-circulating socie...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Sep 13, 2013
Gear up for moving towards a resource-circulating society   The Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced on the 13th that the ministry will expedite realization of resource-circulating society, the key priority of Park Geun-hye administration’s national agenda in the envir...
Foreign Minister Elaborates on the Park Geun-hye Govern...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Sep 13, 2013
1. A seminar marking the establishment of the National Assembly Forum for Africa's New Era, chaired by Representative Lee Joo-young, took place at the National Assembly on September 13 under the theme of “Rising Continent of Africa Calling Out.” The event was attended by some 200...
Foreign Minister Asks the KNDA to Play a Role in Foster...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Sep 13, 2013
1. On September 13, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se delivered congratulatory remarks at the commemorative event of the Korea National Diplomatic Academy (KNDA) marking its 50th anniversary. In his remarks, Minister Yun commended the pivotal role of the KNDA in the diplomatic advanc...