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Chinese radio news, info show to debut in October
[ Busan Metropolitan Government ]
Sep 23, 2013
Busan English Broadcasting (FM 90.5MHz) will offer a news and information program in Chinese next month after receiving approval from the Korea Communications Standards Commission in July. Starting at the end of October, Busan e-FM will present an hour of Chinese language local a...
Korea aspires to win its fifth term as council member o...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Sep 23, 2013
Korea aspires to win its fifth term as council member of ICAO - MOLIT dispatches government delegation comprised of top Korean aviation experts to  ICAO for its bid for reelection -   The 38th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization wil...
MOFA Spokesperson’s Statement on the Terrorist Attack a...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Sep 22, 2013
1. The Government of the Republic of Korea cannot but feel anger and shock over the terrorist attack that occurred at the Westgate Shopping Mall in northwestern Nairobi, Kenya, on September 21 and strongly condemns it. 2. The Government of the Republic of Korea extends its deepe...
Unification’s Statement refuting statement by North Kor...
[ Ministry of Unification ]
Sep 21, 2013
This morning North Korea announced through the 「Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland Spokesperson’s Statement」 that it will unilaterally postpone the impending family reunions, which was supposed to be held from 9.25 to 9.30 at Mount Geumgang according to th...
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 ...