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‘Green Company Awards & Global Eco-Friendly Management ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Nov 06, 2013
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) holds the ‘Green Company Awards & Global Eco-Friendly Management Conference 2013’ at Grand Ballroom, JW Marriott Hotel, Seoul on November 6.   The event, which marks its 3rd anniversary, is aimed at providing participants wit...
Tourist Police in Insa-dong, Myeong-dong and Itaewon
[ Seoul Metropolitan Government ]
Nov 04, 2013
By October 2013, expect to see good-mannered tourist polices speaking English, Chinese, and Japanese in Myeong-dong, Itaewon, Dongdaemun, Insa-dong, Hongdae area, Cheongyecheon (Stream), and places close to City Hall. The 100 newly recruited tourist police officers went through a...
ROK and China to Hold the 4th Counter-terrorism Consult...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Nov 04, 2013
1. The 4th Counter-terrorism Consultation between the Republic of Korea and China will take place in Qingdao, China, on November 5, with Huh Chul, the ROK Foreign Ministry’s Ambassador for Global Counterterrorism Cooperation, and Qiu Guohong, Director-General for External Securit...
US Vice President to Visit the ROK
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Nov 04, 2013
1. Vice President Joseph R. Biden of the United States will visit the Republic of Korea in the first week of December at the invitation of the latter government. * Vice President Biden visited the ROK in August 2001 in his capacity as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign...
An illustrated guide book on bryophytes in Korea to be ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Nov 01, 2013
National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR) under the Ministry of Environment (MOE) published a ‘Field Guide to Bryophytes in Korea’ that includes 302 species of native moss in Korea.   * Bryophyte: Bryophyte is used as a collective term for mosses, hornwort...
Meeting of Korea's Ministry of Unification and Federal ...
[ Ministry of Unification ]
Nov 01, 2013
On October 31, Vice Minister Kim Nam-Sik had a meeting with Emily Haber, State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany. Vice Minister Kim gave a brief introduction on President Park’s Trust-Building Process on the Korean Peninsula and thanked Secretary Haber and the Ge...
IAGOC Meets Asian Media at Forum
[ Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee ]
Oct 31, 2013
The 2014 Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (IAGOC) held a presentation session for over 30 media professionals from 12 Asian countries, as a part of the Incheon Asia Media Forum on October 29, 2013. Held in cooperation with the Incheon International Relations Foundation, t...
City’s latest nightspot? Kkangtong Market
[ Busan Metropolitan Government ]
Oct 31, 2013
Every night, Bupyeong Kkangtong (tin can) Market will become a special place for shopping and cultural experiences. Starting October 29, Busan City operates a Pungmul (custom) Night Market at Bupyeong Kkangtong Market in Jung-gu (district) which promises to be full of things to s...
Pleasure of strolling along the Tree-Lined Streets of S...
[ Seoul Metropolitan Government ]
Oct 31, 2013
Autumn is the season when tree leaves dazzle us with their beautiful colors. Why not enjoy the beautiful sights created by the autumnal hues of tree leaves with your family, friends or lover? Seoul Metropolitan Government has selected eighty-one leading streets (148.54km) known f...
3rd International Conference on Enforcing Contracts of ...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Oct 30, 2013
1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, together with the Ministry of Justice and the National Court Administration, hosted the 3rd International Conference on Enforcing Contracts of Vietnam, Brunei and Saudi Arabia in Seoul on October 30. 2. The Republic of Korea, having been selec...