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Special inspection on sewage disposal at campsites unco...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Aug 05, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) found that 98 camping sites violated environmental laws, such as exceeding the quality standard of discharge water, after conducting a special inspection on the actual condition of wastewater disposal at nationwide camping sites from May 14 to Ju...
UCC Contest for Green Recipe
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Aug 01, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) will hold “UCC Contest for Green Recipe” from August 1 to 31 to improve the culinary culture.   The contest which is held under the theme of ‘leftover makeover’ is open to all parents and their children in elementary, middle and h...
How to plan an eco-friendly vacation
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jul 31, 2014
The Ministry of Environment unveils eco-friendly travelling tips at its website (www.me.go.kr) for the public to enjoy a great summer vacation while protecting the environment.    MOE suggests ten simple ways for the public to practice at home and vacation pla...
7th World Water Forum pre-registration begins
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Jul 30, 2014
7th World Water Forum pre-registration begins - From August 1, early birds will be provided with free-of-charge admission tickets to the large scale water fair -   □ The National Committee for the 7th World Water Forum (Chairman: Lee Jung-moo) announced that the ...
Looking for creative ideas to heal our planet Earth!
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jul 28, 2014
Korea Environmental Technology & Industry Institute (KEITI) has been holding ‘Youth Environmental Technology Idea Contest 2014’ from June 30 to August 25 to find creative ideas to improve the living environment.   Under the theme of ‘Heal Our Planet Earth,” the...
Plan to Simplify Online Payment for E-Commerce
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Jul 28, 2014
Press Release July 28, 2014     Plan to Simplify Online Payment for E-Commerce     Background   Since online commerce businesses and online shoppers pointed out the requirement of public authentication certificates for o...
Air Transport Passenger Volume
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Jul 25, 2014
Air Transport Passenger Volume Hitting Record High in 1H2014 - Passenger traffic grew by 9.4% YOY and cargo 5.0% -   □ Air transport market for both passenger and cargo in the first half of 2014(1H2014) is continuing its growth momentum posting an increase com...
Turkmen college students train to volunteer for the Inc...
[ Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee ]
Jul 23, 2014
Myrat Mammetaliyev, Turkmen ambassador to South Korea, visited the 2014 Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (IAGOC) on July 21 and discussed with President Kim Young-Soo of the IAGOC about sending Turkmen trainees that want to learn how to volunteer properly. Turkmenistan re...
MOE designates 15 leading environmental companies in 20...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jul 23, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and Korea Environmental Technology & Industry Institute (KEITI) hold a Korea Leading Environmental Companies (KLEC) designation ceremony on July 23 at the Plaza Hotel Seoul with the CEOs, executives and employees of 15 designated companie...
Jordan Judo team trains in Incheon for the 'Vision 2014...
[ Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee ]
Jul 21, 2014
The judo team of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan visited Incheon on July 9 to participate in the “OCA-Incheon Vision 2014 Program”, which is run by Incheon to help the Incheon Asian Games succeed and facilitate balanced progress for Asian sports. The team is comprised of 5 member...