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Foreign Minister and US Congresspersons Discuss the Ko...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Sep 03, 2013
1. On September 3, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se met with members of the US Congress, including Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Mazie Hirono as well as Representatives Dan Benishek, Terri Sewell and Grace Meng, who are on a tour of the Northeast Asian region. In the meeting,...
Trade Figures for August
[ Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy ]
Sep 03, 2013
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy has released its trade figures for August. The nation posted a $4.92 billion trade surplus, marking the 19th straight month in the black as export growth continued to show signs of recovery. Trade%20Figures%20for%20August%20(1).JPG ...
IFANS and Japan’s RIPS to Co-host the Dialogue for ROK-...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Sep 03, 2013
The Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security (IFANS) of the Korea National Diplomatic Academy (KNDA) and Japan’s Research Institute for Peace and Security (RIPS) will co-host the Dialogue for ROK-Japan Strategic Cooperation in Tokyo, Japan, on September 5. In the meeti...
Brazil’s High-Level Government Delegation to Visit the ...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Sep 02, 2013
1. Brazil’s government delegation led by Jose Mucio, a ministerial-level member of the Court of Audit, is on a visit to the Republic of Korea from August 31 through September 6 to learn about the e-government and education systems of the ROK, which are regarded as exemplary syste...
Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on IPBES takes place in ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Sep 02, 2013
International Expert and Stakeholder Workshop Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on Regional Interpretation of the IPBES Conceptual Framework and Knowledge Sharing   Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on IPBES takes place in Seoul   A first-of-its-kind international worksh...
Outcome of the Final Round of "Quiz on Korea"
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Sep 01, 2013
1. The final round of the Second "Quiz on Korea" for 30 contestants from 30 countries took place at a Korea Broadcasting System (KBS) Hall, Seoul, on August 31 in the presence of some 1,000 people, including Ambassadors to the Republic of Korea, supporters and students in the ROK...
Youth Forum for the 2013 Seoul Conference on Cyberspace...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Sep 01, 2013
1. The Preparatory Secretariat for the 2013 Seoul Conference on Cyberspace will hold the Youth Forum at Yonsei University, Seoul, on September 2. The event will be hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea and organized by the Korea Information Society De...
MOFA Spokesperson’s Commentary on the Issue of Japan’s ...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Aug 30, 2013
1. Since the issuance of the decision by the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Korea on August 30, 2011, with regard to the issue of sexual slavery victims drafted for Japan’s military during World War II, the ROK government has repeatedly demanded the Japanese government a...
Free Specialized Counseling for Foreign Residents
[ Busan Metropolitan Government ]
Aug 30, 2013
Do you have some problem with your employer? Or do you have any legal matters? Busan Global Center offers free specialized counseling to help you out. You can have one on one meeting with our labor attorney and judicial scrivener who can offer legal advice, information and guidan...
Dong-A University Museum gains popularity
[ Busan Metropolitan Government ]
Aug 29, 2013
The number of visitors continues to increase every year at Dong-A University Museum. The museum moved from Gudeok Campus to Bumin Campus in May 2009. The number of visitors almost doubled over those at Gudeok Campus. 21,799 people visited the museum in 2009, 26,256 in 2010, 34,81...