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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...
U.S. Congress Adopts Resolution on the Korean Peninsula
[ Office of the President ]
Aug 29, 2013
The United States Congress passed House Concurrent Resolution 41, Encouraging Peace and Reunification on the Korean Peninsula, on August 1. Introduced by Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) on June 25, the bill was passed in the House of Representatives and the Senate on July 31...
ROK Presents Information on its Continental Shelf beyon...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Aug 29, 2013
1. The government of the Republic of Korea has delivered a presentation to the UN Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS) on the information on the outer limits of its continental shelf, which was submitted to the UN on December 26, 2012, in accordance with the U...
One step closer to becoming one of the top three geosta...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Aug 29, 2013
One step closer to becoming one of the top three geostationary operational environmental satellite powers   Korea’s environmental research institute and space research institute will pull together with an aim to make Korea one of the top three countries that launch g...
SNS Supporters Group for Seoul Conference on Cyberspace...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Aug 28, 2013
1. With the 2013 Seoul Conference on Cyberspace 50-odd days away, its Preparatory Secretariat holds the launching ceremony of its SNS supporters group, “Cybuddy,” at the Foreign Ministry on August 28. ° The name of the supporters group, “Cybuddy,” a compound word formed from the...
Foreign Minister Meets with Leading Members of the Kore...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Aug 28, 2013
1. Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se met with eight leading members of the Korean Residents Union in Japan (Mindan), including its head Oh Gong-tae, on August 28. In the meeting, the Minister commended the organization’s contribution to the Republic of Korea and encouraged it to make...