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President to make visits to Western European countries
[ Office of the President ]
Oct 17, 2013
The President to Make Visits to Western European CountriesPresident Park Geun-hye will make a three-nation tour of Western Europe November 2-8, 2013. The presidential trip will include an official visit to France, a state visit to the United Kingdom and visits to Belgium and the ...
Progress Report on the National Happiness Fund
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Oct 16, 2013
Press Release October 16, 2013    Progress Report on the National Happiness Fund   Achievement   1. Debt restructuring   Since the National Happiness Fund was officially launched in March 29, 2013, a total of 192 thousand individuals have appl...
Five-Party Meeting on Cyber Issues to Take Place as Par...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Oct 16, 2013
1. On the sidelines of Seoul Conference on Cyberspace 2013 to take place at COEX on October 17 and 18, the Republic of Korea will hold an informal consultation with the delegations from the US, China, Russia and Japan on October 17, presided by Second Vice Minister of Foreign Aff...
A talk concert on ‘Youth and Environmental Jobs’ to be ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 16, 2013
A talk concert on ‘Youth and Environmental Jobs’ to be held   The Ministry of Environment (MOE) endeavors to address youth unemployment crisis. MOE will hold a talk concert titled ‘Youth and Environmental Jobs’ on October 17 at Pusan National University to communicate wit...
Foreign Minister and the IAEA Director-General Discuss ...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Oct 16, 2013
1. On October 16, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se met with Yukiya Amano, Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) who is on a visit to the Republic of Korea from October 13 through 16. In their meeting, the Minister and the Director-General discussed key ma...
Foreign Ministry Holds a Forum on Northeast Asia Energy...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Oct 15, 2013
1. The Foreign Ministry hosted a forum titled “Northeast Asia: Prospects of Energy Cooperation” in the city of Daegu on October 15 as part of the ROK government’s Northeast Asia Peace and Cooperation Initiative designed to build trust among countries in the region through dialogu...
The President makes a successful state visit to Indones...
[ Office of the President ]
Oct 14, 2013
Overview President Park Geun-hye made a state visit to the Republic of Indonesia October 10-12 at the invitation of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. On October 11, President Park participated in the Indonesia-Korea Business Investment Forum, made a visit to the Jakarta office ...
Underwater clean-up activities to be conducted
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 14, 2013
Underwater clean-up activities to be conducted   Han River Watershed Management Office under the Ministry of Environment will carry out a joint government-military underwater cleaning activity from October 14 to 16 in Han River. About 120 staffs a day will participate in t...
Deputy Minister for Economic Affairs to Speak about the...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Oct 11, 2013
1. The Foreign Ministry’s Deputy Minister for Economic Affairs Ahn Chong-ghee will attend the inaugural Arctic Circle assembly to take place in Reykjavík, Iceland, from October 12 through 14. ° The Arctic Circle is a forum introduced by President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson of Icela...
ROK and Hong Kong Expand Annual Quota for Working Holid...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Oct 08, 2013
1. The Republic of Korea and Hong Kong, in a bid to strengthen their bilateral working holiday program, have agreed to expand the annual quota of program participants from the current 200 to 500, effective from January 1, 2014. * The ROK-Hong Kong Working Holiday Agreement was ...