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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...
President to attend G20 Summit in St. Petersburg, make ...
[ Office of the President ]
Aug 28, 2013
1. Overview President Park Geun-hye is scheduled to visit Saint Petersburg in Russia September 4-7 to attend the 8th G20 Summit to be held September 5-6. Following the visit to Russia, the President will make a state visit to Vietnam September 7-11 at the invitation of Vietnamese...
Plan to Reshape Roles of Policy Banks
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Aug 27, 2013
Press Release August 27, 2013       Plan to Reshape Roles of Policy Banks     The FSC announced its plan to reshape policy banks in order to streamline their overlapping functions and reinforce their policy financing roles...
Foreign Minister and the ICRC President Consult on Ways...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Aug 27, 2013
1. Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se met with President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer on August 26. In the meeting, the two sides exchanged a wide range of views on ways for the Republic of Korea and the ICRC to work more closely together in huma...
27 representative companies to pursue an eco-friendly, ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Aug 27, 2013
27 representative companies to pursue an eco-friendly, win-win growth with SMEs   The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and the representative companies from industries pledged to work together to spread a culture of sustainable production and consumption and promote har...
Preparatory Secretariat for Seoul Conference on Cybersp...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Aug 26, 2013
1. With 2013 Seoul Conference on Cyberspace 50-odd days away, its Preparatory Secretariat will hold a Children's Art Contest.2. Elementary school students across the country, including foreign students residing in Korea, are eligible to take part in the Contest titled “Cyberspace...