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Outcome of the 25th APEC Ministerial Meeting
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Oct 06, 2013
1. The 25th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministerial Meeting took place in Bali, Indonesia, on October 4 and 5. º The Meeting brought together the Foreign and Trade Ministers from the 21 APEC member economies and the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (...
Private-Public Green Caravan Paves the Way for Entry in...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Oct 06, 2013
1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, together with the Ministry of Environment, sent a private-public “Latin America Green Caravan,” comprised of delegates from government agencies, public organizations and enterprises, to Mexico, Costa Rica and Colombia from September 26 through ...
ROK and Central Asia Hold the 7th Cooperation Forum and...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Oct 05, 2013
1. First Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Kim Kyou-hyun, together with the delegations from five Central Asian countries, held the Seventh Cooperation Forum between the Republic of Korea and Central Asia -- the first since the launch of the new government in the ROK -- in Bishkek...
Overseas construction in the third quarter looks bright...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Oct 01, 2013
Overseas construction in the third quarter looks brighter than expected Hitting the USD 70 billion mark till the end of this year seems to be within reach   The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of the Republic of Korea (Minister: H.E. Mr. Suh Seo...
MOLIT expands its knowledge sharing programs by signing...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Oct 01, 2013
MOLIT expands its knowledge sharing programs by signing MOU with an international organization - Korean-made excellent navigation equipment will be utilized, leading to possible increase of exports -   The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of the Repu...
International Workshop on IUCN Green to be held
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 01, 2013
International Workshop on IUCN Green to be held   Korea’s national park services are leading in setting up the Green List of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) that certifies well-managed protected areas around the world.   Korea National Park S...
ROK and the US to Hold a Small-Group Meeting on their S...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Oct 01, 2013
1.  The Republic of Korea and the United States will hold a small-group meeting on their Special Measures Agreement (SMA), which will come into effect in 2014, near Seoul on October 5. ※ The current SMA (2009~2013) will expire on December 31, 2013. 2. At the forthcoming me...
Guideline on design and maintenance of water reuse faci...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Sep 30, 2013
Guideline on design and maintenance of water reuse facilities to be set out   The Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced on the 30th that it will develop and provide the ‘guideline on design and maintenance of water reuse facility’ to local governments and businesses for ...
Outcome of the 2nd ROK-CELAC Troika High-Level Meeting
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Sep 28, 2013
1. On the sidelines of the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se held a high-level meeting with the Troika+1 (Cuba, Chile, Costa Rica and Trinidad and Tobago) of the Community of Latin America and Caribbean States (CELAC) on September 27 to discus...
President to attend APEC, ASEAN, East Asia Summits, mak...
[ Office of the President ]
Sep 27, 2013
The President to Attend the APEC, ASEAN and East Asia Summits and Make a State Visit to Indonesia1. Overview President Park Geun-hye is scheduled to visit Bali, Indonesia October 6-8 to attend the 21st APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting. Following the visit to Indonesia, the Presiden...