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2014 Meeting of Heads of Overseas Diplomatic Missions t...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 27, 2014
1. The 2014 meeting of heads of overseas diplomatic missions of the Republic of Korea will take place from March 31 through April 4 with a total of 123 heads of missions in attendance. * The 123 mission heads will include 118 Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, 4 act...
One-Year Achievements of the Happiness Fund
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Mar 27, 2014
Press Release March 27, 2014   One-year Achievement of the Happiness Fund       Key Achievements   As of March 2014, the Happiness Fund has supported debt restructuring of 249,000 debtors, out of a total of 294,000 appli...
The "Olympics" in the water field, the 2015 Daegu-Gyeon...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Mar 26, 2014
The "Olympics" in the water field, the 2015 Daegu-Gyeongbuk World Water Forum set to be held in just a year now   - Public participation-based various events planned for the month of April –   □ The 2015 World Water Forum Organizing Committee is planning t...
31st BISFF Reveals its Official Poster and 53 Final Fil...
[ Busan Metropolitan Government ]
Mar 25, 2014
BISFF releases the official poster for the 31st Busan International Short Film Festival (BISFF), which will be held from April 25 - 29 at Busan Cinema Center. Poster was worked by Artist Jeong Ji-young which is based on the original work “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” of her...
NIER to hold International Symposium for World Water Da...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Mar 25, 2014
National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) announced to hold International Symposium for 22nd Anniversary of World Water Day 2014 at Korea Federation of Science and Technology on March 26, inviting experts in the field of non-point source management from home and abr...
ROK and the Netherlands Sign an MOU on the Working Holi...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 24, 2014
1. On the sidelines of the summit meeting between the Republic of Korea and the Netherlands on March 24, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se of the ROK and Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen of the Netherlands signed the ROK-Netherlands Memorandum o...
ROK and New Zealand Agree to Strengthen Economic Cooper...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 23, 2014
1. The eleventh meeting of the Joint Economic Commission between the Republic of Korea and New Zealand took place in Wellington, New Zealand, on March 21. Ahn Chong-ghee, the Foreign Ministry’s Deputy Minister for Economic Affairs, and David Walker, Deputy Secretary of the Trade ...
ROK-US-Japan Trilateral Summit to Take Place on the Sid...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 21, 2014
1. The government of the Republic of Korea will attend the trilateral summit with the US and Japan to be hosted by the US on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague. In the meeting, the leaders of the three countries will exchange views on issues concerning Nort...
Five Asiatic black bear cubs born in Jirisan
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Mar 19, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and the Korea National Park Service (KNPS) announced that three Asiatic black bears in Jirisan gave birth to its cubs, a total of five cubs, from February to March. KNPS confirmed the birth of five cubs while changing the battery of GPS track...
Preparatory Committee for the 2014 ASEAN-ROK Commemorat...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 19, 2014
1. An ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit will take place in the Republic of Korea in December 2014 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the ASEAN-ROK Dialogue Relations. In order to make a success of the event, the Preparatory Committee for the 2014 ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit wil...