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NIER to conduct a Field Study on Aquatic Ecological Mon...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jul 21, 2014
National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) will conduct a Field Study on Aquatic Ecological Monitoring Program near the Gapyeong stream, Gyeonggi Province from July 21 to 23 for 90 students from environmental clubs in elementary, middle and high schools in Seoul. ...
Public-private cooperation for improving the living env...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jul 18, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) holds a signing ceremony of the MOU with 12 corporates involving in environmental improvement project on July 18 at Korea Press Center, Seoul with an aim to expand private-public cooperation to enhance environmental health of the less privile...
The IAGOC’s overseas PR campaign wins PRWeek Asia Award...
[ Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee ]
Jul 17, 2014
The Overseas PR campaign of the Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee won prizes in two categories in the PR Week Awards Asia 2014, which was held at Hong Kong on June 26. The campaign, titled “Cheer Asia” as well as “Diversity Shines Here,” the slogan of the 2014 Incheon Asia...
Koreas confirm attendees and schedule for talks
[ Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee ]
Jul 16, 2014
Representatives from North and South Koreas will have a working-level meeting tomorrow at the “Peace House”, which is located on the South Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom. Both sides exchanged attendance lists and schedules today through the liaison office in Panmun...
IAGOC signs deal with Alibaba to sell Asian Games ticke...
[ Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee ]
Jul 16, 2014
2014 Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (IAGOC) signed a contract with Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. with regard to selling the Asian Games tickets in Beijing on July 16. The contract was signed between Kwon Kyungsang, Secretary General of IAGOC and ...
Asia-Pacific environmental officials to discuss resourc...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jul 16, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) jointly hold the ‘9th Policy Consultation Forum of the Seoul Initiative Network on Green Growth (SI Policy Forum)’ at Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel, K...
NIBR unveils 30 new indigenous terrestrial plants
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jul 15, 2014
The National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR) discovered thirty new indigenous terrestrial plants, 6 new species and 24 unrecorded species, that have been unknown so far as a result of ‘2013 survey and research on indigenous biological resources of Korea.’   ...
Athlete Spotlight: Marine Boy Park Tae-hwan
[ Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee ]
Jul 15, 2014
As the beginning of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games draws closer, athletes are busy competing for the final entries. One of the athletes drawing the most public attention is Park Tae-hwan, an Olympic medalist in swimming who is also nicknamed the "marine boy.” Park Tae-hwan returned...
Ice Skater Lee Sang-hwa and Park Seung-hi Join the Asia...
[ Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee ]
Jul 14, 2014
2014 Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (IAGOC) named two Olympians as goodwill ambassador. Olympic speed skating champion Lee Sang-hwa and short track gold medalist Park Seung-hi were appointed as goodwill ambassadors for the 17th Asian Games at Press Center in Seoul on Ju...
FSC Announced Its Plan for Improving License System for...
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Jul 14, 2014
Press Release July 14, 2014   Plan to Improve License System for Financial Investment Business     The FSC announced its plan to ease regulations on license system for financial investment business, which includes integrating business units for license, curr...