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The President to make visit to U.S. June 14-18
[ Office of the President ]
May 25, 2015
President Park Geun-hye is scheduled to make a visit to Washington D.C. June 14-17 at the invitation of U.S. President Barack Obama. Following a summit on June 16, she will visit Houston, Texas from June 17 to 18 and return to Seoul on June 19. When U.S. National Security Advisor...
Wetlands, a Treasure Trove of Biodiversity Korea Celebr...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
May 22, 2015
The Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries co-hosted the celebration for the two international days, the International Day for Biological Diversity and the World Wetlands Day, on this Thursday at Dongbaekdongsan Wetland, one of 19 Ramsar Sites in Korea. ...
Vice Minister of Environment exercised environmental di...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
May 22, 2015
 Jeong Yeon-man, Vice-Minister of Environment attended the UNEP’s 1st Forum of Ministers & Environment Authorities held from May 19 to 20 at Bangkok, Thailand to present directions for improving environmental health policies in Asia Pacific and discuss ways to support th...
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Con...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
May 21, 2015
Nail the Golden Time! The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Conduct Joint Exercise to respond to Aviation Accidents   □ The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) said that State and local government agencies and airport operator con...
Korea to step up its effort to conserve global biodiver...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
May 19, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (ME) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) on May 19 at the Government Complex Sejong for successful implementation of the Bio-Bridge Initiative and the Peace and Biodiversity Di...
Recall for Chrysler, Peugeot and Citroen cars
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
May 15, 2015
Recall for Chrysler, Peugeot and Citroen cars   - A total of 798 vehicles being recalled Including 231 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs, the Peugeot 308 and Citroen vehicles-   ☐ As some defects were found in cars that had been imported and sold by FCA Korea and ...
Past, present and future of Korea’s environmental techn...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
May 14, 2015
Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) holds a presentation on the achievements of environmental technology development under the theme of “Past, Present and Future of Environmental Technologies Marking 70th Anniversary of Korea’s Independence” on May 14 ...
Major Asian Countries Including China and India to lear...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
May 12, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (Minister Yoon Seongkyu) will support the 'ICAP Training Course on Emissions Trading for Emerging Economies and Developing Countries', operated by the International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP). It will run for 8 days from the 19th of May at Sookmy...
MOLIT announces 2015 comprehensive housing plan for res...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
May 08, 2015
MOLIT announces 2015 comprehensive housing plan for residential stabilization   - Resident support for up to 1.26 million households - - This year aims to complete the construction of 434,000 houses, of which 88,000 are public houses -   □ T...
International Workshop on EU’s Regulation on Chemicals ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
May 07, 2015
Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) holds the Joint International Workshop between Europe Environmental Policy Council and Science & Technology Exchange on May 7 at the office of Small & medium Business Corporation (SBC) in Frankfurt, Germany. ...