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President to attend the Nuclear Security Summit in the ...
[ Office of the President ]
Mar 14, 2014
The President to attend the Nuclear Security Summit in the Netherlands, make a state visit to Germany President Park Geun-hye is scheduled to visit the Netherlands to attend the Nuclear Security Summit March 23-25 and make a state visit to Germany March 25-28. *Attendance at Nu...
Korea-Europe satellite land survey technical cooperatio...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Mar 13, 2014
Korea-Europe satellite land survey technical cooperation pursued   2014 GNSS-Asia International Seminar held at NGII   Korea's National Geographic Information Institute, an agency within the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, announced that it h...
MOE to expand buffer retention facilities for preventin...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Mar 12, 2014
Safety facilities to prevent water pollution from exposure to pollutants leak due to environmental accidents will be expanded nationwide. The Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced that revision of the ‘Water Quality and Ecosystem Conservation Act’ which provides expansion of...
ROK and China to Hold their 17th Meeting of Directors-G...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 12, 2014
1. The Republic of Korea and China will hold their 17th Meeting of Directors-General for International Legal Affairs at the ROK’s Foreign Ministry on March 13. 2. The ROK and the Chinese delegations to the meeting will be led by Director-General for International Legal Affairs ...
Eco-Nanuri Program for the less privileged to enjoy eco...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Mar 12, 2014
Korea National Park Service (KNPS) announced that Industrial Bank of Korea (IBK) has donated KRW 4 million for the eco tour voucher program, Eco-Nanuri Program, on March 11.     The donation will fund the Eco-Nanuri Program aimed at sharing opportunities...
2014 Report Issued by the Panel of Experts of the UN Se...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 11, 2014
1. The report for the year 2014 by the Panel of Experts of the UN Security Council North Korea Sanctions Committee was issued on March 6 and posted on the UN website on March 11. The report is made on an annual basis after the Panel gathers and analyzes information regarding the ...
4th FEALAC Cyber Secretariat Workshop to Take Place
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 11, 2014
1. The Foreign Ministry will host the fourth workshop of the Cyber Secretariat of the Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) in Seoul on March 13 with delegates from the FEALAC member states in attendance. 2. The workshop will bring together 22 delegates from 14 ...
Comprehensive Measures to Prevent Protect Personal Data...
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Mar 10, 2014
Press Release March 10, 2014     Comprehensive Measures to Protect Personal Data in the Financial Sector         Overview   The FSC and relevant ministries[1] jointly announced a package of measures to prevent a recurrence of pers...
MOE to preemptively respond to water pollution and alga...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Mar 07, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced to implement measures to prevent water pollution and control algae in spring season. As a key measure, ‘Water Quality Management Situation Room’ will be established and operated year-round under the Water Quality Management Division ...
Air pollutants emissions in 2011 fell by 0.5% year-on-y...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Mar 06, 2014
National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) calculated the emissions amount of eight air pollutants including PM10 discharged in Korea in 2011. According to NIER, air pollutant emissions in 2011 recorded 3.544 million tons, down by 0.5% year-on-year.   The ...