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NIRBR to offer training on biodiversity conservation to...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Apr 01, 2015
National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR) will conduct a training session on biodiversity for eight public officials from four countries, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, in Southeast Asia from March 30 to April 5.   NIBR is carrying out joint research...
Additional KRW 20trillion to be Provided for the Mortga...
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Mar 29, 2015
The government will provide an additional KRW 20 trillion starting March 30 for the government’s mortgage refinancing program totaling KRW 40 trillion,[1] after comprehensive review and consultation with relevant organizations.[2] We recognized mortgage borrowers’ high inter...
KEITI to recruit ‘Eco-Friends’ supporters
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Mar 23, 2015
Korea Environment Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) will recruit members of ‘Eco-Friends,’ a group of supporters composed of undergraduate students who will take a lead in promoting various environmental policies to the public, from March 23 to April 10. &nbs...
Key Policy Direction for Financial Regulatory Reform
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Mar 17, 2015
 FSC Chairman Yim Jong-yong had his first press conference today since he took office on March 13, 2015 to outline a key policy direction for financial regulatory reform. Under his chairmanship, financial regulatory reform will be pushed forward with three key policy goa...
Supply clean water to Tanzania with Korean environmenta...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Mar 17, 2015
Korea Environmental Industry Association (KEIA) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the project to construct water supply in Tanzania on March 13 in Kisarawe District, Coast Province near Dar es Salaam, Tanzania with an aim to provide clean and safe drinking water to local residen...
Korea, China, Japan make joint effort to combat air pol...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Mar 12, 2015
The Ministry of Environment holds the 2nd Tripartite Policy Dialogue on Air Pollution among Korea, China and Japan on March 12-13 at Seoul Garden Hotel to share policies and technologies to reduce air pollution including fine dust.    About 40 air pollution exp...
Let’s get serious about wildlife crime!
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Mar 04, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (ME) held a ceremony to celebrate the 2nd World Wildlife Day on March 3 at an auditorium of the National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR), Incheon. About 200 participants including Minister Yoon Seong-kyu, Mr. Kim Sang-bae, President of N...
KEITI to launch its renewed website to support environm...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Feb 27, 2015
Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) opens its renewed website (www.keiti.re.kr) on February 27. ‘One-Stop Service for Environmental Industry & Technology’ is newly launched in the website to introduce the government’s support programs for the envir...
Korea's Household Debt and Policy Response
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Feb 26, 2015
Press Release February 26, 2015     Korea’s Household Debt and Policy Response     1. Current Status of Korea’s Household Debt   As of end-September 2014, outstanding household credit totaled KRW 1,060.3 trillion with ...
A briefing session on Korea Offset Credits and Korean C...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Feb 24, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) will hold a briefing session on Korea Offset Credits and Korean Credit Units on February 25 at COEX, Seoul for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and business entities eligible for allocation.   * Under the credit offset syste...