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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...
Top 10 Family-Friendly Hikes in National Parks
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Feb 17, 2015
Korea National Park Service (KNPS) selected top 10 national parks for family hiking during Lunar New Year’s holidays. The selected places are not too strenuous and safe for family hikes with beautiful scenery of snow-covered mountains.  Deogyusan National Park’s cable car tr...
NIE to recruit supporters ‘Saenggi’
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Feb 13, 2015
National Institute of Ecology (NIE) will recruit supporters named ‘Saenggi’ for 2015 who will share the culture of environmental protection and conservation from February 13 to 23.   ‘Saenggi’ which means ‘cheerful reporters’ in Korean will carry out research on the...
MOE strives to restore damaged ecosystem in urban areas
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Feb 11, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) will conduct Return of Cooperation Charge on Ecosystem Conservation 2015 with a budget of KRW 7 billion in 15 selected areas including Gangseo-gu, Seuol and Seo-gu, Cheongju in order to restore the urban ecosystem damaged from construction ...