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NIER designated as WHO Collaborating Center for Vulnera...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Feb 21, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced that Environment Health Research Department of National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) was designated as Collaborating Center for World Health Organization (WHO) for the first time in Northeast Asia.   MOE an...
MOLIT plans to increase the number of on-the-job traine...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Feb 21, 2014
MOLIT plans to increase the number of on-the-job trainees in overseas construction to 300 - The maximum number of trainees for a company to apply for increased from 10 to 15 persons -     The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of the Republic o...
Financial Policy Direction for the Year of 2014
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Feb 20, 2014
Press Release February 20, 2014     Financial Policy Direction for the Year of 2014     Key Points   -  Establish a specialized IT security agency for the financial sector -  Abolish financial regulations that hinder...
Foreign Minister to Host a Dinner for Ambassadors to th...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Feb 20, 2014
1. On February 21, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se will host a dinner at his official residence for the Ambassadors to the Republic of Korea from the countries that President Park Geun-hye has visited since her inauguration. * The Ambassadors are from Russia, the EU, the US, the ...
2013 Dynamic Busan Mini Edition Now Available
[ Busan Metropolitan Government ]
Feb 19, 2014
A bound volume of Busan’s English newspaper, Dynamic Busan, has been published in a mini edition. The new edition has a total of eight volumes that contain all the Dynamic Busan articles from 2013. Since 2005, Dynamic Busan has been popular among residents and foreigners alike fo...
China’s Vice Foreign Minister to Visit the ROK
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Feb 19, 2014
1. Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin of China will visit the Republic of Korea from February 20 through 22. During the visit, he will hold a meeting with Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Lee Kyung-soo and pay courtesy calls on the Foreign Minister, the Unification Mi...
Wood waste generated by construction to be actively rec...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Feb 18, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE), the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) and Korea National Park Service (KFS) agreed to cooperate on preventing waste of forest resources and national budget by recycling waste lumber generated from development projects as...
Peninsula Club Launched
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Feb 18, 2014
1. On February 18, the Foreign Ministry held a launching ceremony of the “Peninsula Club” with Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se in attendance. 2. The Peninsula Club consists of the 21 foreign diplomatic missions stationed in the ROK but also accredited to North Korea, which have a...
Bombing Attack on a Tourist Bus Carrying ROK Nationals ...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Feb 17, 2014
1. On the heels of the bombing attack on a tourist bus carrying nationals of the Republic of Korea in Egypt, the ROK Foreign Ministry formed a task force for protection of overseas Koreans and is working to learn about the situation and decide ways to deal with it. 2. Foreign Mi...
MOFA Spokesperson’s Statement on the Terrorist Bombing ...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Feb 17, 2014
1. The government of the Republic of Korea cannot withhold utmost resentment and outrage over and strongly condemns the terrorist bombing attack on a tourist bus carrying ROK nationals, which occurred in Taba on Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula near the border with Israel on February 16. ...