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President Park Geun-hye, Korea’s first female president
Vision and goals of the Park Geun-hye Administration The administrative vision of President Park Geun-hye is "A new era of hope." The Korean government confirmed a total of 140 administrative tasks categorized into 14 categories under the four administrative priorities at a cabin...


Story of Unification
Unification is Korea's national goal. We hope to bring an end to the tragic 70-year division and usher in a new era of a unified Korea where the happiness of all the Korean people is ensured. Thus, the Park Geun-hye administration has set itself the task of establishing the foundation for a peaceful unification. Indeed...


Dokdo & East Sea
Dokdo in the East Sea is Korean territory, geographically and by international law. Japan's attempts to seize Dokdo deny historical records. Not only has the East Sea designation been in continuous use for over 2,000 years, it is also inappropriate to name a sea after a single country. In this menu, we provide the Ko...


Highlights of the past 3 years
  President Park Geun-hye listens to an explanation from one of the startup companies that operate at the Daejeon Center for a Creative Economy and Innovation on Feb. 25. An upgraded sovereign credit rating. The formation of a network of free trade agreements with 52 countries, including China and Vietnam. Ope...


Sharing with the world: E-government
Korea’s e-government systems are receiving great recognition overseas. This includes expedited immigration services, paying taxes online and online document retrieval services.The Korean government has been concentrating on establishing e-government services since 1987 when it enacted laws expanding the supply of deskt...


The 70th anniversary of Korean independence
Taegeukgi flags wave across the capital on Aug. 6, with just a week to go until the day that marks the 70th anniversary of modern Korea's independence on Aug. 15, 1945. The national flag flutters in the wind atop a high-rise while Taegeukgi pinwheels spin at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Cheong Wa Dae. (Photo: Jeon Han)Kor...


Korean cuisine in Milan
The World Exposition Milano 2015 is being held in Italy starting on May 1 and runs for six months until the end of October. With the theme of, "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life," it is bringing together participants from across 145 nations. The highlight of the expo will be the national pavilions designed and pr...


What is the Dongui Bogam?
Korean Medicine has a long history of several thousand years, forming an East Asian Traditional Medicine axis along with Traditional Chinese Medicine, Kampo Medicine in Japan, and Traditional Vietnamese Medicine. It is compatible with biomedicine in Korean society in both organizational and cultural aspects, taking a p...