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Headquarters for Asian Federation of Biotechnology to o...
Oct 06, 2010
The headquarters for the Asian Federation of Biotechnology (AFOB) made up of biotechnology experts from Korea, China, Japan and other Asian countries will open its offices in Korea. The Korean Society for Biotechnology and Bioengineering (KSBB) announced the opening ceremony wil...

South-North Cooperation Fund
Oct 01, 2010
The Ministry of Unification has announced that the South Korean expenses for the South-North Cooperation Fund as of August this year have been estimated at 37.9 billion won as of August 22, an increase of 2.2% (832 million won) from July.Trading and inter-Korean economic cooperat...

Popularity of green, energy-efficient homes grows in Ko...
Oct 01, 2010
Daegu "Energy Zero" House Korea is no stranger to efforts to save energy and reduce Co2 emissions. One of many efforts to green Korea’s energy use has been to develop high-tech, environment-friendly homes which not only save energy, but also cut costs in the long run. Premier amo...

Symposium discusses expansion of G20 roles
Sep 30, 2010
World-renowned scholars, business leaders, and high-ranking officials from international organizations and the Korean government gathered to attend the G20 Seoul International Symposium, which took place on September 28-29, at a hotel in southern Seoul.There has been strong inter...

Chiefs of Asian export-import banks head to Busan for c...
Sep 28, 2010
Presidents of overseas export-import banks, also known as Eximbanks, from 16 Asian countries and representatives of an international organization will attend the Asia Export-Import Banks Conference 2010 in Busan, according to the Korea Export-Import Bank on September 27.Attendees...

Korea signs MOUs with 50 countries on nuclear safety re...
Sep 27, 2010
A total of 50 countries in the Middle East and Africa recently signed memoranda of understanding with the Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety (KINS) for the establishment of a nuclear safety regulation system, the advancement of cooperation, and incubation of nuclear specialists.KI...

G20 Seoul International Symposium to be held on Sep.28
Sep 24, 2010
High-profile political figures and international experts will head to Seoul in late September in order to attend the G20 Seoul International Symposium, scheduled to take place on Sep. 28-29 in Samsung-dong, southern Seoul.Attendees of this two-day gathering will have in-depth dis...

Korea-EU free trade pact to take provisional effect nex...
Sep 17, 2010
Korea and the European Union (EU) agreed on Sep.16 that the Korea-EU free trade agreement (FTA) will take provisional effect on July 1 of next year.The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said on Sep.17 that member states of the EU reached an agreement on the provisional effect...

Banks to expand services for foreigners
Sep 17, 2010
Many banks in Korea are expanding their services to better serve more than 1 million foreigners residing in Korea. Banks are concentrating especially on improving their language services in order to offer high quality services, regardless where their customers hail from.Hana Bank...

World’s largest seabed tunnel completed in Korea
Sep 16, 2010
Geoga Bridge (Photo: Yonhap News)Daewoo Construction announced that it has successfully linked the last section of underwater tunnel for Geoga Bridge in the city of Geoje, Gyeongsangnam-do on Monday, Sept. 13. The Geoga Bridge project is a massive effort to build a direct roadw...