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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...

President Lee urges business leaders to pursue "co-grow...
Sep 15, 2010
President Lee Myung-bak asked heads of leading corporations to seek "co-existential growth" with small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in a more genuine way on Sep. 13.Lee urged business leaders to create detailed measures to achieve co-growth with SMEs at a breakfast meeting with ...

Korea releases high-speed electric car
Sep 15, 2010
Korea released its first high-speed electric car, BlueOn, on Sept. 9. This car is only the second of its kind worldwide to be put into mass production. Hyundai Motors Co., the largest automobile maker in the country, showcased their new electric vehicle for the first time at the...

Daegu City establishes Green Growth Ind. Investment Fun...
Sep 09, 2010
Daegu City and Gyeongsanbuk-do signed an MOU for cooperation MOU  to organize 'Green Industry Investment Fund' following the 'Daegu-Gyeongbuk Hope Economy Investment Fund No. 3.'The aim of the 'Green Industry Investment Fund' by the city and the province is to jointly streng...