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Government statement regarding the complete shutdown of...
Feb 11, 2016
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Government Statement regarding the Complete Shutdown of the Gaeseong Industrial Complex □ North Korea has pushed ahead with the extremely provocative act of launching a long-range missile on the heels of its 4th nuclear test, showing disregard...

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S. Korea starts withdrawing nationals from Kaesong comp...
Feb 11, 2016
Unification Minister Hong Yong-Pyo speaks during a press conference at the government building in Seoul on Feb.10 that South Korea said it will suspend its participation in a jointly run industrial park on the border with North Korea, in response to Pyongyang's nuclear test and r...

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U.N. Security Council strongly condemns N. Korean launc...
Feb 08, 2016
South Korean ambassador to the UN , Oh Joon (C), US ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power (L) and Japanese ambassador to the UN, Motohide Yoshikawa (R) brief the media after their emergency meeting on the situation in North Korea at UN headquarters in New York, USA, 07 February 20...

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Statement by the Government of the Republic of Korea on...
Feb 07, 2016
Feb. 7, 20161. The Government strongly condemns North Korea’s launching of a long-range missile from the Dongchang-ri site in Pyeonganbuk-do (North Pyeongan) Province on February 7, 2016, despite repeated warnings from the international community. 2. North Korea’s launch of a ...

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Park calls for strong U.N. sanctions on N. Korea
Feb 07, 2016
President Park Geun-hye presides over a meeting of the National Security Council at the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae in Seoul on Feb. 7, 2016, as North Korea launched a long-range rocket in a move widely viewed as a disguised ballistic missile test. President Park Geun-hy...

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No nukes, UN sanctions only choice for Pyongyang: Presi...
Feb 04, 2016
President Park Geun-hye says that North Korea’s plan to fire a missile is a threat to world peace, as well as to that of the Korean Peninsula, and that it should never be accepted. The above photo shows the president during a meeting on Feb. 2. President Park Geun-hye reaffir...

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E-government exports exceed USD 500 mil.
Feb 04, 2016
Korea has now exported more than USD 500 million worth of e-government products, including digital inspection systems, remote control systems for electronic meters and transport systems. According to the Ministry of the Interior, about 500 Korean tech firms recorded ...

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Gov’t takes collective action against Zika
Feb 03, 2016
Representatives from government organizations discuss joint measures to tackle the Zika virus during a meeting at the Government Complex-Seoul on Feb. 2. The World Health Organization declared “public health emergencies of international concern” (PHEIC) over the Zika virus ou...

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Government statement on North Korea’s long-range missil...
Feb 03, 2016
Regarding North Korea’s notification of a planned long-range missile launch, Cho Tae-yong, deputy chief of national security at Cheong Wa Dae, warned Pyongyang sternly on Feb. 3 that the international community would make it pay a painful price for this planned firing.February 3,...

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Dive below Jeju through your browser
Feb 03, 2016
A view of Jeju's shoreline from above (top) is the first picture you see when browsing the underwater 'street view' images provided by the Korea Hydrographic and Oceanographic Agency (KHOA). Pictures of underwater scenery like coral reefs around Munseom Island (bottom) are availa...