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Dongcheon Estuary recognized as Ramsar Site
Jun 27, 2016
The Dongcheon Estuary, located in Suncheon City, Jeollanam-do Province, is home to some 39 species of endangered birds, such as golden eagles, black-faced spoonbills and storks. All in all, the site provides a habitat for 848 species of wild flora, fauna, and other wildlife. ...


Korea, EU discuss partnerships in crisis management, sc...
Jun 24, 2016
Korean and European delegates hold the 13th Korea-EU Joint Committee Meeting on June 23 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Seoul. The 13th Joint Committee Meeting between Korea and the European Union was held on June 23 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Seoul. ...


Asia, Europe to cooperate on culture, creative economy
Jun 24, 2016
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Kim Jongdeok (center) announces the Declaration of Chairs' Statement from the seventh Asia-Europe Culture Ministers' Meeting, in Gwangju on June 24. The 44 Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) countries spoke with one united voice when they emphasi...


Korea, Cambodia discuss forestry cooperation along Meko...
Jun 24, 2016
Deputy Director General Chea Sam Ang (left) of the Cambodian Forestry Administration and Director-General Kim Yong-kwan of the International Affairs Bureau at the National Institute of Forest Science sign a memorandum of understanding concerning the Korea-Mekong River Forest Coop...


Korea, Serbia bring partnership to new level
Jun 24, 2016
Representatives from the Korean and Serbian governments discuss ways to further enhance bilateral cooperation during the sixth Korea-Serbia Policy Council in Seoul on June 22. Korea and Serbia have reaffirmed their friendly and cooperative ties. On June...


ASEM emphasizes cooperation on culture, creative econom...
Jun 23, 2016
Representatives from the 44 ASEM member countries participate in the plenary session at the seventh Asia-Europe Culture Ministers’ Meeting at the Asia Culture Center in Gwangju on June 23. Representatives from the 44 ASEM member countries held in-depth discussions about ways to...


Government 3.0 to help nation's health, safety
Jun 23, 2016
A facial skin test can prescribe a customized cosmetics routine. A visitor tries out the machine at the Ministry of Drug and Food Safety's booth at the Government 3.0 Expo on June 22 at COEX. On June 22, the last day of the Government 3.0 Expo, the most crowded booths ...


Korea expands cooperation with Portugal
Jun 23, 2016
Seoul played host to the third Korea-Portugal Culture Commission on June 20. The president of the Lisbon-based Camoes Institute, Ana Paula Laborinho (left), and Director Choi Young-sam of the Cultural Affairs Bureau, part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, shake hands following ...


ASEM culture ministers gather in Gwangju
Jun 23, 2016
Ministers and vice ministers from Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) countries listen to an explanation about the Asia Culture Center (ACC) from ACC President Bang Sun-gyu (center) on June 22 in Gwangju, one day ahead of the opening of the seventh Asia-Europe Culture Ministers' Meeting. ...


Mongolian deserts turn green
Jun 21, 2016
The once arid Lun District in Mongolia's Tov Province is now being covered with lush trees thanks to the Korea-Mongolia greenbelt forestation project. Arid desert regions of Mongolia, prone to drought and desertification, are now being changed into lush woodlands. ...