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Korean, Chinese, Japanese sports ministers build future...
Sep 23, 2016
The first meeting of sports ministers from Korea, China and Japan is held in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province, over two days from Sept. 22 to 23. The first meeting of sports ministers from Korea, China and Japan, hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, wrapped up...


Congress of Korean language writers opens in Gyeongju
Sep 22, 2016
Participants in the second International Congress of Writers Writing in Korean pose for a group photo during the opening ceremony on Sept. 20 in Gyeongju. The International Congress of Writers Writing in Korean is taking place at the Gyeongju Convention Center in Gyeongju from ...


Minister meets best-selling travel author
Sep 21, 2016
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Cho Yoonsun (left) and Patricia Schultz, author of '1,000 Places to See Before You Die,' pose for a picture at the Korea Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Seoul on Sept. 21. Schultz presented the minister with a copy of her book. "...


Northeast Asian History Foundation celebrates 10th anni...
Sep 21, 2016
Attendees at a ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Northeast Asian History Foundation (NAHF) slice the celebratory cakes on Sept. 21. The Northeast Asian History Foundation (NAHF) organized a ceremony to mark its 10th anniversary and to announce its...


Namibia holds 1st nationwide vocational skills competit...
Sep 21, 2016
Participants in Namibia’s first National Skills Competition and Expo compete in the capital of Windhoek. This is the first such competition ever held in the country. Namibia's first ever National Skills Competition and Expo took place in the capital Windhoek from Sept. 14 to 17...


Korea, Mexico expand cooperation on tourism
Sep 20, 2016
Korea and Mexico have agreed to expand cooperation on tourism. On Sept. 20, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Cho Yoonsun held a meeting in Seoul with Mexican Minister of Tourism Enrique de la Madrid to discuss ways to increase tourism between their two countries. ...


Puerto Rican veterans to visit Korea after 66 years
Sep 20, 2016
As a token of appreciation and out of respect for their sacrifices made during the Korean War (1950-1953), the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs has invited 120 veterans from Puerto Rico and elsewhere in the U.S. to visit Korea along with their families. The Puerto Ri...


Korea, US, Japan call for stronger pressure on N. Korea
Sep 19, 2016
Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se (left), Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida Fumio (center) and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry hold trilateral talks in New York on Sept. 18 to discuss ways to apply stronger pressure to the North Korean regime. Korea, the U.S. and Japan ag...


Korea to extend int’l cooperation on smart cities
Sep 19, 2016
Vice Minister for Land and Infrastructure Kim Kyung-hwan (second from right) announces the future direction of Korea’s cooperation on constructing smart cities overseas, at a meeting in Seoul on Sept. 8. Korea will expand cooperation overseas in regard to constructing smart cit...


Chuseok Greetings from President Park Geun-hye
Sep 13, 2016
Ahead of the Chuseok traditional holiday, President Park Geun-hye delivered Chuseok greetings to the nation on Sept. 13.In the video message, she urged the Korean citizens to believe in their capabilities and to become one, united mind for a greater leap forward.Mentioning repeat...