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Korea, Bulgaria to forge 'future-oriented comprehensive...
May 14, 2015
President Park Geun-hye and Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev shake hands after their joint press conference on May 14 in Seoul. President Park Geun-hye held a summit meeting on May 14 with her Bulgarian counterpart, Rosen Plevneliev, currently in Korea on an official vis...

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Korea, Colombia cooperate on ports, transportation
May 14, 2015
Korea and Colombia are now cooperating on developing container terminals, ports and intelligent transportation systems. The Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries decided to conduct a business feasibility study on the Port of Buenaventura, Colombia's second biggest harbor locate...

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Korea, Egypt celebrate 20 years of bilateral ties
May 13, 2015
The presidents of Korea and Egypt exchange congratulatory words to mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. Pictured is President Park Geun-hye (second from left) speaking with her Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, during a summit held in ...

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Gangwon-do: 'Korea's center for big data, creative econ...
May 12, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (third from left), Minister of Science, ICT and Future Planning Choi Yanghee (fifth from left), Gangwon-do Province Governor Choi Moon-soon (fourth from left) and Naver CEO Kim Sang-hun (left) press the start buttons at the Gangwon Creative Economy Innovat...

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President calls for drastic regulatory reforms to push ...
May 11, 2015
President Park Geun-hye has stressed the importance of in-the-field regulatory reforms in order to help the economy recover. "We need to carry out drastic regulatory reforms in order to bring about an economic recovery and to create jobs for youths," said President Park d...

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President stresses importance of trust in int'l politic...
May 08, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (left), Archbishop Osvaldo Padilla, the apostolic nuncio of Korea (fourth from left), and Minister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-se (third from left) enter the Nokjiwon Garden at Cheong Wa Dae on May 7 to attend a reception for foreign diplomats in Korea. ...

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World’s largest semiconductor cluster to be built in Ko...
May 08, 2015
President Park Geun-hye and other dignitaries push the launch buttons for Samsung Electronics' new semiconductor cluster in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi-do (Gyeonggi Province), during the groundbreaking ceremony on May 7. The world’s largest semiconductor production factory is to be bu...

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Korea begins preserving tropical forests in Cambodia
May 07, 2015
The Korea Forest Service has started a tropical forest preservation project in Cambodia. The Korean forest administration body held a briefing session to begin its "Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries PLUS" (REDD+) project ...

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Scholars stand united with courageous Japanese historia...
May 07, 2015
Some 187 historians from around the world issued a joint statement on May 6 insisting that the Japanese government admit to an accurate and just history of the so-called "comfort women." The statement was made after the annual open forum of the Association for Asian Studies that ...

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'Korea-Vietnam FTA is a win-win model for free trade'
May 07, 2015
Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Yoon Sang-jick (left) and Vietnam's Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang shake hands after signing a free trade agreement between Korea and Vietnam, in Hanoi on May 5.Korea and Vietnam have officially signed a free trade agreement (FT...