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ITU conference in Busan ends with meaningful results
Nov 10, 2014
The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan ended its 19-day journey on November 7, after adopting 71 new resolutions. The closing ceremony of the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference is held in Busan on November 7. "It has been a great hon...


APEC foreign, trade ministers discuss regional cooperat...
Nov 10, 2014
Foreign and trade ministers from across the Pacific Rim gathered in Beijing on November 7 to discuss ways to boost regional cooperation. At the 26th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministerial Meeting, running from November 7 to 8, the foreign and trade ministers from 21...


Korea-China FTA will contribute to Asia-Pacific: presid...
Nov 10, 2014
President Park Geun-hye said that signing the Korea-China free trade agreement (FTA) will add more weight to the discussion about integrating economies across the Asia-Pacific. President Park was speaking in an interview on the “Yang Lan One On One” show, aired in mainland China ...


Korea, China strike free trade pact
Nov 10, 2014
President Park Geun-hye and Chinese President Xi Jinping struck the Korea-China free trade agreement (FTA) on November 10 in Beijing. The two leaders held summit talks in the Great Hall of the People in the Chinese capital and announced the FTA afterward. Trade ministers from bot...


Safety information app comes in 4 languages
Nov 07, 2014
Non-Koreans who are accustomed to living in Korea can still experience difficulties when they face natural disasters, such as typhoons or heavy snow, or suffer unexpected mishaps, like fires or car crashes. As the number of non-Korean residents grows due to both international mar...


President to visit China, Myanmar, Australia
Nov 07, 2014
President Park Geun-hye will visit China, Myanmar and Australia to attend the 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting, the 17th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) +3 Summit, the East Asia Summit (EAS) and the upcoming G20 meeting from November 9 to 16. ...


Korea, Netherlands cooperation from seed to fruit
Nov 06, 2014
Minister of Science, ICT & Future Planning Choi Yanghee (third from right, front row), King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands (fifth, front row) and members of a Dutch business delegation pose for a photo before attending the Creative Economy and Innovation Seminar. King Wi...


Korea, Qatar discuss energy, cooperation
Nov 06, 2014
President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with Sheik Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the emir of Qatar, on November 5 during his state visit to Korea and discussed ways to strengthen cooperation between the two countries. President Park Geun-hye shakes hands with Sheik Tamim bin Ha...


ITU conference adopts Korea-led IoT agenda
Nov 06, 2014
Participants in the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Plenipotentiary Conference, currently underway in Busan, have adopted as a resolution the Korea-led agenda concerning the Internet of Things (IoT). Chairman of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU)...


President meets Corning CEO, World Bank president
Nov 05, 2014
President Park Geun-hye met with Wendell P. Weeks, chief executive officer and president of Corning, a U.S. maker of glass, liquid crystal displays, optical fiber and cable and other special materials, on November 4 at Cheong Wa Dae. "Corning has been a long-time partner of Korea...