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President sends condolences to Ecuador over earthquake ...
Apr 20, 2016
President Park Geun-hye expresses her condolences to the victims of the earthquake that hit Ecuador on April 16. On April 20, President Park Geun-hye sent a message of condolences to President Rafael Correa for the hardship that Ecuador is currently experiencing due to t...


Forest service launches work with 14 countries
Apr 19, 2016
The Korea Forest Service creates a forest of eucalyptus trees on Kalimantan Island in Indonesia. Indonesia, Vietnam, Australia, New Zealand, Cambodia, Uruguay and Cambodia. In all of these nations, Korean enterprises have been working with local green groups on reforesta...


President to make inaugural trip to Iran
Apr 19, 2016
President Park Geun-hye is to visit Iran starting on May 1, the first visit of a Korean head of state to the country since the establishment of diplomatic ties between Seoul and Tehran in 1962. President Park Geun-hye will visit Iran from May 1 to 3 to have a summit wit...


President sends condolences to Japan over earthquake vi...
Apr 19, 2016
President Park Geun-hye expressed her condolences to the victims of the earthquakes that hit Kyushu last week. President Park Geun-hye sent a message of condolences to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on April 18 over the hardship that Japan is experiencing due to the s...


Korea, Norway enhance cooperation on shipbuilding
Apr 15, 2016
President Park Geun-hye (right) holds talks with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg (left) at Cheong Wa Dae on April 15. President Park Geun-hye has agreed with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solber to further expand bilateral cooperation across higher value-added sect...


The opening of a new era in Andong
Apr 12, 2016
On Feb. 19, the government of Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, the largest province in Korea by area, closed its offices in Daegu after 415 years and started a new era with new provincial government buildings. The photo above shows the new office complex in Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do.The...


Culture to be new engine of growth: president
Apr 12, 2016
President Park Geun-hye (center) speaks during the fifth meeting of the Presidential Committee for Cultural Enrichment, held at the Culture Creation Venture Complex in Seoul on April 11. President Park Geun-hye has lauded the smash hit TV show “Descendants of the Su...


Korean food center opens its doors
Apr 11, 2016
President Park Geun-hye (center) talks with Director Yoon Sook-ja (right) of the Institute of Traditional Korean Food on April 11 during the opening ceremony for the K-Style Hub. Before that, President Park made yakgwa, a traditional Korean dessert made with flour and honey, toge...


President calls for another economic takeoff with creat...
Apr 11, 2016
President Park Geun-hye (left) listens to an explanation from a representative from a company in residence at the Chungbuk Center for a Creative Economy and Innovation on April 8. On April 8, President Park Geun-hye continued her administration's work on the creati...


Korea to expand e-gov't services by 2020
Apr 07, 2016
Minister of the Interior Hong Yun-sik (left) and Indonesian Minister of Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Yuddy Chrisnandi shake hands during the opening of the Korea-Indonesia Electronic Government Cooperation Center in Jakarta on March 2. Electronic government cooperation ...