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Korea, China, Japan solidify cooperation on biodiversit...
Oct 13, 2014
The second Tripartite Policy Dialogue on Biodiversity among Korea, China and Japan took place on October 11 in Pyeongchang, Gangwon Province. The dialogue is one of the sideline events at the 12th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Divers...

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President to attend Asia-Europe meeting, visit Italy
Oct 13, 2014
President Park Geun-hye will pay an official visit to Italy from October 14 to 17 and attend the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Milan. The ASEM summit, scheduled for October 16 and 17, is organized by the European Union and Italy, which holds the EU presidency in the second h...

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President stresses peaceful reunification through activ...
Oct 13, 2014
"A way toward peaceful reunification could be paved if we build corridors between the two Koreas that can connect the environment, people's livelihoods and the two societies, thus first realizing a 'small-scale reunification,'" said President Park Geun-hye in a recent interview w...

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President proposes regularization of Korea-ASEAN securi...
Oct 10, 2014
President Park Geun-hye met with Le Luong Minh, the secretary general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), on October 8 to discuss Korea-ASEAN cooperation and measures to bolster the relationship in the future. The ASEAN secretary general visited Korea to negoti...

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Global sports industry touches down in Seoul
Oct 10, 2014
Experts from the global sports industry gathered in Seoul on October 7 for the second annual Sports Industry Conference 2014, a special event aimed at exchanging information and ideas about how to make a difference in the current sports industry environment and how to further boo...

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Gov't expands counseling service for non-Korean spouses...
Oct 10, 2014
A Korean mother-in-law who recently had a new Cambodian daughter-in-law was not happy with her, as she often tapped her husband on the shoulder. A counselor, however, was able to explain to the mother-in-law that her daughter-in-law’s behavior is a form of agreeing with her husba...

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Korea, Ivory Coast discuss cooperation
Oct 08, 2014
President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with Ivoirian President Alassane Ouattara on October 7. The two leaders discussed measures to substantially boost bilateral cooperation, cooperation in the international community and issues involving the Korean Peninsula. President Ouatt...

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Int'l biodiversity conference opens in Pyeongchang
Oct 07, 2014
The 12th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP12) began in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do (Ganwon Province), on October 6. The opening ceremony was held at the Alpensia Convention Center and was attended by nearly 2,000 people. Among the...

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President says North Korea needs to act to improve inte...
Oct 07, 2014
President Park Geun-hye has made a comment on the visit to Incheon by a high-profile North Korean delegation. "Ministerial-level meetings should not be a one-time event,” the president said on October 6. “The two Koreas must hold talks regularly to pave the way for a peaceful reu...

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North Korean delegation attends Incheon Asian Games clo...
Oct 06, 2014
A high-level North Korean delegation, including Hwang Pyong-so, director of the North Korean military’s General Political Bureau, Choe Ryong-hae, secretary of the ruling Workers’ Party, and Kim Yang-gon, director of the party’s North Korean United Front Department, arrived in Inc...