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Civil applications centralized
May 15, 2015
The government's method of handling civil affairs and civil applications has now gotten “civil-oriented.” People occasionally undergo crises where they don’t know if they are entitled to receive benefits that they deserve, such as family support or unemployment benefits. E...


Korea, African nations to cooperate on farming, food
May 15, 2015
Korea and 18 African nations are now cooperating on developing farming technology and upgrading farming villages across the continent. The third Korea-Africa Food and Agriculture Cooperation Initiative (KAFACI) was held in Harare, Zimbabwe, from May 11 to May 13. The KAF...


Korea, Bulgaria to expand athletic exchanges
May 15, 2015
Korea and Bulgaria intend to increase bilateral exchanges in the study of sports and international sporting events, as well as between related sporting and athletic organizations. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Bulgarian Ministry of Youth and Sports ...


Korea, Japan continue close economic partnership: presi...
May 15, 2015
President Park Geun-hye met with representatives from the Korea-Japan Economic Association on May 13 who were visiting Seoul to attend the 47th Korea-Japan Business Conference. President Park Geun-hye (left) greets the delegation from the Korea-Japan Economic Association a...


'The 10 millionth book shows your power'
May 15, 2015
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Kim Jongdeok presents the National Library of Korea with its 10 millionth book after signing an inscription in it commemorating the ceremony. The number of books housed at the National Library of Korea (NLK) now exceeds 10 million, makin...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...