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President calls for more data, more jobs
Jun 20, 2016
President Park Geun-hye delivers her congratulatory speech during the opening of the Government 3.0 Expo on June 20. President Park Geun-hye vowed that, “My government will do all we can to open up data assets that the public really needs, to create more new jobs and ...


Korea, Uganda discuss military cooperation
Jun 20, 2016
Uganda's chief of military intelligence, Charles Bakahumura (left), and the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Kim Hwang-rok, hold the first Korea-Uganda Intelligence Exchange Conference at the Ministry of National Defense in Seoul on June 16. The Ugandan governme...


Korea, Vietnam to work on mine clearance
Jun 20, 2016
On June 14, the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defense signed an agreement to work together to clear unexploded bombs and mines from major battlefields from the Vietnam War (1954-1975). The agreement was signed be...


The most long-lasting thing in tourists’ hearts is hosp...
Jun 17, 2016
President Park Geun-hye speaks during a conference about how to strengthen national competitiveness in both the cultural and tourism industries, at Cheong Wa Dae on June 17. On June 17, President Park Geun-hye denounced those who complain about how few tourists come ...


Drones to help farming
Jun 16, 2016
A group of farmers observes a drone as it sprays herbicide over a rice paddy on June 3 in Dangjin, Chungcheongnam-do Province. The landscape of rural towns and rice paddies is heading toward a new future. Instead of seeing farmers carrying spray canisters of her...


Korea, Mauritius to cooperate on road construction
Jun 15, 2016
Korea and Mauritius have agreed to work on road decongestion and development in Mauritius. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announced on June 13 that the two governments have signed a memorandum of agreement concerning their bilateral partnership on road deconge...


Korean, African poultry experts co-write manual
Jun 15, 2016
The Rural Development Administration holds a workshop from June 14 to 23 for members of the Korea-Africa Food & Agriculture Cooperation Initiative (KAFACI). Its goal is to write a customized manual that outlines technical specifications for poultry husbandry. Poul...


President sends condolences over Orlando victims
Jun 14, 2016
President Park Geun-hye sends her condolences to U.S. President Barack Obama over the victims of the recent Orlando shooting, on June 12 in a letter addressed to the U.S. president. President Park Geun-hye expressed her condolences to U.S. President Barack Obama over t...


Address by President Park Geun-hye at the opening of th...
Jun 13, 2016
President Park Geun-hye addresses at the opening of the 20th National Assembly on Jun. 13. (Photo: Cheong Wa Dae) Address by President Park Geun-hye at the Opening of the 20th National Assembly Fellow Koreans, The Honorable Speaker Chung Sye-Kyun, Members of the ...


Number of overseas patients in Korea rises by 11 % in 2...
Jun 13, 2016
A patient from the UAE talks with his family members after receiving a liver transplant in Korea. About 2,900 patients from the UAE came to Korea last year, a rise of 11.9 percent from the 2,600 patients from the UAE who came the previous year. A 57-year-old male patient from t...