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Korea, Indonesia share ecotourism knowledge
Oct 15, 2015
Participants in the invitational educational program learn about forest recreation at an ecotourism school in Hoengseong, Gangwon-do Province, on Oct. 14.Korea and Indonesia are sharing their knowledge about forest recreational activities and ecotourism. The Korea Forest Serv...


President emphasizes Korea-U.S. friendship, alliance
Oct 15, 2015
President Park Geun-hye on Oct. 14 praised the Korea-U.S. friendship, saying that, since its beginning with the Korean War, it has brought great results by reviving liberty and democracy. "I will develop the Korea-U.S. alliance so that it is much stronger and build the R...


Longing for unification at final stop
Oct 15, 2015
The opening ceremony for the Tongil Platform, or "Unification Platform", was held at Dorasan Station on the Gyeongui Line on Oct. 14. The Tongil Platform, or “Unification Platform,” was opened to the public at Dorasan Station, the northernmost station along the Gyeongui Li...


2nd Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference comes to Kor...
Oct 14, 2015
Officials pose for a photo during the opening ceremony of the second Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference on Oct. 14. The second Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference, where mountain experts from Korea and abroad come together, took place in Ulsan, Korea, on Oct. 14. ...


Korea shares wildfire knowhow with the world
Oct 14, 2015
Helicopters put out a forest fire during a joint firefighting drill on Oct. 14 in Pyeongchang. A joint wildfire extinguishment drill took place on Oct. 14 as part of the sixth International Wildland Fire Conference, currently underway in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province. ...


80 nations join forces to combat forest fires
Oct 14, 2015
Participants in the sixth International Wildland Fire Conference admire a replica of a fire fighting helicopter, or 'aircrane,' on display at an exhibition in Pyeongchang-gun County, Gangwon-do Province, on Oct. 12. More than 3,000 forest fire experts from 80 nations ...


President Park arrives in Washington
Oct 14, 2015
President Park Geun-hye deplanes upon arriving at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington, D.C., on Oct. 13. President Park Geun-hye arrived in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 13 to begin her official visit to the U.S. President Park will lay a wreath at the Korean War Vetera...


Gaeseong output exceeds USD 3 bil.
Oct 13, 2015
The Gaeseong Industrial Complex, across the border in North Korea, can be seen from the Dorasan Observatory in Paju, Gyeonggi-do Province. The amount of goods produced at the Gaeseong Industrial Complex since operations began there 11 years ago has now reached USD 3 billion (KR...


German unification gives valuable lessons: president
Oct 13, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (top, right) talks with her German counterpart Joachim Gauck on Oct. 12 at Cheong Wa Dae. President Park Geun-hye held talks with her German counterpart President Joachim Gauck on Oct. 12 at Cheong Wa Dae. During the talks, the two leaders agreed...


German president visits Seoul
Oct 12, 2015
German President Joachim Gauck (second from right) visits Changdeokgung Palace on Oct. 11, the first day of his state visit to Seoul. He poses for a picture in front of the Injeongjeon Hall at the royal residence. German President Joachim Gauck started his state visit to...