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Korea, New Zealand seal free trade agreement
Nov 17, 2014
President Park Geun-hye and New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announced the completion of bilateral FTA talks in Brisbane, Australia, on November 15, where both leaders were attending the G20 leaders' summit."The Korea-New Zealand free trade agreement (FTA) will provide a ...


President Park stresses regulation reform, innovation
Nov 17, 2014
President Park Geun-hye attended the two-day G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, on November 15 and 16. While there, she emphasized regulatory reform in her speech on November 15, part of her administration's strategic efforts to create more jobs. During the Retreat Session, her f...


G20 praises Korea’s 3-year economic innovation plan
Nov 17, 2014
An economic growth strategy based on the current administration's three-year economic innovation plan, the country's ongoing set of economic policy goals, has received the highest marks from G20 member countries. The results are from a joint analysis conducted by the Internationa...


Korea, Asia-Pacific nations work on crisis management s...
Nov 14, 2014
Public servants from Korea and seven Asia-Pacific nations gathered to improve their crisis management skills. The educational seminar at the Central Civil Defence and Disaster Management Institute (CDI) in Cheonan, Chungcheongnam-do (South Chungcheong Province), is part of the U....


President emphasizes stronger EAS cooperation
Nov 14, 2014
President Park Geun-hye shared opinions with 17 other leaders about the joint response to the Ebola epidemic, terrorism and other global and regional issues at the 9th East Asia Summit (EAS) in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, on November 13, proposing a future direction for Korea-EAS coopera...


Korean, Thai leaders discuss cooperation
Nov 14, 2014
President Park Geun-hye and Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha held a summit and talked about bilateral cooperation on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meeting in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, on November 13. "Thailand dispatched troops during the Kore...


Education center visualizes reunified Korea
Nov 14, 2014
An educational institution recently opened its doors that will allow people to imagine what a reunified Korean Peninsula will look like. The Ministry of Unification opened the Center for the Unified Future of the Korean Peninsula on November 12 in Yeoncheon-gun, Gyeonggi-do (Gyeo...


Korean, Indian leaders discuss deeper cooperation
Nov 13, 2014
President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 12 in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, to discuss measures to strengthen the strategic partnership between the two nations and to improve bilateral economic cooperation. President Park said that she...


Korea, New Zealand take first steps in Antarctic resear...
Nov 12, 2014
The Antarctic Cooperation Center of Korea has now been established at the International Antarctic Center in Christchurch, New Zealand. An opening ceremony was held on November 3, and 50 people, including government officials and researchers from both Korea and New Zealand, attend...


Arts, music enrich people’s lives
Nov 12, 2014
President Kim Dong-ho of the Presidential Committee for Cultural Enrichment delivers his congratulatory remarks during a conference aimed at helping to spread the value of cultural activities on November 12. The Presidential Committee for Cultural Enrichment recently hosted a con...