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Let’s create a deep venture startup ecosystem: presiden...
Jul 15, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (third from right) celebrates the opening of the TIPS Startup Town with young businesspeople on July 14. President Park Geun-hye has planted the seeds for a new forest that will grow into a venture startup ecosystem, combining government support and the ...


Eurasian express zips along for global peace
Jul 14, 2015
President Park Geun-hye has emphasized the need to create a nation that can contribute to global peace and prosperity by reconnecting the railway between South and North Korea and that can turn all of Eurasia into one continent that symbolizes peace and creativity. She was speaki...


State-funded shopping channel helps make dreams come tr...
Jul 14, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (third from right) and other participants mark the first transmission of a new state-funded home shopping channel on July 14. President Park Geun-hye has emphasized that the opening of a state-funded shopping channel can be a route to make dreams come...


Guidebook outlines support policies for foreign residen...
Jul 14, 2015
Published by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, the ‘2015 Guidebook for Living in Korea’ can be downloaded from Danuri, a government website for non-Korean residents and multicultural families, or from the Danuri app. This year’s edition of a guidebook launched in 2009...


Korea to create synergies between tourism, aviation
Jul 13, 2015
Participants in the fourth Policy Forum on International Tourism Cooperation discuss cooperation between the tourism and aviation industries on July 10. The Policy Forum on International Tourism Cooperation was recently held in Seoul to promote cooperation between the tourism a...


Korea, Vietnam cooperate on online government services
Jul 10, 2015
Korea and Vietnam are now cooperating on developing online government services in the Southeast Asian nation. The Ministry of Government Administration and Home Affairs and the Vietnamese Ministry of Information and Communications signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU...


President Park meets with MIKTA speakers
Jul 07, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (center) holds a meeting with speakers from Mexico, Indonesia and Australia at Cheong Wa Dae on July 3. President Park Geun-hye discussed assembly-level cooperation with speakers from Mexico, Indonesia and Australia on July 3 in Seoul.   The s...


New projects to help realize creative economy vision
Jul 03, 2015
A flexible transparent display sensor can function even when it's bent. A touch screen and smart glasses made from flexible, transparent display sensors and tempered glass with high thermal insulation effect. These are some of the future products that will be commercialized in ...


Gov’t announces support measures for MERS-hit industrie...
Jul 02, 2015
Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn (center) leads a cabinet meeting on June 30 at the Government Complex-Seoul. The Korean government has been presenting various support measures to help MERS-affected industries and individuals. The disease-affected sectors include the medical and to...


Korea to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 37% by 2030
Jul 02, 2015
The government recently announced that it has finalized its 2030 target to reduce the country's greenhouse gas emissions by 37 percent from the business-as-usual (BAU) level of 851 million tons. The final decision was made during a cabinet meeting held on June 30. During the ...