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President meets Swedish Crown Princess
Mar 25, 2015
President Park Geun-hye met with Swedish Crown Princess Victoria and her husband Prince Daniel at Cheong Wa Dae on March 24. President Park Geun-hye (right) and Swedish Crown Princess Victoria and her husband Prince Daniel walk side by side at Cheong Wa Dae on March 24. ...


President to attend Lee Kuan Yew funeral
Mar 24, 2015
President Park sends her condolences to the people of Singapore on the passing of former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. She will attend his funeral in Singapore on March 29.President Park Geun-hye will attend the funeral of former Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who passed...


Korea-NZ FTA to advance bilateral cooperation
Mar 23, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (right) and Prime Minister of New Zealand John Key explain the results of their bilateral summit meeting, at Cheong Wa Dae on March 23.Korea and New Zealand officially signed a free trade agreement (FTA) on March 23. After holding summit talks, President P...


Korea, China, Japan stress trilateral cooperation
Mar 23, 2015
Korea, China and Japan have gathered in Seoul to strengthen trilateral cooperation. At the Seventh Trilateral Foreign Ministers' Meeting among Korea, Japan and China in Seoul on March 21, Korea's Yun Byung-se, China's Wang Yi and Japan's Fumio Kishida discussed cooperatio...


President emphasizes mechanics of Northeast Asian coope...
Mar 23, 2015
President Park Geun-hye has highlighted the importance of trilateral cooperation among Korea, Japan and China. She also emphasized the mechanics of multilateral cooperation in Northeast Asia. “If a trust-building structure in Northeast Asia becomes a reality, it would help the th...


New tank, filter in Tanzania offers clean drinking wate...
Mar 23, 2015
A new water purification system has been constructed in a small town in Tanzania, turning unfiltered water from a nearby reservoir into clean, safe drinking water. Construction of the new water utility system was completed in Kisarawe District, in eastern Tanzania, on March 13. I...


Korea shares governance experience with five East Afric...
Mar 20, 2015
A growing number of nations are showing an interest in Korean policies and systems of governance in terms of public administration. Recently, five East African nations attended a ministerial conference in Ethiopia to learn about Korea's e-government strategies, public administrat...


Remains of 68 Chinese soldiers return home
Mar 20, 2015
Members of a Chinese honor guard convey coffins containing the remains of Chinese war dead to a transport plane during a hand-over ceremony at Incheon International Airport on March 20. The remains of 68 fallen mainland Chinese soldiers that were excavated last year from some of ...


Gov't to support cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu
Mar 19, 2015
The Korean government announced on March 13 that it would give a total of USD 500,000 in financial support to the cyclone-ravaged Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. Vanuatu has been severely damaged by Cyclone Pam. A resident of Port Vila, the capital, dries clothes around his...


Korea, Uganda cooperate on good governance
Mar 19, 2015
Korea and Uganda have begun to share many of their administrative experiences, including ways in which they established online government services. Fifteen high-ranking regional government officials from Uganda are currently participating in the "Capacity Building Progra...