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‘Education is the basis of personal, national growth’: ...
May 20, 2015
President Park Geun-hye stresses the importance of education during the opening ceremony of the World Education Forum 2015, at the Songdo Convensia convention center in Incheon on May 19. “Education is the basis of what leads to personal growth and national development.” ...


Korea, Myanmar celebrate 40 years of bilateral ties
May 19, 2015
President Park Geun-hye and President Thein Sein, her Myanmar counterpart, exchanged letters of congratulations in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two nations. President Park said that the bilateral cooperative rela...


Korea shares infrastructure knowhow with 7 nations
May 19, 2015
Korea has shared its expertise in building infrastructure with seven other Asian nations. As part of its efforts, the government recently invited public officials from seven Asian countries, including Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Uzbekistan, to a special program from May 1...


Korea, India to pursue 'special strategic partnership'
May 19, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (right) and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi put their hands together, politely acknowledging each other, after holding a joint press conference on May 18. "The adoption of a joint statement to change the Korea-India relationship in...


Korea, US to bolster joint response, deterrence
May 19, 2015
Minister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-se (right) and U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry hold a joint press conference at the ministry headquarters in Seoul on May 18. The foreign minister of Korea and the U.S. secretary of state held a summit on May 18 where they agreed to str...


Korea, US reaffirm bolstered alliance, partnership
May 19, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (right) meets with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at Cheong Wa Dae on May 18. President Park Geun-hye met with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on May 18 at Cheong Wa Dae during his visit to Korea and reaffirmed the strong alliance between Korea...


Noble sacrifice becomes symbol of development for bilat...
May 18, 2015
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (second from left, front) salutes the national flags of both India and Korea at the Seoul National Cemetery on May 18, as he starts the first leg of his itinerary in Korea. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on a state visit to Korea, ...


‘Trust is an asset in Korea-Kuwait ties’: president
May 18, 2015
President Park Geun-hye met with Marzouq Al-Ghanim, the speaker of the Kuwaiti National Assembly, on May 15 at Cheong Wa Dae in Seoul. During the meeting, both exchanged their opinions on how to expand bilateral cooperation and exchanges between Korea and Kuwait. President ...


Civil applications centralized
May 15, 2015
The government's method of handling civil affairs and civil applications has now gotten “civil-oriented.” People occasionally undergo crises where they don’t know if they are entitled to receive benefits that they deserve, such as family support or unemployment benefits. E...


Korea, African nations to cooperate on farming, food
May 15, 2015
Korea and 18 African nations are now cooperating on developing farming technology and upgrading farming villages across the continent. The third Korea-Africa Food and Agriculture Cooperation Initiative (KAFACI) was held in Harare, Zimbabwe, from May 11 to May 13. The KAF...