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Wonju rises as new healthcare mecca
Mar 31, 2016
The Global Universal Healthcare Coverage Campus opens at the headquarters of the Korean Health Insurance Review & Assessment Service on March 29 in Wonju, Gangwon-do Province. The campus will serve as a forum where international healthcare organizations can share their experi...


Korea, Nigeria join hands on e-government
Mar 31, 2016
Major newspapers across Nigeria, including The Guardian and Leadership, reported on March 24 Abuja's collaboration with Seoul on online government services. The Nigerian government is seeking to develop e-government systems in partnership with the Korea International Cooperation ...


Seoul to host new UN organization
Mar 30, 2016
Secretary General of the United Nations' World Tourism Organization Taleb Rifai (second from left), Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Kim Jongdeok (third from left), Second Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Cho Tae-yul (fourth from left) and other dignitaries welcome attende...


Korea cooperates on agriculture with world
Mar 30, 2016
Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Tanzania, Uganda and the Philippines. All of these are countries that are sharing Korea's know-how and experience in the agricultural sector and in rural development. Based on the accumulated technologies and experien...


Government hoists new insignia
Mar 29, 2016
Following the recent changes where the official government insignia was changed from a hibiscus to a taegeuk, the new flag is hoisted for the first time on March 29 in front of the Government Complex-Seoul with a performance by the marine band. A new governmental flag was...


MOFA spokesperson’s statement on the terrorist attack i...
Mar 29, 2016
1. The Government of the Republic of Korea is shocked and concerned over the fact that a large number of victims were killed in the terrorist attack in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, Lahore, in the Pakistani province of Punjab, on March 27, and strongly condemns the terrorist act. ...


Seoul approves humanitarian shipment to N. Korea
Mar 28, 2016
Ever since Pyongyang's fourth nuclear weapons test and its test-launching of long-range missiles earlier this year, the Korean government has imposed a ban on all government and civilian inter-Korean exchanges. Now, however, some of the first humanitarian aid to North Korea this ...


President meets with French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc ...
Mar 25, 2016
President Park Geun-hye and French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development Jean-Marc Ayrault meet in Cheong Wa Dae on March 24. President Park Geun-hye met with Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development Jean-Marc Ayrault of the French ...


Korea, Serbia collaborate on e-government
Mar 25, 2016
Minister of the Interior Hong Yun-sik (right) and Serbia's Deputy Prime Minister Kori Udovicki pose for a picture after signing a memorandum of understanding on e-government, in Seoul on March 16. Korea and Serbia have agreed to share their experiences and technologies ...


KOCIS, People's Daily sign MOU
Mar 24, 2016
KOCIS Director Park Younggoog (right) and Zhou Yubo, head of the People's Daily Online Korea, pose for a picture after signing a memorandum of understanding between the two agencies, at the Chinese media outlet's Seoul offices on March 24. The Korean Culture and Informa...