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Asian legislative experts discuss IT laws
Nov 03, 2014
The second Asian Legislative Experts Symposium (ALES) took place in Seoul on October 29. The Ministry of Government Legislation and the Korea Legislation Research Institute organized the conference. Over 150 Eurasian legislative professionals and researchers from various organiza...


President Park discusses cooperation with Dutch king
Nov 03, 2014
President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with the King of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Willem-Alexander during his state visit to Korea on November 3. The two leaders discussed measures to boost bilateral cooperation in energy, including nuclear power, water and wind power, as...


President meets German foreign minister
Nov 03, 2014
President Park Geun-hye welcomed visiting German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier to Cheong Wa Dae on October 31. They held a meeting to discuss issues concerning Korea and Germany and ways to further boost bilateral cooperation. “Korea and Germany have developed special ...


President emphasizes flawless preparations for Olympics
Oct 31, 2014
President Park Geun-hye visited the Alpensia Resort in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do (Gangwon Province), site of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018, and hoped for a successful hosting of the games, on October 30. “The successful hosting of the Seoul Olympics in 1988 helped Korea open...


President Park holds summit with Rwandan leader
Oct 31, 2014
President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with Rwandan President Paul Kagame on October 29 to discuss cooperation on politics, the economy and other areas of interaction between Korea and Rwanda. President Park Geun-hye (right) holds summit talks with Rwandan President Pau...


President Park, "Now is the 'golden time'"
Oct 29, 2014
“Now is the last 'golden time' for us to rebuild our economy.” President Park Geun-hye has emphasized the importance of the present time when it comes to improving the Korean economy and achieving more economic growth. President Park Geun-hye addresses the National Assembly ...


Korea aids farm mechanization in Cameroon
Oct 29, 2014
A system of mechanized rice farming has been put in place recently in Cameroon with assistance from the Korean government. During the opening ceremony for the farm in the Central African nation on October 16, Director Tobie Ondoa Manga from the Cameroonian Ministry of Agriculture...


President Park meets Japanese delegation
Oct 28, 2014
President Park Geun-hye met with a delegation of Japanese lawmakers and stressed that Japan must resolve the "comfort women" issue. In a meeting at Cheong Wa Dae on October 24 with Fukushiro Nukaga, chairman of the Japan-Korea lawmakers body, President Park said, "Next year is th...


President attends groundbreaking for LG Science Park
Oct 28, 2014
President Park Geun-hye attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the LG Science Park, part of the Magok industrial park, in Seoul on October 23. When the construction of the science park is completed by 2020, it will consist of 18 research labs on land covering some 170,000 squar...


Global leaders discuss the future of ICT
Oct 28, 2014
The Global ICT Premier Forum took place on October 27, part of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Plenipotentiary Conference underway in Busan. The forum brought together global leaders from the information and communications technology (ICT) sectors, from both at ho...