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Korea, Poland take ties to new level
Oct 23, 2013
President Park Geun-hye and visiting Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski held a summit meeting in Seoul on October 22 to discuss political affairs, economics, trade, defense, information and communication technology (ICT), health and medical services, culture and education.They...

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Online community focuses on entrepreneurs, inventions
Oct 22, 2013
A new online community, Creative Economy Town, is going strong. It is a place where entrepreneurs can propose their new ideas or technologies and receive feedback on how to commercialize them. Launched on September 30 by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP), th...

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Government auditor, UN launch anti-corruption database
Oct 22, 2013
The Korean government’s Board of Audit and Inspection (BAI) and the United Nations (UN) have joined forces for the publication of, “A UN-INTOSAI Joint Project: Collection of Important Literature on Strengthening Capacities of Supreme Audit Institutions on the Fight against Corrup...

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President Park attends Police Day ceremony
Oct 22, 2013
President Park Geun-hye urged Korean police to increase public safety and to ensure the happiness of the people, on October 21 in Seoul. President Park expressed her appreciation for the dedication of, “all those police officers who work hard every day, ensuring the safety of the...

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President Park’s autobiography published in Mongolia
Oct 22, 2013
The Mongolian version of President Park Geun-hye’s autobiography was recently published in Mongolia. President Park Geun-hye received a copy of the Mongolian version of her autobiography, "Steeled by Despair, Motivated by Hope," originally published in Korea in 2007, from former ...

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President visits Suncheon Bay Garden Expo 2013
Oct 22, 2013
President Park Geun-hye visited the Suncheon Bay Garden Expo 2013 in Jeollanam-do (South Jeolla Province) and celebrated the successful closing of the event on October 20. President Park praised the city of Suncheon, a mid-sized provincial city in coastal southern Korea, for succ...

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President emphasizes cooperation across Eurasia
Oct 21, 2013
President Park Geun-hye stressed the importance of Eurasia and cooperation in the region at an international conference in Seoul on October 18. “Now is the time to open a new channel to Eurasia in order to lift its cooperation potential,” said President Park at the conference. ...

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President discusses creative economy with Dreamworks CE...
Oct 21, 2013
President Park Geun-hye met with CEO and co-founder of Dreamworks Jeffrey Katzenberg on October 18 at Cheong Wa Dae to discuss the creative economy, cultural enrichment, administrative priorities for her administration, and cooperation in the animation industry. During the meetin...

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President, U.K. Secretary discuss creative economy, coo...
Oct 21, 2013
President Park Geun-hye met with Foreign Secretary and First Secretary of State of the United Kingdom William Hague at Cheong Wa Dae on October 17 to discuss ways to boost cooperation between Korea and the U.K. ahead of her state visit to the country in early November. Secretary ...

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President opens National Sports Festival
Oct 21, 2013
President Park Geun-hye praised Korean athletes’ contribution to the nation, as well as the venue itself, at the opening ceremony of the National Sports Festival on October 18 in Incheon, Korea. “The iron will and dedicated passion of our athletes, as shown at international sport...