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Korea, Hong Kong agree to expand cooperation on tourism
Jul 17, 2015
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Kim Jongdeok (third from left) and Hong Kong Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Gregory So hold a meeting on July 16 in Hong Kong. Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Kim Jongdeok discussed measures to expand tourism betw...

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Korea ranked top in OECD for open government data
Jul 17, 2015
Korea was ranked first in terms of open government data in the “Government at a Glance 2015” survey, recently published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The Ministry of Government Administration and Home Affairs (MOGAHA) announced ...

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Ulsan to become new center of shipbuilding industry: pr...
Jul 16, 2015
President Park Geun-hye talks about the future of the shipbuilding industry at the newly-opened Ulsan Center for a Creative Economy and Innovation on July 15. President Park Geun-hye has declared that, "Ulsan will become the global center of marine shipbuilding. To do so, we s...

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35th Thank You Small Library opens in Ethiopia
Jul 16, 2015
Minister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-se meets with students at the newly opened Thank You Small Library at the Major-General Hayelom Araya Primary School in Addis Ababa on July 13. The 35th Thank You Small Library has been built in Ethiopia, as Korea and the United Nations Wor...

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Seoul, Beijing join forces to boost tourism
Jul 15, 2015
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Kim Jongdeok (left) holds a meeting with Chairman Li Jinzao of the China National Tourism Administration in Beijing on July 14. Government representatives from Korea and China have gotten together in Beijing to come up with idea...

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Let’s create a deep venture startup ecosystem: presiden...
Jul 15, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (third from right) celebrates the opening of the TIPS Startup Town with young businesspeople on July 14. President Park Geun-hye has planted the seeds for a new forest that will grow into a venture startup ecosystem, combining government support and the ...

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Eurasian express zips along for global peace
Jul 14, 2015
President Park Geun-hye has emphasized the need to create a nation that can contribute to global peace and prosperity by reconnecting the railway between South and North Korea and that can turn all of Eurasia into one continent that symbolizes peace and creativity. She was speaki...

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State-funded shopping channel helps make dreams come tr...
Jul 14, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (third from right) and other participants mark the first transmission of a new state-funded home shopping channel on July 14. President Park Geun-hye has emphasized that the opening of a state-funded shopping channel can be a route to make dreams come...

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Guidebook outlines support policies for foreign residen...
Jul 14, 2015
Published by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, the ‘2015 Guidebook for Living in Korea’ can be downloaded from Danuri, a government website for non-Korean residents and multicultural families, or from the Danuri app. This year’s edition of a guidebook launched in 2009...

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Korea to create synergies between tourism, aviation
Jul 13, 2015
Participants in the fourth Policy Forum on International Tourism Cooperation discuss cooperation between the tourism and aviation industries on July 10. The Policy Forum on International Tourism Cooperation was recently held in Seoul to promote cooperation between the tourism a...