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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...


Korea, Caribbean nations strengthen ties
Oct 27, 2014
Representatives from Korea and Caribbean nations discuss ways to promote cooperation at the fourth High-Level Forum on the Korea-Caribbean Partnership, held in Seoul on October 22. Diplomatic representatives from Korea and Caribbean nations gathered in Seoul on October 22 to disc...


President meets US Secretary, Turkish parliamentary spe...
Oct 24, 2014
President Park Geun-hye met with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on October 22 to discuss cooperation between Korea and the U.S. on the global economy, energy and healthcare. President Park told the U.S. secretary that Korea has been carrying out its three-year economic...


ICT ministers adopt Busan Declaration
Oct 24, 2014
Top information and communications technology (ICT) officials from across the world have adopted the Busan Declaration at the 2014 ICT Ministerial Meeting on October 19 in Busan. In the declaration, ministers and vice ministers from 50 nations across Asia, America, Europe and Afr...


Int'l media reports on Korea’s IT prowess, culture
Oct 23, 2014
KOCIS Director Kim Jae-Won (second from left) smiles while talking with journalists from 12 countries during a dinner meeting on October 22.“We would like to introduce Korea’s advanced information and communications technologies (ICT),” said journalists from 12 countries who visi...


APEC finance ministers discuss economic growth
Oct 23, 2014
The APEC 2014 Finance Ministers’ Meeting took place in Beijing, China, on October 21 and 22, bringing together Finance Ministers from the 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). At the Beijing meeting, noting the need to get out of the current low-growth trend, the AP...


Saemaul Undong becomes global development model
Oct 23, 2014
The Saemaul Undong, Korea’s national set of policies for rural development during the 1970s, is now being considered as a model to solve the issues of poverty and development across the world. About 450 people from 40 countries, including government representatives and leaders of...


President Park meets former Chinese foreign minister
Oct 22, 2014
President Park Geun-hye met with former Chinese Foreign Minister Tang Jiaxuan at Cheong Wa Dae on October 21 to discuss issues involving the Korean Peninsula. Tang was visiting Korea to attend the 14th Korea-China Leaders Forum. President Park Geun-hye (right) meets with...