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President holds bilateral meetings with US, Japan, Chin...
Apr 01, 2016
President Park Geun-hye (left) talks with U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington on March 31. As the first scheduled item on her itinerary in the U.S. capital, President Park Geun-hye met with President Barack Obama on March 31 and discussed measures and sanctions to...


Korea, US, Japan bolster cooperation on denuclearizatio...
Apr 01, 2016
Leaders from Korea, the U.S. and Japan have agreed to increase cooperation on security in order to encourage North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons program. President Park Geun-hye attended the trilateral summit with U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Mi...


'N. Korea will face severe consequences if it continues...
Mar 31, 2016
President Park Geun-hye, currently attending a two-day summit on nuclear security in Washington, told Bloomberg News in a written interview that if North Korea continues to defy the U.N. Security Council's resolutions that it must end its nuclear weapons program, "It will face un...


Learn IP asset management online
Mar 31, 2016
An annual online educational program covering intellectual property (IP) asset management for businesses is jointly organized by Korean IP organizations and the World Intellectual Property Organization and will start on April 14. An intellectual property (IP) asset mana...


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. ...