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Korean, Thai economic cooperation to deepen
Mar 23, 2016
President Park Geun-hye meets with Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand Somkid Jatusripitak at Cheong Wa Dae on March 22.President Park Geun-hye met with Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand Somkid Jatusripitak in Seoul to discuss cooperation measures covering the economic relationship...

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A cradle of the creative economy will be formed: Presid...
Mar 22, 2016
The Pangyo Startup Campus opened in Seongnam-si City, Gyeonggi-do Province, on March 22. This complex will provide support to people who want to start a business. It will provide support during all business startup procedures, ranging from launching and growing a business,...

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Korean hospitals go global
Mar 21, 2016
The governments of Korea and Iran hold a meeting to discuss cooperation measures in the medical sector. The meeting took place in Tehran in March 2016. Over recent years, more and more Korean medical organizations and health care businesses have been finding success in oversea...

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President to form science, technology council
Mar 18, 2016
President Park Geun-hye announced on March 17 that her administration will establish a presidential strategic council on science and technology so as to considerably boost the nation's R&D productivity. President Park Geun-hye announces her plans to launch a presidential c...

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Gov't eases exporters' visa requirement
Mar 17, 2016
More non-Korean exporters based in Korea will now be eligible for an international trade visa. The Ministry of Justice announced that it will increase the number of international trade visas it gives out in order to support non-Koreans’ export activities in the country. In...

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President Park to attend Nuclear Security Summit
Mar 17, 2016
President Park Geun-hye will visit Washington to attend the fourth Nuclear Security Summit at the end of March. She will then make an official visit to Mexico and hold a summit meeting with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. President Park Geun-hye is to visit Washington...

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Government reveals new logo
Mar 16, 2016
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Kim Jongdeok (left) and Vice Minister of the Interior Kim Sung-lyul (right) unveil Korea's new 'government identity,' or logo, at the government complex in Seoul on March 15. Korea has changed its official "government identity."...

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Korea exports patent information system to UAE
Mar 16, 2016
Korea’s patent information system will now be exported to the UAE. The Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) and the UAE Ministry for Economic Affairs on Feb. 25 signed a contract worth USD 4.5 million covering the export and a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on futur...

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Korea shares transport systems with Indonesia, Philippi...
Mar 11, 2016
Vietnamese government officials inspect a bus information sign in April 2014 at a bus stop at Seoul Station as they learn about public transport management systems in Seoul. Korea is now sharing its intelligent transportation systems (ITS) with Indonesia and the Philippines. ...

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Korea’s 1st cultural center in GCC opens in UAE
Mar 11, 2016
Korea opened the doors to its cultural center in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), on March 10. This is the first Korean cultural center in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), and the 29th worldwide. The establishment of the Korean Cultural Center in the ...