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Korea, Bulgaria hold Foreign Ministers’ meeting
Sep 27, 2013
Korea and Bulgaria held the first Foreign Ministers’ meeting since the inauguration of the new governments. On the sidelines of the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and his Bulgarian counterpart Kristian Vigenin held a meeting on ...


President discusses economic cooperation with Indonesia
Sep 26, 2013
President Park Geun-hye discussed ways to boost bilateral economic cooperation between Korea and Indonesia with a delegation of high-ranking Indonesian officials on September 25 in Cheong Wa Dae. President Park Geun-hye (right) greets Coordinating Minister for Economics of I...


Korea, Japan, China, hold cooperation workshop for publ...
Sep 26, 2013
Public officials from Korea, Japan, and China gathered for a special discussion on boosting trilateral cooperation. A total of 61 public officials, including Japanese and Chinese officials working and training in Korea, attended the Korea-Japan-China Trilateral Cooperation Worksh...


President Park emphasizes Korea’s maritime sovereignty
Sep 25, 2013
President Park Geun-hye expressed her will to protect Korea’s maritime sovereignty at a Coast Guard Day ceremony on September 24 to mark the 60th anniversary of the Korean Coast Guard. “The Republic of Korea will never tolerate any challenges to Korea’s maritime sovereignty on al...


Korea, Saudi Arabia to share medical expertise
Sep 25, 2013
Korea and Saudi Arabia agreed to cooperate in the health and medical sectors and share medical technology expertise based on computer systems. Korean Minister of Health and Welfare Chin Young, who is currently visiting Saudi Arabia, signed an agreement on September 23 in Riyadh w...


APEC finance ministers to create resilient economy
Sep 24, 2013
Chief economic policymakers of Asia-Pacific nations agreed to create a regional economy resistant to external shock at the 20th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Finance Ministers’ Meeting in Bali, Indonesia. At the meeting held on September 19 and 20, the members agreed t...


President discusses creative economy, cultural enrichme...
Sep 16, 2013
President Park Geun-hye met with world-leading futurists John Naisbitt and his spouse Doris Naisbitt at Cheong Wa Dae on September 13 to discuss the values and roles of the government in achieving her visions of a creative economy and cultural enrichment. President Park Geun...


7th World Ocean Forum 2013 held in Seoul
Sep 13, 2013
It is time for a new paradigm for global marine governance in order to achieve sustainable human development and to create a new growth engine in response to the depletion of land resources. This comment was made by Minister Yoon Jin-sook of Oceans and Fisheries at the 7th World ...


President emphasizes shared growth, cooperation
Sep 13, 2013
President Park Geun-hye returned to Korea after successfully finishing her eight-day trip which included the G20 Summit in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and a state visit to Vietnam. Her latest overseas visit is considered her diplomatic debut in the European region since her inaugur...


Korea exports supersonic advanced trainers to Indonesia
Sep 13, 2013
Korea’s supersonic T50i aircraft have recently been delivered to Indonesia. Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) said on September 10 that two out of the total 16 T50i crafts ordered by Indonesia have departed from Sacheon Airbase in Gyeognsangnam-do (South Gyeongsang Province) for I...