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President Park arrives in Washington
Oct 14, 2015
President Park Geun-hye deplanes upon arriving at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington, D.C., on Oct. 13. President Park Geun-hye arrived in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 13 to begin her official visit to the U.S. President Park will lay a wreath at the Korean War Vetera...


Gaeseong output exceeds USD 3 bil.
Oct 13, 2015
The Gaeseong Industrial Complex, across the border in North Korea, can be seen from the Dorasan Observatory in Paju, Gyeonggi-do Province. The amount of goods produced at the Gaeseong Industrial Complex since operations began there 11 years ago has now reached USD 3 billion (KR...


German unification gives valuable lessons: president
Oct 13, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (top, right) talks with her German counterpart Joachim Gauck on Oct. 12 at Cheong Wa Dae. President Park Geun-hye held talks with her German counterpart President Joachim Gauck on Oct. 12 at Cheong Wa Dae. During the talks, the two leaders agreed...


German president visits Seoul
Oct 12, 2015
German President Joachim Gauck (second from right) visits Changdeokgung Palace on Oct. 11, the first day of his state visit to Seoul. He poses for a picture in front of the Injeongjeon Hall at the royal residence. German President Joachim Gauck started his state visit to...


President to pay official visit to US
Oct 12, 2015
President Park Geun-hye will pay an official visit to the U.S. and have summit talks with U.S. President Barack Obama. President Park will start her itinerary by laying a wreath at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 14. She will visit NASA...


French leader to visit Korea next month
Oct 06, 2015
French President François Hollande will make a state visit to Korea next month to attend a summit with President Park Geun–hye. The above photo shows the two leaders ahead of the Korea-France summit that took place in Paris in 2013 du ring President Park’s official visit there. ...


President thanks overseas Koreans for role in national ...
Oct 06, 2015
President Park Geun-hye gives the congratulatory speech during a ceremony to mark the ninth anniversary of Overseas Koreans Day, in Seoul on Oct. 5. “Koreans who have made successful lives overseas are valuable assets of the nation,” said President Park Geun-hye in he...


Smiling Korea welcomes you
Oct 05, 2015
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Kim Jongdeok (second from right), actor Ji Chang-wook (second from left), Chairman Park Sam-koo of the Visit Korea Committee (left) and other dignitaries launch the 'K-Smile' tourism promotion campaign on Oct. 5 in Seoul. The "K-Smi...


Korea to host global forest fire conference
Oct 05, 2015
The International Wildland Fire Conference is made up of both official events focusing on extinguishing wild fires and various sideline events. The photo above shows a firefighting demonstration at the previous conference in 2011 in Sun City, South Africa.Firefighters and forest ...


Korea, G20 map new tourism plan
Oct 05, 2015
Tourism ministers from the G20 nations pose for a photo during the sixth T20 Tourism Ministers Meeting on Sept. 30 in Antalya, Turkey. Second Vice Minister Kim Chong of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism stands in the front row on the far right. Tourism min...