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World Science & Technology Forum opens for 1st time in ...
Oct 19, 2015
The World Science & Technology Forum, an extension of the OECD ministerial meetings that began in 1962, opened in Daejeon on Oct. 19. With the theme this year of “Creating our Common Future Through Science, Technology and Innovation,” the meeting is being held for ...


Korea, US open new frontier with stronger alliance
Oct 19, 2015
President Park Geun-hye attends the 27th U.S.-Korea Business Council at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. Korea and the U.S. have agreed to open a “New Frontier” in their alliance by cooperating on space, health security and new energy industries. ...


Pyongyang to face nuke consequences: Korea, US
Oct 19, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (left) and U.S. President Barack Obama hold a joint press conference after the Korea-U.S. summit at the White House on Oct. 17. Korean and U.S. leaders formally released the “2015 Republic of Korea and United States of America Joint Statement on North Ko...


Park, Obama stand ready to engage N. Korea; urge N. Kor...
Oct 17, 2015
President Park Geun-hye and U.S. President Barack Obama Friday expressed willingness to engage North Korea, but made it clear Pyongyang must give up its nuclear weapons program. "Our principled North Korea policy is that we are always open to dialogue and try to build confi...


Korea-US alliance key axis of peace, prosperity: Presid...
Oct 16, 2015
President Park Geun-hye inspects an honor guard during her welcoming ceremony at the Pentagon on Oct. 15. President Park Geun-hye visited the Pentagon, headquarters of the U.S. Department of Defense, on Oct. 15 in a step to strengthen and reconfirm the Korea-U.S. alliance. ...


Agricultural exhibition opens in Naju
Oct 16, 2015
The 2015 International Agricultural Exhibition has opened in Naju, the historical granary town in Jeollanam-do Province (South Jeolla Province). A variety of programs will be offered during the exhibition, which runs from Oct. 15 to Nov. 1. The exhibition consists of twelv...


President stresses Korea-US space cooperation
Oct 16, 2015
President Park Geun-hye watches a video greeting from U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly during her visit to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center on Oct. 14. President Park Geun-hye emphasized the importance of expanding cooperation in the space industry between Korea and the U.S., on Oc...


Korea, China boost smart infrastructure cooperation
Oct 15, 2015
A city goes “smart” as its roads, buildings, parks and other places integrate with information and communications technology (ICT). The so-called “smart city” allows residents to get their hands on information, whether it be traffic- or climate-related, and services that they nee...


Korea, Indonesia share ecotourism knowledge
Oct 15, 2015
Participants in the invitational educational program learn about forest recreation at an ecotourism school in Hoengseong, Gangwon-do Province, on Oct. 14.Korea and Indonesia are sharing their knowledge about forest recreational activities and ecotourism. The Korea Forest Serv...


President emphasizes Korea-U.S. friendship, alliance
Oct 15, 2015
President Park Geun-hye on Oct. 14 praised the Korea-U.S. friendship, saying that, since its beginning with the Korean War, it has brought great results by reviving liberty and democracy. "I will develop the Korea-U.S. alliance so that it is much stronger and build the R...