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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...


Kaesong Industrial Complex to resume operation
Sep 12, 2013
South and North Korea agreed to resume operation of Kaesong (Gaeseong) Industrial Complex, located in Kaesong, North Korea, on September 16, the Ministry of Unification announced recently. The two Koreas adopted a joint statement on the agreement after the second meeting of the S...


President meets Ho Chi Minh City party secretary, mayor
Sep 11, 2013
President Park Greun-hye visited Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam, on September 10, as part of her five-day state visit to Vietnam, to meet the city’s Party Secretary Le Thanh Hai and Mayor Le Hoang Quan. President Park expressed her gladness to visit Vietnam’s ...


President Park visits residence of former Vietnamese le...
Sep 11, 2013
President Park Geun-hye, currently on her five-day state visit to Vietnam, visited the residence of former Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969) on September 9 with Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang after holding a bilateral summit in Hanoi. President Park looked arou...


President Park meets top Vietnamese officials
Sep 11, 2013
After holding a summit with Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang on September 9 in Hanoi, President Park Geun-hye discussed ways to substantially strengthen cooperation between the two countries with Vietnam’s top government and party officials, including General Secretary of the...


Korea, Vietnam agree to upgrade cooperation, sign FTA i...
Sep 10, 2013
President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang and announced a joint statement agreed by the two countries on September 9 in Hanoi, Vietnam. In the statement, dubbed “joint statement of leaders for co-prosperity,” the two leaders expressed sat...


Korea-Southeast seek greenhouse gas reduction via fores...
Sep 10, 2013
Tropical deforestation and forest degradation contribute to 18 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions. This fact, revealed in a recent report by the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) has provoked public attention to forest preservation. Among the man...


President Park visits late Vietnamese leader’s mausoleu...
Sep 10, 2013
President Park Geun-hye visited the mausoleum of former Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh on September 9 in Hanoi to pay homage and lay a wreath. President Park is on a state visit to Vietnam from September 7 to 11.By Yoon Staff Presid...