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Korea, China strengthen partnership
Nov 20, 2013
Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi met on November 18 to exchange views on the Korea-China partnership, to discuss issues involving the Korean Peninsula and to build cooperation on the regional and global stages.Minister Yun mentioned tha...


Korea helps Laos develop securities law
Nov 20, 2013
The more-than-two-and-a-half-year effort made by the Korean government to help other nations improve their legislative systems and related policies has finally bore fruit.Since 2011, the Korean Ministry of Justice has carried out a campaign in collaboration with Korea Exchange (K...


Korea, US to cooperate in creative industries & IT
Nov 20, 2013
Korea and the United States agreed to cooperate on policies to develop the creative industries, one of Korea’s main policy objectives, at the inaugural Korea-U.S. ICT Policy Forum held in Washington, D.C., on November 12 and 13. Among participants present at the forum were Korean...


President Park, Kyrgyzstani leader discuss cooperation
Nov 20, 2013
President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with Kyrgyzstani President Almazbek Atambayev on November 19 in Seoul to discuss bilateral relations and cooperation. The two leaders exchanged opinions on enhancing cooperation across a wide range of sectors, including energy, resources,...


Korea, UN discuss disarmament, non-proliferation in Jej...
Nov 19, 2013
The 12th Republic of Korea-United Nations Joint Conference on Disarmament and Non-proliferation Issues was held in Jeju on November 14 and 15. The conference was organized by Korea and the UN Regional Center for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific in Nepal. Some 45 disa...


Seoul, Beijing agree to make all-out effort for denucle...
Nov 19, 2013
Director of National Security Kim Jang-soo met with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi in Seoul on November 18 to discuss foreign diplomacy and the security policies of Korea and China. The two high-ranking officials had an in-depth discussion on issues involving the Korean Peni...


President meets with Chinese state councilor
Nov 19, 2013
President Park Geun-hye discussed cooperation between Korea and China with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi on November 18. President Park expressed her gladness that the Seoul-Beijing relationship continues to advance since the inauguration of both new governments earlier thi...


Korea, Vietnam discuss regional security at defense dia...
Nov 19, 2013
Korean and Vietnamese vice ministers of defense held a dialogue in Seoul on November 15. The meeting was attended by Korean representative Baek Seung-joo and Vietnamese representative Nguyen Chi Vinh. They discussed a variety of topics, including regional security, defense techno...


President asks for lawmakers' cooperation at National A...
Nov 19, 2013
President Park Geun-hye stressed to lawmakers the need to work together for the future of the country during her administration’s first budget speech at the National Assembly in Seoul on November 18. “Korea’s great journey to the future will continue,” she said, urging the assemb...


Foreign ministers stress Asia-Europe partnership
Nov 18, 2013
Foreign ministers from Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) member states gathered in New Delhi, India, on November 11 and 12 to discuss ways to upgrade the relationship between Asia and Europe. The 11th ASEM Foreign Ministers’ Meeting takes place in New Delhi, India, on November 11. ...