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Gov’t raises arts, culture budget by more than 10%
Sep 26, 2014
The volume of government money going toward the arts, theaters, music, museums and heritage over the next year has shown the highest increase among all budget categories. According to the annual budget for next year, recently unveiled by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Touris...


President discusses state affairs with opinion leaders
Sep 26, 2014
President Park Geun-hye met with the heads of various New York-based think tanks after attending the 69th United Nations General Assembly meeting on September 24. They exchanged opinions on pending issues regarding North Korea and Northeast Asia, the Korea-U.S. alliance and clima...


Teacher exchange brings Asia closer together
Sep 25, 2014
A group of teachers from across Asia are teaching Korean students about their home countries. Similarly, a group of Korean teachers are also introducing classrooms across Asia to Korean society and history. Both groups of teachers are participants in the 2014 Asia-Pacific Teacher...


President Park stresses anti-terrorism efforts, quality...
Sep 25, 2014
President Park Geun-hye took part in the United Nations Security Council Summit held on September 24. At the meeting chaired by U.S. President Barack Obama, participants in the meeting keenly discussed issues regarding terrorist violence, an issue that has become a serious threat...


UN should return to humanist goals, int’l cooperation: ...
Sep 25, 2014
President Park Geun-hye delivered the keynote speech at the 69th U.N. General Assembly on September 24, a first for her time in office. The global meeting was held under the theme of “Delivering on and Implementing a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda.” President Pa...


Korea Forest Service cooperates with Algeria on refores...
Sep 24, 2014
Korea and Algeria are going to cooperate on restoring Algerian forests and modernizing its parks. The Korea Forest Service hosted the first Korea-Algeria Forestry Cooperative Committee at the Korea National Arboretum on September 23. Algerian Director General of Forests Mohamed S...


Global leaders discuss irrigation, drainage in Gwangju
Sep 24, 2014
As drought, floods and other such natural disasters frequently occur worldwide, the importance of global issues such as climate change, food supplies, agriculture and the environment, has been growing. Taking the worsening phenomena seriously, about 1,200 government representativ...


President holds summits with leaders of Spain, Egypt, U...
Sep 24, 2014
President Park Geun-hye, currently visiting U.N. headquarters to attend the U.N. General Assembly, held a series of summits with world leaders during her visit to New York. President Park discussed issues of global interest with the leaders of Spain, Egypt and Uganda. Park exchan...


Climate action is an opportunity: president
Sep 24, 2014
President Park Geun-hye has emphasized that we should consider action taken to face climate change as an opportunity. She was speaking at the U.N. Climate Summit 2014 which took place on September 23 at U.N. headquarters in New York. President Park Geun-hye (left) speaks d...


President attends business forum, tree-planting
Sep 23, 2014
President Park Geun-hye proposed measures to bolster economic cooperation between Korea and Canada on September 22. Park made her proposals during the Korea-Canada Business Forum, where nearly 120 business leaders from both countries were in attendance. “Korea and Canada laid the...