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Safety information app comes in 4 languages
Nov 07, 2014
Non-Koreans who are accustomed to living in Korea can still experience difficulties when they face natural disasters, such as typhoons or heavy snow, or suffer unexpected mishaps, like fires or car crashes. As the number of non-Korean residents grows due to both international mar...


President to visit China, Myanmar, Australia
Nov 07, 2014
President Park Geun-hye will visit China, Myanmar and Australia to attend the 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting, the 17th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) +3 Summit, the East Asia Summit (EAS) and the upcoming G20 meeting from November 9 to 16. ...


Korea, Netherlands cooperation from seed to fruit
Nov 06, 2014
Minister of Science, ICT & Future Planning Choi Yanghee (third from right, front row), King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands (fifth, front row) and members of a Dutch business delegation pose for a photo before attending the Creative Economy and Innovation Seminar. King Wi...


Korea, Qatar discuss energy, cooperation
Nov 06, 2014
President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with Sheik Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the emir of Qatar, on November 5 during his state visit to Korea and discussed ways to strengthen cooperation between the two countries. President Park Geun-hye shakes hands with Sheik Tamim bin Ha...


ITU conference adopts Korea-led IoT agenda
Nov 06, 2014
Participants in the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Plenipotentiary Conference, currently underway in Busan, have adopted as a resolution the Korea-led agenda concerning the Internet of Things (IoT). Chairman of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU)...


President meets Corning CEO, World Bank president
Nov 05, 2014
President Park Geun-hye met with Wendell P. Weeks, chief executive officer and president of Corning, a U.S. maker of glass, liquid crystal displays, optical fiber and cable and other special materials, on November 4 at Cheong Wa Dae. "Corning has been a long-time partner of Korea...

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Presidents Cup 2015 comes to Songdo
Nov 05, 2014
While Korean golfers have been taking top spots in international tournaments for many years, there is now some more good news for local golf fans. The biannual Presidents Cup, first held in 1994, is set to take place next year in Songdo, Incheon's newest business district. Addin...


Global youth cooperate on agricultural growth
Nov 04, 2014
The first-ever global meeting of the 4-H Club took place in Seoul from October 27 to November 1. "4-H" stands for the four Hs: head, heart, hands and health. It is a youth organization launched in 1914 in the U.S. aimed at engaging the world’s youth in a range of programs to deve...


Korea, Vietnam boost environmental cooperation
Nov 04, 2014
Environment ministers from Korea and Vietnam held talks in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on October 27. During the 11th Korea-Vietnam Environment Ministers Meeting, Minister of Environment Yoon Seong Kyu had in-depth discussions with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Minh Quang on a...


ITU conference calls for global flight tracking
Nov 03, 2014
Participants in the ongoing International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan passed a resolution to improve global flight tracking for civil aviation on October 31. Participants in the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference listen to presentations du...