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President emphasizes Korea, India cooperation
Jan 15, 2014
President Park Geun-hye recently held an interview with India’s Doordarshan TV to express her views on the Korea-India relationship, bilateral cooperation in business and other sectors and on inter-Korean relations. President Park said in the interview, which will be aired in Ind...


President gives interviews to Bloomberg, CNN
Jan 14, 2014
President Park Geun-hye recently gave interviews to two leading international media outlets in which she expressed her views on inter-Korean relations and unification on the Korean Peninsula. Regarding the issue of unification, President Park said, “Unification would allow the Ko...


President pays state visit to India, Switzerland
Jan 14, 2014
President Park Geun-hye will depart on January 15 for an eight-day trip to India and Switzerland, making state visits to New Delhi and Bern and finding time to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, as well. This is her first overseas trip of 2014. President Park will pay a st...


Korea, Congo team up on sanitation
Jan 13, 2014
The Korea Environment Corporation (KEC) will launch a new project next month to improve the quality of drinking water and the overall sanitation environment in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In the first such case of Afro-Korean cooperation, the KEC has established a conso...


Gov’t offers athletics vouchers to low-income families
Jan 13, 2014
Youth from low-income families will be able to enjoy a wider range of sports in the future. Starting January 17, children and students in low-income families will be able to apply for this year’s vouchers that can be used to pay for sports lessons, announced the Ministry of Cultu...


Now is the time for a happy get-away at half the price
Jan 13, 2014
The government has stepped forward to help workers have a relaxing, refreshing get-away all while incurring a smaller financial burden. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) will soon kick-start a program to have companies and organizations support half the expense t...


1 million copyrighted works released for public use
Jan 13, 2014
More than one million copyrighted public works have recently become available for public use. These works are now all registered at one special website allowing anyone to use them for their own purposes, from starting a business to developing a new product. The website (www.kogl....


Korea-U.S. solidify bilateral cooperation
Jan 10, 2014
Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discussed a wide range of issues and how to deal with them in a more unified manner at a meeting held on January 7 at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C.During the talks, the two sides discussed ways t...


Korea is the most promising investment destination: Pre...
Jan 10, 2014
President Park Geun-hye held a New Year’s lunch meeting with overseas business leaders at Cheong Wa Dae on January 9. “I would like to thank foreign businesses for investing in Korea with their continued faith in the economy, despite the global uncertainties found around the worl...


President emphasizes need for education revolution, cre...
Jan 08, 2014
President Park Geun-hye emphasized the importance of education in fostering creative talent. In a New Year’s meeting with leaders of Korean education on January 8 in Seoul, President Park mentioned last year’s “Destination Imagination” project where all participating students rec...