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President emphasizes cooperation with Central Asia
Jul 08, 2014
President Park Geun-hye highlighted the need for economic cooperation with Central Asia and delivered words of encouragement to business leaders at an open forum on July 7. The forum attendees were business people from the delegation that accompanied the president on her trip to ...


Contest to create Asian folktales into cultural content
Jul 08, 2014
Myths, folktales, epics and old stories about Asia will come back to life as new, interesting cultural content. The International Contest for Asian Creative Story will be held from June 30 to August 31 by the Hub City of Asian Culture Project, of the Ministry of Culture, Sports a...


President meets renowned academics
Jul 08, 2014
President Park Geun-hye met former U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu and the President of Fudan University in China Yang Yu-liang on July 7 at Cheong Wa Dae. President Park and the two scholars discussed the issues of climate change, energy policy and cooperation in the science...


Korean, Chinese leaders attend special lunch, economic ...
Jul 07, 2014
President Park Geun-hye held a special lunch meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, who was on a state visit to Korea, together with First Lady Peng Liyuan, at the Korea Furniture Museum in Seongbuk-dong, Seoul. This was a reciprocal lunch meeting, since President Xi arranged...


From Africa to Mongolia, Korea pursues int'l cooperatio...
Jul 07, 2014
The Rural Development Administration (RDA) and the Korea Forest Service have embarked on a new undertaking in international cooperation related to agriculture and forest conservation, as they celebrated the opening of the KOPIA (Korea Project on International Agriculture) Center ...


Korea, China reaffirm 'good neighbor relations'
Jul 04, 2014
“Recently, the Chinese media referred to the Chinese president as ‘putting people first to please them' (親民樂民). I also heard the media write, in reference to you, “Where did the time go? (時間都去哪兒了).” President Park Geun-hye was quoting the Chinese media in fluent Chinese, who were...


President Park holds interview with CCTV
Jul 03, 2014
President Park Geun-hye expressed her vision and hopes for Korea-China cooperation on an interview with China’s state broadcaster CCTV on July 2. The interview was held a day before a Korea-China summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping, who will pay a two-day state visit to Kore...


President discusses financial cooperation with SC Group...
Jul 03, 2014
President Park Geun-hye met with the CEO of Standard Chartered Group Peter Sands on July 2 to discuss cooperation measures in the financial sector. The two discussed the galvanization of foreign exchange transactions between the Korean won and Chinese yuan, as well as SC's financ...


Seoul conference brings together global Ombudsmen
Jul 02, 2014
Heads of ombudsman institutions from 12 countries including the U.S., Canada, Austria, Malaysia, China, Iran, Indonesia and Thailand, have gathered in Seoul for a special conference. Under the title, “Ombudsman and the Citizens’ Lives, their Dynamic Relationship,” the 2014 Ombuds...


Korea, Pacific Islands cooperate in climate change
Jul 02, 2014
Korea and the Pacific Islands are joining forces to deal with climate change issues. The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) and the APEC Climate Center held a "Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in the Pacific Islands 2014" in Busan on July 1-2. This conference was und...