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Korea, China open joint agricultural lab
Dec 17, 2015
Administrator of the Rural Development Administration Lee Yangho (seated, left) and President of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences Li Jia-yang (李家洋) (seated, right) sign an MOU to launch a Korea-China joint research laboratory, in Beijing on Dec. 11. Korea...


Korea, Guatemala collaborate on port development
Dec 17, 2015
Container terminals and ports in Guatemala, suffering from outdated facilities and an increasing throughput rate, will now be rebuilt and renovated. New modern facilities will be constructed and more piers and berths will be established, according to the master plan outlined by t...


Korea, Japan discuss copyright laws in Tokyo
Dec 17, 2015
The 2015 Korea-Japan Copyright Forum was held on Dec. 14 in Tokyo. The theme of this year's forum was "Protecting the digital society from infringement of copyrighted material." Government officials as well as academic and industry experts in the copyright field were in at...


Korea, Sri Lanka work together on forensic criminal inv...
Dec 16, 2015
Crime scene investigators in Sri Lanka will now be able to use digital and DNA analytical tools during their investigations, as Korea's National Forensic Service (NFS) has begun supporting forensic criminal investigations in Sri Lanka. The NFS will help with equipping digital for...


New variety store focuses on creative products
Dec 15, 2015
You may have once had to squat down to pull out a plug stuck in the socket. There is now a must-have product that can help you. It's called an "easy out" extension cord. This multi-socket adapter and extension cord helps you to pull out the plug by pressing a small button. Just p...


Gov't builds archive of German reunification info.
Dec 15, 2015
Recently built by the Ministry of Unification, the archive has data and information about the reunification of Germany. Korea will now be able to learn from its global neighbor’s experience. To mark the 70th anniversary of Korean independence and the 25th anniversary o...


Korea, Czech Republic agree to build partnership on med...
Dec 14, 2015
Korea and the Czech Republic have agreed to build a partnership on medical and health policies and industries. President Park Geun-hye's visit to the Czech Republic motivated the two countries to reach an agreement. On Dec. 2, the health ministries of Korea and the Czech...


Korea, UN seek ways toward disarmament, non-proliferati...
Dec 09, 2015
A conference in Seoul has brought together experts on disarmament and non-proliferation policies from Korea and the U.N. On Dec. 7, Seoul played host to the 14th Korea-U.N. Joint Conference on Disarmament and Non-proliferation Issues. The theme this year was “Unfinishe...


Park, leaders of Visegrad Group urge N. Korea to halt n...
Dec 04, 2015
PRAGUE, Dec. 3 (Yonhap) -- President Park Geun-hye and the prime ministers of the Czech Republic and three other central European countries pressed North Korea Thursday to stop its nuclear and missile programs and return to the negotiating table. South Korea and the so-called...


Park tours famous tourist attraction in Prague
Dec 04, 2015
PRAGUE, Dec. 4 (Yonhap) -- President Park Geun-hye took a stroll on Charles Bridge on Friday along with Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, a rare break after days of intense summits with regional leaders. The tour made at the request of the Czech Republic is the latest sign...