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Korea, China, Japan consider extending joint exchange p...
Aug 14, 2013
A joint committee involving educators, experts, and lawmakers from Korea, China, and Japan was held in Tokyo on August 6 to discuss ways to develop Campus Asia, a trilateral higher education exchange program. The meeting participants discussed ways to extend the number of member ...

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Korea, Vietnam share expertise in economic, administrat...
Aug 13, 2013
High-ranking Vietnamese government officials recently visited Korea to share expertise in economic development and administrative reform. A total of 22 Vietnamese government officials from Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics and Public Administration have been participating ...

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Korea, Uganda to enhance cooperation in tourism
Aug 12, 2013
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Yoo Jinryong met with Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage of Uganda Maria Mutagamba on August 9 at the culture ministry’s headquarters located in downtown Seoul, to discuss bilateral exchanges in tourism between Korea and Uganda. ...

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President appoints new ambassadors to Korea
Aug 09, 2013
President Park Geun-hye appointed new ambassadors from four countries to Korea on August 8 at Cheong Wa Dae. This is the second time she has appointed overseas ambassadors to Korea since her inauguration. Four ambassadors -- William Paterson from Australia, Guadalupe Jeanne Palom...

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Humanities are basis for cultural prosperity: President
Aug 09, 2013
President Park Geun-hye met with well-known figures in the culture and the humanities arena on August 7 at Cheong Wa Dae. A total of 13 people, including including Yonsei University Professor Yoo Jong-ho, Ewha Womans University Professor Kim U-Chang, and novelists Yi In-hwa and P...

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Korea, Afghanistan to boost cultural cooperation
Aug 08, 2013
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Yoo Jinryong met with Afghanistan’s Minister of Information and Culture Sayed Makhdoom Raheen on August 7 at the culture ministry’s headquarters located in downtown Seoul, to discuss bilateral exchanges in culture and tourism between Korea ...

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Beijing hosts 5th Korea-China Forum for Senior Journali...
Aug 01, 2013
With the goal of boosting friendship between Korea and China through upgraded media cooperation, the fifth Korea-China Forum for Senior Journalists was held in Beijing, China on July 29. Senior journalists of the two countries discuss the media’s roles and cooperative ways f...

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President Park meets Duke of Gloucester
Jul 31, 2013
President Park Geun-hye met with the Duke of Gloucester who visited Korea on the invitation of Prime Minister Chung Hong-won for the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the armistice ending the Korean War (1950-1953). President Park Geun-hye (left) shakes hands with the...

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DPM Hyun stresses caution in exit strategy at G20 meeti...
Jul 31, 2013
Deputy Prime Minister Hyun Oh-seok stressed the need for moderation and communication in monetary policies among countries in order to ease market uncertainties due to the U.S. exit strategy on stimulus policy at the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting in Mo...

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Insurance coverage to expand for four major diseases in...
Jul 30, 2013
The Korean government has moved forward with a plan to help citizens reduce medical expenses, especially for diseases requiring intensive care such as cancer, heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, and rare and intractable diseases.The government agreed to gradually expand healt...