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Education center visualizes reunified Korea
Nov 14, 2014
An educational institution recently opened its doors that will allow people to imagine what a reunified Korean Peninsula will look like. The Ministry of Unification opened the Center for the Unified Future of the Korean Peninsula on November 12 in Yeoncheon-gun, Gyeonggi-do (Gyeo...

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Korean, Indian leaders discuss deeper cooperation
Nov 13, 2014
President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 12 in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, to discuss measures to strengthen the strategic partnership between the two nations and to improve bilateral economic cooperation. President Park said that she...

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Korea, New Zealand take first steps in Antarctic resear...
Nov 12, 2014
The Antarctic Cooperation Center of Korea has now been established at the International Antarctic Center in Christchurch, New Zealand. An opening ceremony was held on November 3, and 50 people, including government officials and researchers from both Korea and New Zealand, attend...

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Arts, music enrich people’s lives
Nov 12, 2014
President Kim Dong-ho of the Presidential Committee for Cultural Enrichment delivers his congratulatory remarks during a conference aimed at helping to spread the value of cultural activities on November 12. The Presidential Committee for Cultural Enrichment recently hosted a con...

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Korean, US, Australian leaders discuss cooperation
Nov 12, 2014
President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with U.S. President Barack Obama and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Beijing on November 11. They discussed measures to boost cooperation and issues involving the Korean ...

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President outlines economic innovation plan at APEC
Nov 12, 2014
President Park Geun-hye profiled Korea’s three-year economic innovation plan at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Meeting on November 11 in Beijing. The president explained the plan during the second session of the APEC summit, on the theme of sustainable grow...

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President proposes APEC-wide transportation card
Nov 12, 2014
President Park Geun-hye proposed the introduction of a transportation card that could be used anywhere in the 22 member states of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum on November 11. President Park Geun-hye speaks during the APEC Leaders’ Meeting on November ...

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Search continues for technology to distinguish plant DN...
Nov 12, 2014
A working-level meeting to seek ways to distinguish seed and plant varieties by using DNA profiling is now underway in Seoul. The 14th Working Group on Biochemical and Molecular Techniques, and DNA-Profiling in Particular was organized by the Korea Seed and Variety Service, in co...

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Agricultural cooperation covers post-harvest losses
Nov 11, 2014
Korea and 11 Asian nations have shared their technology on the post-harvest handling of vegetables, including cabbages and chili peppers. A workshop was held in Indonesia on November 4 to distribute a manual on the post-harvest handling of vegetables. Professionals from Korea's R...

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'Tourism contributes to happiness, world peace'
Nov 11, 2014
“Tourism is not simply a means to create economic added value. It is an inestimable way to communicate that can contribute to the happiness of the world and to world peace,” said Minister of Culture, Sports & Tourism Kim Jongdeok on November 11. Minister of Culture, Spor...