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Korea, Greece, China, Turkey agree to cooperate on retu...
Oct 29, 2013
Korea, Greece, China, and Turkey signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate on the return of cultural assets seized by other nations in the past. The signing took place at the third International Conference of Experts on the Return of Cultural Property, an annual mee...


Policy goals set for cultural enrichment
Oct 28, 2013
The second meeting of the Presidential Committee for Cultural Enrichment was held at Cheong Wa Dae on October 25. Cultural enrichment is one of the four priorities of the Park Geun-hye administration. At the meeting, the committee and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism j...


President, GE CEO discuss creative economy, cooperation
Oct 25, 2013
President Park Geun-hye met with General Electric CEO and Chairman Jeffrey Immelt on October 24 at Cheong Wa Dae to exchange opinions about economic cooperation, investment and her creative economy vision. President Park and GE’s CEO discussed strategies to carry out her creative...


e-Government Forum discusses ‘smart society’
Oct 25, 2013
Seoul played host to an e-government forum on October 22 and 23, marking the second year in a row that the city’s organizers held a conference on online governance. The Global e-Government Forum 2013, with the motto “Smart Government & Smart Society: Openness, Sharing, Commun...


Korea, Poland hope for prosperity, extended cooperation
Oct 23, 2013
President Park Geun-hye hoped that both Korea and Poland could achieve prosperity and extend bilateral cooperation during a state banquet held at Cheong Wa Dae for Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski on October 22. President Komorowski is the first European leader to pay a stat...


Korea, Poland take ties to new level
Oct 23, 2013
President Park Geun-hye and visiting Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski held a summit meeting in Seoul on October 22 to discuss political affairs, economics, trade, defense, information and communication technology (ICT), health and medical services, culture and education.They...


Online community focuses on entrepreneurs, inventions
Oct 22, 2013
A new online community, Creative Economy Town, is going strong. It is a place where entrepreneurs can propose their new ideas or technologies and receive feedback on how to commercialize them. Launched on September 30 by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP), th...


Government auditor, UN launch anti-corruption database
Oct 22, 2013
The Korean government’s Board of Audit and Inspection (BAI) and the United Nations (UN) have joined forces for the publication of, “A UN-INTOSAI Joint Project: Collection of Important Literature on Strengthening Capacities of Supreme Audit Institutions on the Fight against Corrup...


President Park attends Police Day ceremony
Oct 22, 2013
President Park Geun-hye urged Korean police to increase public safety and to ensure the happiness of the people, on October 21 in Seoul. President Park expressed her appreciation for the dedication of, “all those police officers who work hard every day, ensuring the safety of the...


President Park’s autobiography published in Mongolia
Oct 22, 2013
The Mongolian version of President Park Geun-hye’s autobiography was recently published in Mongolia. President Park Geun-hye received a copy of the Mongolian version of her autobiography, "Steeled by Despair, Motivated by Hope," originally published in Korea in 2007, from former ...