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Korea, Central Asia discuss cultural exchanges, coopera...
Nov 26, 2015
Ministers of culture raise their joint agreement during the second Korea-Central Asia Culture Ministers’ Meeting, at the Asia Culture Center in Gwangju on Nov. 25. Korea and five Central Asian countries have agreed to host a Korea-Central Asia festival in 2017 that will cover c...

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President to attend COP21, meet with V4 leaders
Nov 26, 2015
President Park Geun-hye will leave for Paris on Nov. 29 to attend the COP21 climate summit. She will then pay a state visit to Prague and meet with leaders from Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia. The above photo shows G20 leaders in Turkey where President Park atte...

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Gwangju stands as cultural bridge with new arts center
Nov 23, 2015
Gwangju Metropolitan City in the southwest of the peninsula has planned a new arts center, part of the city's goal to be a bridge between the process of creating new art and cultural exchanges across Asia. The Asia Culture Center (ACC) will open on Nov. 25 as a multi-purpo...

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President emphasizes 'society free of war'
Nov 23, 2015
President Park (fifth from left) joins hands with ASEAN leaders during the 17th ASEAN-Republic of Korea Summit in Kuala Lumpur on Nov. 22. President Park Geun-hye emphasized the creation of "a society free from war and free from weapons of mass destruction” on Nov. 22 in...

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President calls ASEAN driving force for regional integr...
Nov 23, 2015
President Park Geun-hye and ASEAN leaders attend the 18th ASEAN Plus Three Summit in Kuala Lumpur on Nov. 21. President Park Geun-hye has expressed her hope that the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a community that is pursuing a single market and a symbioti...

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U.N. chief mourns death of ex-S. Korean President Kim ...
Nov 22, 2015
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon mourned the death of former South Korean President Kim Young-sam, crediting him for devoting himself to the country's democratization and carrying out bold reforms. "I cannot contain my sorrow after learning that former President Kim has passed...

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Park offers condolences over death of former S. Korean ...
Nov 22, 2015
This August 2004 file photo shows former President Kim Young-sam (R) shaking hands with Park Geun-hye, head of the opposition Grand National Party, during their meeting at his house. Kim, who has been hospitalized due to a high fever, died at Seoul National University Hospital on...

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Park supports accelerated talks on regional economic de...
Nov 22, 2015
President Park Geun-hye on Saturday supported the acceleration of negotiations to quickly conclude a regional economic deal at a summit with her counterparts from other Asian countries. South Korea is one of the 16 countries involved in the negotiations for the Regional Compr...

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Park arrives in Malaysia for regional summits
Nov 21, 2015
President Park Geun-hye arrived in Malaysia on Friday for a string of high-profile summits this weekend with regional leaders to discuss a wide-range of issues, including the economy and North Korea's nuclear weapons program. Kuala Lumpur is the third and last stop on her 10-...

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President stresses growth through innovation
Nov 20, 2015
President Park Geun-hye attended the 2015 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings on Nov. 19 held at the Philippine International Convention Center in Manila. President Park Geun-hye poses for a picture alongside Asia-Pacific leaders. President Park was attendi...