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Park administration accelerates economic revitalization
Feb 26, 2016
An upgraded sovereign credit rating. The formation of a network of free trade agreements with 52 countries, including China and Vietnam. Opening 17 centers for a creative economy and innovation, and exporting this model of innovation centers to Saudi Arabia and Brazil. ...

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Gyeongsangbuk-do rings in new era in Andong
Feb 23, 2016
The heart of Gyeongsangbuk-do Province has now moved from Daegu to Andong. On Feb. 22, the provincial government officially left Sangyeok-dong in Buk-gu District, Daegu, a neighborhood in which it had resided for about 50 years, and built a new location in Pungcheong-myeo...

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Thank you for development cooperation, support: Palesti...
Feb 19, 2016
Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn (right) and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas pose for a photo on Feb. 18 prior to an honorary banquet in Seoul. Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, currently on a trip to Korea, discussed ways to boost bilat...

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North Korean nuclear weapons are unacceptable: Palestin...
Feb 18, 2016
President Park Geun-hye (right) and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas shake hands during a summit at Cheong Wa Dae on Feb. 18. President Park Geun-hye and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have exchanged their views on measures to boost bilateral cooperation between Korea a...

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Gov’t to push new industries for export growth
Feb 18, 2016
Korean citizens will soon be allowed to list their spare rooms at Airbnb or other accommodation sharing services, renting out their houses or rooms to visitors or tourists. Companies that develop brand new products, such as drones, wearable devices or unmanned vehicles, will soon...

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Free health checks for homemakers in 20s, 30s to be exp...
Feb 17, 2016
Young homemakers in their 20s and 30s will soon be able to enjoy expanded health checkups for free. Free health checkups targeted at homemakers in their 20s and 30s will soon be expanded across the country. In addition to the currently free checkups for cervica...

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'Peace will be brought to the Korean Peninsula'
Feb 16, 2016
President Park Geun-hye delivers a special address to the National Assembly in Seoul on Feb. 16 after North Korea's recent nuclear weapons and missile tests. "We will change the North Korean government and spread peace across the Korean Peninsula. We will spread our freedo...

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Government statement regarding the complete shutdown of...
Feb 11, 2016
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Government Statement regarding the Complete Shutdown of the Gaeseong Industrial Complex □ North Korea has pushed ahead with the extremely provocative act of launching a long-range missile on the heels of its 4th nuclear test, showing disregard...

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S. Korea starts withdrawing nationals from Kaesong comp...
Feb 11, 2016
Unification Minister Hong Yong-Pyo speaks during a press conference at the government building in Seoul on Feb. 10 that South Korea said it will suspend its participation in a jointly run industrial park on the border with North Korea, in response to Pyongyang's nuclear test and ...

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U.N. Security Council strongly condemns N. Korean launc...
Feb 08, 2016
South Korean ambassador to the UN , Oh Joon (C), US ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power (L) and Japanese ambassador to the UN, Motohide Yoshikawa (R) brief the media after their emergency meeting on the situation in North Korea at UN headquarters in New York, USA, 07 February 20...