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President Park meets with US House of Representatives d...
Apr 03, 2015
President Park Geun-hye met with a delegation from the U.S. House of Representatives led by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on April 2 in Seoul. They discussed Korea-U.S. relations and current issues on the Korean Peninsula and across Northeast Asia. The delegation members included ...


Korea shares biodiversity knowhow with Southeast Asia
Apr 03, 2015
Korea and four Southeast Asian nations have come together in Seoul to share their knowledge of and experience with managing and maintaining biodiversity. Eight public officers from four Southeast Asian countries -- Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam – have been...


High-speed rail contributes to balanced development: pr...
Apr 02, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (fourth from right) celebrates the opening of the Honam High Speed Railway on April 1. The Honam High Speed Railway officially begins service on April 2. After a six-year construction period, a high-speed railroad that can run at speeds of up to 300 kilome...


Innovation centers are bridges to the future: president
Mar 31, 2015
A startup center has opened in Pangyo, Gyeonggi-do (Gyeonggi Province). The Gyeonggi Center for a Creative Economy & Innovation is now the eighth such institution across the country. It will help small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) take advantage of the strongly e...


President expresses deep condolences on passing of Sing...
Mar 30, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (second from left, top row) attends the funeral for former Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew on March 29 at the University Cultural Center of the National University of Singapore. (captured image from a local Singaporean TV)President Park Geun-hye ex...

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Korea, Vietnam cooperate on bridge management
Mar 27, 2015
Korea and Vietnam have joined forces to maintain and manage a cable-stayed bridge. The integrated maintenance and management system for a cable-stayed bridge, a purely domestic technology developed in Korea, will be applied early next year to the construction of the Vam Cong...


Vietnam pushes judicial, court exchanges with Korea
Mar 26, 2015
On March 19, Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang visited a judiciary training institute which Korea helped establish and stressed the importance of bilateral exchanges between the supreme courts of the two nations. Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang (left) visits a lectu...


President meets Swedish Crown Princess
Mar 25, 2015
President Park Geun-hye met with Swedish Crown Princess Victoria and her husband Prince Daniel at Cheong Wa Dae on March 24. President Park Geun-hye (right) and Swedish Crown Princess Victoria and her husband Prince Daniel walk side by side at Cheong Wa Dae on March 24. ...


President to attend Lee Kuan Yew funeral
Mar 24, 2015
President Park sends her condolences to the people of Singapore on the passing of former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. She will attend his funeral in Singapore on March 29.President Park Geun-hye will attend the funeral of former Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who passed...


Korea-NZ FTA to advance bilateral cooperation
Mar 23, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (right) and Prime Minister of New Zealand John Key explain the results of their bilateral summit meeting, at Cheong Wa Dae on March 23.Korea and New Zealand officially signed a free trade agreement (FTA) on March 23. After holding summit talks, President P...