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President stresses global cooperation on Ebola, Eurasia...
Oct 17, 2014
President Park Geun-hye said on October 16 that the Korean government will provide humanitarian support to the international community's efforts to tackle the Ebola epidemic. She said the government will also send medical staff to the affected area. The president also emphasized ...

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Gangwon Declaration adopted by world biodiversity confe...
Oct 17, 2014
A high-level meeting of a U.N. biodiversity conference adopted the Gangwon Declaration on October 16. The declaration was adopted at the High Level Segment of the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP12), which took place in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do (Ganwon Province), on October...

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Korea, Latin America cooperate on public order
Oct 17, 2014
Experts from Korea and Latin America have pooled their ideas and expertise to tackle the law and order situation in their own countries. On October 15, Seoul played host to the third Korea-Latin America Seminar on Cooperation for Public Order, a seminar that invited high-ranking ...

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Future of tech featured at electronics show
Oct 16, 2014
Major electronics and information technology companies from around the world have gathered in Gyeonggi-do (Gyeonggi Province). The 2014 Korea Electronics Show (KES), which continues until October 17 at the KINTEX in Goyang, Gyeonggi-do, includes both the International Semiconduct...

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Korea to offer $2 million for Gaza reconstruction
Oct 16, 2014
Korea will provide an additional USD 2 million in assistance to help rebuild the Gaza Strip, Palestine, following military conflicts between Hamas, a Palestinian Islamic organization, and Israel across the region. Seoul’s pledge came on October 12 when international leaders gathe...

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President stresses Korea-Italy economic cooperation
Oct 16, 2014
President Park Geun-hye addresses the Italy-Korea business forum in Milan on October 15.Speaking to a group of Italian executives on October 15, President Park Geun-hye emphasized the need to extend economic cooperation between the Korean and Italian economies. President Park, cu...

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Deputy PM Choi discusses cooperation with UAE, Yozma Gr...
Oct 15, 2014
Deputy Prime Minister Choi Kyung-hwan met with Khaldoon al-Mubarak, a member of the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi and chairman of the Executive Affairs Authority, to discuss measures to boost cooperation between Korea and the UAE. Deputy Prime Minister Choi, who also serves as m...

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Asian Culture Complex launches art educational programs
Oct 15, 2014
A test program at the Asian Culture Academy, part of the Asian Culture Complex in Gwangju, will run between November 2014 and February 2015, before the academy's official opening next year. Construction of the Asian Culture Complex will be completed by October 2015, and it will b...

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President Park proposes future direction for global eco...
Oct 14, 2014
President Park Geun-hye stressed on October 14 that the world economy needs to overcome the vicious circle of low growth and launch a new era of economic vigor. She proposed this future direction for the world economy during the opening ceremony of the World Knowledge Forum, curr...

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Reunification plans include building infrastructure, es...
Oct 14, 2014
The Presidential Committee for Unification Preparation has laid out its post-reunification plans. At its second round of meetings at Cheong Wa Dae on October 13, the committee unveiled details and schedules across four areas: economics, society & culture, politics & law a...