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S. Korea, Japan, China agree to speed up FTA, RCEP talk...
Oct 31, 2015
South Korea, Japan and China agreed Friday to accelerate talks aimed at establishing a three-way free trade agreement (FTA) and a new mega trading bloc encompassing Asia and Oceania, the government said. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said policymakers at the Tril...

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E-learning changes classrooms in Vietnam
Oct 30, 2015
There is a high school in Hanoi, Vietnam's capital. Walk into one classroom, and you will see high-tech facilities ranging from laptops to an electronic white board and an electronic lectern. On the student laptops and at the teacher's desk, interactive "smart" educational softwa...


Let’s continue the 1,000-year Korea-China friendship: C...
Oct 30, 2015
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has emphasized the close relationship between Korea and China. “The annual trade volume between our two countries has reached USD 300 billion, showing a 60-fold increase over the past 20 years. The annual volume of people-to-people exchanges bet...


Korea shares FEZ development experience with Vietnam
Oct 30, 2015
Korea will share its knowledge and experience of free economic zones (FEZ) with a group of Vietnamese administrators who are currently visiting Korea. Civil servants from Lạng Sơn Province in far northern Vietnam will participate in the "Local Administration Development Pr...


Korean, Japanese, Chinese leaders to meet in Seoul
Oct 29, 2015
President Park Geun-hye, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will discuss measures to develop trilateral cooperation among the three countries at the Korea-Japan-China Summit, to be held on Nov. 1 at Cheong Wa Dae. The above photo shows a trilateral ...


Korea, Ethiopia cooperate on reforestation
Oct 27, 2015
Representatives from the Korea Forest Service and the Ethiopian government hold a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, on Oct. 21 to discuss cooperation measures on forest greenification. Korea and Ethiopia will carry out forestation projects to help restore a devastated region of the Ea...


S. Korea to push for talks with N. Korea after family r...
Oct 25, 2015
South Korea will push for inter-Korean government and red cross talks in the near future after the on-going event of family reunions, Seoul's security adviser said Friday. "Regarding the South-North agreement, we will go ahead with government-level talks some time after the f...


Korea, Botswana hold summit
Oct 23, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (right) and Botswana President Ian Khama pose for a photo prior to the Korea-Botswana summit at Cheong Wa Dae on Oct. 23. President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with Botswana President Seretse Khama Ian Khama on Oct. 23 to discuss measures to extend c...


Korea shares knowledge of industrial accidents
Oct 23, 2015
Participants in the ILO-Korea Training Workshop on Employment Injury Insurance for Cambodia and Myanmar listen to a lecture from an ILO staff member. Korea has shared its knowledge and experience of industrial accidents with Cambodia and Myanmar. Ten public officers from...


Innovation in science, technology to solve global chall...
Oct 22, 2015
Minister of Science, ICT and Future Planning Choi Yanghee announces the Daejeon Declaration at the OECD Ministerial Meeting Daejeon 2015 on Oct. 21. The Daejeon Declaration was adopted at the OECD Ministerial Meeting Daejeon 2015 on Oct. 21. The declaration presents a fu...