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Relief team to help Nepali earthquake victims
Apr 29, 2015
Korean relief workers and search and rescue teams have begun their mission in Nepal. The Himalayan country was devastated by a series of earthquakes over the weekend, causing many casualties. Five relief workers and ten rescuers arrived in Kathmandu on April 28. They rece...

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Silk Road nations discuss Eurasia tourism
Apr 28, 2015
Thirty-one nations along the Silk Road have taken part in a tourism policy meeting in Seoul. The fifth UNWTO Silk Road Task Force Meeting was held on April 23 and 24 where participants discussed tourism promotion strategies and implementation along the ancient Silk Road. T...

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President's diplomatic efforts bear fruit
Apr 28, 2015
President Park Geun-hye returned on April 27 from her visit to four South American countries: Colombia, Peru, Chile and Brazil. According to Cheong Wa Dae, the visit expanded the president's diplomatic efforts to include South America and strengthened the country's partn...

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Korea, Brazil to cooperate in creative economy
Apr 27, 2015
Korea and Brazil signed a series of agreements on cooperation related to the creative economy agenda on April 24, after a bilateral summit between President Park Geun-hye and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, during President Park's official visit to the Latin American nation. ...

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Korea, Brazil vow cooperation in high value-added indus...
Apr 27, 2015
President Park Geun-hye held a summit with her Brazilian counterpart President Dilma Rousseff, on April 24. During the talks, the two leaders had an in-depth discussion on many issues of common interest, including strategies for expanding practical cooperation across eco...

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President Park expresses condolences to quake victims i...
Apr 27, 2015
President Park Geun-hye sent a letter of consolation to her Nepali counterpart President Ram Baran Yadav on April 27, in response to the massive earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25. President Park Geun-hye expresses her deepest condolences in a letter to Nepali President R...

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President Park praises Antarctic researchers
Apr 24, 2015
President Park Geun-hye called the King Sejong Station in Antarctica and delivered words of encouragement to the base's researchers on April 23 during her visit to Chile. The president complimented the researchers studying Antarctica at the base, who carry out their duti...

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President Park emphasizes Korea-Chile assembly cooperat...
Apr 24, 2015
President Park Geun-hye, currently visiting Chile, highlighted the need to enhance assembly-level cooperation and exchange between Korea and Chile and the role of legislators. The president visited the Former Congress National Building on April 22 (local time in Chile)...

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President stresses e-commerce, investment, electricity ...
Apr 23, 2015
President Park Geun-hye laid out proposals for economic cooperation between Korea and Chile to upgrade the existing bilateral relationship into a comprehensive strategic partnership. "Our bilateral trade increased sharply after the free trade agreement (FTA) between ...

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Korea, Chile to upgrade FTA, cooperate on new growth in...
Apr 23, 2015
President Park Geun-hye and Chilean President Michelle Bachelet discussed how to upgrade the free trade agreement (FTA) between their two countries and strengthen cooperation on high value-added areas at a bilateral summit on April 22. During the summit at the presidentia...