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President meets Corning CEO, World Bank president
Nov 05, 2014
President Park Geun-hye met with Wendell P. Weeks, chief executive officer and president of Corning, a U.S. maker of glass, liquid crystal displays, optical fiber and cable and other special materials, on November 4 at Cheong Wa Dae. "Corning has been a long-time partner of Korea...

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Presidents Cup 2015 comes to Songdo
Nov 05, 2014
While Korean golfers have been taking top spots in international tournaments for many years, there is now some more good news for local golf fans. The biannual Presidents Cup, first held in 1994, is set to take place next year in Songdo, Incheon's newest business district. Addin...

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Global youth cooperate on agricultural growth
Nov 04, 2014
The first-ever global meeting of the 4-H Club took place in Seoul from October 27 to November 1. "4-H" stands for the four Hs: head, heart, hands and health. It is a youth organization launched in 1914 in the U.S. aimed at engaging the world’s youth in a range of programs to deve...

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Korea, Vietnam boost environmental cooperation
Nov 04, 2014
Environment ministers from Korea and Vietnam held talks in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on October 27. During the 11th Korea-Vietnam Environment Ministers Meeting, Minister of Environment Yoon Seong Kyu had in-depth discussions with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Minh Quang on a...

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ITU conference calls for global flight tracking
Nov 03, 2014
Participants in the ongoing International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan passed a resolution to improve global flight tracking for civil aviation on October 31. Participants in the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference listen to presentations du...

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Asian legislative experts discuss IT laws
Nov 03, 2014
The second Asian Legislative Experts Symposium (ALES) took place in Seoul on October 29. The Ministry of Government Legislation and the Korea Legislation Research Institute organized the conference. Over 150 Eurasian legislative professionals and researchers from various organiza...

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President Park discusses cooperation with Dutch king
Nov 03, 2014
President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with the King of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Willem-Alexander during his state visit to Korea on November 3. The two leaders discussed measures to boost bilateral cooperation in energy, including nuclear power, water and wind power, as...

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President meets German foreign minister
Nov 03, 2014
President Park Geun-hye welcomed visiting German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier to Cheong Wa Dae on October 31. They held a meeting to discuss issues concerning Korea and Germany and ways to further boost bilateral cooperation. “Korea and Germany have developed special ...

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President emphasizes flawless preparations for Olympics
Oct 31, 2014
President Park Geun-hye visited the Alpensia Resort in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do (Gangwon Province), site of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018, and hoped for a successful hosting of the games, on October 30. “The successful hosting of the Seoul Olympics in 1988 helped Korea open...

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President Park holds summit with Rwandan leader
Oct 31, 2014
President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with Rwandan President Paul Kagame on October 29 to discuss cooperation on politics, the economy and other areas of interaction between Korea and Rwanda. President Park Geun-hye (right) holds summit talks with Rwandan President Pau...