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Korea shares governance experience with five East Afric...
Mar 20, 2015
A growing number of nations are showing an interest in Korean policies and systems of governance in terms of public administration. Recently, five East African nations attended a ministerial conference in Ethiopia to learn about Korea's e-government strategies, public administrat...


Remains of 68 Chinese soldiers return home
Mar 20, 2015
Members of a Chinese honor guard convey coffins containing the remains of Chinese war dead to a transport plane during a hand-over ceremony at Incheon International Airport on March 20. The remains of 68 fallen mainland Chinese soldiers that were excavated last year from some of ...


Gov't to support cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu
Mar 19, 2015
The Korean government announced on March 13 that it would give a total of USD 500,000 in financial support to the cyclone-ravaged Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. Vanuatu has been severely damaged by Cyclone Pam. A resident of Port Vila, the capital, dries clothes around his...


Korea, Uganda cooperate on good governance
Mar 19, 2015
Korea and Uganda have begun to share many of their administrative experiences, including ways in which they established online government services. Fifteen high-ranking regional government officials from Uganda are currently participating in the "Capacity Building Progra...


President outlines diplomatic results to political part...
Mar 18, 2015
President Park Geun-hye met with the leaders of both the ruling and opposition parties on March 17 to explain the outcome of her recent presidential visit to the Middle East. During the meeting, President Park urged them to support her policy goals in the National Assembly. “As t...


‘Busan center will reinvigorate economy’: president
Mar 17, 2015
"This innovation center will drive creative power and convergence, reinvigorating the economy and allowing both the city of Busan and Korea as a whole to grow by leaps and bounds." President Park Geun-hye said that when she was delivering her congratulatory remarks during the ope...


Remains of Chinese soldiers to return home
Mar 17, 2015
Korea and China have jointly held burial rites for the remains of 68 mainland Chinese soldiers that were excavated from Korean War battlefields last year. The soldiers were part of the Chinese People's Volunteer Army (CPVA). The rites took place at an interim mortuary inside the ...


'Korea-US alliance is an important axis of world peace'
Mar 13, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (center) speaks during the joint commission ceremony at Gyeryongdae, the combined headquarters of the army, navy and air force, in Chungcheongnam-do (South Chungcheong Province) on March 12.President Park Geun-hye has emphasized the strength of the Korea-U...


Korea, Qatar agree to broaden cooperation
Mar 09, 2015
President Park Geun-hye held a summit with Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the emir of Qatar, on March 8 in Doha. The two heads of state discussed cooperation on energy and construction, currently the foundation of their relationship, and agreed to strengthen cooperation in the areas o...


Korean cultural center to open in UAE
Mar 09, 2015
Korea's first cultural center in the Middle East is soon to be opened in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The opening of a Korean cultural center is the result of a memorandum of understanding signed in Abu Dhabi by Korea and the UAE during President Park Geun-...