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New site corrects inaccuracies about Korea
Sep 07, 2016
On Sept. 1, the Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS), part of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, launched the Facts:Korea website, a new website designed to help correct inaccurate information that is out there about Korea. The site receives and de...


Presidential visit to elevate Korea-Laos ties
Sep 07, 2016
A news article about President Park Geun-hye's visit to Laos is published in the Vientiane Times, a local English-language newspaper. On Sept. 6, the daily published a written interview with the president. President Park Geun-hye, currently on a state visit to Laos, said in an ...


President reaffirms will to bolster Seoul-Washington al...
Sep 07, 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama (left) and President Park Geun-hye shake hands prior to a Korea-U.S. summit in Vientiane on Sept. 6. Both leaders vowed to bolster the bilateral alliance. President Park Geun-hye and U.S. President Barack Obama have once again declared their will to ...


Park stresses fair distribution of free trade benefits
Sep 06, 2016
President Park Geun-hye on Monday called for a fairer distribution of the benefits of free trade, underscoring the importance of "inclusive, innovative growth." During the summit of the Group of 20 (G-20) leading economies in China's eastern lakeside city of Hangzhou, Park als...


Park, Obama stress China's role on N.K. nukes, sanction...
Sep 06, 2016
The leaders of South Korea and the United States on Tuesday stressed China’s role in enforcing sanctions against North Korea and resolving the communist state's nuclear conundrum, saying the allies would continue communications with Beijing. During their summit in the Laotian cap...


Korea, Bangladesh collaborate on biopharmaceuticals
Sep 06, 2016
A group of Bangladeshi public officials, including the head of the country's Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA), look around medical devices at the Medical Device Development Center at the Osong Medical Innovation Foundation on Aug. 31. These officials are particip...


Korea, Italy discuss economy, nuclear issues
Sep 06, 2016
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (left) and President Park Geun-hye hold summit talks in Hangzhou, in Zhejiang Province, China, on Sept. 5. President Park Geun-hye and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi held a summit on Sept. 5 in Hangzhou, in Zhejiang Province, China. The ...


President emphasizes free trade, vision for creative ec...
Sep 06, 2016
President Park Geun-hye speaks during the G20 summit in Hangzhou, in Zhejiang Province, China. She urged the G20 to play a more active role in expanding free trade and in responding to climate change.President Park Geun-hye called for G20 governments on Sept. 5 to take proactive ...


Korea shares archiving experience with Asian neighbors
Sep 06, 2016
Archive specialists from Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Mongolia are greeted by a Korean official at the International Council on Archives Congress 2016, held at the COEX convention center on Sept. 5. Korea is sharing its archiving expertise with its Asian neighbors. Thirty-fo...


Park calls for Saudi Arabia's support for N.K. denuclea...
Sep 06, 2016
President Park Geun-hye on Monday called on Saudi Arabia to actively support the ongoing global efforts to block North Korea's nuclear ambitions, her office Cheong Wa Dae said. During her talks with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman, Park also pledged to support the M...