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Longing for unification at final stop
Oct 15, 2015
The opening ceremony for the Tongil Platform, or "Unification Platform", was held at Dorasan Station on the Gyeongui Line on Oct. 14. The Tongil Platform, or “Unification Platform,” was opened to the public at Dorasan Station, the northernmost station along the Gyeongui Li...


2nd Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference comes to Kor...
Oct 14, 2015
Officials pose for a photo during the opening ceremony of the second Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference on Oct. 14. The second Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference, where mountain experts from Korea and abroad come together, took place in Ulsan, Korea, on Oct. 14. ...


Korea shares wildfire knowhow with the world
Oct 14, 2015
Helicopters put out a forest fire during a joint firefighting drill on Oct. 14 in Pyeongchang. A joint wildfire extinguishment drill took place on Oct. 14 as part of the sixth International Wildland Fire Conference, currently underway in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province. ...


80 nations join forces to combat forest fires
Oct 14, 2015
Participants in the sixth International Wildland Fire Conference admire a replica of a fire fighting helicopter, or 'aircrane,' on display at an exhibition in Pyeongchang-gun County, Gangwon-do Province, on Oct. 12. More than 3,000 forest fire experts from 80 nations ...


President Park arrives in Washington
Oct 14, 2015
President Park Geun-hye deplanes upon arriving at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington, D.C., on Oct. 13. President Park Geun-hye arrived in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 13 to begin her official visit to the U.S. President Park will lay a wreath at the Korean War Vetera...


Gaeseong output exceeds USD 3 bil.
Oct 13, 2015
The Gaeseong Industrial Complex, across the border in North Korea, can be seen from the Dorasan Observatory in Paju, Gyeonggi-do Province. The amount of goods produced at the Gaeseong Industrial Complex since operations began there 11 years ago has now reached USD 3 billion (KR...


German unification gives valuable lessons: president
Oct 13, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (top, right) talks with her German counterpart Joachim Gauck on Oct. 12 at Cheong Wa Dae. President Park Geun-hye held talks with her German counterpart President Joachim Gauck on Oct. 12 at Cheong Wa Dae. During the talks, the two leaders agreed...


German president visits Seoul
Oct 12, 2015
German President Joachim Gauck (second from right) visits Changdeokgung Palace on Oct. 11, the first day of his state visit to Seoul. He poses for a picture in front of the Injeongjeon Hall at the royal residence. German President Joachim Gauck started his state visit to...


President to pay official visit to US
Oct 12, 2015
President Park Geun-hye will pay an official visit to the U.S. and have summit talks with U.S. President Barack Obama. President Park will start her itinerary by laying a wreath at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 14. She will visit NASA...


French leader to visit Korea next month
Oct 06, 2015
French President François Hollande will make a state visit to Korea next month to attend a summit with President Park Geun–hye. The above photo shows the two leaders ahead of the Korea-France summit that took place in Paris in 2013 du ring President Park’s official visit there. ...