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Korea, US to bolster joint response, deterrence
May 19, 2015
Minister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-se (right) and U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry hold a joint press conference at the ministry headquarters in Seoul on May 18. The foreign minister of Korea and the U.S. secretary of state held a summit on May 18 where they agreed to str...


Korea, US reaffirm bolstered alliance, partnership
May 19, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (right) meets with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at Cheong Wa Dae on May 18. President Park Geun-hye met with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on May 18 at Cheong Wa Dae during his visit to Korea and reaffirmed the strong alliance between Korea...


Noble sacrifice becomes symbol of development for bilat...
May 18, 2015
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (second from left, front) salutes the national flags of both India and Korea at the Seoul National Cemetery on May 18, as he starts the first leg of his itinerary in Korea. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on a state visit to Korea, ...


‘Trust is an asset in Korea-Kuwait ties’: president
May 18, 2015
President Park Geun-hye met with Marzouq Al-Ghanim, the speaker of the Kuwaiti National Assembly, on May 15 at Cheong Wa Dae in Seoul. During the meeting, both exchanged their opinions on how to expand bilateral cooperation and exchanges between Korea and Kuwait. President ...


Civil applications centralized
May 15, 2015
The government's method of handling civil affairs and civil applications has now gotten “civil-oriented.” People occasionally undergo crises where they don’t know if they are entitled to receive benefits that they deserve, such as family support or unemployment benefits. E...


Korea, African nations to cooperate on farming, food
May 15, 2015
Korea and 18 African nations are now cooperating on developing farming technology and upgrading farming villages across the continent. The third Korea-Africa Food and Agriculture Cooperation Initiative (KAFACI) was held in Harare, Zimbabwe, from May 11 to May 13. The KAF...


Korea, Bulgaria to expand athletic exchanges
May 15, 2015
Korea and Bulgaria intend to increase bilateral exchanges in the study of sports and international sporting events, as well as between related sporting and athletic organizations. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Bulgarian Ministry of Youth and Sports ...


Korea, Japan continue close economic partnership: presi...
May 15, 2015
President Park Geun-hye met with representatives from the Korea-Japan Economic Association on May 13 who were visiting Seoul to attend the 47th Korea-Japan Business Conference. President Park Geun-hye (left) greets the delegation from the Korea-Japan Economic Association a...


'The 10 millionth book shows your power'
May 15, 2015
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Kim Jongdeok presents the National Library of Korea with its 10 millionth book after signing an inscription in it commemorating the ceremony. The number of books housed at the National Library of Korea (NLK) now exceeds 10 million, makin...


Korea, Bulgaria to forge 'future-oriented comprehensive...
May 14, 2015
President Park Geun-hye and Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev shake hands after their joint press conference on May 14 in Seoul. President Park Geun-hye held a summit meeting on May 14 with her Bulgarian counterpart, Rosen Plevneliev, currently in Korea on an official vis...