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2012 Yeosu Expo Committee Chairman Kang visits Russia a...
Oct 07, 2010
Chairman Kang Dong-suk of the Organizing Committee for Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea visited Russia and Poland from September 12 to 18, 2010 to promote participation of the two countries in Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea.Accompanied by a delegation including Ambassador Bae Young-han, Director Gen...

Carnegie Mellon University (US) coming to Sangam DMC
Oct 06, 2010
Four research centers including Carnegie Mellon University Entertainment Technology Center coming to Korea Four research centers, including Carnegie Mellon University’s △Entertainment Technology Center, △IT & Software Engineering Center, △ Industrial Design Center, and △ Ar...

Collaboration between UNESCO and Seoul City
Oct 01, 2010
Seoul City and the Korean National Commission for UNESCO sing an MOU Seoul City and the Korean National Commission for UNESCO officially announced the logo for ‘Seoul as a UNESCO Creative City of Design’ and signed an MOU. Through this partnership, Seoul City and the Korean N...

Dokdo souvenir contest held
Oct 01, 2010
The province of Gyeongsangbuk-do held its second Dokdo Souvenir Contest this year, and displayed the winning products at the Daegu Gyeongbuk Design Center. A total of 51 entries including accessories, stationery, and kitchen wares were showcased for three days, from September 16 ...

Seoul sees its first high speed electric vehicles
Sep 30, 2010
The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced there are now five high-speed electric cars in operation in the capital city. The new vehicles are retrofitted RV’s, adopted to accommodate an electric motor. The cars went on official duty after receiving official license plates on Mon...

Painter Kang Dae-sung donates ‘Yeosu Geomun-do Lighthou...
Sep 30, 2010
The Promotion Center of the Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea, sitting at the entrance to Odong Island in Yeosu, will host painter Kang Dae-sung’s exhibition dubbed “Beautiful Yeosu,” which is meant to wish for the success of the upcoming Expo.   Painter Kang, the grand prize winner ...

Seoul hosts carbon emission trade
Sep 29, 2010
Seoul Metropolitan Government revealed on September 23 that it held its first transaction of carbon emission rights with the participation of 47 public offices and businesses from September 13 to 17. The trading of carbon emission rights is part of global efforts to reduce the ...

Cement silos reborn as world’s largest musical instrume...
Sep 29, 2010
Cement silos that were left deserted at a port will be reborn as the world’s largest musical instrument.Organizers of the Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea said on September 5 that the event had selected “the Sound Wave,” an artwork by Hankyong National University professor Hong Seung-pyo, a...

Gwangju city to raise funds to help flood-damaged North...
Sep 29, 2010
The Gwangju City South-North Korean Cooperation Committee (Permanent Chair, Jo Bi-oh), at a meeting on 16th September, 2010, decided to respond to the recent flood damage in North Korea by fund-raising and donations. According to the Committee, the recent torrential rain in Nor...

Air show commemorates historic events
Sep 29, 2010
(Photo: Yonhap News)The Korean Air Force's Black Eagles aerobatic team flies over Seoul on September 28, 2010, during the anniversary of the recovery of the capital in 1950 during the Korean War. The anniversary was held also to commemorate Armed Forces Day of Korea (October 1). ...