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RoK bolsters cooperation with ASEAN

World

RoK bolsters cooperation with ASEAN

President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea (RoK) on November 14 invited leaders of Southeast Asian nations to attend special summits that the country will hold in 2019 to mark the 30th anniversary of relations between the RoK and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

Korean President leaves for ASEAN summits in Singapore

World

Korean President leaves for ASEAN summits in Singapore

Korean President Moon Jae-in was to leave for Singapore on November 13 for annual summits with ASEAN nations and their dialogue partners as he strives to bolster relations with the region and drum up international support for his initiative for peace with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).

Vietnamese embassy visits two injured in RoK factory explosion

Society

Vietnamese embassy visits two injured in RoK factory explosion

Representatives of the Vietnamese Embassy and the Management Committee of Vietnamese Workers in the Republic of Korea, and the Employment Permit System (EPS) office on November 12 visited two Vietnamese labourers on November 12 who had been seriously injured in the explosion of the fluoropolymer factory in Wonju city on November 10.

RoK earns 680 million USD from farm exports to ASEAN in H1

World

RoK earns 680 million USD from farm exports to ASEAN in H1

The Republic of Korea's agricultural exports to the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) topped 680 million USD in the first half of this year, making the bloc the biggest importer of RoK farm produce, according to the Yonhap news agency.

RoK’s overseas direct investment surges in Q2

World

RoK’s overseas direct investment surges in Q2

The Republic of Korea (RoK)'s overseas direct investment rose sharply in the second quarter from a year earlier as investors focus on offshore investment in the manufacturing and financial sectors, the RoK government’s data shows.

RoK, DPRK officials meet in Indonesia

World

RoK, DPRK officials meet in Indonesia

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon met with Deputy Prime Minister Ri Ryong-nam of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Jakarta on August 18 just before the opening ceremony of the Asian Games 2018.

Vietnam, RoK intensify IT cooperation

Sci-Tech

Vietnam, RoK intensify IT cooperation

The Vietnam Internet Association has signed a cooperation agreement with the Korea Federation of ICT Organisations, aiming to develop bilateral relations and create a forum for businesses of Vietnam and the RoK to transfer technologies, services and industries relating to ICT.