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Korea Annual 2014
Price per Unit (piece): KRW 30,000
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Author: Yonhap News
Publisher: Yonhap News Agency
Pub. Date: Jun 2014
Pages: 688
Cover: Paperback
Dimensions (in inches): 5.19 x 8.14 x 1.02
ISBN: 9788974331139
Language: English
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Yonhap News Agency, South Korea's main newswire service, has published the 2014 edition of "Korea Annual," an English almanac that covers all the main events and issues that defined the country last year.
This year's edition, published for the second time since 2004, aims to better inform foreign government organizations, businesses and people of South Korea. It is also the only English-language almanac published in the country.
The almanac contains all the latest information on South Korea and covers a wide range of areas including politics, economy, society, culture, sports and North Korea. It also contains general information on the country's history, geography, language, customs.
In particular, the almanac provides detailed coverage of the opening of era of South Korea's first woman president Park Geun-hye, the longest-ever railway union strike and the shutdown of Kaesong industrial park etc.
Various chronological tables, key statistics have also been included.
This year, the almanac's layout has been enhanced with photos and graphics. It has been made into a handbook for easier use.


Contents

CHRONOLOGY 2013
HIGHLIGHTS IN KOREA
opening of Era of Korea's First Female President
Spy Agency's Suspected intervention in Presidential Election
Rep. Lee Arrested for Rebellion Charge
2007 Inter-Korean Summit Minutes Leakage
Economic Democratization and Abuse of Power By large Companies
South Korean Sports Stars 'Ryu Hyun-jin, Choo Shin-soo, Park in- bee' Perform Well in the United States
Nuclear Plant Bribery Scandal and Power Shortage Crisis
Collection of Unpaid Fines from Two Former presidents
Controversy Over Basic Pension
Longest-Ever Railway Union Strike
Shutdown of Kaesong Industrial Park

PEOPLE IN FOCUS
Overview
Politics
Economy
Social Affairs
Culture
Sports
North Korea

LAND, CLIMATE, POPULATION
Land
Climate
Population

GOVERNMENT
Overview
President
Cabinet
Unification
Diplomacy
Judicial Affairs and Prosecution
National Defense
Public Administration and National Police
National Assembly
Political Parties
Court
Constitutional Court
national Election Commission

ECONOMY
Economic Trends in 2013
2013 Economic Growth
Consumer Prices
Money Supply and Finance
Trade and Balance of Payments
Public Finance
Taxation
Fair Trade
Economic Cooperation
Agriculture, Forestry and Livestock
Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
Manufacturing
Construction and Transportation
Housing and Real Estate
Energy and Resources
Information and Telecommunications
Financial Industry
Retail Industry
Small and Medium-Sized Companies
Chaebol

SOCIAL AFFAIRS
National Life
Labor
Public Health and Drugs
Environment
Public welfare
Patriots and Veteran Affairs
The Elderly, Women and Youth
Consumer Protection
Overseas Koreans and Multicultural Society
Crimes
Accidents and Disasters

EDUCATION
Overview
Education Policy
Pre-School Education and Primary, Secondary Schools
Tertiary Education
Key Developments in Education Circles

CULTURE
Cultural Policy
Mass Communication
New Media
Publishing
Advertising
Academia
Science and Technology
Medicine
Literature
Fine Art
Music
Theater Plays and Musicals
Dance
Movie
Religion
Cultura Assets
Tourism
Fashion

SPORTS
Overview
Professional Sports and others
The 94th National sports Festival
The 94th National Winter sports Festival

PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT
Seoul Metropolitan City
Busan Metropolitan City
Daegu Metropolitan City
Incheon Metropolitan City
Gwangju Metropolitan City
Daejeon Metropolitan City
Ulsan Metropolitan City
Sejong Metropolitan Autonomous City
Gyeonggi Province
Gangwon Province
North Chungcheong Province
South Chungcheong Province
North Jeolla Province
South Jeolla Province
North Gyeongsang Province
South Gyeongsang Province
Jeju Special Self-Governing Province

NORTH KOREA
Top 10 News Stories of North Korea in2013
Introduction
Politics
Military
Diplomacy
Economy
Society
Culture and Sports
Inter-Korean Relations

CHRONOLOGY OF KOREA

KOREA IN BRIEF
Korean History
Geography
People and Language
Customs
National Flag of S.Korea
National Anthem of S.Korea

DOCUMENTS
Remarks by President Park Geun- hye on the 94th March First Independence Movement Day
Address by President Park Geun- hye of the Republic of Korea to the Joint Session of the Unites States Congress
Address by President Park Geun- hye on the 68th Anniversary of Liveration
Address by President Park Geun- hye on the 65th Armed Forces Day the 2013 APEC CEO Summit in the Republic of Indonesia
Remarks by President Park Geun- hye at the Parliament of the United Kingdom
Address by President Park Geun- hye at the national assembly on Government Proposal for Fy 2014 Budget Plan and Fiscal Operations
Remarks by oresident Park Geun- hye at the Opening Ceremonyof the Headquarters of the Green climate Fund
Statement by the Spokesperson of the ROK Government on Japanese Prime Minister Abe's Visit to the Yasukuni Shrine

STATISTICS
DIRECTORIES
government Directory
Heads of Government organs
Diplomatic Directory
Social and Cultural Directory
 
 

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