Deputy Secretary-General Lee Jong-heon Attended the Opening Ceremony of Trilater...

On September 20, 2014, Deputy Secretary-General Lee Jong-heon attended the opening ceremony of Trilateral Cooperation Studies Center at Dalian University of Foreign Languages and delivered a congratulatory remarks.

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DSG Chen Feng and Lee Jong-heon participated in Academic Conference on Trilatera...

On 12 September, 2014, Deputy Secretary-General Chen Feng and Lee Jong-heon attended the academic conference on trilateral cooperation at Kookmin University.

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TCS Participated in the 10th Liaoning-Kanagawa-Gyeonggi Governors Meeting and Fr...

The 10th Liaoning – Kanagawa – Gyeonggi Governors Meeting was held on August 27th and 28th in Shenyang, China. Deputy Secretary-general Mr. Chen Feng was invited and for the first time attended the meeting, and gave a welcoming remark.

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TCS co-hosted Trilateral Youth Summit with ROK Ministry of Foreign Affairs – 2...

2014 Trilateral youth Summit was held on August 25-30, co-hosted by the TCS and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of ROK, with a theme of “Trilateral Cooperation for promoting peace in Northeast Asia- culture, economy, environment”.

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5th Trilateral Ministerial Conference on Transport and Logistics was held in Yok...

The 5th Trilateral Ministerial Conference on Transport and Logistics was held in Yokohama, Japan on August 25, 2014.

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1st Monthly Lecture of TCS LOUPE - 2014.10.16
The Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat (TCS) holds its monthly lecture series, TCS LOUPE starting from October, 2014. LOUPE stands for ‘Lecture on Uncovering Panoramic East Asia’. The lecture series bring together experts of China, Japan and Korea to explain compelling aspects of the three countries from a comparative perspective. LECTURE ONE “Making of CJK Cultural Contents” • Speaker: Professor KANG Myungkoo, Director, Seoul National University Asia Center • Date and Time: Thursday, October 16. 7PM • Venue: Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat Conference Room • Language: Korean • Availability: Open to general public (free open lecture) RSVP with your name and affiliation required  • TCS Contact: Soo Young YANG (syang21@tcs-asia.org) * Those who wish to participate are highly recommended to send an email with your name and affiliation to reserve a spot. • Location: Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat, S-Tower 20th F

TCS holds the Sixth Lecture of “Three Strands of Asia” – 2014.09.23
The Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat (TCS) held the sixth public lecture of “Three Strands of Asia” on September 23, 2014. The lecture was delivered by Mr. YE Xin, a renowned Chinese calligraphic artist and the board member of Chinese Culture Center about “Appreciation of Calligraphy in China, Japan and Korea”. The lecture gathered people with keen interest in the calligraphy of the three countries. The lecture by Mr. YE Xin elaborated the common standards of appreciating calligraphic works of China, Japan and Korea which emphasizes naturalness and vigor in writing styles. The lecture lasted for two hours with the presentation of different calligraphic works of the three countries and lively discussion among the participants. From this October, TCS will organize new monthly lecture series, TCS LOUPE which stands for ‘Lecture on Uncovering Panoramic East Asia’. The first series will feature ‘Pop Culture of China, Japan and Korea’ for the next four months. Those who are interested in this lecture series can check the notice of the upcoming lectures, and videos of the previous lecture from TCS official web.Speaker of the Sixth Lecture, Mr. YE Xin Mr. YE Xin introducing calligraphic works of the three countries

13th Trilateral Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting was held...
The 13th Trilateral Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting was held in Cairns, Australia on September 19, 2014 on the occasion of the Group of Twenty (G20) Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting. H.E. Mr. CHOI Kyunghwan, Minister of Strategy and Finance of the Republic of Korea; H.E. Mr. ASO Taro, Minister of Finance of Japan; and H.E. Mr. LOU Jiwei, Minister of Finance of China attended the Meeting and signed a Joint Message, reaffirming the need for trilateral economic and financial cooperation in order to achieve lasting stability and growth in the regional economy as well as the three countries’ economy, and stressing that the Meeting would serve as an effective platform for policy dialogue and coordination. In the Meeting, the Ministers agreed to play constructive roles in the recovery of global economy, together with other international consultative bodies including the ASEAN+3 and the G20. They also agreed to contribute to the sustained growth of the world economy and risk management through active cooperation among the three countries in the G20 discussion.  The next 14th Meeting will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan in May 2015.    Attachment: Joint Message of the 13th Trilateral Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting (2014.09.19) (From left to right) Mr. ASO Taro, Minister of Finance of Japan; Mr. CHOI Kyunghwan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance of the Republic of Korea; and Mr. LOU Jiwei, Minister of Finance of China The Meeting in progress

Deputy Secretary-General Lee Jong-heon Attended the Opening Ceremony of Trilater...
On September 20, 2014, Deputy Secretary-General Lee Jong-heon attended the opening ceremony of Trilateral Cooperation Studies Center at Dalian University of Foreign Languages (DUFC) and delivered a congratulatory remark. In his remark, DSG LEE expressed appreciation for DUFL’s efforts in promoting trilateral cooperation and the hope that the establishment of the Trilateral Cooperation Studies Center will inject new impetus into the trilateral cooperation. The TCS will jointly work with DUFL and other universities and research institutes of the three countries by conducting researches, organizing Track II dialogues, academic conferences and other activities so as to provide more intellectual support to the trilateral cooperation.  This is the second Trilateral Cooperation Studies Center established in China. DUFL is devoted to develop the Center into 1) a research base for trilateral cooperation in the fields of history, culture, language, literature, education, economy and trade, 2) a think tank for strategic cooperation among the three countries, and 3) a training base for top diplomatic talents who are experts of Japan and Korean affairs.Group photo Deputy Secretary-General Lee Jong-heon delivered congratulatory remarks

DSG Chen Feng Visited Korea Research Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology - 2...
DSG Chen Feng visited Korea Research Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology (KRIBB) on September 16, 2014 in Daejeon. Dr. KWAK Sang-Soo, Director of Plant Systems Engineering Research Center of KRIBB and Secretary General of Trilateral Research Association of Sweet Potato (TRAS), introduced the trilateral exchanges on sweet potato researches.Sweet Potato is the 7th largest food crop in the world, and about 74% of global production comes from China, Japan and the ROK. Scientists of the three countries launched the regular Trilateral Sweet Potato Workshop in 2004, and established the TRAS in 2012, with participants from China Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO) of Japan and KRIBB. The CJK scientists share the same vision for the general advancement of sweet potato in terms of food, energy, environment and health security in the three countries as well as in the region. Group photo with researchers from KRIBB

TCS participated in “KOREA-JAPAN Festival 2014 in Seoul” - 2014.09.14
TCS participated in the 10th anniversary of “KOREA-JAPAN Festival 2014 in Seoul” held at Coex, Seoul, on September 14, 2014 and ran its promotion booth with the exhibition on TCS activities, fan decorating workshop and tea ceremony. More than 300 people of different ages and diverse nationalities enjoyed the fan decorating workshop, drawing their original images of the trilateral cooperation. TCS also provided more than 20 kinds of teas from China, Japan and Korea at the tea ceremony with the aim to deepen general public’s understanding of common cultures of the three countries. KOREA-JAPAN Festival is one of the largest cultural exchanges between Korea and Japan supported by the two governments. This year’s festival brought record‐breaking 50,000 visitors and offered various traditional as well as popular culture performances. TCS promotion boothTCS information desk Tea ceremony Fan decorating workshop Drawing the wish for trilateral cooperation