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Today in Korean history

All News 14:00 January 29, 2016

Jan. 30

1954 -- The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) launches its Korean committee.

1967 -- The Korea Exchange Bank is founded.

1974 -- South Korea and Japan sign an agreement on the zoning of their continental shelves.

1992 -- North Korea signs the nuclear safeguards agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

2003 -- Ewha Woman's University decides to abolish a 50-year-old regulation forbidding its students from marrying before graduation.

2012 -- North Korea revises laws on foreign investment.

2013 -- South Korea successfully launches its first-ever space rocket, the Korea Space Launch Vehicle-1 (KSLV-1), also known as Naro. The satellite carried by the rocket was later confirmed to have entered its intended orbit.

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