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1990

January 3
Establishment of the Ministry of Culture (Presidential Decree Number 12895)

2 main offices, 4 bureaus, 18 divisions, 11 officers
The executive office of the Art Academy was established.
2 divisions

1989

December 30
Division of the Ministry of Culture and Public Information into two divisions of the Ministry of Culture and the Department of the Public Information (Law, Article number of 4183)

2 main offices, 4 divisions

1968

July 24
Inauguration of the Ministry of Culture and Public Information (Presidential Decree Number 3519)

1961

June 22
Establishment of the Department of the Public Information (Law, Article number of 631, Cabinet Decree Number 21)

(Law, Article number of 353, Presidential Decree Number 1127)
4 divisions (Investigations Bureau, Public Relations Bureau, Cultural Promotions Bureau, Media Management Bureau)

1956

February 9
Abolition of the Office of the Public Information for transfer under the jurisdiction of the President

3 bureaus (Public Relations Bureau, Publicity Bureau, Media Management Bureau)

1948

November 4
Establishment of the Office of Public Information (Presidential Decree Number 15)

1 main office, 4 bureaus (Secretarial Office, Public Relations Bureau, Publication Bureau, The Bureau of Statistics)