Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Bloomberg ranks Korea world’s most innovative economy

"In the world of ideas, South Korea is king." Korea ranked first in the 2016 Bloomberg Innovation Index, with a top score of 91.31 points. This...
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Creative industries, cultural enrichment to bring economy back on track

Six government bodies will join forces to reinvigorate the economy, focusing on the “creative industries” and on “cultural enrichment.” The Ministry of Science, ICT and...
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National health insurance to cover traditional medicine

The Korean healthcare system will expand its insurance coverage to include more traditional Korean medicine treatments. Previously, patients were only able to get insurance coverage...
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Gov’ t gears up to bolster economy in 2016

The government has now set out its plans to strengthen exports and to stabilize domestic consumption. It will also work on stabilizing the housing...
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Presidential Archives open in Sejong City

Korea's new Presidential Archives open in Sejong City on Jan. 14. A new archive for presidential records and documents opened in Sejong City on Jan....
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Citizens will enjoy the fruits of innovation efforts: president

“I will make 2016 the year when the nation will enjoy the fruits of our innovation efforts, as we will all come forward and...
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A glance into agricultural technologies

There is now a chance to take a glimpse into the past, present and future of Korea’s agricultural development and related technologies. The Rural Development...
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Gov’t widens medical benefit for patients with cancer, rare diseases

The history of the healthcare insurance system in Korea traces back to 1963 when the medical insurance law was enacted. Despite its relatively short...
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Enjoy Winter Olympics with no language barrier

An MOU is signed in Yangjae-dong, Seoul, on Dec. 28 that covers the development of automatic interpretation and translation technologies. The above photo shows...
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Regular direct flights to launch between Korea, Croatia

Korean Ambassador to Croatia Suh Hyung-won (right) and Croatian Minister of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure Sinisa Hajdas Doncic pose for a commemorative photo...
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Korea, Japan reach an agreement on ‘comfort women’

Minister Yun Byung-se of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (right) and his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida present at a joint press conference held on...
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Korea, China work on movie, TV source material

Lotte Hotel World in southern Seoul is host to a conference that focuses on the joint Korea-China production of source material for movies, TV...
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Construction begins on Pangyo Creative Economy Valley

Participants in the groundbreaking ceremony of the Pangyo Creative Economy Valley celebrate the commencement of construction on Dec. 23, in Seongnam-si City, Gyeonggi-do Province. Construction...
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Korea, China, Japan increase exchanges in arts, sports

Korean Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Kim Jongdeok, Chinese Culture Minister Luo Shugang and Japanese State Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and...
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Korea, Japan discuss copyright laws in Tokyo

The 2015 Korea-Japan Copyright Forum was held on Dec. 14 in Tokyo. The theme of this year's forum was "Protecting the digital society from infringement...
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Korea, China open joint agricultural lab

Administrator of the Rural Development Administration Lee Yangho (seated, left) and President of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences Li Jia-yang (李家洋) (seated, right)...
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Korea, Sri Lanka work together on forensic criminal investigation

Crime scene investigators in Sri Lanka will now be able to use digital and DNA analytical tools during their investigations, as Korea's National Forensic...
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Gov’t builds archive of German reunification info.

Recently built by the Ministry of Unification, the archive has data and information about the reunification of Germany. Korea will now be able to learn...
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Korea holds summits with Poland, Hungary, Slovakia

President Park Geun-hye (right) and Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo hold a summit on Dec. 3 in Prague. President Park Geun-hye held a series of...
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Korean, Czech leaders expand partnerships on nuclear energy, sciences

President Park Geun-hye and Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka pose for a picture at the Liechtenstein Palace in Prague on Dec. 3. The two...

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