Friday, August 7, 2020

Korea unveils world’s 1st geostationary environmental satellite

The world's first geostationary environmental monitoring satellite Chollian 2B, which monitors fine dust and the marine environment, is unveiled on Dec. 4. The photo shows...

‘Techplomacy is win-win strategy for Korea, Denmark’

Danish Tech Ambassador Casper Klynge on March 22 emphasizes the significance of expanding “techplomacy” between Korea and Denmark in a discussion at Seoul Square...

Costa Rican student’s innovative timer helps non-Koreans make better kimchi

Maria Jose Reyes, a Costa Rican graduate student who developed a kimchi timer while earning her master's at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science...

Drone Show Korea 2019 showcases latest, greatest in drones

Drone Show Korea 2019 opened on Jan. 24 at the Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO). First Vice Minister of Science and ICT Mun...

1st English-language guide on Korean Peninsula mammals published

"Mammals of Korea" is the first English-language guide on 127 mammal species on the Korean Peninsula By = Xu Aiying and Kim Minji  Photos = Ministry of Environment A government...

Korea successfully tests 75-ton space rocket engine

Korea’s locally developed space rocket engine Korea Space Launch Vehicle-2 Nuri test-launches at the Naro Space Center in Goheung, Jeollanam-do Province on Nov. 28. By Min...

Korea’s 4IR technology products are introduced to the public

‘NEO’ is a robot railway police that has been developed by FUTUREROBOT Corporation. The robot was introduced to the public during the Korea Innovative...

OECD countries emphasize digital transformation in e-government sector

Minister of the Interior and Safety Kim Boo Kyum emphasizes the importance of digital transformation by actively applying new technologies to the public sector...

Korea’s new satellites about to take off

The new Chollian-2A geostationary weather satellite, to be launched from the Guiana Space Center at Kourou in French Guiana on Dec. 4 (local time),...

Korea to test-launch first homegrown space rocket

Korea’s first homegrown space rocket engine, the Nuri, is to be test-launched in October. (Ministry of Science and ICT) By Jung Joo-ri and Kim Young Shin Korea’s first homegrown...

Facts About Korea website gets new look

The renewed Facts About Korea website will serve as an archive of the errors that were found about Korea, and link to the corrections,...
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Scientists push high-tech farming

An AI discriminator can check the ripeness of each tomato. (Ministry of Science and ICT) By Kim Tae Won and Kim Young Shin  The Ministry of Science and ICT...
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Online video broadens Korean broadcasting

The Korea International Broadcast, Audio & Lighting Equipment Show (KOBA 2018) is held at the COEX convention center in Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu District, Seoul, from...
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Seoul to launch self-driving buses next year

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announces that it will build a cooperative intelligent transportation system (C-ITS) across downtown Seoul, in Seoul on...
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Scientists to release hair transplantation machine in 2-3 years

The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute plans to commercialize the hair transplantation machine that it's currently developing in two or three years. The photo...
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Korean gov’t to share farming knowhow across Africa

Agricultural experts from 18 African economies take part in a workshop on the mechanization of farming, at the Rural Development Administration on April 16....
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Seoul to set up ‘soundproof, energy-generating tunnel’

The city of Seoul is to install a soundproof and solar-energy generating tunnel along the Dongbu Expressway. (Seoul Metropolitan Government) By Kim Eun-young and Sohn JiAe A tunnel the...
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Parking at Hangang to become smarter, easier

The Seoul Metropolitan Government will adopt a ‘smart' parking system at 43 parking lots along the Hangang River in the first half of 2019....
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LG, Samsung top global design lists

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are ranked in first and second place, respectively, in the 'Top 10 Hague Applicants of 2017.' (WIPO) By Jung Joo-ri and Sohn JiAe Korea’s...
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Livestock industry sees new tech horizons

The Rural Development Administration develops an IT-based tool that can check on the health of pregnant pigs by monitoring their body movements in real...

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