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‘Korea to achieve moon landing by 2030 via homegrown rocket’

President Moon Jae-in on March 25 speaks at the "Space Strategy Presentation for Korea Following Nuri Thrust Engine Combustion Test" at Naro Space Center...

Incheon airport marks 20th year, eyes 200K more workers by 2030

Incheon International Airport on March 29 marked its 20th anniversary with an event held at Millennium Hall of Terminal 1. (Jeon Han) By Kim Yeojin and Yoon Sojung Incheon...

Forum proposes Korea-Latin America digital cooperation to overcome COVID-19

Minister of Foreign Affairs Chung Eui-yong on March 17 delivers a keynote speech at the Korea-LAC (Latin America and the Caribbean) Digital Cooperation Forum...

Public-private project in Seoul turns plastic bottles into apparel

The Seoul Metropolitan Government on March 10 said it signed an agreement with fiber manufacturer Hyosung TNC and used discarded transparent plastic bottles to make apparel including...

Free Wi-Fi on all city buses nationwide marks world first

Minister of Science and ICT Choi Kiyoung (left) on Dec. 14 tests free Wi-Fi on a bus at a bus terminal in Seoul's Yeouido district at...

High-tech robots for responding to nuclear disaster released

The Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute on Dec. 7 said it is developing an unmanned robot system for response to a nuclear disaster. The photo...

Korean-made AI curling robot beats skilled human team

The artificial intelligence robot Curly in March 2018 prepares its stone for a test match at the Icheon Training Center of the Korea Paralympic Committee. At...

Seoul district opens 10 smart, virus-free bus stops

By Kim Young Deok and Yoon Sojung Video = Seongdong-gu District Office High-tech bus stops that can protect commuters from viruses and fine dust and shelter them from snow...

Plan to build AI-based immigration control system announced

Deputy ICT Minister Kim Jeong-won gives a speech on July 23 at the opening ceremony of an artificial intelligence-powered identification and tracking system verification at Nuriggum...

Launch of Anasis-II marks new era in defense

Korea's first military communications satellite Anasis-II on July 20 is carried on the rocket Falcon-9 and launched at 5:30 p.m. in Florida at Cape Canaveral Air Force...

[K-quarantine ③] Test kit propels SolGent as globally known company

SolGent is Korea's only company that produces the main enzymes for COVID-19 test kits, with 20 years of gene detection R&D. The photo above shows a...

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In line with global acclaim for Korea's effective quarantine response to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), domestic companies are also receiving rising attention from...

[K-quarantine ①] Walk-thru booth maker eyes global expansion

In line with the global acclaim for Korea's effective quarantine response to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), domestic companies are also receiving rising attention from the...

Project launched to develop self-driving ships by 2025

  The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries on June 17 announced the launch of a joint working group to...

Korea launches world’s 1st satellite to monitor oceans, environment

The world's first geostationary satellite for monitoring oceans and the environment, the Cheollian-2B, on Feb. 18 is launched from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana at 7:18 a.m....

New museum library presents cultural heritage using digital tech

Visitors on Feb. 4 watch the Interactive Media Wall at the National Palace Museum in Seoul. The museum on the same day opened the...

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...

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