Thursday, July 19, 2018
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 size of a soccer field -- approximately 7,192 square meters -- is set to be...
The Seoul Metropolitan Government will adopt a ‘smart' parking system at 43 parking lots along the Hangang River in the first half of 2019. With the new system, which applies IT to the parking spots, visitors can check spot...
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 two leading tech giants, Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics have topped the world's list of...
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 time. (RDA) By Park Hye-ri and Sohn JiAe The livestock industry is getting tech savvy. The Rural Development Administration (RDA) announced...
By Jung Joo-ri and Yoon Jihye Video = Park Jang-bhin Icheon l March 8, 2018 A high-tech curling match recently took place between a human team and a specially designed curling robot. The Ministry of Science and ICT hosted the match between an up-and-coming men’s curling team...
Media outlets are praising the state-of-the-art tech that was showcased at the 2018 Winter Olympics. The above photo shows a drone delivering the Olympic torch using some of Korea's newest 5G technology connection speeds in Seoul on Jan. 13....
KAIST chair professor Oh Jun Ho, head of the robot support team for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, poses beside his creation DRC HUBO-2, the first humanoid robot to take part in an Olympic torch relay,...
Recent research conducted by the Rural Development Administration reveals that dog breeds that originate in Korea, such as the Jindo (진돗개), the Pungsan (풍산개) and the Donggyeongi (경주개동경이), have distinct characteristics not found in other breeds. The photo above...
A launch ceremony for Korea's first official government weather plane was held at Gimpo International Airport on Dec. 20. The plane will carry out meteorological observations across the Korean Peninsula. By Kang Gahui and Lee Hana Photos = Korea Meteorological Administration A weather plane built...
The Korea National Park Service (KNPS) announces on Oct. 29 that it has succeeded in artificially breeding the endangered soanseahorse (소안 해마) by raising offspring collected from adult seahorses. Pictured is an artificially raised soan seahorse clinging to an aquatic plant. (KNPS) By Hur...
Director General Xavier Ouin of the French National Railway Company (SNCF) speaks with Korea Railroad Corporation representatives during a visit to an express train maintenance facility in Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do Province, on July 25. By Cho A-la and Lee Hana Photos = Korail Last week, the...
Director Choi Won-ho of the International Cooperation Bureau at the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning makes his congratulatory remarks during a ceremony at the first Korea-Russia Science and Technology Day, in Moscow on June 5. (Ministry of...

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