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South Korean Navy Joins PyeongChang Olympic Torch Relay

South Korean Navy Joins PyeongChang Olympic Torch Relay

CHANGWON, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s Navy joined the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics torch relay in Changwon on Tuesday. The Olympic flame was carried by a Navy official on Munmu the Great, the first time in history an Olympic torch relay has taken place on a Navy destroyer, according to the PyeongChang Organizing Committee. Representing [...]

World Toilet Association to Hold General Meeting in Suwon

World Toilet Association to Hold General Meeting in Suwon

SUWON, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – The World Toilet Association is scheduled to hold its fourth general meeting in Suwon to celebrate its 10th anniversary. The international organization dedicated to creating a toilet revolution is holding a general meeting next week at the Ibis Ambassador Suwon in Gyeonggi Province. Some 150 participants from 22 countries are [...]

Disabled Athletes Run PyeongChang Olympic Torch Relay

Disabled Athletes Run PyeongChang Olympic Torch Relay

GIMHAE, Nov. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The 2018 PyeongChang Olympics torch relay began in South Gyeongsang Province over the weekend, with scores of torchbearers holding the flame aloft, including disabled athletes. Paralympic swimmer Kim Se-jin and aspiring swimmer Kim Dong-hoon were among the torch bearers during the first day of the torch relay in South Gyeongsang [...]

Asia’s First World Club Dome in Incheon Attracts 120,000

Asia’s First World Club Dome in Incheon Attracts 120,000

INCHEON, Nov. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Tens of thousands attended the World Club Dome Korea 2017, generating economic spinoffs of billions of won for the local economy. According to the Incheon Metropolitan City Government, this year’s World Club Dome, which was held between September 22 and 24, attracted 120,000 people, with an economic impact of 128 [...]

Science Ministry to Hold Innovation Parade at Gwanghwamun Square

Science Ministry to Hold Innovation Parade at Gwanghwamun Square

SEOUL, Nov. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Science and ICT will hold this year’s annual innovation challenge parade at Gwanghwamun Square later this month. From underwater exploration robots to unmanned autonomous vehicles, a variety of the latest technologies will be on display at science ministry’s annual event. First held in 2015 with the goal [...]