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Social Robot Patent Applications Rise Sharply on AI, Robotics Advances: Data

Social Robot Patent Applications Rise Sharply on AI, Robotics Advances: Data

SEOUL, Apr. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The application of patents for social robots that can interact and communicate with humans has risen sharply in South Korea in recent years with the advances being made in robotics and artificial intelligence, government data showed Tuesday. Social robot patent applications have surged more than 20 percent annually since [...]

S. Koreans Think 67.2 is Appropriate Age to be Considered Old: Poll

S. Koreans Think 67.2 is Appropriate Age to be Considered Old: Poll

SEOUL, Apr. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The age at which South Koreans think a person can be considered old has been pushed back to reflect the general aging of the population, a new poll showed Tuesday. The survey released by Hyundai Research Institute (HRI), a private think tank, showed respondents believed 67.2 should be viewed [...]

Over 90 pct of NK Defectors ‘Proud’ to be S. Koreans: Poll

Over 90 pct of NK Defectors ‘Proud’ to be S. Koreans: Poll

SEOUL, Apr. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Nine out of 10 North Korean defectors said they were proud to be South Koreans, a survey showed Saturday. According to the poll by the Korea Hana Foundation, a South Korean unification ministry affiliate, 92.3 percent of 2,663 North Korean defectors said they were proud to be South Korean [...]

Single People Hate To Be Asked Whether They Have a Partner, Survey Says

Single People Hate To Be Asked Whether They Have a Partner, Survey Says

SEOUL, April 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Single Koreans in their 20s and 30s say being asked whether they have a partner or not is the most stressful question they can be asked, according to a new survey released yesterday. The survey, conducted by South Korean marriage-oriented dating website Duo, also revealed seven in ten single people [...]

1 in 4 S. Koreans Suffer from Mental Illness: Survey

1 in 4 S. Koreans Suffer from Mental Illness: Survey

SEOUL, Apr. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — One out of every four South Korean adults have experienced an addiction or other form of mental health issue at least one time in their lives, a government survey showed Wednesday. The survey showed that 25.4 percent of South Koreans are likely to cope with a mental disorder at [...]

1 in 3 Plastic Surgery Reviews is Fake, Watchdog Warns

1 in 3 Plastic Surgery Reviews is Fake, Watchdog Warns

SEOUL, April 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Beware of suspicious online reviews of plastic surgery clinics that sound too positive, South Korea’s advertisement watchdog warns. A report published by the Korea Internet Advertising Foundation (KIAF) yesterday revealed nearly one in three positive reviews on the Internet about plastic surgery is thought to be fake, reviews which [...]

8 in 10 South Koreans Believe 4th Industrial Revolution Will See Fewer Jobs

8 in 10 South Koreans Believe 4th Industrial Revolution Will See Fewer Jobs

SEOUL, April 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Eight out of ten people in South Korea believe the fourth industrial revolution will see advanced technologies such as AI and automation take away jobs from people, a recent survey has revealed. The survey, conducted by market researcher Trend Monitor and published yesterday, asked 1,000 smartphone users aged between [...]

Majority of Americans Support Using Force Against China to Defend Asian Allies: Survey

Majority of Americans Support Using Force Against China to Defend Asian Allies: Survey

WASHINGTON, Apr. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A majority of Americans support using force against China to defend South Korea or other Asian allies in the event of a military conflict, a survey showed Tuesday. The Pew Research survey, conducted among 1,505 people Feb.16-March 15, found that 58 percent back the use of force against Beijing [...]

Autonomous Cars to Fully Take Off in S. Korea in 2028: Analysts

Autonomous Cars to Fully Take Off in S. Korea in 2028: Analysts

SEOUL, Apr. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Autonomous cars are forecast to become popular in the South Korean auto market in 2028, five years after they do so in the United States, according to analysts Monday. According to the industry analysts in a book published by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, self-driving cars [...]