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Element AI Aims for Further Partnership with S. Korean Firms

Element AI Aims for Further Partnership with S. Korean Firms

SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Element AI, a Canadian startup for artificial intelligence-powered software solutions, aims to join hands with more South Korean companies to help them adopt its cutting-edge technology, company executives said Tuesday. Based in Montreal, Element AI is an AI solutions provider co-founded in 2016 by AI authority and professor Yoshua [...]

Visa Procedures Simplified for Foreign Material and Parts Specialists

Visa Procedures Simplified for Foreign Material and Parts Specialists

SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Recruiting foreign specialists and academics in the materials, parts, and equipment sectors will become easier. The Ministry of Justice announced on Monday that it will introduce a new electronic visa program for foreign specialists, following concerns that previous visa and administrative procedures related to recruiting foreign specialists in the [...]

Reeling from Japan Boycott, Travel Industry Turns to Custom Trips

Reeling from Japan Boycott, Travel Industry Turns to Custom Trips

SEOUL, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Hit hard by a boycott against travel to Japan, the travel industry is looking for a breakthrough with the rising popularity of customized trips where clients can choose the specifics of their travel . The number of users of “group-tailored travel service” by South Korea’s major travel agency Hana [...]

Majority of S. Koreans Want End to Japan Intelligence-sharing Pact

Majority of S. Koreans Want End to Japan Intelligence-sharing Pact

SEOUL, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — A majority of South Koreans want the government to push ahead with its decision not to renew a military intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, a poll showed Monday. Seoul decided in August to end the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA) amid disputes over trade and wartime history. The [...]

S. Korea Ranks Among Top OECD Member Countries in Treatment of Cancer

S. Korea Ranks Among Top OECD Member Countries in Treatment of Cancer

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea ranks as one of the leading members among the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in the treatment of cancer, medical data showed Sunday. The 2019 Health at a Glance report released by the Paris-based organization said Asia’s fourth-largest economy had the highest five-year survival rate [...]