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Government Ministries Unite to Fight Roadkill Accidents

Government Ministries Unite to Fight Roadkill Accidents

SEOUL, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Environment will be joining hands with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport as well as members of civil society to decrease the number of roadkill accidents that occur on the nation’s thoroughfares. The Ministry of Environment announced yesterday that it was developing new guidelines, in [...]

Daegu to Establish 5G-based Services

Daegu to Establish 5G-based Services

DAEGU, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Daegu will be participating in a government project that aims to develop services that would create high-tech infrastructure based on 5th-Generation Wireless Systems (5G), allowing for autonomous vehicles and a “smarter city.” The local government of Korea’s fourth largest city announced yesterday that its consortium had [...]

Chinese Cars with Korean-made Batteries Excluded from Chinese Subsidies

Chinese Cars with Korean-made Batteries Excluded from Chinese Subsidies

SEOUL, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Sources in China say that electric cars equipped with Korean-made batteries were not included in a list of cars awarded subsidies by the Chinese government. According to industry insiders, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology in China announced on its website yesterday a list of car models that [...]

Survey of Tourists’ Top Buys in Airport Duty Free Shops

Survey of Tourists’ Top Buys in Airport Duty Free Shops

SEOUL, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Red ginseng was the most popular product among Chinese shoppers at Korea’s airport duty-free shops, according to a survey by Shinsegae Duty Free’s Incheon Airport branch. In addition, Japanese visitors favored dried laver products, while Southeast Asian tourists said they liked “Honey Butter Almond” products the most. According to [...]

Education Ministry to Propose Revamp of School Grading System

Education Ministry to Propose Revamp of School Grading System

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Newly proposed measures by the government to improve the current student grading system in South Korean high schools will be revealed in July by the Ministry of Education. Although high school transcripts are as important as the college scholastic test in the college entrance process, there is lack of [...]

Samsung to Operate Five AI Centers Globally

Samsung to Operate Five AI Centers Globally

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics’ announcement yesterday of plans to operate five AI research and development centers around the world gave industry insiders insight into Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong’s vision of the future, as Samsung prepares for the next generation of technological advancements. Experts say that Lee’s most recent global traverse following [...]