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South Korean Government Plans to Establish 30,000 Smart Factories by 2025

South Korean Government Plans to Establish 30,000 Smart Factories by 2025

SEOUL, Apr. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean government is poised to bring the number of smart factories in the country up to 30,000 by 2015, with plans to train 40,000 skilled workers in preparation for the ever-expanding fourth industrial revolution. Speaking to small and medium size business owners during a meeting at the [...]

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 [...]

Korea Estimated to Have Lowest Number of Robot-Replaceable Jobs

Korea Estimated to Have Lowest Number of Robot-Replaceable Jobs

SEOUL, May 31 (Korea Bizwire) – The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) recently published a report that identified South Korea as having the lowest percentage of jobs at risk of being replaced by robots. The report ‘The Risk of Automation for Jobs in OECD Countries’, released by the OECD on May 30, used the database [...]