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Real-name Registration System for Drones Coming Next Year

Real-name Registration System for Drones Coming Next Year

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Starting next year, owners of drones weighing up to 2 kilograms or more will have to report their drone to the government. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport on Wednesday announced legislation of the enforcement ordinance of the Aviation Safety Act, which classifies and manages drones based on [...]

S. Korean Drone Industry Makes Inroads in Africa

S. Korean Drone Industry Makes Inroads in Africa

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s drone industry has taken a first step towards foreign markets by expanding its presence in the African drone market. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said Tuesday it formed a joint civilian-government delegation with 10 local drone companies to participate in the African Drone Forum (ADF) [...]

S. Korea to Streamline Drone-related Rules to Bolster Economy, Create Jobs

S. Korea to Streamline Drone-related Rules to Bolster Economy, Create Jobs

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea said Thursday that it will streamline regulations on drones in the latest move to boost the fledgling industry and create more jobs. The road map calls for 35 revisions to existing rules and the modifying of guidelines to stimulate growth in the drone industry while enhancing public [...]

Polar Research Institute Boosts Understanding of Arctic Bird Ecosystems with Drones

Polar Research Institute Boosts Understanding of Arctic Bird Ecosystems with Drones

SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has successfully used unmanned drones to determine the spread and population of Arctic birds. A team of researchers at the Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI) said Tuesday that they had found pink-footed geese and ringed plover brooding eggs in the 82-degree north Greenland Sirius [...]