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South Korea’s Answer to Silicon Valley Sees Rapid Growth

South Korea’s Answer to Silicon Valley Sees Rapid Growth

Gyeonggi Province, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Pangyo Techno Valley in Gyeonggi Province is growing rapidly, with annual economic output estimated at 77 trillion won last year. According to data released by the Gyeonggi Provincial Government on Tuesday, more than 1,300 companies had moved into Pangyo Techno Valley, also known as PTV, an industrial complex located [...]

Data Shows 1 1/2 hrs Daily Commuting Time for Seoul, Gyeonggi Residents: KT Corp.

Data Shows 1 1/2 hrs Daily Commuting Time for Seoul, Gyeonggi Residents: KT Corp.

SEOUL, Jun. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The average daily commuting time for those living in Seoul and neighboring Gyeonggi Province is 1 1/2 hours, a survey showed Wednesday. The survey of 420,000 long-term evolution (LTE) service subscribers in their 30 and 40s by KT Corp., South Korea’s second-largest mobile carrier, revealed they spent an average [...]

Yongin City Announces Additional Further Push for Electric Cars

Yongin City Announces Additional Further Push for Electric Cars

SEOUL, Jun. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid growing public interest and demand for more eco-friendly and energy-saving electric alternatives, the city government of Yongin is ramping up its financial support for renewable energy enthusiasts in an effort to broaden the use of electric cars in the region. According to the city government, an overwhelming number [...]

Gyeonggi Teams Up with Lawyers to Offer Free Legal Counseling Service

Gyeonggi Teams Up with Lawyers to Offer Free Legal Counseling Service

GYEONGGI, June 14 (Korea Bizwire) – From accountants to lawyers, Gyeonggi Province is accelerating its efforts to give opportunities to volunteers to share their specialized skills in the fields of medicine and law for the benefit of socially marginalized groups in the local community. After the appointment ceremony of labor attorneys, which will be held on [...]

S. Korea Develops Counter-battery Radar Against N. Korea

S. Korea Develops Counter-battery Radar Against N. Korea

SEOUL, April 25 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea announced Monday it has developed an advanced artillery-locating radar to help counter North Korea’s rocket threats more effectively. The mobile radar system, called “counter-artillery detection radar-II,” will be operational starting in 2018, according to the country’s arms procurement agency. “In recent tests it met all of the required operational capabilities of the military. It has [...]

Seven Years of Success for International High School’s ‘No Supervisor’ Exam Policy

Seven Years of Success for International High School’s ‘No Supervisor’ Exam Policy

GYEONGGI, April 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Dongtan Global High School in Gyeonggi Province is drawing attention as its ‘no supervisor’ exam policy continues to prove successful seven years after the school opened, with no breach of exam regulations reported. Since its founding in 2011, Dongtan Global High School has been conducting some of its exams [...]