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S. Korea Lags Behind Rivals in Attracting Foreign Talent

S. Korea Lags Behind Rivals in Attracting Foreign Talent

SEOUL, May 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea lags behind rival industrialized countries in attracting talented foreign workers, various industry data showed Tuesday, despite the government’s effort to ease its visa issuance system to cope with the country’s declining labor force. The number of foreigners residing in South Korea jumped from 1.4 million in 2011 [...]

Chungju’s Smart Farming Technologies Bear Fruitful Results

Chungju’s Smart Farming Technologies Bear Fruitful Results

CHUNGJU, South Korea, April 24 (Korea Bizwire) – Chungju, North Chungcheong Province, is making optimistic progress with its smart farm initiatives.  The city launched the project in 2015 by equipping a laboratory at the local Agricultural Technology Center with ubiquitous information technology (u-IT).  The horticulture lab, used mainly for plant research and production, can monitor [...]

S. Korea Calls for Strengthened Technology Cooperation with Israel

S. Korea Calls for Strengthened Technology Cooperation with Israel

SEOUL, Apr. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s vice trade minister called for strengthened cooperation in technology with Israel Sunday to cope with the technology-driven fourth industrial revolution, the ministry said. Speaking to a forum in Tel Aviv, Jeong Marn-ki said South Korea and Israel can create synergy by combining Israel’s technological prowess and startup [...]

Autonomous Cars to Fully Take Off in S. Korea in 2028: Analysts

Autonomous Cars to Fully Take Off in S. Korea in 2028: Analysts

SEOUL, Apr. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Autonomous cars are forecast to become popular in the South Korean auto market in 2028, five years after they do so in the United States, according to analysts Monday. According to the industry analysts in a book published by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, self-driving cars [...]

Gov’t to Spend 41 bln Won on 3D Printing Technology in 2017

Gov’t to Spend 41 bln Won on 3D Printing Technology in 2017

SEOUL, Apr. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s science ministry said Sunday that it will spend 41.2 billion won (US$37 million) this year to develop core 3D printing expertise to nurture the fledging industry. The 2017 budget will be spent on various 3D printing businesses to spur demand and strengthen national competitiveness, the Ministry of [...]

Korea Uses Satellites to Maintain Agricultural Produce Freshness During Shipping

Korea Uses Satellites to Maintain Agricultural Produce Freshness During Shipping

JINJU, South Korea, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) – The Foundation of Agricultural Technology Commercialization & Transfer (FACT) is testing a self-developed shipping container maintenance technology that allows for the export of fresh agricultural produce via container ships.  According to officials, 614 kilograms of strawberries from Jinju, South Gyeongsang Province, are being shipped off to Singapore [...]

SK Telecom’s Travelling ICT Experience Center ‘T.um Mobile’ Goes to Barcelona

SK Telecom’s Travelling ICT Experience Center ‘T.um Mobile’ Goes to Barcelona

Seoul, Korea, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) today announced that it will bring T.um Mobile, a travelling ICT museum, to Barcelona to provide Spanish children with the chance to experience cutting-edge technologies. T.um Mobile will be opened as part of the Youth Mobile Festival (YoMo) Barcelona at Fira Montjuic, from February 27 [...]