SEOUL, Feb. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) has announced plans to integrate a 60-billion-won supercomputer into its operations by 2020. The new supercomputer comes with an impressive computational performance of 50 petaflops, which means it can perform ten quadrillion mathematical operations per second, according to the KMA. The supercomputer unit 4 currently [...]
SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Meteorological Administration has released a report containing records of extreme weather last year. The report released on Wednesday chronicles the extreme weather conditions experienced last year, including heat waves and torrential rains, and describes their effect on agriculture, forestry, and the maritime industry, while also explaining the best [...]
SEOUL, July 13 (Korea Bizwire) – The Association of Korean Medicine (AKOM), which dropped the word “oriental” from its English name several years ago to supposedly reduce Western cultural prejudices, is clashing with the Korean Medical Association (KMA), again, over the launch of a pilot project promoting traditional Korean medical treatment as an alternative for elderly dementia [...]
SEOUL, Oct. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) came under fire due to the frequent inaccuracy of its weather forecasts at a parliamentary audit on October 10. Lee Seok-hyun of the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy stated, “One of three special weather reports turned out to be incorrect.” “It is confirmed that 2779 of [...]
Kia Motors America And DonorsChoose.org Launch Back-to-School Giving Campaign Benefitting High-Need Schools in the U.S.A.
IRVINE, Calif., Aug 29, 2013 (Korea Bizwire) – Kia Motors America (KMA) and DonorsChoose.org today launched a Back-to-School giving campaign to raise $3 million of support for high-need public schools across the country. For the second year in a row, KMA will make a matching contribution for each donation to eligible DonorsChoose.org projects during the month [...]