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South Korea Plans to Set up North Korean Human Rights Museum by 2019

South Korea Plans to Set up North Korean Human Rights Museum by 2019

SEOUL, April 14 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea plans to set up a museum on North Korea’s human rights by 2019 to raise public awareness about Pyongyang’s serious human rights violations, government officials said Friday.  The envisioned museum is expected to display documents and photos of North Korea’s human rights records and introduce testimonies of [...]

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 [...]

Learning from the Robot

Learning from the Robot

SEONGNAM, South Korea, Jan. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – The Hyundai Museum of Kids’ Books & Art (MOKA) is offering a special exhibit, themed Pictures and Books, for visiting children by having a moving robot follow them around to share information on different artworks in the museum.  The robot, entitled “Docent Momo,” was specially developed for [...]

University Creates Database with Rare Overseas Relics in Korea

University Creates Database with Rare Overseas Relics in Korea

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – Hanyang University announced Monday that it had completed the first year of a project to create a database for overseas cultural heritage in Korea.  Led by anthropology professor Bae Ki-dong, the team’s endeavor took off in September 2015 for a three-year investigation under the support of the National Research [...]

New Government System to Pay Artists for Their Creative Undertakings

New Government System to Pay Artists for Their Creative Undertakings

SEJONG, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced Friday that it will begin a pilot project of what its calling an ‘Artist Fee System’, in an effort to ease the financial burden on artists and help them focus on their creative endeavors.  Artist fees are wages paid to artists [...]