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Director Kim Ki-duk Faces New Sexual Assault Allegations

Director Kim Ki-duk Faces New Sexual Assault Allegations

SEOUL, March 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Kim Ki-duk, an internationally acclaimed filmmaker, has demanded actresses have sex with him and raped one of them, according to testimonies from victims. MBC TV’s investigative news show “PD’s Notepad” on Tuesday exposed more dirt on alleged sexual misconduct involving Kim and actor Cho Jae-hyun, who has frequently appeared [...]

S. Korea, France Seek to Expand Aerospace Tie-Up

S. Korea, France Seek to Expand Aerospace Tie-Up

SEOUL, Dec. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea and France sought to expand their ties in the aerospace sector on Monday in an effort to further develop related technology and pioneer the emerging market.  The agreement came at the “Korea-France Space Forum,” organized by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, which brought together [...]

S. Korea to Offer Satellite Imagery from New Commercial Satellite

S. Korea to Offer Satellite Imagery from New Commercial Satellite

SEOUL, July 4 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea is all set to provide the world with high-resolution commercial satellite imagery from its new satellite, a government ministry said Monday.  The Korea Multipurpose Satellite-3A (KOMSAT-3A), also known as the Arirang-3A, was put into orbit in March last year as part of South Korea’s efforts to emerge [...]

Korean Government Aims for the Moon with Space Exploration Investment

Korean Government Aims for the Moon with Space Exploration Investment

SEOUL, Feb. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korean government has announced that 200 billion won will be invested in space exploration over the next three years. For the first time in Korean history, plans to explore the moon will be established. Through the project, a shuttle that will orbit the moon and a satellite that [...]

‘The Martian’ Boosts Interest in Space

‘The Martian’ Boosts Interest in Space

SEOUL, Nov.6 (Korea Bizwire) – As the sci-fi blockbuster movie ‘The Martian’ became a box office hit, items related to space, science and NASA are also in high demand. According to the online shopping mall 11st, sales of telescopes have increased 32 percent during the three weeks since ‘The Martian’ opened (October 8 to October [...]