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S. Korea to Adopt Enhanced Quarantine Measures to Fight Coronavirus

S. Korea to Adopt Enhanced Quarantine Measures to Fight Coronavirus

SEOUL, Feb. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea said Monday it will adopt more stringent quarantine measures against the new coronavirus by testing those who show symptoms after arriving from China and placing those who have been in contact with confirmed cases into self-quarantine. The measures, to be effective Tuesday, came as the country braces [...]

S. Korean Researchers Announce 5-Minute Test for Dementia

S. Korean Researchers Announce 5-Minute Test for Dementia

DAEJEON, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has developed a new method to distinguish the severity of dementia by analyzing brain waves. The Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine (KIOM), jointly with the Human Anti-Aging Standards Research Institute (HASRI), announced on Thursday the development of a new technology that analyzes brain waves [...]

Korean Language Proficiency Test to Be Administered in 73 Countries

Korean Language Proficiency Test to Be Administered in 73 Countries

SEOUL, Dec. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – The state-run Korean language proficiency test for foreign students and expatriates is set to be administered in over 70 countries worldwide next year, Seoul’s education ministry said Thursday.  According to the National Institute for International Education, the test’s administrator, the Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK) will be hosted [...]

N.K. Commander Responsible for Failed Missile Tests Removed from Party Military Committee

N.K. Commander Responsible for Failed Missile Tests Removed from Party Military Committee

SEOUL, May 11 (Korea Bizwire) – The North Korean military commander responsible for the country’s recent botched missile launches was removed from the ruling party’s central military commission, the results of the party congress showed Tuesday. The name of Gen. Kim Rak-gyom, the chief commander of the North Korean military’s strategic forces in charge of missile [...]