Reporter's Note

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Samsung Electronics said on October 7 that it estimated its third-quarter operating profit at 7.3 trillion won, up 5.8 percent from the second quarter’s 6.9 trillion won and up 79.8 percent from the third quarter of last year when the company hit the bottom.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Lee Hoe-sung, a Korea University professor has been elected new chair the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the UN body tasked with assessing climate science. Prof. Lee is a brother of former South Korean Prime Minister Lee Hoi-chang.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Asiana Airlines donated around 5,000 books in Korean to two middle schools in Bangkok, Thailand jointly with Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education, marking the Korean Alphabet Day, known as Hangeul Day, on Oct.9.


Monday, September 7th, 2015

The OECD Ministerial Meeting Daejeon 2015/ World Science & Technology Forum is scheduled for October 19-21 at the Daejeon Convention Center (DCC).

Monday, August 17th, 2015

The Gender Summits are a series of interconnected conferences held all over the world to bring together scientists


committee for standardization
Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

In North Korea, standards laws pertain to North Korea’s standardization policy and there is a national standard called KPS. The Korea National Quality Supervision Agency (SAQM) is operating under the National Academy of Sciences of North Korea, one of North Korea’s cabinet agencies.

Real-time News

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Korean prosecutors are tracing bank accounts of Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Choi Yoon-hee’s wife as part of an investigation into the Anglo-Italian AW159 Wildcat corruption scandal.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

On October 8, Samsung Electronics launches a campaign that brings together creative minds who want to use technology to make a real difference in society, and also helps young people face and overcome their most common fears.

Chung Mong joon
Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

South Korea’s Chung Mong-joon has vowed to continue his bid for the FIFA presidency despite facing a fifteen year suspension from the world footballing body.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

39 local consumers recently filed a class action against German car maker Volkswagen for its emission scam. The attorney for the plaintiffs said during the press briefing on Monday

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Six out of ten Korean Internet users are everyday using instant messaging services and the most frequently used instant messenger is KakaoTalk.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

“The National Pension Service (NPS) casting a yes vote on the merger between Samsung C&T and Cheil Industries resulted in not only reinforcing the Lee family’s control over Samsung Group

Monday, October 5th, 2015

With a brand value of $45,297 million this year, Samsung ranked 7th in Interbrand’s “Best Global Brands 2015.”

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Wangjing, a sub-district within Chaoyang District in the northeast of Beijing, is emerging fast as a new hotbed of technology start-ups.


Wednesday, October 7th, 2015


Thursday, October 1st, 2015



Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Microsoft has continued to up its game when it comes to making devices that function as both tablets and laptops.


ITU World_
Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

In today’s fast moving, globalized and highly competitive ICT ecosystem, the ability to rapidly innovate is critical to the growth of a country, to its enterprises and also to its population’s social and economic wellbeing.

Products & Technologies

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Korean petrochemical manufacturer SK Global Chemical Co has joined hands with Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC), one of the world's largest petrochemicals groups based in Saudi Arabia, to produce high-performance polyethylene products.

Samsung SUHD TV
Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Samsung Electronics’ 65-inch SUHD TV (JS9500) got the highest score among about 80 TV models by American consumer magazine Consumer Reports.


Thursday, October 8th, 2015

S. Korea’s Hyundai Elevator has clinched a US$1.43 million elevator deal (39 elevators, 22 escalators and 4 moving walks) from Water Garden, a shopping mall that is under construction in Turkey’s new financial and business centre

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Korean Air recently ranked second in the area of "Business passenger" from Russian Business Travel & MICE 2015. The magazine selects outstanding travel and tourism businesses including airlines, hotels, conference and travel agency every year.


imported car
Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

The number of import cars newly registered in September in Korea totaled 20,381 units, up 12.0 percent from a month ago.

Editor's Pick

Editors pick
Friday, September 18th, 2015

Korea IT Times (www.koreaittimes.com) is Korea’s most reliable industry and technology oriented bilingual newspaper,

World News

ballistic missiles
Thursday, October 1st, 2015

The South Korean government are known to finish its development of ballistic missiles with a range of 800 kilometers by 2017.

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