SEOUL, KOREA - This year’s anniversary of the National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia comes at a time when the comprehensive development renaissance, based on the foundation laid by the Founder His Majesty King Abdulaziz Bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud, continues apace.
SEOUL, KOREA - On, September 9, 2013, Professor Jonathan Trent, a world-class futurologist gave a lecture to ‘Discuss the future on IT Fusion Healthcare, Climate Change and Energy Industry.’ The lecture was presented at the 13th Global Futures Studies Association Forum at Seoul Press Center, South Korea.
Seoul, Korea - Park Administration declared ‘advancement of a framework to create, protect and use intellectual property (IP)’ as one of the major government projects. Experts from related areas express their ideas on government’s role for materializing the goal of such project.
SEOUL, KOREA - Korea Saemaul Undong Center has launched the “second Saemaul Undong,"a movement seeking community development and modernization to enhance the quality of the living in the 21st century, Shim Yoon-jong, president of the center said.
CHUNCHEON, GANGWON- With upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics, Gangwon province has become a big priority for Korea. Along with the preparations and development for the games in PyeongChang, the rest of the province has also been busy.
SEOUL, KOREA - Phrases such as, “creative economy” or “economic democratization” can be easily found on newspapers or other news outlets these days. They are among the visions presented by the incumbent President, Park Geun-hye since she took office.
SEOUL, KOREA - Seoul Metropolitan Government(SMG) will run nine intra-city bus routes exclusively from midnight to 5 AM. The city has chosen ‘Owl Bus’ as the brand name for the late-night bus service, and installed LED lighting on the front, sides and interior of each bus, as well as line maps to assist citizens’ use of the service.
SEOUL, KOREA – In tandem with the South Korean government’s push for its creative economy policy, “smart work” systems, best described by mobile offices, virtual meetings and working in remote areas, have basked in renewed attention.
JEJU, KOREA - The number of annual visitors to Jeju Island, located off the southernmost tip of the Korean peninsula, surpassed 10 million on the 28thof last month for the first time since the number was officially tallied a half century ago. Some 7.8 million Koreans and 2.2 million foreigners visited the island this year, up 4.4% and 40.7% year over year. The number of visitors to Jeju this year is higher than the 7.99 million who visited Hawaii last year, and the 8.95 million visitors to Bali. The number is high enough to draw strong attention from overseas investors.
In his letter of felicitations, Prime Minister of India , Dr. Manmohan Singh extended his heartiest congratulations to Madame Park Geun-hye on her ‘historic victory’ in the recent presidential elections in South Korea. He wished her ‘all success in leading your country to a future of sustained security and prosperity’.
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