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Monday, October 27th, 2014

DAEJEON, SEOUL - The Innovation Centre at the Embassy of Denmark (Ambassador Thomas Lehmann) is collaborating with Danish pump company Grundfos Holding A/S (CEO Mads Nipper) to run an innovation camp for university students from 26-31 October, 2014 at the KAIST campus in Daejeon.

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Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

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.

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Thursday, September 12th, 2013

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.

Saturday, July 6th, 2013

Seoul, Korea - The government announced that it will establish a comprehensive system to fight against cyber threats and thereby to ensure national security in cyber space.

Policy

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Friday, July 25th, 2014

As part of efforts to create future growth engines of the nation’s “creative economy, the S. Korean government now puts a stronger emphasis on teaching students how to develop software at an early age.” “Reinforcing the competitiveness of the nation’s software sector is an urgent task for the sustainable development of the nation’s information technology (IT) industry. Software should take center stage in Korean society,” President Park Geun-hye said on Wednesday

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Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent state visit to Seoul has received enormous publicity. Above all, Chinese President Xi Jinping has broken with precedent by visiting South Korea before he goes to strong ally North Korea, quite a departure from China’s traditional ideology-based diplomacy toward the Korean peninsula. In addition, there were high hopes for President Xi Jinping’s “gift package” to include great plans for closer ROK-China economic, diplomatic cooperation.

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Thursday, February 6th, 2014

It seems that Korea and Japan are looking to go for all out diplomatically regarding president Obama’s trip to Asia in April.

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Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

The government intends to commercialize fifth generation mobile telecommunication technology (5G) for the first time in the world by 2020 and it will invest KRW 1.6 trillion into the technology over the next seven years. The next generation standard is, in theory, one thousand times faster than the current fourth-generation technology (4G), which is also known as long-term evolution (LTE) technology.

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - On January 6 ‘Sinchon Yonsei-ro’ reopened to the public after having been reconstructed as the first ‘Public Transport-only Area’ in Seoul. The district has been completely renewed as a walkable street, which is a marked contrast from the past when the street was entangled with pedestrians and vehicles amidst acute traffic congestion.

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Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - Korea has recently announced its long-term plan to support research and development (R&D) into cultural content industries and into related so-called "culture technology" fields, such as the tech used in movies, broadcasting, games, animation, performances and exhibitions.

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Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

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.

Travel

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Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - In celebration of Christmas Eve, Renaissance Seoul Hotel will present Christmas Eve special event on 24th Dec, 2014 6:30pm, at diamond ballroom 3rd Floor. Singer Can, and MC will be Ji Hyun Oh, additionally OST gala top ‘MUZ’ will perform the show.

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Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - The festive season is soon approaching, and to help with your holiday celebrations, Millennium Seoul Hilton is hosting a full line-up of special celebratory events.  From special gourmet dinners to a spectacular Christmas tree and Christmas train display (complete with a miniature Alpine village), you’ll have plenty of activities to choose from to enhance your holiday festivities this winter. 

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Monday, November 3rd, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - Only 2 months left for 2014, weather is also getting colder; Renaissance Seoul Hotel is offering “Winter package” for those wanting to make romance and relaxing during the winter season from December 1 to February 28, 2015.

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monica
Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Back in 2004 when ICT was viewed as a silver lining for the S. Korean economy, The Korea IT Times embarked on a journey towards an untraveled destination called “ICT Korea”.

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Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Interview) Revive the Hope of the Korean Economy in Crisis

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