Emanuel Pastreich, President of the Asia Institute and Associate Professor, Kyung-Hee University, held an interview with Richard Bush, Director at the Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies at Brookings Institution, concerning relations within the Asia continent including China-Taiwan relations, North-South Korea relations, and what role South Korea plays within the Asian community.Emanuel Pa
SEOUL, KOREA — More than KRW one trillion will be invested in the IT system for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games. The goal is to host the most technologically advanced Olympic Games in history. Dr. Kim Seang-tae, President of the National Information Society Agency (NIA) said, “With the Pyeongchang Olympic Games ahead in 2018, we will provide the best support to make it an IT-based, smart
SEOUL, KOREA — Achieving sales amounted to KRW 400 billion last year, Global Corporation Information Technology Co., LTD. (GCIT), newly established and registered as the only Korean developer of Smart City is a solid attestation that University Industrial Technology Force (UNITEF) provides the finest ubiquitous mentoring and roadmap services.UNITEF’s “R&D Consultancy Services Tailor-made for SM
Jeju Island, which was chosen as one of the “New Seven Wonders of the World”, is striving to attract 2 million foreign tourists by 2014, a top official of the Jeju province said. Jeju Island made the list of the New Seven Wonders of Nature in a worldwide poll organized by the Swiss-based organization New7Wonders Foundation. The foundation announced the final winners on Nov. 12 on its website.
Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute (KEITI) is pushing its next-generation eco-innovation technology development project as a means to jack up the nation's environmental technology level, a top executive of the institute said."Under the 10-year project, we are assembling and funding top tier experts to develop and export original environmental technology, systems, and plants in
CEO of Hynix, Kwon Oh-chul, was present at the opening ceremony of Korea Electronics Show 2011 (KES 2011). At a press meeting the first day, "A slowdown of the current market will recover soon once we start manufacturing 20- nano DRAM in the beginning of the next year."We all know by now that the first half of a year is traditionally weaker than the second half. Even China, the biggest smart pho
"Incheon has three competitive edges for its growth in the IT industry. The first is the geographical advantage in which traveling to 60 major cities of China, the world's biggest market, and the high-tech Japan within 30 minutes is all possible. The second is its logistics infrastructure fit for these times of international trade where logistics speed can mean competitiveness, equipped with world
Minnesota, USA -May 27, 2011- Sometimes the most interesting of observations come directly from the researchers; Dr. Lucy Dunne, a researcher at the University of Minnesota with background in clothes design, electronic technology, and computer science, thrives in the laboratory as she looks to create smart clothing -examples of her interests in smart clothing include the areas of medical monitorin
Minnesota, USA May 16, 2011- Operating in more than 65 countries and selling its diverse product line in almost 200 countries, 3M could become the forerunner of the 3D development market. Last year, 3M spent over USD $1.4 billion towards research and development (R&D), labeling itself as a science-based company. Patting itself on the back, 3M publically acknowledged, "We produce thousands of ima
A famous Korean saying goes, "Reach Gangnam (southeast part of Seoul that is a symbol of wealth and education) following friends." Korea came a long way by following good examples of many friends. One of the good friends is Malaysia, who also has risen rapidly based on strong companionships with many countries worldwide. Korea IT Times visited the Embassy of Malaysia to portray the two countries'
Changing attitude in the consumers' mind of a brand requires great plan and patience. If anyone must walk through this slow progress, it should be Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), the one with the infrastructure brings synergy effects to any program. Without trust between the business partners, trade never could be promoted. This is where the establishment of the new office (and te
Trade with Korea - the sixth largest exporter and the tenth largest importer in the world - the fast survivor of the global financial crisis. Meet Korean IT - highly advanced -reasonable priced products and technologies. The signal comes from only a few steps away from the Brand Promotion Team of Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA): IT convergence industry team and Software Industry Te
Changing the impression in the consumers' mind of a brand's total personality requires great planning and patience. If anyone must bite the bullet and walk through this slow progress, it should be KOTRA, the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency that will bring synergy effects to any program. Without trust between the two, trade never could be promoted. This is where the establishment of a new o
When Korea IT Times visited the Korea RFID/USN Center (www.ruc.or.kr) in 2008, President of the Center, Shin Sang-chul (firstname.lastname@example.org), shared his ambition to produce as many RFID chips as there are grains of sand on the coast of Incheon. As of today, the RFID export rate is 130 billion won per year. Until last year, cost was a major hindering factor for allowing RFID from fully flourishing, but t
Korea Institute of Information and Telecommunication Facilities Engineering (ITFE) chose 'technology trend of disaster communication and emergency broadcasting systems" for the fall seminar, which was held November 25th, at Seoul Education Culture Hall.Experts from each relevant field gave a presentation on the country's disaster communication and emergency broadcasting policies as well as technol
Recently, robots that were developed as a means to enrich people’s everyday lives have had so much going on. They are morphing from simple industrial robots into intelligent service providers through robot technology convergence in varied areas such as education, medical care, silver, national defense, construction and maritime fields.Thus, Korea IT Times interviewed Dr. Lee Sang-moo, Robot Prog
"Woori Finance Information System (Woori FIS) aims to greatly contribute to bolstering Woori financial Group's competitiveness by offering top-quality IT service," a top manager of the company said."To attain the company's goal for 2010, we will provide banking and non-banking customers of Woori financial Group with speedier and more accurate service flexibly," said Kwon Sook-kyo, CEO of Woori F
i-Station of KDC Corporation has developed Zeta3, the world's first 3D tablet. Zeta3 will be displayed at a G20 exhibition in November and will be shown to the leaders of G20 to boost Korea's image in 3D technology.Zeta3 succeeded in drawing attention worldwide after it was introduced to the world audience earlier through broadcasters in Germany and Japan. Zeta3's Android-based operating system
Woori Finance Information System (WFIS) aims to greatly contribute to bolstering Woori Group's competitiveness by offering top-quality IT service, a top manager of the company said."To attain the company's goal for 2010, we will provide banking and non-banking customers of Woori Group with speedier and more accurate services flexibly," said Kwon Sook-kyo, CEO of WFIS."Secondly, we plan to push
Korea Evaluation Institute of Industry Technology (KEIT) is ultimately seeking to export Korean-made software overseas under the world best software (WBS) project. Suh Young-ju, President of KEIT delivered the full story about his organization's method of making state-of-the-art software in an interview with Korea IT Times.Q: How was the WBS project drawn up and what is the goal of the project?