Ever since 2003, India has been recording high economic growth rates for three consecutive years, of which the annual average has been over 8%. By maintaining a stable growth basis ever since the economic liberalization of the 1990's, it has been rising as a second China.Especially due to the improvement of income levels following economic growth, private consumption has been in good condition.
?Due to the rapid increase in the life span of people and the development of medical technologies, malignant tumors - or cancer - have recently become the number one cause of death among the general public. Cancer has the mutation character of which the cause of the occurrence has not been looked into closely. Cancer cells take away the nutritive elements of the normal cells in the surroundings.
The Unified Broadcasting- Communication Promotion Committee finally decided several majority opinions regarding important issues of IPTV through a vote on the 5th day of their meeting, so network service providers can penetrate into the IPTV business without any restriction, having the nation as their business areas.Through this decision it became possible to check majority opinions and minority
Korea has been consolidating its location as a mobile power, paving the way for 40 million subscribers and the era of one cellular phone per person after 23 years of mobile telephone service.If the last 23 years were the first mobile revolution, the next-generation mobile telephone service including High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) and 4G is expected to bring forth the second mobile rev
The 52nd Information and Communication Day ceremony was held on April 23, 2007 at the 15th floor of the MIC building with ministers and vice ministers along with 500 relating persons. On this day, those who contributed to the development of the information and communication industry were presented with awards and medals of honor.Also, in celebration of Information and Communication Day, the Mini
A new animation called Rara's Star Diary is becoming more popular. The cartoon can be found on KBS TV, and has risen to number one on the normal Korean internet portal search engines since its first broadcast on February 23.The animation is in a new style, and details the trials and conquests of a girl named Rara, who is clever for her age. She is fond of eating, and suffers while growing as a
There are elements of the Korean government that have considered passing laws, or creating regulations, or doing something to control user-created content accessible on the Internet. This is done for the seemingly altruistic reasons of protecting the country's children from undesirable influences. However, there is one inescapable fact about the Internet that is difficult for many people to compre
Just 10 years have passed since South Korea changed its status in the global society from an assistance beneficiary to an assistance provider. South Korea began to provide credit assistance to developing countries in 1987 when it established the economic cooperation development fund. However, the year South Korea escaped from the list of aid beneficiaries was 1995 when the nation repaid all debts
by James AhnThe recent article written by Steve Jobs, which claims that Digital Rights Management (DRM) free music is the only way to realize DRM interoperability, has elicited much criticism recently. Steve says that he would sell DRM free music right away if rights holders allowed it. His opinion raised doubts about his sincerity since his article was released at the same time that the discuss
Mankind has always wondered what happens if matter is divided into tiny pieces. In the 20th century, such a question was solved by nuclear physicists. Depending on the size, matter is minutely divided into molecules, atoms, nuclei, quarks, or even smaller pieces. The many phenomena that occur in these were sufficient for attracting the curiosity of many scientists. Would it be possible to put in a
Ever since the foreign exchange crisis, the size of the bond market of East Asia has expanded. As of the end of 2005, the size of the bond market, based on one's own country's indication, was US$1.7 trillion, which is a 4.3 times increase compared to US$405.3 billion in 1997. From 1997 until 2005, East Asia's bond market showed an average increase per year of 16.6%. The ratio of the GDP to the siz
by Laura SultanWithin a world of various computer operating systems, it is amazing that a country like South Korea has not caught on the growing Macintosh operating system (OS) frenzy.This computer operating system has remained immune to viruses for the last ten years as well as gained popularity in many countries. It has become so popular that Microsoft created their new operating system, Vi
Westerners generally think that Korea is a kingdom of ultra-high technology - a place where people work through the night on the latest breakthroughs and where IT gadgetry is everything. Europe, by contrast, has been something of a dinosaur when it comes to developing new technological advances. As incredible as it may sound, though, there is one area of wireless hi-tech expertise where Korea surp
Kim Dae-jin, managing director of the Entertainment and Device Division of Microsoft Korea, recently said in a press conference:"Microsoft is preparing to make a heavy bet on the Korean game industry. Due to a non-disclosure agreement, we cannot disclose the deals, but some have already been made and progress has been made on them."He has also mentioned the company's interest in Mabinogi of Nex
The game industry is still suffering great losses. In the fourth quarter of 2006, the operating profits of the five listed game companies showed poor performance compared with the same period last year.The operating profit rate of the four leading companies in the game industry -- NC Soft, Neowiz, CJ Internet and Webzen -- has fallen below 10%. IN particular, Webzen's loss of US$19 million in 20
"Our association will serve as a public relations company that leads enough communication. By all means, we will be tuned to every communication between members, publics, and organizations,"Kwon Joon-mo, newly elected Chairman of Korea Association of Game Industry (KAOGI), shared one of his main goals as he spoke at the press conference on April 4, 2007.Chairman Kwon has also been an executive