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22 Mobile driver's license launched, allows digital ID verification imagefile 1282 Jul 13, 2020
The country's three mobile service carriers -- SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus – and the Korean National Police Agency on June 24 launched the app PASS, which allows online verification of a dr...  
21 More school uniforms this year to sport Hanbok designs imagefile 1281 Jan 17, 2020
More students this year will wear school uniforms sporting designs inspired by Hanbok (traditional Korean attire) under a joint project of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Ministr...  
20 Chinese netizens thank Korea for aid in coronavirus outbreak imagefile 1279 Jan 30, 2020
The homepage of The Global Times on Jan. 28 highlights Korea's pledge to send relief goods to China to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. Korea's pledge to provide relief goods to...  
19 Baduk (go) master beats AI program for 2nd time imagefile 1278 Dec 19, 2019
Retiring baduk (go) grandmaster Lee Sedol on Dec. 18 plays HanDol, an artificial intelligence (AI) program developed by a Korean company, in Seoul's Gangnam District. Lee Sedol, one of the world's ...  
18 The 10 best places to enjoy sunsets and sunrises in Korea imagefile 1275 Dec 30, 2019
People are watching the sunset at Taean Beach in Chungcheongnam-do Province, one of the 5 best places that the Korea National Park Service selected to see the sunset. The Korea National Park Se...  
17 Gangwon-do Province to host 2024 Winter Youth Olympics imagefile 1274 Jan 13, 2020
Gangwon-do Province on Jan. 10 earned the right to host the fourth Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2024 at the 135th session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland. ...  
16 President to speak to World Health Assembly on May 18 imagefile 1174 May 21, 2020
President Moon Jae-in on May 18 will deliver a keynote speech at the World Health Assembly (WHA) via videoconferencing as the representative for Asia. Pictured is a session of the 2019 WHA at...  
15 Era of drone-based delivery service to open imagefile 1069 Jun 11, 2020
A trial run of drone delivery on June 8 was conducted by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute. The photo shows a drone used ...  
14 Outdoor robot that delivers food launched in Suwon imagefile 1042 Aug 25, 2020
The outdoor self-delivery robot Dilly Drive delivers food to Gwanggyo Alleyway, an apartment complex with public facilities on the lower floors and residences on the upper ones, in Suwon, Gyeong...  
13 Korea, EU expand air routes via horizontal aviation accord imagefile 1004 Jun 29, 2020
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport on June 25 announced the signing of the horizontal aviation agreement with the 22 member nations of the E...  
12 Korea rises 5 spots to 23rd on global competitiveness list imagefile 997 Jun 26, 2020
The Ministry of Economy and Finance on June 16 said the Switzerland-based International Institute for Management Development ranked Korea 23rd on its list this year of world competitiveness rankin...  
11 Forbes ranks Korea 3rd safest for COVID-19 among 100 nations imagefile 979 Sep 18, 2020
The U.S. business magazine Forbes on Sept. 3 ranked Korea third safest for COVID-19 among 100 countries. (Screen capture from Forbes) Deputy Prime Minister and Economy and Finance Minister Hong N...  
10 10,000 more public places to get free Wi-Fi by year's end imagefile 796 Aug 24, 2020
The Ministry of Science and ICT on Aug. 20 said that by year's end, it will install free Wi-Fi at an additional 10,000 public facilities such as libraries and bus stops. The photo above is of ...  
9 'Know-how from prior outbreaks helped Korea respond well to COVID-19' imagefile 771 Sep 10, 2020
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Sept. 7 told a video news briefing that Korea was handling COVID-19 well when mentioning global responses to the pandemic. ...  
8 Korea to boost public Wi-Fi speed 500% imagefile 730 Oct 16, 2020
The Ministry of Science and ICT on Oct. 15 said it will supply an unlicensed 6-gigahertz frequency band. The photo shows a KT technician on Sept. 24 installing equipment to boost Wi-Fi quality...  
7 Book on Korea's response to COVID-19 released in English imagefile 556 Oct 21, 2020
As a response to heightened global interest in Korea's exemplary response to COVID-19, the government on Oct. 12 published the English-language book "All About Korea's Response to COVID-19." The go...  
6 Pink Light Campaign illuminates Seoul nightscape imagefile 535 Oct 26, 2020
The Seoul Metropolitan Government and the children's content brand Pinkfong are jointly holding the Pink Light Campaign through next month to cheer up city residents weary from the COVID-19 p...  
5 Self-driving robotic vehicle to revolutionize postal service in Korea imagefile 520 Nov 03, 2020
The Korea Post on Oct. 28 holds an event at Korea University's campus in Sejong to demonstrate a high-tech self-driving vehicle and robot that delivers and receives mail and parcels. A self-drivin...  
4 Failure to wear mask in public to incur KRW 100K fine imagefile 452 Nov 16, 2020
Failure to wear a mask at multipurpose indoor facilities such as public transportation stations, religious facilities and indoor sports venues from Nov. 13 will incur a fine of up to KRW 100,000. Users...  
3 Korea ranked 2nd in soft power by UK magazine Monocle imagefile 446 Dec 08, 2020
The British global affairs magazine Monocle in its latest issue has ranked Korea second in global soft power after Germany. The British global affairs magazine Monocle in its latest issue has ranked Kore...  

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