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376 Book on Korea's response to COVID-19 released in English newimagefile 2 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...  
375 Korea to boost public Wi-Fi speed 500% imagefile 89 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...  
374 Forbes ranks Korea 3rd safest for COVID-19 among 100 nations imagefile 375 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...  
373 'Know-how from prior outbreaks helped Korea respond well to COVID-19' imagefile 190 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. ...  
372 Outdoor robot that delivers food launched in Suwon imagefile 394 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...  
371 10,000 more public places to get free Wi-Fi by year's end imagefile 215 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 ...  
370 Seoul district opens 10 smart, virus-free bus stops imagefile 599 Aug 19, 2020
https://youtu.be/qyxnuQnyrzc High-tech bus stops that can protect commuters from viruses and fine dust and shelter them from snow and rain have been launched in Seoul for the first time. Seongdong-gu ...  
369 Mobile driver's license launched, allows digital ID verification imagefile 645 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...  
368 Korea, EU expand air routes via horizontal aviation accord imagefile 433 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...  
367 Korea rises 5 spots to 23rd on global competitiveness list imagefile 429 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...  
366 Era of drone-based delivery service to open imagefile 501 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 ...  
365 President to speak to World Health Assembly on May 18 imagefile 615 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...  
364 Korea leads Asia in freedom of press for 2nd straight year imagefile 1059 Apr 24, 2020
Korea leads Asia in the 2020 World Press Freedom Index as announced on April 21 by Reporters Without Borders. The countries in white on the map have freedom of the press deemed "good," yellow...  
363 Foreign students, residents in Seoul to get 100,000 masks imagefile 1049 Apr 06, 2020
The Seoul Metropolitan Government is providing 100,000 masks to foreign students and residents in the capital who have national health insurance. The photo shows a medical worker at Kyonggi Universit...  
362 Spring awakens at national parks across Korea imagefile 1442 Feb 27, 2020
A yellow pheasant's eye blossoms on Jan. 24 at Jirisan National Park in Hadong-gun County, Gyeongsangnam-do Province. Flowers have started to blossom with the coming of spring. On Feb. 24, the Korea ...  
361 Korea launches world's 1st satellite to monitor oceans, environment imagefile 907 Feb 24, 2020
The world's first geostationary satellite for monitoring oceans and the environment, the Cheollian-2B, on Feb. 18 is launched from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana at 7:18 a.m. Korea has ...  
360 Ipchun marks beginning of spring imagefile 880 Feb 06, 2020
Ipchun, the first of the 24 divisions of the year, falls on Feb. 4 to mark the beginning of spring. Falling on Feb. 4, ipchun, which literally means "entrance of spring" in Korean, is the fir...  
359 Korea opens e-gov't cooperation center in Uzbekistan imagefile 892 Jan 31, 2020
Korea on Jan. 30 opened a new e-government cooperation center in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Pictured here are government officials from both countries on March 19, 2019, after the signing a memorandum o...  
358 Chinese netizens thank Korea for aid in coronavirus outbreak imagefile 872 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...  
357 More school uniforms this year to sport Hanbok designs imagefile 893 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...  

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