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Park Jung-ho, president of SK Telecom (middle), is posing for a commemorative photo shoot after signing an MOU with key executives of Sinclair Broadcasting Group in Las Vegas on January 11. (photo courtesy: SK Telecom)
Based on Mobile and IPTV Technologies
12 January 2018 - 10:45am
SK Telecom will develop a next-generation broadcasting platform jointly with Sinclair Broadcasting Group, a terrestrial broadcaster with 173 TV stations (514 channels) across the United States. SK...
Asiana Airlines has been operating four A350 airplanes which provide in-flight Wi-Fi and mobile phone roaming services since May of last year. (photo courtesy: Asiana Airlines)
Wi-Fi Services in Flight
12 January 2018 - 10:30am
An improvement was made to the quality of an in-flight Wi-Fi service that only Asiana Airlines is offering among Korean airliners to such an extent that a video call can be made. However, it is said...
Panelists at the Korea Internet Corporations Association are having a discussion session held in Seoul on January 11.
Concern on Local Internet Ecosystem
12 January 2018 - 10:30am
The Korea Internet Corporations Association (KICA) held a discussion session in Seoul on January 11. There, it pointed out an increasing number of bills are being proposed in the National Assembly of...
Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) developed the world’s first big data-based system for the purpose of predictive nuclear power plant diagnosis.
Big Data-based Nuclear Safety
12 January 2018 - 10:15am
Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) announced on January 11 that it developed the world’s first big data-based system for the purpose of predictive nuclear power plant diagnosis, that is,...
The Korean government has lowered the requirements for initial public offering (IPO) in order to revitalize the nation’s second-tier KOSDAQ market.
Promoting KOSDAQ Market
12 January 2018 - 10:15am
As the government has lowered the requirements for initial public offering (IPO) in order to revitalize the nation’s second-tier KOSDAQ market, nearly 2,800 unlisted companies will be able to raise...
South Korea tries to get an associate membership in the Pacific Alliance, which is similar in effect to a free trade agreement (FTA) with Mexico.
To Be Pacific Alliance Member
12 January 2018 - 10:00am
The Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy of Korea announced on January 11 that it would hold a public hearing at the COEX Convention Center in Seoul at 10:00 a.m., January 12 with regard to South...
Huawei is trying to take advantage of this legal victory over Samsung Electronics as an opportunity to publicize its technological prowess.
For Demo of Tech Prowess
12 January 2018 - 10:00am
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei won the first trial of a lawsuit against Samsung Electronics in China over a telecommunication standard patent. Although the ruling will not immediately affect...
The more the government announced its regulations, the more investors have considered them favorable factors and expanded their investments in digital currencies.
Trials and Errors Continued
12 January 2018 - 9:45am
As the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) decided to make a special law to shut down cryptocurrency exchanges on January 11, there has also been criticism inside and outside of exchanges that its move is like...
Hyundai Motor Group unveiled in-vehicle networking technology at CES 2018, which has been developed with Cisco.
Key Technologies Unveiled
11 January 2018 - 12:15pm
At CES 2018, the Hyundai Motor Group unveiled in-vehicle networking technology it is working on with Cisco. The two companies began to cooperate with each other for connected car development in April...
The Korean government is going to sign agreements with Asian countries for compatible Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards, compatible customs clearance procedure, regulatory unification, etc.
Unified Asian Regulation on Cosmetics
11 January 2018 - 12:15pm
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of South Korea announced on January 10 that it would form a new council with ASEAN member countries by 2019 so that regulations in the cosmetics industry can be...
Customers of Cosmetics will be able to instantly create their own cosmetic products as they please at stores.
Customized Cosmetics Era to Come
11 January 2018 - 12:15pm
“Customized cosmetics” are only available in some cosmetics stores at the moment. However, they are expected to be more diverse and more accessible in the future. The Korean government has joined...
Foreign investors’South Korean bond holdings surged more than 9 trillion won (US$8.41 billion) last year majorly due to the strong Korean won.
Korean Bonds
11 January 2018 - 12:00pm
The foreign ownership of domestic bonds amounted to 98.5 trillion won (US$92.06 billion) as of the end of last year. Due to the strong Korean won, foreign investors’ South Korean bond holdings surged...

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