Reporter's Note


S. Korean victims of deadly humidifier disinfectants filed a complaint against eight board members of British consumer goods company Reckitt Benckiser (RB).


Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) demanded that the management-labor collection bargaining agreement should be amended to delete clauses related to giving priority to


As many pro-labor candidates were elected to the 20th National Assembly, Hankook Tire Co., South Korea's largest tiremaker, is said to be on edge now.


ESE, a Korean IT solution provider, said on April 28 that it had signed a provisional contract (worth 10 billion won) with China's Zhong Tong Smart City Limited Company to supply an integrated smart-city

People & Interviews


Created in March 2015, KB Financial Group’s KB Fintech Hub Center has been discovering and promoting fintech startups and building cooperation systems in order to help fintech put down roots in South Korea.

The KB Fintech Hub Center (hereafter KBFHC) has emerged as an important cog in KB Financial Group.

Choe Nam-suk, Executive Vice President, Korea IT Times and H.E. Md. Zulfiqur Rahman

On the occasion of 45th anniversary of the Independence and National Day of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Choe Nam-suk, Executive Vice President of Korea IT Times,



“We hope that the 20th National Assembly will care about people’s livelihood and work for the sake of the people,” presidential spokesperson Jeong Yeon-guk said on April 14 offering no further

North Korea

Recently, there has been a big change in North Korea’s educational landscape: North Korea has either newly built or expanded hundreds of college and school

Issue & Technology


CeBIT Australia closes today after three days showcasing the latest tech innovations for start-ups, small to medium businesses, enterprise and government


The world's richest man and co-founder Bill Gates does not view artificial intelligence as risk unlike some future experts predict.


The action-packed ad for the LG G5 smartphone, World of Play, is catching on with views.


South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s landmark state visit to Iran, accompanied by a large business delegation, has led to the two countries signing a flurry of MoUs (worth 5.2 trillion won) on infrastructure construction and energy projects.


On April 26, Apple released its second-quarter earnings results. Unlike general four three-month periods that make up an organization's fiscal year,

OECD Open Data Index

In July 2015, there was good news coming from Paris, France. South Korea ranked 1st in the Open, Useful, Reusable Government Data Index (the OUR data index) among the 30 OECD member nations,


CeBIT Australia, the largest business technology event in the Asia-Pacific region kicked off today, welcoming thousands of ICT professionals to explore the future of the business technology landscape


Google is developing a new technology, which has not reached the market yet, according to Forbes.

Open Government Data Special

Public Data Quality Control

The intelligent information industry based on artificial intelligence is growing on the back of open sources, an improvement in computing power and the growing use of big data.

Construction data

This installment is focused on the opening up of highly demanded data on construction and commercial districts.

Construction data



As of November 2015, Microsoft’s Windows took up roughly 97 percent of S. Korea’s operating system (OS) market. At the end of July last year,

Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun
Xiaomi is currently manufacturing not only smartphones, but also many types of other smart gadgets.

South Korea's new Personal Information Protection Act, which was enacted in March in 2011 and came into force in September in the same year, has brought big changes to Korean society.

Products & Technologies


Quantum leaps in ICTs expedite the spread of various kinds of data. Rapid advances in ICTs have also paved the way for cultural contents to be consumed and changed rapidly.


While LG recently unveiled its OLED TV lineup with many flat options, Samsung continue to show off its new branding choice into next generation of SUHD 4K ultra Smart TVs with high dynamic range (HDR) and Quantum dot color.



South Korean tire company Kumho Tire has opened a production line with an annual capacity of 4 million tires in the U.S. state of Georgia. According to a Kumho Tire official, the company


South Korean drug manufacturer JW Pharmaceutical has completed a Phase I clinical trial of CWP 291, a new drug developed for the treatment of various cancers including

Editor's Pick

Yoon Hae-ree

Recently, the students in my school science club had the opportunity to listen to a lecture about the Antarctic. Mr. Lee Dong Hwa of NamKyung ENG, was one of the first Koreans to go to the Antarctic.

Choi Jae-hoon

On February 1st of this year, for the first time in the world, genetic editing of healthy human embryos was allowed.

World News


The Australian federal government has officially announced its national cyber security policy, ahead of CeBIT Australia technology event.

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