SEOUL, KOREA − Samsung SDS announced on December 2 that it has received an order worth USD 25 million for creating the Emergency Management Information System (EMIS) from the Mozambique Ministry of Interior.
SEOUL, KOREA – With the presidential election about one month away, the IT and electronic industries are showing excitement regarding the establishment of a ministry in charge of information, communication technology (ICT).
INCHEON, KOREA — With the continuous development of globalization and informatization, management of state affairs is gradually shifting from traditional state-centric ruling to more participatory governance.
Background: Social, political, and economic elements influence the implementation of E-Government greatly. These include information infrastructure of a country, human resources, leadership and vision, maintenance of a legal system, and a revolutionary public administration system (UNDPEPA & ASPA, 2002, 6).
SEOUL, KOREA — The 25th Information and Culture month falls in June. The Ministry of Public Administration and Security (MOPAS) of Korea and the National Information Society Agency (NIA) will jointly host a ceremony on June 4 to celebrate the 25th Information and Culture month.
SEOUL, KOREA – An inaugural meeting of the Global e-governance forum was held at New Seoul Hotel on April 27 in Seoul. The topic of the meeting was the advent and the direction of the e-governance era: novel thinking and the future of e-government.
SEOUL, KOREA — Last December, Gangnam-gu established its own ultra high-speed communication network and opened “u-Gangnam City Control Center,” which oversees 1,079 CCTVs installed in the area. Gangnam-gu is the first Seoul district in Korea to install CCTV and set precedence in crime prevention.
SEOUL, KOREA – The Information Professional Association of Korea (IPAK) held a breakfast seminar on March 14th at the JW Marriot Hotel in Seoul. The seminar featured Seo Pil-Eon, the Vice minister of the Ministry of Public administration and security(MOPAS) as a guest speaker along with 65 members of the association.
SEOUL, KOREA — JavaCommunity.Org Korea hosted the 12th Java Developers’ Conference on February 18 at COEX, Seoul. The Conference was attended by Hwang Seo-chong, Director General of Informatization Strategy Office of the Ministry of Public Administration and Security (MOPAS),
SEOUL, KOREA — The year 2011 was an historic year for the informatization of Korea,” said Dr. Chang Kwang-su Assistant Minister at the Informatization Strategy Office of the Ministry of Public Administration and Security (MOPAS) when asked about the national informatization project of the organization.
Hong Kong — The convergence of biometrics, global operational standards and the integration of public and private services are forging government identity technology ahead in the Asia Pacific region. Identity technology developers and government decision makers at CARTES in Asia conference and exhibition on 28 and 29 March will be able to see and hear about new developments in this sector. On the second day of the exhibition, there will be a full day dedicated to ID Management and e-Government covering innovations, privacy and security issues.
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