People & Interviews

Kim Jae soo

CEO Kim Jae-soo of the Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corp (aT) has been tapped as new agriculture minister.

Lee Dong Phil, Minister of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs

When the Park Geun-hye administration was campaigning, one of their major platforms was the development of a “creative economy” within Korea.

Choi Sung, Professor of computer science at Namseoul University

In North Korea, ICT research institutes are being run by the State Academy of Sciences, the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, the Ministry of Electronics Industry, companies, universities, etc. Among them, the largest ICT research institutes that carry out large-scale, extensive studies are those under the State Academy of Sciences.

dongkuk university

The Korea IT Times, a S. Korea-based global news network, will run a five-installment series dedicated to startups developing blockchain technology (which is considered as a means of democratizing the financial market) and leaders in innovative financial services.


The People's Solidarity for Participatory Democracy (PSPD), one of the leading civic groups in South Korea, said on July 22, “Samsung Group Chairman Lee Kun-hee


Cho Hyun-joon, President of Hyosung Corporation, met with Quzhou Party secretary Chen Xin in Quzhou to explain Hyosung’s major business projects in China


On July 11, AmorePacific Group chairman Suh Kyung-bae and seven figures from science circles gathered together and agreed to set up a science foundation (tentatively named the


On July 5, Hanwha Group Chairman Kim Seung-youn took a tour of the group’s solar power unit Hanwha Q CELLS’ plant in Jincheon, Chungcheongbuk-do


What is ‘big brother technology’ that can let us leapfrog others to lead the 4th industrial revolution in a super-connected world of the 21st century?

Kim Yong Kook

For decades, the Korean government has courted foreign investment and has, for the most part, been rewarded with a thriving business culture on the peninsula.


“If the applicant drops names including mine, do not hire the person.” Mirae Asset Chairman Park Hyeon-joo wrote in his autobiography. Park is known for putting HR at the center of Mirae Asset Financial Group and cherry-picking talent


“South Korea's geopolitical characteristics have made the country accumulate first-hand experiences with cyber crimes such as cyber attack thought to have originated in North Korea and voice


What does the future of Korean politics look like? Jung Yeon-tae, Chairman of the Innovation Forum for Nation, set great store by the need to introduce ‘cyber’ political parties to the country.


Mirae Asset Daewoo said that  Park Hyeon-joo, chairman of Mirae Asset Group, took office as chief of Mirae Asset Daewoo on May 13.

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,


It’s been confirmed that Kim Ghee-whan, Consul General of the Republic of Korea in New York, is being investigated for allegedly having used government money to pay personal expenses and bossed around consulate staff.

Park Young taek

ETRI’s exobrain will face off against human contestants on a televised quiz show in October. This time, it is a quiz show. As we leave the historic Lee Sedol and AlphaGo Go match behind, a human vs. AI quiz show is now in the wings to

Lee Young-sang

The explosion of data on the internet in recent years is mindboggling – so much so that the actual number of bytes is completely meaningless for most people.


On March 28, Park Jeong-won, the eldest son of former Doosan Group Chairman Park Yong-kon, took office as chairman of South Korean engineering and construction conglomerate Doosan Group


On Mar. 3, Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at Lotte Hotel Seoul, located in the heart of Seoul in Sogong-dong. Chairman Shin explained

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