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Korea reports highest number of internet users among G2...
Oct 27, 2010
According to the European Union statistics institute Eurostat, Korea has the highest number of internet users among the G20. Approximately 77 percent of Koreans between the age of 16 and 74 used internet services in 2008.Korea’s internet usage is higher than that of Canada (73%),...

Ambasador spouses celebrate the G20 with concert
Oct 26, 2010
A group of spouses of ambassadors stationed in Korea joined together to give a concert titled “Cross-over Concert: Beautiful World,” at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts on October 25. This special event was organized to celebrate Korea’s role as host of the G20 Summit.&n...

G-learning reaches U.S. classrooms
Oct 26, 2010
(Photo: Students study with Rose Mathematics)The online game company Gravity said on October 19 that a variation of its program "Rose Online" has become a part of regular mathematics classes in a U.S. elementary school.Rose Online is a Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game...

Korea ranked first in broadband leadership
Oct 20, 2010
According to the "2010 Annual Broadband Study" by Oxford University, Korea has the highest level of broadband leadership among the 72 countries surveyed. This is the second year Korea has claimed first place.The researchers calculated the broadband leadership scores of each count...

Free interpretation service in Gangnam during G20 Seoul...
Oct 19, 2010
The Gangnam district in southern Seoul announced on October 18 that it will launch a 24-hour free interpretation service to help visitors and residents with problems because of language barriers.The district office signed a memorandum of understanding with BBB Korea, a free inter...

Kim Yu-na receives sportswoman of the year award
Oct 18, 2010
The Women’s Sports Foundation held its 31st annual “Salute to Women in Sports” on October 13. Figure skater Kim Yu-na received the Sportswoman of the Year Award for individual sport athletes.The poll was conducted online at the Women’s Sports Foundation homepage from August 1, 20...

FAU Busan campus announces historic first class of 25 s...
Oct 15, 2010
Germany's Friedrich Alexander University of Eerlangen-Nuremberg 's Busan branch campus-located in the Busan Jinhae Free Economic Zone officially announced the recruitment of 25 students for the 2011 Spring semester.Professor Thomas Neesse, current President of FAU Busan branch ca...

Korean-American elected to head the IPA
Oct 15, 2010
Chi Yongsuk, a Korean-American publisher, was elected as the new head of the International Publishers Association (IPA) during the Frankfurt Book Fair, the largest book festival in the world, on October 7.The IPA, an international association of publishers formed in 1896, said on...

World Congress of Korean Studies to open in Taiwan on O...
Oct 14, 2010
The Academy of Korean Studies (AKS) announced that the 5th World Congress of Korean Studies will be held at the Chinese Culture University (CCU) in Taipei, Taiwan from October 25 to 28. Over 400 scholars from around the world will gather to participate in what is currently the la...

2014 Incheon Asian Games announces official slogan
Oct 14, 2010
The 17th Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (IAGOC) officially unveiled their slogan, “Diversity Shines Here”, on September 16 to commemorate the 4-year countdown of 17th Asian Games. Executive Committee members of the IAGOC, sports leaders, sports media, and city officials...