Digital healthcare is core for the future of Korea. LG Electronics, KT, Naver, Kakao, and other Korean companies are foraying into the world of digital healthcare ― including telemedicine ― as the importance of healthcare has been highlighted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Rural Development Administration’s overseas official aid ‘KOPIA’ attracts global attention. KOPIA has established KOPIA offices in 22 countries where agricultural experts are dispatched and residents to aid developing countries and help an estimated 1 million overseas farms by 2030. Learn more about their work here.
The South Korean government announced that it will begin its transition back to normalcy soon. Park Hyang from the Central Disaster Management Headquarters remains hopeful that the nation will be able to return to a time before COVID-19. Some experts, however, are critical of the government’s approach. Learn more here.
The Korea Materials Research Institute (KIMS) established a plasma technology base with Korea Technology Co., Ltd., to revolutionize the system for detection and removal of pathogens.