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Sowing seeds for Korean cinema boom in 1950s
In Korean film history, the late 1950s are regarded as a period of revival, overcoming the post-war chaos and paving the way for the golden age of cinema in the 1960s. Through the mid-to-late 1950s, Korean cinema witnessed significant growth, laying the foundations for the current film industry. Despite the turbulence after liberation from Japanese rule (1910-1945) and the ru...
The Korea Times' mission to tell truth began with Korea War
The Korea Times started from humble beginnings. It was founded amid the tumultuous early months of the 1950-53 Korean War.
Sports stands in vanguard of antiracism
Sports has been on the vanguard of combating racism for decades. Global football communities established the “Let's kick racism out of Football” campaign in 1993. In 1997, they also formed an organization with the same name to encourage schools and communities to challenge discrimination, encourage inclusivity practices and work for positive changes.
Green New Deal, lever for green transition
The world is gripped by fear and shock caused by COVID-19. Global growth in 2020 was projected at minus 4.9 percent by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in June. Some even warn life will never return to how it was before the pandemic.
Technologies permeate into MICE industry amid pandemic
The government as well as local administrations here are paying keen attention to the meeting, incentives trip, convention and exhibition (MICE) sector as the industry has been cited as a future growth engine that could contribute to both enhancing the competitiveness of Korea and its cities and boosting their global image.
'Transport, construction policies will bolster sustainable growth'
The government will swiftly devise and implement policies involving the digitization of information involving land, spatial data and social overhead capital (SOC) as well as green remodeling, as part of its efforts to lay the groundwork for digital, green industries to thrive, according to country's the land minister.
Sustainable infection control in our daily lives
It has been three weeks since social distancing measures were lowered to Level 1 with the government cautiously lifting restrictions on various daily activities.
Live commerce is key to future success
The digitization of retail here has been pushing more and more people to shop online. Previously, people were uncomfortable with internet shopping because they were not used to paying first and receiving the item later. Sometimes, products never arrived.
Korea Exchange witnesses economy's ebbs and flows
The nation's bourse operator Korea Exchange (KRX) has witnessed the Korean capital market's growth over the past six decades, assuming a main role in stock trading.
'Glass wall needs to be smashed, along with ceiling'
The system of gender quotas remains highly contested by men, and some women also contend that it does them no good as it reinforces the idea that they need affirmative action to advance up the corporate ladder.
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