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Reporter : Lee Hae-rin
Tue, May 30, 2023 | 13:42
Calls grow for regulations on AI technology on webcomics
With the ongoing advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) within the realm of the creative industry, there is an increasing demand to establish guidelines for its use and to safeguard the intellectual property rights of artists. Earlier this month, Naver Webtoon, a digital comics platform by Korea's largest portal Naver, introduced Toon Filter, its AI image generator. Thi...
Korea hiking trail weeks kick off to promote regional tourism
The Korea hiking trail weeks, a promotional campaign for the Korea Dulle Trail, was launched Friday by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO). The two-week event runs until June 9.
Seoul City set to help Ukraine rebuild war-damaged city infrastructure
The Seoul Metropolitan Government will share its post-war city rebuilding knowhow in order to help Ukraine recover from Russia's invasion, the city government said, Thursday.
Suncheon turns into botanical oasis city through int'l garden expo
SUNCHEON, South Jeolla Province - Located near the southern tip of the Korean Peninsula, Suncheon is a serene city renowned for its wetland habitat and a slow travel destination recommended for those looking for a break from the bustle of city life.
Foreign nannies policy gains momentum amid low birthrate
A plan to bring foreign nannies to Korea to ease the child care burden of working parents, aiming to help solve the nation's record-low fertility rate, is gaining momentum as the president and a lawmaker continue to push for it.
First lady to promote K-tourism
First lady Kim Keon Hee, right, poses with The Shilla hotel CEO and Visit Korea Committee Chairperson Lee Boo-jin after being nominated as the committee's honorary chairperson at HiKR Ground, a promotion hall at the Korea Tourism Organization's (KTO) Seoul Center, Tuesday. Korea declared 2023 and 2024 as Visit Korea Year last December aiming to attract 30 million foreign tour...
Saudi Arabia expects 53,000 Korean travelers this year
While seeking to establish itself as a global travel destination with a budget of $1 trillion for tourism in the next decade, Saudi Arabia plans to attract over 53,000 travelers from Korea this year, its travel authorities announced, Monday.
North Korea promotes Pyongyang tours to locals as it mulls border reopening
North Korea is promoting one-day tours to Pyongyang to its own people as the reclusive regime mulls whether to reopen its borders to tourists following a three-year closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, a North Korean expert said, Sunday.
Trudeau's 'manner legs' pose welcomed in Korea, criticized in Canada
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's “manner legs” pose with his stance widened to match the eye level of the Korean National Assembly Speaker Kim Jin-pyo last week triggered contrasting reactions from media here and abroad.
Gender divide leads to fewer Koreans dating
A thirty-something office worker surnamed Han, who lives in Pangyo, south of Seoul, has not dated men for over five years because she does not believe she could ever find the right person in Korea. An increase in media reports about crimes targeting women evokes real fears in her everyday life of stalking, sexual assault and even femicide. Han said that men in her age group w...
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