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Korea to push moon exploration through 2020

South Korea's science ministry said Wednesday it plans to launch a lunar exploration project next year, eventually seeking to send a landing vessel by 2020. Under the first stage of the project that...

Updated : 2015.12.30 14:29

[Herald Interview] Looking for silver lining in climate change

When it comes to curbing climate change, Norwegian scientist Jorgen Randers is a disbeliever. “I’m a pessimist because I do not think humanity will go the extra lengths to stop the earth from dege...

Updated : 2015.11.13 19:27

Curtain falls on OECD science forum in Daejeon

A global meeting of science ministers and experts closed in Daejeon on Friday after five days of intensive activities including the adoption of a declaration on inclusive and sustainable science deve...

Updated : 2015.10.23 13:25

Fine dust hits peninsula for days

A layer of fine dust has blanketed the peninsula for days, raising public health concerns, officials said Thursday. According to the Korea Meteorological Administration, many provinces have recorded...

Updated : 2015.10.22 20:22

Consistent policy vital for sustainable scientific development: Daejeon mayor

The Daejeon Metropolitan City said Thursday the central government should roll out a consistent and sustainable science development policy to foster the country's competitiveness in technologies. "D...

Updated : 2015.10.22 15:37

Experts, citizens to discuss future of science policy

South Korea's ICT ministry said Thursday it plans to hold an open panel discussion on the final day of the ongoing global science summit to reflect on how to best incorporate this week's achievements...

Updated : 2015.10.22 13:12

Science meeting organizers host side events

Organizers of the ongoing world science meeting hosted an international meeting of science museums and a handful of other events on Thursday, the eve of its closing. The International Symposium of S...

Updated : 2015.10.22 11:14

OECD holds technology policy meeting

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's science committee opened a general meeting in Daejeon on Thursday to share ideas on the role of the science technology in economic and soci...

Updated : 2015.10.22 08:53

Full text of Daejeon Declaration on Science, Technology, and Innovation Policies for the Global and Digital Age

The following is the full English text of the Daejeon Declaration on Science, Technology, and Innovation Policies for the Global and Digital Age, which was announced Wednesday after the two-day OECD ...

Updated : 2015.10.21 16:46

Digital content to be challenge for Samsung: ex-Finnish PM

Developing digital content and providing wonderful user experiences are the next challenges for South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co., Esko Aho, a former Finnish prime minister and ex-execu...

Updated : 2015.10.21 15:58

Science ministers adopt Daejeon Declaration for sustainable growth

Science ministers from member nations of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development adopted a joint declaration on Wednesday charting out a vision and guidelines for sustainable and in...

Updated : 2015.10.21 15:54

Scientists call for more support in 'open science'

The results of scientific research and big data should be more accessible to people at all levels to accelerate the development of science and technology, two world leading scientists said Tuesday. ...

Updated : 2015.10.20 16:25

OECD gathering to boost S. Korea's status: minister

The ongoing meeting of global science ministers in South Korea will likely serve as a great opportunity to promote the country's achievements in technology to the world, Seoul's science minister said...

Updated : 2015.10.20 14:04

OECD science ministers' meeting opens in Daejeon

A meeting of science ministers from member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development began in this central South Korean city Tuesday to discuss ways to promote sustainabl...

Updated : 2015.10.20 14:01

Korea, Spain agree to team up for science development

South Korea agreed with Spain Tuesday to boost cooperation in the field of science, Seoul's ICT ministry said. The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning said it signed the memorandum of under...

Updated : 2015.10.20 09:33