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Reporter : Lee Hyo-jin
Wed, December 6, 2023 | 00:05
Is building unbiased AI model possible?
A couple of years ago, artificial intelligence (AI)-based chatbot, Lee Luda, characterized as a 20-year-old female college student, became an instant hit among young Koreans. Developed by local startup company Scatter Lab, the service acquired about 800,000 users in just 20 days and saw people engage with it in casual small talk.
Pay raise for troops takes toll on military budget
A steep increase in soldiers' salary is beginning to take a toll on the military budget, raising concerns about potential setbacks in the Yoon Suk Yeol administration’s plan to raise their monthly salaries to 2 million won ($1,480) over the next couple of years.
Reshuffle of S. Korea's top military brass erases legacy of Moon's NK policies
A major reshuffle of South Korea’s military brass has resulted in almost all four-star generals promoted under the previous government being set to retire.
Seoul City to crack down on illegal 'dumping tours'
As foreign tourists return to Seoul after three pandemic years, so is the illegal practice in the tourism industry known as 'dumping tours,' threatening to taint the reputation of Korea's capital city as a globally popular tourist destination.
Ruling party's innovation committee off to rocky start
The innovation committee of the ruling People Power Party (PPP) is experiencing a bumpy start after its proposal to reinstate membership of disgraced party members was met with criticism from within and outside the party.
Can Korea tackle shrinking military manpower?
Concerns about South Korea’s shrinking pool of military conscripts are not new.
Student from multicultural background wins gold medal in nationwide vocational skills contest
Yang Geun-mo, a high school student from a multicultural background, won the gold medal at a nationwide vocational skills competition held earlier this month, recognized for his exceptional computer-aided design (CAD) software skills.
Gov't urged to prepare for rise in N. Korean defections by sea
The South Korean government should brace for an increasing number of North Korean defectors in the coming months, as the latest East Sea border crossing, made by four North Koreans, indicates the deteriorating living conditions and chronic food shortages occurring in the reclusive regime, analysts said Wednesday.
KAI teams up with Saudi Space Agency
Kang Goo-young, left, CEO of Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI), shakes hands with Saudi Space Agency Chairman Mohammed Saud Al-Tamimi during a MOU signing ceremony in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday (local time). The agreement, signed during President Yoon Suk Yeol's visit to the Arab nation, will enable the two sides to bolster partnerships in technology development and operati...
Can US missionary descendant reinvent ruling party?
A fresh face has emerged in Korean politics. Ihn Yo-han, a naturalized Korean physician, has come to the rescue for the ruling People Power Party (PPP) as the conservative bloc gears up for a momentous change in preparation for the general elections slated for April next year.
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