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Reporter : Ko Dong-hwan
Tue, December 7, 2021 | 15:59
Secret behind Korean double gold medalist's bow: graphene
Korean archer Kim Je-deok has become a national sensation by winning two gold medals at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. The youngest member of the national archery team won the medals in the mixed team event and the men's team event. He aimed to bag his third gold in the individual event, but dropped out of the round of 32, losing to Germany's Florian Unruh.
Clean hydrogen to power Korea's 5th largest harbor by 2040
Korea's fifth largest harbor will become 100 percent hydrogen-based starting in 2040, as part of the central government's bid to neutralize the national carbon emission and join international efforts to slow down global warming.
Radioactive chemical found in Fukushima honey: Japanese media
Caesium, a radioactive chemical, has been found in honey collected near Fukushima in an amount larger than Japan's national health standard, raising concerns about food safety in and around the city.
EDGC acquires Natural Life Nutrition to focus on genetic health supplements markets
Korea's genetic sequencing firm and gene-based services provider Eone Diagnomics Genome Center (EDGC) has acquired Canada's nutritional supplement manufacturer Natural Life Nutrition to broaden its share in the international health supplements market.
[INTERVIEW] The garbage warrior
The wildest job for environmental activist Hong Da-gyeong currently is hunting for illegal waste dumping sites in Korea, as most of them are hidden. Spending hours searching for clues online and using tips from her friends that lead to their locations are just parts of the job. The task can be life-threatening, as she sometimes encounters dumpers who do not want their garbage...
'No K-Pop on a Dead Planet' campaign targets K-pop agencies, artists, fans
Global K-pop fans who united to combat climate change earlier this year launched a new campaign calling on Korea's major entertainment companies to become more active in the green movement.
SM Entertainment founder gives luxury apartment to journalist
Lee Soo-man, the founder of international entertainment company, SM Entertainment, has reportedly given his luxury apartment to a journalist who works for an American broadcaster. Lee, 69, has been dating the Korean woman, 52, for over the past five years, according to local reports. Lee was married in 1984 but lost his wife to cancer in 2014.
New technology allows pine needles to measure air pollution
Pine needles in Korea can now be used to gauge the level of heavy metal air pollutants in particular areas. Gettyimagesbank By Ko Dong-hwanA new technology by the Ministry of Environment has allowed pine needles to be used as bioindicators to read the levels...
Environmental assessment report for 2nd Jeju airport construction rejected
The Ministry of Environment has rejected the latest environmental assessment report by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, which is pushing to construct a second international airport on Jeju Island. The reasons behind the decision were related to preservation of the island's wildlife and geological traits, as well as potential pollution caused by the increase...
Man busted for making massive amount of illegal drug in Gumi
A man who allegedly made methamphetamine - an amount described as “enough for 33,000 people” - at his residence in Gumi has been arrested. The Busan Metropolitan Police Agency's narcotics investigation team said on July 19 that the suspect, in his 30s, was arrested in Busan. He was visiting the city to meet a potential buyer interested in his homemade drug. Police said that t...
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