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Korea's spy agency to release security guidelines on ChatGPT
The National Intelligence Service (NIS), Korea's spy agency, is working on creating security rules for how to use ChatGPT and other artificial intelligence (AI) chatbots amid growing concerns over the new technology. According to the NIS on Sunday, it plans to release its guidelines to government departments and agencies later this month. It said it started the project in Apr...
North Korea set for another plenary meeting on economy
North Korea is preparing to convene another plenary meeting of the ruling Workers' Party in a week or two to discuss economic matters. Analysts believe the unusual frequency of such gatherings - the third one in just six months - suggests an unusually bad food situation. The party will hold the eighth plenary meeting of its eighth central committee sometime this month.
Yoon calls for all-out efforts to win chip war
President Yoon Suk Yeol has called for all-out efforts to stay competitive in the chip industry, which he called a pillar of the Korean economy and a source of quality jobs. During Thursday's meeting on a national strategy for the semiconductor sector at Cheong Wa Dae in Seoul, Yoon said public-private cooperation is essential in winning the chip war as Cold War-like geopolit...
Experts skeptical about effectiveness of S. Korea's UNSC seat to rein in NK
Soon after South Korea was elected to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) as one of the five new non-permanent members, Wednesday (KST), President Yoon Suk Yeol described the achievement as a “victory of global diplomacy.”
Public support for domestic nuclear weapons wanes despite growing threats
Despite intensifying security threats from North Korea, public support for the idea of developing the nation's own nuclear weapons program has been waning, a new study showed Monday.
Korea vows to fight spread of fentanyl
The government has vowed to stop the spread of hallucinogenic drugs, particularly fentanyl, amid a surge in drug crimes in recent years. At a meeting, Friday, attended by all related government ministries, Bang Moon-kyu, minister for government policy coordination, said the country is now “at a crossroads” between two starkly different paths.
Seoul imposes sanctions on North Korean hacking group for role in space launch
Seoul announced fresh sanctions against Kimsuky, a North Korean hacking group, Friday, for its role in developing technology the regime used in its latest satellite launch.
Pyongyang seeks to portray rocket as science effort by admitting failure: experts
North Korea's unusually prompt admission of the failure of its purported reconnaissance satellite launch shows the regime's effort to characterize the project as a scientific endeavor and not ...
Committee calls for lowering requirements for foreigners to teach English online
A regulation reform committee under the Prime Minister's Office has called for the lowering of education requirements for non-Koreans when teaching English online.
Taekwondo star dreams of becoming IOC member
At a glance, Lee Dae-hoon might seem like a sports star who has everything. Before hanging up his uniform after the 2020 Tokyo Games, the 31-year-old was one of Korea's most decorated taekwondo athletes, having won more than 20 gold medals at international events.
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