* Date : 2021-02-19
In July 2020, the Korean government announced its Green New Deal as part of the Korean New Deal to address the dual crises of climate change and runaway equality. It has three core pillars of economic growth, environmental maintenance, and social equity, and a total of 74 trillion KRW (approx. US$67 billion) will be invested and 690,000 jobs will be created by 2025 for that. What more does this new initiative entail and how is Korean planning to achieve it? Let’s learn more about the Korean Green New Deal.
#GreenNewDeal #KoreanNewDeal #EnvironmentalMaintenance #EconomicGrowth #SocialEquity #LeeYu-jin #GreenTransitionInstitute #Seoul50+Foundation
AHA Information & Communication, a global leader in the LCD IFPD market, was hit hard with a drastic sales drop due to COVID-19. Company CEO Koo Ki-do started developing a contactless face-recognizing thermometer instead of succumbing to the challenge. Thanks to his and his colleagues’ endeavors, the enterprise has turned the situation around and is busy manufacturing the overflowing orders made by customers worldwide. Here’s a successful business case that tells us how to use the COVID-19 crisis as an opportunity.
#AHA Information & Communication #Smart Pass #Contactless thermometer #COVID-19 company
Hanok is Korea’s proud traditional architecture and indigenous cultural heritage that withstood thousands of years. The global interest in hanok is mounting on the back of the emerging Hallyu wave, and voices are now calling to establish a systematic program that can nurture hanok experts. We visit Pyeongchang Hanok School, an establishment specializing in fostering hanok experts by offering a curriculum that teaches special hanok terms and the proper way to build the traditional building.
#Culture Heritage #Hanok #Traditional culture #Pyeongchang Hanok School #Carpenter #Carpentry class