All posts tagged "drone"

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    S. Korea to commercialize drone delivery service by 2020

    By Choi Sung-jin As early as 2020, South Korea will be able to commercialize delivery services using drones, government officials said. The Ministry of Land, Transport and Infrastructure said Tuesday that central and local governments, with the...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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  • N. Korean drone sent back after infiltrating S. Korea

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A North Korean drone briefly infiltrated the border with South Korea on Wednesday before returning home upon the southern military’s warning shots, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said. The unidentified aerial vehicle appeared in...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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    Latest way to smuggle items to N. Koreans? Drones

    NEW YORK (AP) — Activists who are determined to give North Koreans a glimpse of the outside world have started using drones to smuggle banned information past the country’s tightly controlled borders. North Korean defector Jung Gwang...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • Students file out after the end of college entrance exams in Beijing, Monday, June 8, 2015. Nearly all Chinese high school graduates must take the test, which more than 9 million students started on Sunday. The scores are the key criterion for which tier of university they can enter. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
    Drone is latest weapon against cheating on China’s school exams

    BEIJING (AP) — The latest weapon in the fight against cheating on China’s all-important college entrance exam is a six-propeller drone. The contraption flew over two testing centers in Luoyang city in central China’s Henan province to...

    • Posted June 8, 2015
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    South Korea keeps finding North Korean drones

    South Korean authorities are currently investigating what is believed to be another crashed North Korean drone according to Seoul’s Joint Chief of Staffs. The wreckage was found just west of Baengnyeong island – the same location previous...

    • Posted September 16, 2014
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  • Seen here is part of a broken door once suspected as being a drone after it was reported by a citizen on Mount Cheonggye, Gyeonggi Province. A citizen reported the case on May 14, 2014 to the authorities, and investigators confirmed it was not an aerial vehicle.  (Yonhap)
    It’s a bird… It’s a drone… it’s a broken porta-potty door!

    It’s a bird… It’s a plane… It’s… a broken porta-potty door mistaken as a North Korean drone? A suspected unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) found on a mountain near Seoul turned out to be part of a broken door...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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    Concerns over N. Korea’s drones overblown: analysts

    By Kang Seung-woo A number of defense analysts have expressed skepticism about the possibility of North Korea’s unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) posing any serious threat to national security. Three drones that crashed here have dominated the headlines...

    • Posted April 8, 2014
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