What? Apparently Korea has indeed launched the world’s first e-government. Service began at 9am today (in which case it might certainly be the first service to open on time). Apparently 393 services are available online and information on more than 4,000 … and … “Twenty or so administrative papers will be able to be issued at any administrative office, taking a large burden off people who would otherwise have to travel long distances to be issued them”. Sounds like a big portal that links all the backend systems; if it’s true, then that’s not bad work at all.