Rep. Ahn Cheol-soo of the People’s Party on Tuesday confirmed his candidacy for the upcoming May 9 presidential election by achieving a much-anticipated victory in the party’s final primary.
*to confirm: 확신하다, 확인하다
*much-anticipated: 많은 기대를 모은, 예상된
*primary: 예비 선거
 Ranking second in polls among candidates from all parties, he now has to face down front-runner Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party of Korea.
*ranking __ in polls: 여론 조사에서 __등 하다
*front-runner: 선두주자, 유력한 우승 후보
*Democratic Party of Korea: 더불어민주당
 “In a humble heart and solemn determination, I hereby accept the candidacy of the People’s Party for the 19th presidential election,” Ahn said, after being announced the final winner at a party convention.
*convention: 당 대회
 The centrist party with 39 seats of the 300-seat National Assembly on Tuesday held its final primary in Daejeon, following its six previous regional primaries held across the nation.
*National Assembly: 국회
*final primary: 최종 경선
 Ahn’s final tally was 75.01 percent, taking 72.71 percent of the 180,000 valid on-site votes nationwide and 84.2 percent in public polls.
*final tally: 최종 득표율
*on-site vote: 현장특표
*public polls: 여론조사
기사요약: 페이스북이 가상현실(VR)과 증강현실(AR) 분야의 한국 스타트업이 세계 시장에 진출할 수 있도록 기술 및 사업 관련 조언을 맡는다. 페이스북은 미래창조과학부 산하 글로벌혁신센터(KIC), 정보통신기술진흥센터(IITP)와 함께 4일 서울 강남구 소재 페이스북코리아 사무실에서 이런 내용의 '디지털 콘텐츠 연구개발(R&D) 글로벌 진출 프로그램'에 관한 업무 협약을 체결했다.
 The California-based mobile social networking service operator signed an agreement with the Korea Innovation Center of the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning and the Institute for Information & Communications Technology Promotion to support AR and VR startups at the Facebook Korea Office in southern Seoul.
*social networking service: 사회연결망서비스 (SNS)
*Korea Innovation Center: 글로벌혁신센터
*Institute for Information & Communications Technology Promotion: 정보통신기술진흥센터
 Under the agreement, Facebook and the government agencies will select the 10 most promising AR and VR firms in Korea and send their employees to Silicon Valley for 10 weeks to learn about related technologies and business development from engineers of Oculus VR, a subsidiary of Facebook.
*government agencies: 정부 기관
 It is the first time that the Facebook subsidiary has partnered with a foreign government to help nurture such startups.