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Mon, July 22, 2019 | 07:07
Korean automotive industry may suffer same fate as GM
With General Motors (GM) Korea's surprise decision to shutter its Gunsan plant, rocking Korea's regional economy and automotive industry, experts are warning that domestic automakers might suffer the same fate as GM.
| 2018-03-02 22:04
POSCO secures lithium supply from Australia
POSCO agreed Tuesday to purchase up to 240,000 tons of lithium concentrate a year from Pilbara Minerals, an Australia-based lithium and tantalum producer.
| 2018-02-28 15:24
Gamers seek to revive AR mobile games
Augmented reality (AR) emerged as a promising technology for mobile games with the 2016 release of “Pokemon Go,” an AR-based game introduced by Niantic Inc., an American software developer.
| 2018-02-27 18:25
Gunsan City at stake with GM's decision to shut local plant
GUNSAN, North Jeolla Province _ The recent decision by General Motors (GM) Korea to shut its Gunsan plant in North Jeolla Province, with an annual capacity of 260,000 cars, is drawing a backlash from the government, its workers and residents.
| 2018-02-20 15:10
Moneylenders turn toward young adults in Korea
Moneylenders are recently targeting young adults in their 20s and 30s in Korea in the name of “providing pocket money.”
| 2018-02-14 17:13
Sulhwasoo digs out skincare products from nature
In the cosmetics industry, one of the big challenges is how to make organic skincare products take effect by applying then on skin. And AmorePacific, a business bellwether in Korea, tries to deal with the issue by developing bio-conversion technology.
| 2018-02-11 16:49
Red ginseng hits shelves in cosmetic stores
Korea Ginseng Corp (KGC), the nation's leading health supplement maker with its flagship brand CheongKwanJang, is now branching out into the cosmetic market with red ginseng facial care products.
| 2018-02-07 20:06
GS Caltex taps into olefin industry
GS Caltex is eyeing the olefin industry for future business, the oil refiner announced Wednesday. The company is set to build an olefin production plant on 43,000 square meters of land in Yeosu, South Jeolla Province.
| 2018-02-07 15:29
Blueair seeks to reshape Korea's air purifier market
Blueair, a Swedish air purifier maker, released a new personal air purifier, Blue Pure 411, Tuesday. The company said it expects the product to transform Korea's air purifier market at a launch event held at The Plaza Hotel Seoul.
| 2018-02-06 16:06
Two tech giants reshape retail stores into cultural spaces
Apple's retail stores set their goals as evolving into a community for people to gather and experience new thoughts and products that can change their lives.
| 2018-02-04 18:46
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G smartphone mocked by WSJ
Sales of Japanese beer, noodles, snacks plunge amid trade dispute
US to request Seoul's restraint on Korea-Japan row
Hyundai Mobis develops camera monitors to replace side mirrors
A feud for the ages
Korea suffers steepest fall in exports
Vietnam demands Chinese ships to leave Vanguard Bank
Apple, Amazon concerned about Japan's export curbs
Trump in dilemma over Korea, Japan trade scuffle
Market expects additional rate cut in Q4
Celebrating Korea-Czech relations
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