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Makgeolli exports to exceed $50 million
Exports of makgeolli, a traditional Korean rice wine, are expected to soon surpass $50 million for the first time thanks to the boom of “well-being” food, the popular Korean wave, or hallyu, extending worldwide, and successful localization marketing campaigns.
| 2011-12-04 16:06
’Kkokkomyeon’ to be exported to 20 nations
Korea’s popular instant noodles dish flavored with chicken broth is set to whet international appetites.
| 2011-12-04 16:03
Annual trade volume to top $1 tril. next week
Korea’s exports for the first 11 months set a record high of about $500 billion, the eighth largest volume of exports in the world, according to the Ministry of Knowledge Economy Thursday.
| 2011-12-01 17:01
Unmanned tilt-rotor vertical take-off aircraft unveiled
A state-funded aviation research institute unveiled an unmanned tilt-rotor aircraft Wednesday, making Korea one of the world’s few countries having the technology of vertical take-off and landing plane using helicopter-like rotors at the wingtips.
| 2011-11-30 18:17
Algae-based sleep supplement debuts
Korea has discovered a natural sleep inducing substance from seaweed for the first time in the world, a state-funded food research institute announced Tuesday.
| 2011-11-29 17:45
Himart gripped by power game
A feud over the rights to manage Himart, Korea’s largest electronics retailer, intensified Friday, as employees, supportive of incumbent CEO Seon Jong-koo vowed to stage a rally against Yoo Kyung-seon, CEO of Eugene Corp., a construction company holding the largest stake in the retail chain.
| 2011-11-25 17:50
Imports of US pork, beef increasing
Korea’s imports of pork and beef from the United States surged this year in the aftermath of last winter’s foot-and-mouth outbreak and a temporary removal of tariffs, according to a quarantine body of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Thursday.
| 2011-11-24 17:12
Hyundai completes Qatar project
Hyundai Engineering & Construction, the top builder in Korea, has completed construction of a liquid processing unit (LPU), one of the major components of Qatar’s Pearl gas-to-liquid (GTL) project, the firm announced Wednesday.
| 2011-11-23 16:45
Korea’s growth to be assailed next year
Korea’s economy is expected to grow less than 4 percent next year amid deepening worries about eurozone debt problems and slowing demand from major economies, according to economic think tanks and other financial institutions.
| 2011-11-23 16:44
State-run power agency strengthens CSR policy
The state-funded Korean Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) has pledged to further strengthen its corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities in an effort to play a pivotal role in helping those destitute and neglected as a responsible public company in the country.
| 2011-11-22 16:52
Corporate sponsors in dilemma over Son Heung-min's skyrocketing model fee
Why doesn't US want to add South Korea to Quad?
Supreme Court upholds 1 1/2-yr prison term for disgraced K-pop star Seungri
Blackpink celebrates Queen's birthday
British TV presenter views 'brutal' netizens as challenge to Korean entertainment
Undocumented resident gets 1.5-year jail term for financing Syria-based terrorist group
South Korean military to start using more advanced helmets this year
Desperation becomes sorrow after elementary school shooting
Employers criticize Supreme Court ruling against peak wage system
[INTERVIEW] Korea should open bio-related big data to private sector
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