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Asia’s tobacco growers pitted against WHO
Jakarta ― Tobacco growers from Indonesia, Korea, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and India are up in arms over a World Health Organization (WHO) proposal that they claim would kill as much as 50 million jobs in the tobacco industry and related fields around the world.
Kiwi FTA to help consumers
The New Zealand Chamber of Commerce has high hopes for the free trade agreement (FTA), which is currently being negotiated by New Zealand and Korea.
Ratification of KORUS FTA unlikely til Nov.
Prospects are slim for the ratification of the Korea-U.S. free trade agreement (FTA) before the mid-term elections in the U.S. and the G-20 Summit in Korea in November, American
Lock&Locks Kim joins W1 tril. club
Kim Jun-il, president of food container company Lock&Lock, is the newest member of the so-called ``1 trillion won'' club, in terms of stock ownership.
Nuclear power holds key to combatting climate change
Despite the safety and security risks involved, nuclear energy just might be the way to combat climate change, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA) and OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA).
KITA, EBRD sign up to help Korean companies
Korea is hoping to corner a bigger share of billions of dollars in projects funded by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in central European and central Asian countries.
Green taxes required for green growth
Environmental tax reform, also known as a ``green tax,'' is crucial in efforts to solve the world's environmental problems, particularly climate change.
Filipinos want Employment Permit System revamped
Filipino worker Marvic Babasa has been working in Korea for four years but has already changed companies three times due to various problems, such as unpaid wages and verbal and physical abuse from employers.
Filipinos hold festival in Incheon
With the hot summer sun, colorful banners, stalls selling pancit noodles and puto (rice cakes) and the unmistakable chatter of Tagalog, it could have been like any other fiesta being held in the
Reward workers for work quality, not hours
The majority of Seoul employees feel overworked, and would like to have more days off to enjoy life, according to the results of the Standard Chartered State of Work Life Balance in Seoul 2010 Survey released Friday.