Korean municipality to sell canned pure air in cooperation with Canadian fi...

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Korean municipality to sell canned pure air in cooperation with Canadian firm

HADONG -- The town of Hadong in southeastern South Korea will sell canned fresh mountain air in a tie-up with a Canadian company amid growing concerns about air pollution, municipality officials said ...

Updated : 2017.06.28 16:18

SsangYong Motor to unveil new pickup truck

PYEONGTAEK, Gyeonggi Province -- SsangYong Motor, the South Korean unit of India’s Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., will release a new fourth-generation pickup truck at the beginning of next year, an offici...

Updated : 2017.06.28 16:16

Top diplomats of Korea, US to hold talks ahead of summit

South Korea's top diplomat will meet her US counterpart to fine-tune details related to the upcoming summit between their leaders scheduled later this week, a foreign ministry official said Wednesday....

Updated : 2017.06.28 16:16

Lawmakers grill defense minister nominee over dubious ties with business

Faced with a barrage of attacks over suspected irregularities during his confirmation hearing on Wednesday, Defense Minister nominee Song Young-moo apologized, while defending himself from some of the...

Updated : 2017.06.28 16:13

Hanwha chairman at vanguard of Korea’s business ties with US

Hanwha Group Chairman Kim Seung-youn has been at the vanguard of fostering business cooperation with the United States, years before uncertainties emerged upon the inauguration of US President Donald ...

Updated : 2017.06.28 16:12

Guri-Pocheon Expressway to open Friday

The new Guri-Pocheon Expressway is slated to open to drivers starting from Friday midnight.According to Daewoo Engineering & Construction, the new 50.6-kilometer stretch of highway will shorten the dr...

Updated : 2017.06.28 16:11

Seoul stocks retreat from all-time high on foreign sell-offs

South Korean stocks slumped on Wednesday, retreating from the previous session's all-time high, as foreign investors remained net sellers. The Korean won declined against the US dollar. The benchmark ...

Updated : 2017.06.28 16:10

[Herald Interview] ‘Moon, Trump should avoid open clash’

This is the fourth of five interviews with prominent US scholars on an upcoming South Korea-US summit and the alliance. -- Ed.Given their differences on issues related to North Korea and a US missile ...

Updated : 2017.06.28 16:09

Pressure mounts on Ahn to explain fabrication scandal

Pressure is mounting on Ahn Cheol-soo, former presidential candidate of the People’s Party, to explain a fake accusation that the party allegedly made against the son of President Moon Jae-in during ...

Updated : 2017.06.28 16:03

LG Electronics to tap deeper into chiller market

South Korean electronics firm LG Electronics Inc. said Wednesday it plans to tap deeper into the global chiller market currently dominated by U.S. rivals.The South Korean tech giant said the chiller m...

Updated : 2017.06.28 16:03

Cardinals' closer Oh Seung-hwan blows 3rd save of season

St. Louis Cardinals' closer Oh Seung-hwan has blown his third save of the season, as his midseason woes continued.Oh gave up a solo home run to squander a 5-4 lead in the bottom of the ninth inning ag...

Updated : 2017.06.28 15:53

Samsung launches ISOCELL image sensor brand

Samsung Electronics Co. on Wednesday showcased its own image sensor brand dubbed ISOCELL, tapping deeper into the sector amid the rising demand from the Internet of Things industry.The South Korean te...

Updated : 2017.06.28 15:50

'Bad' levels of fine dust in subway stations

Seoul’s subway stations have “bad” levels of fine dust in the air, an environmental activist group revealed, citing data from subway operator Seoul Metro. Gongdeok Station and Beotigogae Station on...

Updated : 2017.06.28 15:42

Seoul allows five elite schools to remain intact

The Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education on Wednesday decided to extend autonomous rights given to five premium high schools for another five years, despite talks of removing the elite schools in th...

Updated : 2017.06.28 15:33

Twice tops Japanese iTunes album chart

Twice‘s Japan debut set off on a successful path, as its first album “#TWICE” topped the iTunes top albums chart for Japan after its midnight release on Wednesday.It also took the No.1 spot on the ...

Updated : 2017.06.28 15:18