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Dankook’s startup foundation fosters entrepreneurs

A sponsor for venture startups, under the wing of Dankook University, is drawing attention because of its tangible results over the past few years.Dankook University Startup Support Foundation, establ...

Updated : 2017.02.22 18:00

Korea, China to boost cooperation for project management

South Korea and China are speeding up efforts to boost cooperation on project management to seize opportunities, according to the International Project Management Association Korea on Wednesday. Kim S...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:58

Shinsegae perks up in duty-free biz

Shinsegae Inc., South Korea's leading retail chain, has turned a corner in the duty-free business as its new flagship branch posted its first turnaround last month amid fierce industry competition, co...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:25

Google's AI software wins top score among machines in translation battle

Artificial intelligence language software by US Internet giant Google Inc., scored higher than its rival AI machines in a translation battle between humans and machines held in South Korea earlier thi...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:03

What Lee Jae-yong’s absence means to Samsung, Korea

Nearly a week after Samsung Group’s de facto leader Lee Jae-yong was arrested, the tech giant has been directly and indirectly emphasizing his absence may cause a serious leadership vacuum and underm...

Updated : 2017.02.22 16:44

KT to develop satellite-based GPS system with KARI

KT and the Korea Aerospace Research Institute will co-develop Korea’s first Satellite Based Augmentation System GPS system, which is expected to bring technological advancements in the fields of tran...

Updated : 2017.02.22 16:39

[Newsmaker] Qualcomm wages long, hard legal battle against FTC

(The Investor)Qualcomm has waged a legal war against South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission, filing a lawsuit in Seoul late Tuesday, unyielding to the antitrust agency’s order of a massive fine and cor...

Updated : 2017.02.22 16:38

Diageo adds nutrition details to bottles of Windsor W Signature

Global premium spirits maker Diageo said Wednesday it will be providing consumers with alcohol content and nutritional information per serving on bottles of its W Signature by Windsor products.The inf...

Updated : 2017.02.22 16:29

Korean Air requests postponement of Iran flight deadline

Korea’s largest air carrier sent a request to the Transport Ministry on Tuesday to postpone the start of its Iran flights.According to a spokesman for the airline, the major reason for the delay was ...

Updated : 2017.02.22 16:28

Cut in infrastructure investment draws concern

Calls are rising to reconsider the government’s plan to cut back infrastructure investment, which experts say is based on misperception and goes against policy efforts to bolster the country’s falte...

Updated : 2017.02.22 16:19

Korea unveils roadmap to secure space technology

South Korea unveiled a long-term plan Wednesday to secure indigenous space technology with an aim to successfully emerge as a global power in the space sector by 2040, the science ministry said.Under ...

Updated : 2017.02.22 16:05

Celltrion’s Rituxan biosimilar wins European approval

South Korea’s Celltrion announced Wednesday that the European Medicines Agency has granted sales approval to Truxima, its biosimilar drug referencing Roche’s blockbuster lymphatic cancer drug Rituxa...

Updated : 2017.02.22 16:03

Official land prices rise 4.74% this year

South Korea's official average land prices for 2017 rose 4.74 percent from the previous year, marking the fastest annual gain since the 2008-09 global financial crisis, government data showed Wednesda...

Updated : 2017.02.22 16:03

BMW preferred by car owners in their 20s and 30s in Korea

Car owners in their 20s and 30s preferr German luxury BMW, while the automaker’s archrival Mercedes-Benz was preferred by an older age group, industry data showed Wednesday.A total of 144,883 importe...

Updated : 2017.02.22 15:53

LG G6 praised by David Lewis Designers’ chief

Torsten Valeur, CEO of David Lewis Designers (LG Electronics)LG Electronics’ upcoming flagship smartphone G6 was praised by the head of Danish design studio David Lewis Designers, the Korean tech fir...

Updated : 2017.02.22 15:32