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[Herald Interview] Montblanc inspires future generations of patrons

Offering patrons a stage to show how supporting arts and culture can make a better world is a significant factor in convincing them to make contributions, according to the chairman of the Montblanc Cu...

Updated : 2014.10.01 21:23

Starbucks opens first Community Store here

Starbucks Korea on Wednesday opened its first Community Store in the bustling university district of Daehangno, Seoul, in a bid to follow its global vision of “giving back to the community.” The sto...

Updated : 2014.10.01 21:20

Wolfgang’s Steakhouse to open in December

The New York-based Wolfgang’s Steakhouse will open a titular restaurant in Cheongdam-dong of southern Seoul in December, the restaurant’s Korean team said Wednesday. Founded by seasoned waiter and r...

Updated : 2014.10.01 21:19

POSCO supplies lightweight steel to Renault

POSCO, the world’s fifth-largest steelmaker, said Wednesday that its high-strength, lightweight steel products were being used in Renault’s new concept car EOLAB for the first time.The materials, PO...

Updated : 2014.10.01 21:15

Universities wrong to resist new assessments

Kim Byoung-jooI simply could not believe my eyes when once again I saw in the news that university students were boycotting the college rankings issued by the local press. This is nothing new, and thi...

Updated : 2014.10.01 21:15

Buying from foreign sites continues to rise

Whenever Kim Mi-sun, 36, who works at a local credit card company, wants to shop, she makes a beeline for foreign websites before she visits the offline stores. “I purchase almost all commodities, fr...

Updated : 2014.10.01 21:14

Samsung chairman now able to sit in wheelchair: sources

Lee Kun-hee, the de facto head of Samsung Group who has been hospitalized since May after suffering a heart attack, has reportedly recovered enough to be able to sit in a wheelchair, business sources said Wednesday.Lee is now able to move a short distance seated in a wheelchair, according ...

Updated : 2014.10.01 21:14

Fire at Hankook Tire not expected to disrupt normal production

The fire that broke out at Hankook Tire Co.'s Daejeon plant is not expected to disrupt production since the damage is mostly to its warehouse, the company said Wednesday. South Korea's largest tiremaker said a fifth of the warehouse, located some 160 kilometers south of Seoul, was lost in...

Updated : 2014.10.01 12:21

[Graphic News] Korean-made luxury cars regain 30% market share

South Korean premium cars have regained a 30 percent market share at home, according to data provided by the Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association and the Korea Automobile Importers and Distribut...

Updated : 2014.09.30 20:41

Unrivaled luxury at Qatar’s new airport

DOHA ― An amalgam of odors from fresh materials lingered at Hamad International Airport, Qatar’s new gateway that opened on May 27. The odor gently blended in with the genuine European leather that ...

Updated : 2014.09.30 20:26

High-end suit brand offers smart solutions

Cheil Industries, an affiliate of Samsung Group, unveiled on Tuesday the updated version of Rogatis, its high-end men’s suit line, adopting smart solutions for the first time in the local fashion ind...

Updated : 2014.09.30 20:24

Missha opens two new stores in Kazakhstan

Local budget cosmetic brand Missha has recently opened its ninth and 10th branches in Kazakhstan, its mother company Able C&C said Monday. The ninth store is located inside APORT Mall, while the 10th ...

Updated : 2014.09.30 20:21

Samsung Heavy to build first overseas facility

Samsung Heavy Industries, a global leading shipbuilder, will spend 1 trillion won ($950 million) to build the company’s first overseas shipyard by 2017 as a part of its plans to revamp manufacturing ...

Updated : 2014.09.30 20:21

Hyundai Motor agrees on pay raise

Hyundai Motor, South Korea’s largest automaker, said Tuesday it has reached a tentative agreement with its labor union on this year’s pay increase 119 days after the start of negotiations. On Wednesday, the labor union plans to hold a vote on whether to approve the agreement signed late ...

Updated : 2014.09.30 20:21

Top-tier Italian eatery brands to open Seoul outlets

Cafe Milano Korea CEO Park Ji-hoon (center) signs an agreement on opening high-end diners with Salvatore de Riso business manager Sartoria de Luca (left) at a Seoul hotel on Tuesday.Cafe Milano Korea ...

Updated : 2014.09.30 20:21