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Korea resumes kimchi exports to China

South Korea has resumed exporting its traditional side dish kimchi to China after a hiatus of nearly six years as the Beijing government eased its regulations on the pickled food, the agriculture ministry here said Friday.Four local kimchi companies held a ceremony in Wonju, southeast of S...

Updated : 2016.08.26 10:26

From strangers to business partners through female leaders' conference

One can easily mistake Jun Young-soon and Jun Kyung-sook for sisters because of their similar heights and hairstyles, and, yes, their names.But the two businesswomen met through an annual forum for Korean female leaders that was launched in 2001 by the South Korean Ministry of Gender Equal...

Updated : 2016.08.26 10:05

Lotte Group vice chairman found dead amid probe

Lotte Group Vice Chairman Lee In-won was found dead Friday morning in an apparent suicide ahead of his appearance in front of prosecutors for questioning regarding the ongoing investigation into Lotte...

Updated : 2016.08.26 09:45

Hanjin Shipping submits new self-rescue plan to creditors

Cash-strapped Hanjin Shipping Co., under growing pressure from its creditors to secure more money to tide over a deepening cash shortage, submitted a stronger self-rescue plan, which may include the s...

Updated : 2016.08.25 18:11

Fortune picks CJ Group, as a 'company to watch'

Korean conglomerate CJ Group was chosen as one of this year‘s 7 World-Changing Companies to Watch by US business magazine Fortune, the company said Thursday. The selection comes on the company’s eff...

Updated : 2016.08.25 17:36

[Photo News] Korea-Chile biz cooperation

Members of the Committee of Economic Cooperation Korea-Chile attend its 21st meeting, organized by the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in a hotel in Seoul on Thursday. KCCI

Updated : 2016.08.25 17:33

T'way Air tops consumer survey among budget carriers

T'way Air Co. has taken the top spot in a customer satisfaction survey for budget carriers, with high scores in facilities and staff service, a consumer watchdog said Thursday. According to the survey...

Updated : 2016.08.25 16:04

Hyundai Motor, union reach wage deal

Leaders of unionized workers at Hyundai Motor said Thursday that they will put a tentative wage deal into a vote on Friday, raising hopes for ending labor disputes blamed for disrupting production.The...

Updated : 2016.08.25 15:24

POSCO E&C to use high manganese steel to reduce inter-floor noise

POSCO Engineering and Construction is putting efforts into tackling inter-floor noise in apartments through an innovative technology, the company said Thursday.Since April, the company has launched a ...

Updated : 2016.08.25 15:20

Hanwha promotes Korean traditional arts for kids

South Korean conglomerate Hanwha Group held a musical performance for elementary school students last week as part of its arts education project, the company said Thursday. The group invited some 150 ...

Updated : 2016.08.25 15:17

Booyoung offers scholarships to foreign students

The WooJung Education and Culture Foundation under Booyoung Group offered scholarships worth a total of 400 million won ($357,000) to 100 foreign students studying in Korea, as part of its corporate s...

Updated : 2016.08.25 15:13

Tobacco spending falls only for low-income smokers

Consumer spending on tobacco has nearly reached former levels as the effect of the tobacco price hike wears off, with only low-income smokers continuing to reduce spending on cigarettes, data showed T...

Updated : 2016.08.25 14:50

Concert coming at Lotte World Tower for construction workers

A music concert will be held at Lotte World Tower in Seoul to thank construction workers for their hard work on the tower, according to Lotte Corp. on Thursday.The “Concert Celebrating the Sweat and ...

Updated : 2016.08.25 14:47

Korea's seaport cargo grows 2% on-year in July

Cargo processed at South Korean seaports rose nearly 2 percent in July from a year earlier on a gain in container freight, government data showed Thursday.The volume of cargo handled at the country's ...

Updated : 2016.08.25 13:41

Bottled water, milk in short supply amid summer heat

Some South Korean producers of bottled water and milk are struggling to meet the rising consumer demand as an unprecedented heat wave has affected the supply chain, industry officials said Thursday.Sa...

Updated : 2016.08.25 13:41