Meet the new last word in English: zyzzyva

The Korea Herald > Business > Industry

Trade agency taps into database for business advice

The Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency is planning to launch an online service that runs on database to assist local businesses with their engagement overseas. During a press conference to cele...

Updated : 2017.06.14 17:36

Korea's bottled water market to reach W1tr by 2020

South Korea’s bottled water market is expected to surpass 1 trillion won ($890 million) by 2020 on the back of rising popularity among single-person households and the use of online shopping platfor...

Updated : 2017.06.14 16:49

US Supreme Court decision speeds up entry of biosimilars to market

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that biosimilar developers do not have to wait six months after regulatory approval to bring their products to market, marking a boon for companies developing th...

Updated : 2017.06.14 16:19

E-mart acquires complete control over Shinsegae Property

Shinsegae has sold its stake in Shinsegae Property to E-mart, giving complete control of the group‘s business of shopping malls to the discount chain, according to the group Wednesday. According to...

Updated : 2017.06.14 16:16

[Photo News] Samsung participates in Infocomm 2017

SAMSUNG DISPLAY SOLUTIONS – Staff members help display Samsung Electronics’ signage campaign at the world’s largest display solutions exhibition, Infocomm 2017, in Orlando, US, Wednesday. (Yonhap)

Updated : 2017.06.14 16:05

Analysts upbeat about LG's smartphone OLED panels

LG Display’s small-sized organic light-emitting diode panels have the potential to become an alternative to the products of Samsung Display currently dominating the market, according to local analys...

Updated : 2017.06.14 15:39

Posco provides AI education for disadvantaged youth

Posco will help youths from underprivileged households prepare for the upcoming “fourth industrial revolution” by providing free education on the Internet of Things, big data and artificial intelli...

Updated : 2017.06.14 14:49

FTC chief says he won't be 'too pushy' on chaebol reform

South Korea’s new head of the antitrust watchdog said Wednesday the Fair Trade Commission will not carry out chaebol reform at an excessively high pace, toning down his original hard-line stance. K...

Updated : 2017.06.14 14:39

Booyoung begins sales of apartments in Vietnam

Booyoung Group has begun its first overseas housing business in Hanoi, Vietnam, by putting up for sale its first batch of apartment units for 756 households Wednesday at a model house located in the ...

Updated : 2017.06.14 14:28

Six builders newly make list of top 500 firms in 2016

Six builders newly made the list of South Korea's top 500 companies by sales in 2016 on the robust real estate market, with Samsung Electronics Co. retaining its No. 1 spot, a corporate tracker said ...

Updated : 2017.06.14 10:14

Daewoo Shipbuilding to sell W790b in new stocks

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., a troubled shipbuilder here, said Tuesday that it plans to sell 793 billion won ($702 million) worth of new stocks in a bid to strengthen its financial s...

Updated : 2017.06.13 18:24

[Photo News] SMBA and franchise operators hold meeting to discuss profit sharing

HOW TO SHARE PROFITS -- Joo Young-sup, head of the Small and Medium Business Administration, listens to a presentation during a meeting between the SMBA and franchise operators to discuss how to shar...

Updated : 2017.06.13 16:21

[Monitor] Accidents of car-sharing vehicles rampant: report

Car-sharing services have been enjoying rapid expansion in South Korea due to the convenience of leasing cars simply through apps. The number of users for the service surged seventyfold in the past f...

Updated : 2017.06.13 16:13

Hyundai to revise environment report for new HQ

Hyundai Motor Group’s construction of its new headquarters Global Business Center in Samsung-dong, southern Seoul, is to be delayed after the Seoul Metropolitan Government rejected the company‘s fi...

Updated : 2017.06.13 15:52

Posco donates houses for families in Vietnam

Posco 1% Sharing Foundation donated houses for 104 low-income families that will provide living spaces for up to 500 people in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, Vietnam. Posco CEO Kwon Oh-joon, Ba Ria-Vung ...

Updated : 2017.06.13 15:51