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LG wins import ban on PlayStations in Europe

LG Electronics Inc. said Wednesday that it has won an injunction from a Dutch court to temporarily ban Japanese electronics giant Sony Corp. from shipping PlayStation game consoles to Europe. “LG r...

Updated : 2011.03.02 19:08

Carmakers count on green tech to offset costly fuel

GENEVA (AP) ― Mass-market automakers like Toyota, Fiat and Ford say green technologies on display at the Geneva Auto Show will help them weather the impact of skyrocketing fuel prices ― while less ...

Updated : 2011.03.02 19:05

Exports shore up local carmakers’ February sales

Improving overseas shipments boosted five South Korean carmakers’ sales in February, industry data showed Wednesday. Compared to February 2010, Hyundai Motor Co.’s sales increased by 12.1 percent to...

Updated : 2011.03.02 18:21

United Pharm launches elderly support project

Korea United Pharm. Inc., a local pharmaceuticals producer, launched a new social contribution project aimed at helping underprivileged senior citizens in Gangman-gu in southern Seoul on Monday. For...

Updated : 2011.03.02 18:19

KT completes national 4G WiBro network

KT Corp. announced Wednesday that it has established a fourth generation wireless broadband (WiBro) network across the nation, enabling users to gain faster access to the Internet on their mobile dev...

Updated : 2011.03.02 18:19

Media expert to head Walt Disney Korea

The Walt Disney Company announced on Wednesday it appointed Luke Kang, a broadcast media specialist, as new senior vice president and managing director for the Korean unit. Kang, a Korean-American, ...

Updated : 2011.03.02 18:17

[Herald Interview] ‘Firms need to get trust of global opinion leaders’

The Korean corporate sector, despite its rapid industrial success and latest attempts to become a trusted member of the global corporate society, has yet to gain the full trust of global opinion lead...

Updated : 2011.03.02 18:15

Daewoo Shipbuilding wins 1.2 tln won drill ship orders

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., South Korea's No. 2 shipbuilder, said Wednesday that it has won a 1.2 trillion won ($1.06 billion) order to build two drill ships. Under the deal with A...

Updated : 2011.03.02 10:53

Samsung Electronics scoops 30 international design awards

Samsung Electronics Co. announced Tuesday that it won 30 prizes, including two top honors, at an international design exhibition. The South Korean electronics giant said it grabbed 30 awards at the ...

Updated : 2011.03.01 20:17

GM Korea goes on marketing offensive

Carmaker offers new customer service package for Chevrolet brand GM Korea Co. sweetened the official launch of its new brand on Tuesday with the introduction of a new customer service package. Kore...

Updated : 2011.03.01 18:05

SKT fosters mobile application developers

SK Telecom is cranking up its support of software developers, seeking to broaden its pool of mobile applications. Korea’s top mobile carrier said Tuesday it has picked four venture firms to receive...

Updated : 2011.03.01 18:04

KCC, Hyundai E&C win ...$380 million Saudi deal

Saudi Arabia’s Polysilicon Technology Co. said it has awarded a $380 million contract to two South Korean companies for construction of the first stage of a plant to make polysilicon for use in solar...

Updated : 2011.03.01 18:02

LGE looks to boost sales of air conditioners in Europe

LG Electronics said Tuesday it aims to more than double its share in the European air conditioning market this year. Korea’s second largest electronics maker is showcasing its air conditioning and ...

Updated : 2011.03.01 18:02

Data roaming gets cheaper, easier

KT Corp. offers affordable and unlimited mobile data access in Asia KT Corp. on Tuesday launch­ed a new international roaming service that enables users to access mobile data more cheaply and conve...

Updated : 2011.03.01 18:00

Tech giants team up for green technology

Samsung Electronics, KT to cooperate for energy-efficient cloud service Samsung Electronics and KT Corp. are joining forces in a project to foster energy-efficient cloud computing to cope with explo...

Updated : 2011.03.01 17:59