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Nexon to return to G-STAR with 9 new games this year
Nexon will unveil nine new games for various platforms, including mobile devices, consoles and PCs, at the upcoming G-STAR game show, its CEO said Tuesday. “Our slogan for this year's G-STAR is 'return.' In 2019, we planned to put our resources into making fun games and tried to create the games until we think we are satisfied. We have kept this strategy straight for the past...
Danuri lunar orbiter sends photos, BTS song 'Dynamite' to Earth
Danuri, Korea's domestically-developed lunar orbiter, succeeded in sending files including video, photos and interestingly “Dynamite,” the hit single of K-pop band BTS from space at a distance of 1.28 million kilometers to Earth, the science ministry said Monday.
Unity aims to help developers create games
Unity Technologies, a U.S.-based game engine maker, said it has updated its game engine software to help developers here create games more easily, according to the head of its Korean unit, Monday. “We recently held the Unite 2022 event in the U.S.,” Suzie Kim, country manager of Unity Technologies Korea, said during a press conference held at the company's office in Seoul.
'Agility, digitalization are key edges of Samsung Biologics'
FRANKFURT - Samsung Biologics has been increasing its presence in the global contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) business, generating larger revenues than market expectations this year. Such growth was possible thanks to its agile response to improve production capacity and achieving a digital transformation, according to its executives, Tuesday.
Can Mercedes-Benz fend off challenge from BMW?
Mercedes-Benz and BMW are fiercely competing for the most-selling overseas car brand title in the Korean market. To make the year 2022 their year, the two brands said Sunday that they will focus on launching new models that are more luxurious with better performance. According to recent data released by the Korea Automobile Importers & Distributors Association (KAIDA), Merced...
LG Electronics goes all out to promote Busan's Expo bid to Africa
LG Electronics has gone all-out to promote Busan's bid to host the World Expo in 2030 as its CEO recently visited three African nations - Tanzania, Ivory Coast and Ethiopia - and met officials there to explain why Korea's southern port city is the right fit for the global event, according to the tech company, Sunday.
Yuyu Pharma aims to grow bigger with dry eye, hair loss drugs
FRANKFURT - Robert Yu, president and CEO of Yuyu Pharma, said Wednesday that his mission is to make the company comparable to prominent biopharmaceutical companies in the world. To that end, he said the Korean company is actively diversifying its portfolio by developing new drugs such as a dry eye treatment as well as hair loss medication.
Contract manufacturing emerges as new opportunity for Korean bio firms
FRANKFURT - The CPHI exhibition has become a place for finding new growth engines for Yungjin Pharm, Daewon Pharmaceutical, Kyongbo Pharm and other small Korean bio companies as they actively try to attract new clients for their contract manufacturing organization (CMO) business, according to the companies, Wednesday.
New CEO vows to make SK pharmteco leading CDMO player
FRANKFURT - Joerg Ahlgrimm, the new CEO of SK pharmteco, vowed Tuesday that his goal as a chief executive is to make the SK Group's contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) company one of the best players in the global cell and gene therapy (CGT) CDMO business. “We have technological leadership in the CDMO field and my goal is to create a significant competi...
Samsung Biologics highlights essentials for global pharma-CDMO partnerships
FRANKFURT - Samsung Biologics, a world-leading contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) company that develops and produces drugs for its clients, said demand for biomedicine will exceed supply from 2026, adding that finding the best partner to outsource production is becoming more important for global pharmaceutical companies, according to its executive, Tue...