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Reporter : Lee Hyo-sik
Mon, February 26, 2024 | 16:34
Ananti Cove sets new leisure trend
BUSAN - Ananti Cove, a premium oceanfront resort complex near Busan, became an instant sensation upon its July 1 opening. Many holiday goers from across the country have been flocking to this luxury resort and hotel compound to see what it can offer and how different it is from conventional lodging facilities. The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, according to Tak Ji...
Booyoung left out of Cheong Wa Dae meeting
Booyoung Group is attracting keen attention from business circles over why it is being left out of President Moon Jae-in’s meeting with the heads of the country’s large business groups. Industry analysts say the builder, Korea’s 15th largest conglomerate by assets, has been sidelined by the liberal President because of its ongoing trouble with the antitrust agency and local a...
RDA trains students abroad
The Rural Development Administration (RDA), the state-run agricultural research institute, has been dispatching university students to its overseas branches, helping them find jobs in the field of agricultural science. The institute has set up Korea Project on International Agriculture (KOPIA) centers in 20 developing countries in its campaign to share its knowhow with the de...
BBQ bows to antitrust agency
Genesis BBQ has pledged to make public its profit margins and treat its franchisees better, bowing to mounting pressure from the nation’s antitrust agency. Korea’s largest fried chicken franchise said Thursday that it will slash the number of items its franchised stores are required to buy from headquarters and set up an ad-hoc committee to reflect the voices of franchisees i...
RDA boosts agricultural cooperation with Africa
The Rural Development Administration (RDA), the state-run agricultural research institute, has been sharing its state-of-the-art agricultural knowledge with developing nations in Africa to help them boost production, control pests and diversify farm products. Early this month, the institute held a meeting in Senegal, inviting agricultural officials from dozens of African coun...
CJ Group driving overseas expansion
CJ Group has been accelerating its overseas ventures in food, logistics, biopharmaceuticals and cultural content to make up for sluggish sales at home amid intensifying competition and stalled population growth. The return of Chairman Lee Jae-hyun, after a four-year absence, will further prompt CJ to expand its overseas presence to achieve its goal of generating 100 trillion ...
TMON offers 'multi-destination' tickets
Normally, travelers prefer to purchase tickets for direct flights because the trip is quicker and more convenient. So, the seats are more expensive than ones with obligatory stopovers en route to the final destination. But these days some people intentionally want to make stopovers to tour more countries. However, it is not easy to find plane tickets that allow stopovers at d...
Moon's communications: one-way street?
Cheong Wa Dae’s short notice of a meeting between President Moon Jae-in and business tycoons has baffled corporate officials as they don’t have enough time to prepare for it. The presidential office said Sunday that Moon will meet with the leaders of the country’s top 15 business groups Thursday and Friday, and ask them to create more jobs and share growth with small firms. T...
Maeil Dairies creates friendly workplace for moms-to-be
Maeil Dairies will actively take part in the nationwide campaign to raise the birthrate by making its workplace better for pregnant employees. One of Korea’s leading dairy product makers has become the first company to sign an agreement with the Korea Population and Health Welfare Association (KoPHWA), which has been promoting the creation of a friendly corporate atmosphere f...
KGS chief quits over jobs scandal
The head of Korea Gas Safety Corp. (KGS) has decided to resign amid the growing scandal over alleged recruitment irregularities. The public company, which oversees the safety of the nation’s natural gas infrastructure, said Sunday that there will be a farewell ceremony for CEO Park Ki-dong at its headquarters in Eumseong, North Chungcheong Province, Monday. Park, who became C...
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