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Korea needs to tighten oversight of botox toxins
Korea should strengthen the oversight of botulinum toxin (BTX) and other highly toxic substances to prevent them from falling into the hands of terrorists, according to an internationally-renowned neurobiologist. In a recent interview with The Korea Times, Giampietro Schiavo, a professor of cellular neurobiology at the Institute of Neurology, University College London, also s...
| 2017-07-05 17:41
Protecting endangered species
S-Oil President Ryu Yul gives a certificate of appointment to university students as members of an endangered species conservation group at the refiner’s headquarters in Seoul, Wednesday. About 40 students will take part in a range of conservation activities in Gyeonggi and Gangwon provinces. / Courtesy of S-Oil
Demand for Korean cosmetics soars in Latin America
Skincare and other made-in-Korea cosmetics products have gained huge popularity among consumers in Latin America over the past few years, the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) said Tuesday. The sales of Korean cosmetics items have continued to head upward, despite the overall sluggish demand in the region, which has emerged as the next promising market for local firms. They have been hit hard by falling demand in China since last year when Korea decided to deploy the U.S. anti-missile defense system.
| 2017-07-04 17:29
DHL offers railway shipping to Europe
DHL, one of the world’s largest logistics providers, has begun offering freight services to Korean manufacturers looking to ship their goods via a combination of sea and railway transport. In particular, domestic companies making automobiles, apparel, electronics and beverages can benefit from DHL’s comprehensive Asia-Europe multimodal network, which makes it faster and cheap...
| 2017-06-29 19:11
T'way Air to benchmark Air Asia
T’way Air will benchmark Air Asia, the world’s largest low-cost carrier (LCC), by setting up subsidiaries in Japan, China, Vietnam and other Asian countries to become a global carrier, the company chief said Thursday. CEO Jeong Hong-geun also told reporters that Korea’s leading budget carrier, which serves passengers heading to destinations in Asia, will operate large-size pl...
| 2017-06-29 18:56
Home plus imports Dutch frying pans directly
Home plus has tried to outshine its rivals in terms of price competitiveness by directly importing fruits and other fresh goods, and offering them at reasonable prices. This time, the leading discount store chain has turned its eyes to imported frying pans and other household items to further enhance its competitive edge. The company said Wednesday that it signed a supply con...
| 2017-06-28 16:40
Daewoo E&C completes Guri-Pocheon Expressway
Daewoo Engineering & Construction (E&C) has completed construction of the Guri-Pocheon Expressway, linking the eastern part of Seoul with Pocheon and other cities in northeastern Gyeonggi Province, the builder said Wednesday. The 44.6-kilometer-long road, which will open at midnight on June 30, is expected to save significant travel time for motorists heading to and from nort...
| 2017-06-28 16:35
Hyundai fights pediatric cancer
Hyundai Motor America CEO Jerry Flannery, left, poses with Brian Hansen Ladle, center, assistant professor of oncology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Hannah Adams, fourth from left, the hope-on-wheels campaign ambassador, after donating $400,000 to the hospital at the automaker’s office in Washington D.C., Tuesday. Hyundai Motor donated an additional $600,000 to four othe...
Kumho Tire riding on golf marketing
Kumho Tire has been using golf as a marketing tool to help raise its corporate brand image and bolster its sales. It has been hosting a golf tournament in China since 2013 and sponsoring many top Korean and non-Korean professional golfers. From July 7 to 9, the tiremaker will sponsor the Korea Ladies Professional Golf Association (KLPGA) tournament in Weihai, Shandong Provinc...
| 2017-06-27 16:44
Bosch's sales growth slows in Korea
Bosch, one of the world’s largest auto parts makers, has seen its sales growth in Korea slow down over the past two years, hit by the country’s declining car production. Intensifying competition with Denso, Hyundai Mobis and other rivals has also made it harder for the German industrial giant to increase its sales here. Robert Bosch Korea said Tuesday it earned about 2.3 tril...
| 2017-06-27 16:37
30 people purchased 8,000 homes: data
National Assembly passes motion to arrest DPK chief
Civil servant mentor reappointed as labor ministry spokesman
Gender equality minister nominee in hot seat over remarks on abortion
Seoul invites ambassadors to introduce new halal foods in Korea
KG Mobility seeks breakthrough in Europe
S. Korea condemns Russia, seeks to mend ties with China
Honey-dipped cookie to represent 'K-desserts' at global food expo in Germany
COVID-19 deaths hit record high in Korea for 2022
Shilla hotel in Da Nang recognized at World Travel Awards
More than 2,800 killed by earthquake in Morocco
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