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Reporter : Lee Kyung-min
Thu, June 1, 2023 | 12:13
Korea to establish 'K-rice belt' in Africa
The government will establish what it calls a “K-rice belt” across seven countries in Africa, in order to advance current official development assistance (ODA) programs to countries that are struggling with a lack of agricultural infrastructure, compounded by geographical and other limitations unfavorable to growing crops, the food ministry said Wednesday. They are: Senegal, ...
Fostering bio industry
Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Lee Chang-yang, left, is on a guided tour of a manufacturing plant of LG Chem, the chemicals affiliate of LG Group, in Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province, as part of his first official schedule for this year, Tuesday. Yonhap
Lotte Bio completes acquisition of Syracuse plant in US
Lotte Biologics, a biopharmaceutical affiliate of Lotte Group, said Tuesday that on Dec. 31 it acquired a manufacturing plant of its New York Stock Exchange-listed peer, Bristol Myers Squibb in East Syracuse, New York.
Gov't seeks ICT, nuclear, defense exports in all-in-one package
The government will outline a strategy to facilitate the export of a package of strong local industries encompassing Information Communications Technology (ICT), nuclear energy and defense under the overarching goal of securing overseas construction and infrastructure projects, the ministry said Tuesday.
LG Uplus offers benefits to employees who choose not to marry
An unmarried male employee of LG Uplus Corp., the country's third-largest telecommunications service provider by market cap, has received benefits similar in design to what his married coworkers receive, the firm said Monday.
Builders desperately need financial aid, tax breaks
Heads of local construction associations urged the government to extend tax breaks and other financial aid in a desperate call to limit mounting industry uncertainties concerning plunging market demand and a liquidity crunch, according to industry officials, Monday.
[INTERVIEW] Korea able to help Saudi Arabia succeed in NEOM project: land minister
Korea will be able to provide key know-how to help Saudi Arabia elevate its profile via the NEOM project, underpinned by trust in the Asian country's capabilities in city planning and infrastructure construction in the Middle Eastern nation dating back to the 1970s, according to Korea's top land, infrastructure and transport policymaker.
Samsung Electronics chairman returns after Southeast Asia trip
Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Jae-yong returned to Korea after a 10-day visit to Vietnam, Singapore and Malaysia, its key partner countries in Southeast Asia, according to the firm and market watchers, Friday. He left Korea, Dec. 21.This was his fourth overseas trip after visits to Europe in June, Central and South America as well as the United Kingdom in September and the...
Nongshim introduces limited edition Shin Ramyun Zepeto
Nongshim, a local food and beverage manufacturer, has introduced Shin Ramyun Zepeto, an instant noodle pack that drew strong consumer responses on the Zepeto metaverse platform, according to the firm, Wednesday.
Korea aims to export nuclear reactors to Poland, Czech Republic
The government will facilitate the exports of Korea-developed APR1400 nuclear reactors to Poland and the Czech Republic, as part of a broader policy drive to advance and normalize the often-demonized energy source, the energy ministry said Tuesday.