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Reporter : Kim Yoo-chul
Sun, February 25, 2024 | 17:35
[INTERVIEW] Digitalization key to recovery of travel industry: Yanolja chief
Steady enhancements in technology are accelerating growth and some degree of innovation in the leisure industry. During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a robust digitalization strategy is what is needed by the industry, with the adoption of platform-oriented business models defining the shape of the travel and tourism industry's recovery.
[ANALYSIS] Korean exporters start rethinking 'China strategy'
There was a period when top-tier U.S. tech leaders were just “all-in” when it came to China, followed by Korea's leading exporters including the tech affiliates of Samsung, LG, SK and Hyundai. Given its vast population of some 1.5 billion, hugely growing middle-class, loosening economic restrictions, low-cost and high-labor-intensity manufacturing centers, China remains an in...
[INTERVIEW] 'New order takes root in fashion e-commerce industry'
The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a huge blow to the fashion industry, causing a lot of traditional merchants to be unsure of how to maintain their bottom lines as consumers shift in droves to e-commerce platforms.
[ANALYSIS] Evolving from mediator to balancer
"What's happening in Ukraine is never irrelevant to Korea,” said President Yoon Suk-yeol during his presidential campaign. With attention globally focused on the updates of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, “There are possibilities North Korea could perform strategic provocations and we have to further strengthen deterrence to take on the North's nuclear and missile threats becau...
[INTERVIEW] 'Crypto party isn't over yet'
Things are changing rapidly in the world of crypto. Very recently, the global cryptocurrency market saw an extension of volatility even to stablecoins, mostly due to the huge collapse of the TerraUSD, a UST or algorithmic stablecoin, and its sister token, Luna - which should theoretically maintain a 1:1 peg to a currency and commodity.
[ANALYSIS] Display industry: hidden axis for US 'techno-democracy' agenda
One of the key lessons the United States has learned from its trade conflict with China, which has caused supply chain issues that also led to worsening political and economic relations between the world's biggest economies, is that having a high level of manufacturing capability has even larger implications for national security.
[INTERVIEW] Embracing routine PCR test is key to preventing next virus: Seegene CEO
It's the middle of June and there is a chance that the country's new COVID-19 cases will surge again because of a rise in Omicron sub-variants currently being detected in the U.S. and Europe. The U.S. recently lifted its mandatory COVID testing for overseas travelers arriving by plane, which means that visitors no longer need to show negative test results or proof of recovery...
[ANALYSIS] How Samsung could react to Intel CEO's visit
Intel's chief executive Pat Gelsinger's recent visit to Samsung raised lots of expectations in the global tech world, especially regarding the Korean tech giant's updated stance on mergers and acquisitions (M&As), as the company said recently it's on track to strike “sizable M&A” deals.
[INTERVIEW] Building deeper talent pool is key for data management
The era of digital transformation is here, and with the shift have come a lot of innovations for leading Korean companies to explore. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has awakened the need for them to adapt rapidly and speed up their utilization of emerging technologies.
[ANALYSIS] IPEF to deepen Korean firms' 'dual-track' strategy with US, China
South Korea's official joining of the U.S.-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) could possibly jeopardize Seoul's long-standing strategic partnership with Beijing, as the core purpose of the IPEF is to counter China's growing economic and political influence in Asia.