Publication: Korea Joongang Daily

First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Students recall Sewol’s sinking

Judges in the murder trial of the Sewol ferry’s captain and its 14 crew members heard testimony yesterday from survivors about the ship’s final hours.For a so-called examination hearing, three judges traveled to Suwon District Court’s Ansan branch in ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 20 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Starbucks to open new barista training scheme

Starbucks Korea will start receiving applications in September from young job-seekers who want to receive barista training in a three-month internal college program.The scheme, which is the first of its kind, is called the Starbucks Barista Academy.“We ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Kospi starts week at nine-month high

The Kospi broke 2,050 during trading, before dropping back to close at 2,048.81, up 14.96 points or 0.74 percent from Friday’s close, and the highest level in nine months.Foreigners bought 172 billion won ($167.7 million) in shares and institutions purchased ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Survey finds added fees on overseas purchases

A consumer group warned yesterday that any won-denominated Visa and MasterCard payments overseas face additional fees of as much as 8 percent over purchases in U.S. dollars or local currencies.The Korea Consumer Agency yesterday released a survey of 34 ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 17 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Keep on truckin’­

Daimler Trucks Korea introduces the Actros 6x2 2641 LS Blue Efficiency Tractor yesterday at Songdo Convensia in Incheon. The truck will be sold in two models with different size cabs at prices ranging from 149 million won ($145,000) to 157 million won. ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Local activists file suit against Google

Six Korean human rights activists filed a lawsuit against Google and Google Korea last Wednesday at the Seoul Central District Court requesting the disclosure of personal information provision records, claiming that Google provided private information ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Hyosung to build new material plant

Hyosung, a major chemical company in Korea, said yesterday that it will invest 125 billion won ($121 million) to build a new polyketone plant in Ulsan as the company continues to bulk up its businesses.Polyketone is a high-performance polymeric material ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Woori Financial Group to be merged with banking unit

The 13-year history of Woori Financial Group will come to an end in November.Woori Bank said yesterday that its board members have decided to merge Woori Financial Group into its banking unit. The merger of the de facto holding company into the bank is ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Trade minister wants better access to Sichuan for Korea

Yoon Sang-jick, Korean minister of trade, industry and energy, met China’s Governor of Sichuan Province Wei Hong in Seoul yesterday to discuss detailed measures to enhance Korea’s access to business and investment in the province.In the meeting, the two ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Researchers to share dementia drug with medical company

A Gyeongsang National University research team yesterday made an agreement with local pharmaceutical company Korea Pharma to transfer its technology for producing a natural protein that reduces symptoms of dementia.The technology is already patented in ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Entrepreneurs’ focus is on livelihood

Four out of 10 new businesses in Korea are started as a means to make a living, according to a 2013 report released by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) yesterday.While the government has been encouraging entrepreneurs to dive into the information ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Year-round quarantine needed

Livestock woes have been heightened after avian influenza was discovered at a duck farm in South Jeolla on the heels of the confirmation of a foot-and-mouth disease breakout at a hog farm in North Gyeongsang.The latest outbreak of livestock diseases caught ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 21 hours ago]

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Kospi starts week at nine-month high [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 17 hours ago]
Survey finds added fees on overseas purchases [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 17 hours ago]
Researchers to share dementia drug with medical... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
Trade minister wants better access to Sichuan f... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
Woori Financial Group to be merged with banking... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
Hyosung to build new material plant [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
Starbucks to open new barista training scheme [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
Local activists file suit against Google [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
Keep on truckin’­ [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
Entrepreneurs’ focus is on livelihood [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
Rapid growth in sharing economy is fueled by IT [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
In appeal, 20-year jail term sought for UPP’s Lee [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
President’s ratings negative in two separate polls [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
Church prepares for Pope’s visit [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
North has the world’s largest fleet of submarines [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
Parties in suspense over by-elections [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 18 hours ago]
Using other people’s money [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 19 hours ago]
Our tumbling house of cards [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 19 hours ago]
Growth pessimists have it wrong [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 19 hours ago]
The difference is confidence [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 19 hours ago]
Students recall Sewol’s sinking [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 20 hours ago]
Two Yoo aides turn themselves in [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 20 hours ago]
Drought negatively affects river’s chemistry [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 20 hours ago]
Desperate measures [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 20 hours ago]
Choi sees lengthy expansion policy [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 21 hours ago]
Online shopping is getting simpler [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 21 hours ago]
Bonds bust 500 trillion won barrier [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 21 hours ago]
Kotra aims to increase 2nd-half China exports [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 21 hours ago]
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Fair trade [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 21 hours ago]
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