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Suncore to import Tesla

Choi Kyu-sun, chairman and CEO at Suncore, speaks to The Korea Herald on Wednesday at his office in downtown Seoul.Energy developer Suncore said Wednesday that the company would import 500 units of pr...

Updated : 2015.07.30 20:14

SPC lab solidifies quality control

On a Thursday afternoon, seven staff members of SPC Group gathered at a meeting room and began to sniff and observe a baguette. “Do you see these cracks? And it smells a bit sour and the sound of the...

Updated : 2015.07.30 20:11

Lotte rivals face vote showdown

Lotte Group’s family feud is escalating as two sons of the conglomerate founder are bracing for a final showdown to seize control of the 112 trillion won ($97 billion) business group.  (Yonhap)Lotte...

Updated : 2015.07.30 19:06

Hanskin launches new men’s anti-aging skincare products

South Korea’s cosmetic brand Hanskin has launched two new men’s anti-aging skincare products infused with the company’s latest biotechnology developments.The Bio Origin For Men toner and lotion was...

Updated : 2015.07.30 17:40

Caffe Bene receives halal certification

South Korea’s Caffe Bene has become the first coffee franchise in the country to receive halal food certification, the company said Tuesday. Caffe Bene’s six types of coffee beans — Brazil, Colomb...

Updated : 2015.07.30 17:38

KEPCO wins platinum on Vision Awards

The state-run Korea Electric Power Corp. won the Platinum Award at the “2014 Vision Awards Annual Report Competition,” the company said Thursday.Vision Awards is a global award hosted by American co...

Updated : 2015.07.30 17:27

Reebok looks to nurture Korean LesMills trainers

Global fitness brand Reebok is hosting a program to nurture Korean trainers to lead the company’s popular group fitness program until Aug. 16 in Seoul.Since the program kicked off on July 24, LesMill...

Updated : 2015.07.30 17:26

Eco-friendly car sales set to reach all-time high

Fueled by growing demand for eco-friendly cars with improved fuel efficiency, sales of hybrid and electric vehicles in South Korea are set to reach an all-time high in 2015, according to industry data...

Updated : 2015.07.30 17:24

POSCO overhauls overlapping teams

POSCO has streamlined the company’s organizations to cope with continued unfavorable market conditions and a management crisis, company officials said Thursday. The country’s largest steelmaker has ...

Updated : 2015.07.30 17:24

Kellogg’s introduces new chocolate-strawberry cereal

Kellogg’s has newly launched Chocolate Chex Magic Strawberry -- a cereal fusing chocolate flavors with the taste of strawberries. Chocolate Chex Magic Strawberry comes as the follow-up to the popula...

Updated : 2015.07.30 17:22

Louis Quatorze launches Metallic Balloon Bag

Popular handbag and fashion accessories brand Louis Quatorze released its limited-edition Metallic Balloon Bag in select stores in South Korea and China on Wednesday.Designed under a futuristic concep...

Updated : 2015.07.30 17:20

[Graphic News] Banks to discontinue new account books

Bank account books, which have been used in Korea since 1897, will stop being issued starting September, financial officials said Thursday.The suspension is mainly due to financial systems being compu...

Updated : 2015.07.30 16:32

S. Korea to begin 2nd stage of space rocket development

South Korea will soon enter the second stage of its program to develop the country's own space vehicle by 2021, the government said Thursday.The second, three-year stage of the rocket development plan will begin at the start of next month, in which the country will develop a 75-ton thrust ...

Updated : 2015.07.30 16:02

Samsung among most respected firms in China

The Chinese unit of South Korea's Samsung Group said Thursday that it was ranked one of the most respected companies in China, citing an annual survey of a Chinese business newspaper. Samsung and eight other foreign companies, including Volkswagen, IBM and BMW, were included on the list re...

Updated : 2015.07.30 15:55

S. Korea aims to sell food with K-pop in northern China

A South Korean government trade agency held an investor fair in northern China on Thursday to sell Korean food utilizing the country's pop culture. The two-day fair, held in the northeastern city of Shenyang, drew about 10 South Korean food firms and 85 Chinese firms, said the Shenyang off...

Updated : 2015.07.30 13:28