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Korea Forest Service adds to urban greenery

By cities, the area of urban living forest per capita stood at only 4.35 square meters for Seoul, 5.29 square meters for Gyeonggi Province and 5.95 square meters for Incheon. This is far lower than Lo...

Updated : 2015.08.27 20:45

Prosecutors raid defense firm, research center over alleged corruption

Prosecutors said Tuesday they have raided the offices of a defense company and a state defense agency suspected of making illegal deals in the trade of defense equipment.The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office said LIG Nex1 provided defective equipment used to assess the performance...

Updated : 2015.08.25 15:53

S. Korean women face glass ceiling in C-suite: data

More than seven out of 10 major South Korean firms have no female executives, data showed Wednesday, indicating that women here face a glass ceiling in the C-suite.As of the end of March, 73.9 percent of the 284 affiliates under the country's top 30 business groups said they have no female...

Updated : 2015.07.29 10:44

Standard Chartered Korea taps 1st Korean chief

The local unit of Standard Chartered said Tuesday it has appointed the head of its retail sector as the bank president, the first Korean to take the post at the British banking group.Park Jong-bok, who oversaw retail clients at Standard Chartered Bank Korea, will be promoted to bank presid...

Updated : 2014.12.23 15:50

SK to build ecosystem for coprosperity with SMEs

SK Group, the nation’s third-largest conglomerate, announced the detailed plans to support the government’s “creative economy” initiative. “SK will create a task force for the creative economy un...

Updated : 2014.11.09 21:05

[SUPER RICH] Daewoo’s global business legacy lives on

The stories of Daewoo Group and its founder Kim Woo-choong have been kept low-key in Korea for more than a decade since the group fell apart in August 1999. The demise of Daewoo Group, the nation’s ...

Updated : 2014.09.01 20:46

[SUPER RICH] Knowing your roots

Every business empire has a success story. Many of them started as a very small business, weathering ups and downs to grow into a global company. Some remain living legends and others struggle to be r...

Updated : 2014.09.01 20:46

Coca-Cola celebrates 10th year of supporting youth health

The Coca-Cola Korea Youth Foundation marked its 10th anniversary this year and celebrated its decadelong dedication to helping teenagers find motivation to work out and pay attention to their health. ...

Updated : 2014.08.26 20:54

Young Toys dreams big with Biclonz

Toymaker Young Toys last week announced that it would go global with its latest product Biclonz, a robot-themed line of figurines. Encouraged by the phenomenal success of its predecessor Tobot, the ne...

Updated : 2014.08.26 20:54

[SUPER RICH] Koo hits jackpot with rice cooker innovation

Cuckoo Electronics CEO Koo Bon-hak. (Yonhap)Koo Bon-hak, chief executive of Cuckoo Electronics, the nation’s largest electric rice cooker maker, has become a rising star in the corporate world after ...

Updated : 2014.08.25 21:10

Korea’s high street retail market booming

A refreshing change has set in on the retail streetscape of South Korean cities that sets them apart from the shopping center-dominated streets of China. In 2014, Seoul, one of the top 10 biggest metr...

Updated : 2014.08.19 20:50

[Herald Interview] No way out of labor strife for Hyundai Motor?

Hyundai Motor Group has notched up a number of achievements in its carmaking business over the past decade, becoming the world’s fifth-largest automaker in 2009.However, one area in which it has fail...

Updated : 2014.08.19 20:49

InterBeer Korea launches Praga Premium Pils

InterBeer Korea launched Praga Premium Pils, a high-end beer brewed in traditional Czech style.Praga is one of many names of the Czech Republic’s capital city, Praha. Using the famous Saaz hop and wa...

Updated : 2014.08.19 20:49

ABC Design introduces stroller for two

Premium German stroller brand ABC Design has launched Zoom, the smallest double/twin buggy on the German market. The two seat attachments supplied with the product can be turned to face in either dire...

Updated : 2014.08.19 20:49

Etude House opens flagship store in Shanghai

AmorePacific’s affordable makeup brand Etude House opened its Shanghai flagship store on Aug. 8. Under the theme “Princess Palace,” the store has added a touch of fantasy to the interior that is mo...

Updated : 2014.08.19 20:49