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Mon, August 8, 2022 | 06:47
Korea's 1st lunar orbiter Danuri launches successfully
Danuri, Korea's domestically-developed lunar orbiter, began its journey Friday to reach lunar orbit as it was successfully launched into space, according to the Ministry of Science and ICT. The ministry said the lunar orbiter, carried by SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, lifted off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida at 8:08 a.m., Friday (KST) and confirmed it successf...
Seoul E-Prix ready to thrill EV racing fans
Seoul E-Prix, the first global electric vehicle (EV) race to be held in Korea, is in the final stages of preparing for a successful motor sports competition at Jamsil Sports Complex, ahead of its opening on Aug. 13, according to its organizing committee, Thursday. “As the racing competition has been delayed for about two years because of COVID-19 and will be held after a long...
Korea still balks at joining US-led chip alliance
Korea is still hesitant to join the United States-led semiconductor supply chain alliance, known as the Chip 4, fearing that this could lead to further retaliation from China similar to its response to the deployment of a U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile battery here in 2016. “We cannot evaluate the direct impact of Chip 4 because the details of t...
Samsung runs outdoor ads for new foldable phones
Samsung Electronics is heralding that its next-generation foldable smartphones will be unveiled on August 10 as the company said Sunday that it began running digital signage advertisements about the Galaxy Unpacked event at landmark cities around the world with ads appearing at Times Square in New York, Piccadilly Circus in London, Tai Koo Li in Chengdu, China, CentralWorld i...
Korea Post chief shares efforts to improve postal services in Spain
Korea Post President Son Seung-hyun shared his agency's efforts to improve service quality globally during a meeting of international postal service agencies in Madrid, Spain, Korea Post said Friday. The president took part in a meeting of CEOs, of the Kahala Post Group, an international meeting of postal operators from 11 countries including Korea, the United States, Japan, ...
Samsung empowers young founders to kick off startups
Samsung Electronics' efforts to foster local digital technology experts and entrepreneurs seem to be working, as graduates of the tech giant's software academy are setting up startups and establishing a new base for the country's digital industry, the company said Friday. Samsung said most of the graduates of its corporate social responsibility program Samsung Software Academ...
44 workers died at SK ecoplant, Daewoo, Lotte, DL construction sites in Q2
SK ecoplant, Daewoo E&C, Lotte E&C, DL E&C, Doosan E&C and other construction companies here saw 44 worker deaths at their construction sites in the April-June period, according to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Friday. The ministry released a list of the deaths that occurred on the construction sites of the country's top 100 construction companies, their...
Samsung SDI to invest $1.3 bil. in cylindrical battery plant in Malaysia
Samsung SDI is seeking to increase its cylindrical battery cell production, which electric vehicle (EV) makers are increasingly adopting, as the company said Thursday that it will invest 1.7 trillion won ($1.3 billion) to build an additional battery-manufacturing factory in Malaysia
Matica Bio aims to join global top 5 cell & gene therapy producers by 2030
Matica Biotechnology, a U.S. subsidiary of CHA Biotech, revealed its goal to join the global top five manufacturers of cell and gene therapy and generate sales of over 1 trillion won ($762.8 million) by 2030, its CEO said Thursday. “The global cell and gene therapy's CDMO (contract development and manufacturing organization) market is expected to grow by more than 20 percent ...
Korea needs to be cautious about joining 'Chip 4' alliance: ICT minister
Korea should take a careful approach in deciding whether to join the United States-led semiconductor supply chain alliance, called the “Chip 4” alliance, taking its costs and benefits into consideration, the ICT minister said, Wednesday.
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