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Reporter : Lee Hyo-sik
Mon, May 29, 2023 | 17:20
Disinfecting traditional market
A quarantine official disinfects Mangwon Market in Seoul, Monday. Shoppers are avoiding traditional markets amid the soaring number of coronavirus patients over the past few days. Korea Times photo by Choi Won-suk
Accidents on snowy roads
Firefighters and road maintenance officials handle multiple crashes involving seven trucks and sedans on a highway in Hoengseong, Gangwon Province, Monday. The accidents were blamed on slippery road conditions caused by heavy snow. Yonhap
Former T'way Air CEO sets up Korea's 1st aviation consulting firm
A former CEO of T'way Air has set up SKYWORKS, Korea's first aviation consulting firm offering comprehensive services to people planning to start and operate airlines.
Lotte delivers warmth with CSR activities
Lotte Group is aiming to improve society with various corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities, including gift box delivery, maternity and childcare assistance, and promotion of gender equality, the group said Friday.
'South shouldn't hold hopes high for biz deals with North'
South Korea shouldn't hold high hopes for looming inter-Korean economic cooperation because China and Japan will be just as aggressive in securing business deals with North Korea, according to the head of the country's largest business association.
Is crypto-craze past its peak?
The year 2017 was, to put it frankly, an unprecedented year for cryptocurrencies and their underlying blockchain technology. But the unexpected monetary heights of late 2017 have since retracted southward. This has led to various commentators arguing that “the bubble is about to burst.” However, this article will pinpoint five interesting opinion pieces that would suggest oth...
Art of measuring time in sports
CORGEMONT, Switzerland _ Timekeeping is a crucial part of running the Olympic Games and other sporting events as many competitions are decided by how long it takes for athletes to cross the finish line. Swiss Timing, the official timekeeper of the Olympics since 1932, is pledging to provide precise and instant timekeeping at the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympics as thousan...
North Korea won't provoke during PyeongChang Olympics: IOC communicator
Athletes competing in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics should not be concerned about security as North Korea will not do anything to destabilize the Games, according to a top communications manager at the International Olympic Committee (IOC). In an interview with The Korea Times, IOC communications director Robert Roxburgh said Korea’s first Winter Olympics from Feb. 9 to 25 ...
Kumho chief accused of flip-flopping on trademark use
The Korea Development Bank (KDB) and other Kumho Tire creditors are expressing frustration with the head of Kumho Asiana Group, accusing him of not living up to his promises on the use of the Kumho trademark. The creditors claim that Kumho Chairman Park Sam-koo promised to allow whoever acquires the struggling tire maker to use the Kumho brand for free when he met KDB Chairma...
SK chief bolsters partnership with Southeast Asia
SK Group is preparing to boost its presence in Vietnam and other Southeast Asian nations by bolstering its partnership with local companies in the areas of information technology, energy and infrastructure development. SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won has been visiting the rapidly growing region since Nov. 20, meeting government officials, corporate leaders and scholars to disc...
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