SEOUL, KOREA - Amid an increase in the number of the people who store old mobile phones at homes or offices, the number of the so-called “janglong phones” (old phones remain unused in drawers) is growing by 8 million per year.
“Through art, many artists state ‘I was here, this is what I thought, and this is what I perceived.’ And by saying so, their works allows us to live in the present and to remain in the pantheon of the future.
SEOUL, KOREA - Commencing on International Day of the African Child on June 16, LG Electronics and the International Vaccine Institute (IVI), in collaboration with local partners, will launch a public awareness and vaccination campaign to reduce acute watery diarrheal disease (AWD) resulting from cholera infections.
SEOUL, KOREA – The Samsung Galaxy S4 is enjoying explosive popularity in London, one of Europe’s major smartphone markets, raising expectations of the Galaxy S series's greater penetration into the European market.
SEOUL, KOREA- Hyundai Motor set this year’s sales target for the “New Avante” at 49,500 units, including 10,000 units of diesel models. The company held a test drive event for the New Avante in Yangpyeong in Gyeonggi Province on August 20.
SEOUL, KOREA - LG U+, Korea's No. 3 mobile telecom service provider, will expand further into the "smart building" business area after plunging into non-telecom businesses such as advertising, smart health, and connected car.
SEOUL, KOREA – CJ Korea Express Corp., South Korea's largest logistics firm, has merged with its affiliate CJ GLS Inc. to emerge as the largest logistic company in Korea, worth KRW 5 trillion. CJ Korea Express aims to become the world’s fifth largest logistics company by 2020 through the synergies gained from the merger.
Gangwon Province is the tourism center of Korea and one that offers diverse recreational activities, including sightseeing. A current claim to fame is that the province is set to host the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in 2018.
SEOUL, KOREA – It turns out that the center of gravity of Samsung Electronics’ patent management completely shifted to the US in 2009. This coincided with the time of Samsung’s overseas patent rows heating up. This is probably because owning Korean patents on Samsung’s products turned out not so lucrative.
SEOUL, KOREA - The "Baikal Smart City" project to be announced in the upcoming summit meeting on November 13 between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Korean President Park Geun-hye is expected to provide Korean construction and design contractors a stepping stone to enter into the Russian market.
Some 15 Mediterranean countries, including Israel and the Palestinian Authority, agreed Friday to work together to combat the effects of climate change that threaten the region.
The countries signed a declaration at a climate change conference near Athens in Greece which called for "contributing to the emergence of low carbon, resource efficient and climate resilient economies."
SEOUL, KOREA- Samsung Electronics reported record-high smartphone sales for the third quarter of this year, renewing its previous record set in the previous quarter. According to U.S. market research firm Strategy Analytics, Samsung Electronics sold 88.4 million units of smartphones in the third quarter.
Wisconsin, USA –January 6, 2012 – Recently news broke that some workers at several Korean automobile plants –who work third shift – put in hours beyond the legal limit. Kia and Hyundai want to prevent this occurrence by completely getting rid of the third shift and splitting the day shifts into two separate shifts.
Seoul, Korea - Samsung Electronics is adding its own smartphone OS to its smartphone strategy. The industry insiders analyzed on the 19th that Samsung has hinted a change in its flagship smartphone line-up at the recent Galaxy S4 Unpack event.
SEOUL, KOREA – LG Chem has overtaken Japan’s Panasonic to take the No.2 spot in the global small-sized secondary lithium-ion battery market. Accordingly, both the No.1 and No.2 positions have been seized by Korean manufacturers. Besides, their combined market share is nearing 40%.
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