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interpark

Interpark, Korea's major online shopping mall operator, has moved into the Chinese market through its subsidiary Interpark Tour.

Lee Bu jin

Lee Bu-jin, president of Hotel Shilla, has visited China to promote tourism in Korea.

MERS

In the first half of this year, the most searched word on Google Korea was “Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).” Google Korea revealed on June 29 “the most searched words for the first half of this year.”

Korea's aerospace industry

Korea's aerospace industry is growing fast.

Samsung Heavy Industries - shipyard

Samsung Heavy Industries succeeded in winning a large-scale offshore plant project commissioned by Norway's Statoil ASA.

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The price of a cup of coffee selling at hotels in Seoul is the highest among major hotels worldwide.

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Renault Captur, which is now sold in Korea under the name “QM3,” is savoring sweeping popularity in the European market.

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The message for anyone trying the cashpoint at the National Bank of Greece in downtown Athens was curt and to the point.

iPhone-force-touch

A new report from Bloomberg backs up the rumours we've been hearing about Force Touch coming to the iPhone.

TV Monitors

A study showed that the global computer monitor market continues to contract, while the TV monitor market has been on a steady rise.

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Domestic department stores and discount stores saw their sales rise for two consecutive months, backed by the growth in sales of foods and apparels last month.

posco

POSCO said on June 26 in a regulatory filing that it won't sell off the resource development unit of Daewoo International that has caused controversies within the group.

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Korea’s overall ramen market is on a declining path, in contrast to the steady growth of bibim-myeon (noodle mixed with spicy paste) sales.

DSME

Chung Sung-rip, current CEO of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, clarified his stance on a possible acquisition of STX France on June 25.

Naver pay

Naver Pay will launch its official service on June 25, signaling the launch of a simple mobile payment war with Samsung Pay which is scheduled to be offered in September.

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Korea Aerospace Industries will plunge into a development program of both civilian and military helicopters.

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Hewlett-Packard will release a software update to 3D Snapshot called 3D Capture.

Airline Industry

The airline industry is facing a gloomy future due to the ongoing scare surrounding Middle East respiratory syndrome.

Korea Resources Corporation

Korea Resources Corp., which celebrates its 48th anniversary since establishment this year, is set to leapfrog into one of the world's top-20 resource development companies by 2020 after moving its headquarters to Wonju's Innovation City.

Apologizes

Lee Jae-yong, the eldest son of Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun-hee and vice chairman of Samsung Electronics as well as president of the Samsung Life Public Welfare Foundation, made a public appearance on June 23 to apologize for mishandling of Mid

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