Month: May 2024

Samsung Biologics seeks global expansion at Bio Int’l Convention

will participate in the 2024 Bio International Convention, the largest biopharmaceutical exhibition in the industry, to showcase its contract-based drug manufacturing and development capabilities, the company said Monday.The Bio International Convention, also known as Bio USA, will be held in San Diego from June 3 to 6. This year, more than 1,500 companies and nearly […]

Is Dongkuk Steel boycotting POSCO-led business lobby?

Questions are growing as Dongkuk Steel has yet to rejoin the Korea Iron & Steel Association (KOSA), after the company left the business lobby for steelmakers after its launch of a holding firm structure last year, according to industry officials, Monday.Its apparent hesitancy has been attributed by many industry officials to its discord with POSCO, […]

‘Cooperation with African nations is no longer option, but necessity’

African countries are no longer just recipients of foreign aid, but essential partners for Korea to realize its vision of becoming a global pivotal state, according to Deputy Minister for Political Affairs Chung Byung-won.”In the current pivotal moment in the international order characterized by multifaceted global crises and the growing influence of the Global South, […]

Debate heats up over wages of Philippine caregivers

Korea’s plan to bring in 100 caregivers from the Philippines at the end of July for a pilot program aiming to ease the child care burden on young working parents and boost the declining birthrate has sparked a debate on their compensation.According to the Ministry of Employment and Labor and the Seoul Metropolitan Government, Monday, […]

Nvidia causes SK hynix shares to surge as Samsung Electronics tumbles

The country’s two major semiconductor manufacturers, Samsung Electronics and SK hynix, are making contrasting moves on the benchmark KOSPI.A market bellwether, Samsung Electronics has been closing in the range between 75,000 won ($55) to 79,000 won since last week. On Monday, it ended at 77,200 won, gaining 1.71 percent from the previous session last Friday.The […]

‘Crazy transformation’ 13 goals in 13 games! Hwang Hee-chan also surpassed

A completely different man. Crystal Palace thrashed Aston Villa 5-0 in the final match of the 2023-24 English Premier League season at Selhurst Park in London, England, on Tuesday (Aug. 20). Villa had clinched fourth place heading into the game and sent out their candidates against Palace. Palace, on the other hand, fielded a host […]

‘Son-Ke combinations at Chelsea’ fall through… ‘Pochettino sacking’ leaves locker room in shock

The news of Mauricio Pochettino’s departure has sent shockwaves through the Chelsea locker room. Pochettino’s departure will end the dreams of many players of becoming one of the Premier League (PL)’s leading attacking duos under Pochettino, as Son Heung-min and Harry Kane once did. Chelsea announced the news of Pochettino’s departure through the club’s official […]

‘Shocked’ KDB to part ways with Man City

Manchester City ‘ace’ Kevin De Bruyne could be heading to the United States to play out the final years of his career.  “De Bruyne’s representatives have held talks with American MLS newcomer San Diego FC,” the UK’s The Athletic reported on May 22 (ET). If he plays in the MLS in the future, he is considering […]

EYES ace promises ‘leap of the giants’ after defeating KIA

Lotte Giants eyeglasses ace Park Se-woong led the team to back-to-back wins and a three-game midweek series sweep. The Giants picked up their fifth win of the season with a dominant pitching performance against the Kia Tigers. Park threw eight innings of four-hit ball with one walk, two strikeouts and one run allowed in Game […]