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Reporter : Kim Jae-heun
Tue, December 5, 2023 | 23:47
More foreign tourists turn backs on Myeong-dong due to pricey foods
Thai tourist Kaewjai Kittatornnithi visited Myeong-dong, a popular tourist district in downtown Seoul, for the first time since before the COVID-19 pandemic and was surprised to find out how much street food prices have gone up.
NFFC chairman elected as director of ICA
Noh Dong-jin, chairman of the National Federation of Fisheries Cooperatives (NFFC), has been elected to the board of directors of the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA), becoming the first NFFC head to do so, the federation said Monday.
POSCO to invest $92 billion in steel, batteries and hydrogen
POSCO Group will invest 121 trillion won ($92.44 billion) in steel, secondary batteries and hydrogen by 2030 to strengthen its competitiveness in future eco-friendly materials, the company said Monday. More than 60 percent of the investment, or 73 trillion won, will be spent domestically - mainly in Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province, and Gwangyang, South Jeolla Province, wher...
Kakao Mobility shares knowhow with startups in Vietnam
Kakao Mobility held a meeting with Vietnamese startups in the mobility and tourism sectors, discussing ways to establish a technology cooperation system in the nation's startup ecosystem, the company said Friday.
Lotteria hit for series of food hygiene problems
Lotteria, a major fast food franchise operated by Lotte GRS, has been in the hot seat for a series of recent incidents in which its franchisees sold unhygienic hamburgers and other products, according to industry officials, Monday. The latest incident involved its franchised restaurant in Changwon, South Gyeongsang Province, where a consumer saw a restaurant employee on June ...
Korean retailers eye opportunities in Vietnam
Local retail firms are stepping up efforts to tap into the Vietnamese market, which has huge growth potential thanks to its rapid economic growth and a high proportion of working age population, the company officials said Sunday.
F&B firms, consumers concerned over aspartame revelations
Food and beverage (F&B) companies are growing concerned over the World Health Organization's (WHO) possible classification of artificial sweetener aspartame as a carcinogen, company officials said Sunday.
Fried chicken franchises open unconventional flagship stores to attract young consumers
Local fried chicken franchises are opening unconventional flagship stores to attract young customers and foreign tourists amid falling demand for online food delivery services, company officials said Thursday.
Yuhan-Kimberly celebrates 20th anniversary of reforestation project in Mongolia
Personal care manufacturer Yuhan-Kimberly celebrated the 20th anniversary of its reforestation project in Tujiin Nars, Selenge Province, and held a ceremony there, the company said Thursday.
Hanwha Galleria's lack of franchise experience may hinder Five Guys expansion
Hanwha Galleria's lack of experience in the franchise business may pose a barrier to the expansion of its newly launched Five Guys restaurant in Seoul, according to industry officials on Wednesday.
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