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Reporter : Baek Byung-yeul
Tue, February 27, 2024 | 09:49
Nexon, Kakao Games accused of using feminist hand gesture in promotional videos
Nexon, Kakao Games and other game companies here were criticized heavily over the weekend, when a hand gesture associated with a defunct radical feminist community was spotted in promotional videos for their games. As the controversy spread online, the companies removed the videos that they said had been produced by an outsourced company, and apologized for failing to review ...
Samsung retains top CEOs, launches unit to prepare for future
Samsung Electronics has recently established the Future Business Planning unit to help the company explore new business opportunities for future growth. At the same time, the company will continue to maintain its CEO system - which is divided into two sectors: one for semiconductors and one for consumer devices - in its annual reshuffle of executives, Monday, adding that the ...
Robots slowly integrating into everyday life in Korea
Robots are gradually becoming part of daily life in Korea, as the country’s recent amendment to the act governing the use of robots has allowed outdoor autonomous robots to drive on sidewalks for delivery, patrols and other purposes.
Hyundai Motor chief promotes Busan's bid to host World Expo 2030
Hyundai Motor Group Executive Chair Chung Euisun appeals for support for Busan's bid to host the World Expo 2030 to delegates representing member nations of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) during a banquet at a hotel in Paris, Thursday (local time). During the event, which was attended by President Yoon Suk Yeol, Chung said, “Following Korea's advancement...
Samsung campaigns for Busan's Expo bid in Europe
An LED screen in London displays a Samsung Electronics promotional video promoting Busan’s bid to host the World Expo 2030. Samsung said Friday that it is promoting the Korean city’s bid to host the global event in major European cities such as London and Madrid ahead of the Nov. 28 Bureau International des Expositions vote. Courtesy of Samsung Electronics
Why is Samsung enhancing support for multicultural youth?
Samsung Group’s recent announcement of new corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs is drawing attention as the conglomerate seeks to support multicultural youth and seniors in line with the nation's changing demographics, according to industry officials, Friday.
Top conglomerates continue global efforts for Busan’s World Expo bid
Korea’s largest conglomerates and their leaders vowed to continue their international efforts until the final moment, for Busan to be chosen as the host city of the World Expo 2030 by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) members in Paris on Nov. 28 (local time).
Samsung promotes Busan's Expo bid in London
Black cab taxis wrapped with promotional messaging read “World Expo 2030 Busan Korea,” in London. Samsung Electrnonics said Wednesday that it will utilize black cabs to promote Busan’s bid to host the World Expo in 2030 until Nov. 28, the day that the host city for the global event will be decided. Courtesy of Samsung Electronics
LG CEO vows to grow together with partners
Cho Joo-wan, CEO of LG Electronics, stressed that the role of its partner companies is more important than ever to achieve the company’s 2030 vision, which is to reach a sales target of 100 trillion won ($77.2 billion) by year's end, and pledged to improve collaboration with them, according to the company, Wednesday.
Korea steps closer to joining UK's new nuclear power project
Korea and the U.K. are expanding cooperation in the energy sector on the occasion of President Yoon Suk Yeol’s state visit, as the two nations agreed on pursuing discussions regarding Seoul’s participation in London’s plans to construct a new nuclear power plant, as well as expanding collaboration in the carbon-free energy sector, according to the Ministry of Trade, Industry ...