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Disney Plus subscribers complain about low-quality subtitles
It has only been a few weeks since Disney Plus launched in Korea, but a negative sentiment is building around the U.S. entertainment giant's video streaming service, based on sub-par Korean language subtitles. Posts are flooding online such as on Twitter and Naver, with captures of absurd subtitles that were translated from English into Korean.
Korea urged to take tactical stance in US-China conflict
Korea is increasingly being squeezed as the U.S. and China continue their power struggle. U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai's visit to Seoul last week was part of the No. 1 economy's strategy to confirm its alliance with major countries in Asia to contain China's growing influence. Tai met with Minister of Trade Yeo Han-koo, Friday, and business leaders the following da...
ASML pledges investment into Hwaseong chip cluster
Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Moon Sung-wook and ASML CEO Peter Wennink pose after discussing the Dutch chip-making equipment manufacturer's investment plans at ASML Korea's headquarters in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi Province, Thursday. ASML pledged to invest a total of 240 billi...
SK bioscience could lose AztraZeneca as customer
SK bioscience may lose a major customer, as its contract to manufacture AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines will expire by the end of this year.
USTR chief to emphasize Korea's role in chip supply chain
Korea's role in the global semiconductor supply chain is expected to be a top issue in talks between Minister of Trade Yeo Han-koo and U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai slated for Friday. Tai arrived in Seoul, Thursday, as part of a trip to U.S. allies in Asia. Prior to her visit to Seoul, the U.S. trade chief agreed in Tokyo to set up a forum to boost the two co...
LG Energy Solution promoting internal communication
LG Energy Solution (LGES) said Tuesday it has introduced a channel connecting its CEO Kwon Young-soo with 24,000 employees around the world. This is one of the company's first initiatives after Kwon was appointed to his position last month. LGES said the CEO will answer questions or respond to complaints through the channel, called "EnTalk." The channel is also accepting work...
'Technology can play key role in business' efforts for sustainability'
Technology can play a key role in helping companies improve their systems to better protect the environment and address social issues, said German multinational software giant SAP SE.
Microsoft Korea to host online job fair
Microsoft Korea is hosting an online job fair with 30 of its partner companies later this month. The tech giant's local subsidiary said it will hold the event on Oct. 26 via Teams, to share information about job openings as well as the information technology (IT) industry trends and interview tips with young job seekers.
Huneed chairman receives award for defense industry contribution
Huneed Technologies Chairman Kim Eugene has been recognized for his efforts in developing Korea's defense industry. The Korea Association of Defense Industry Studies awarded him the "Pride of Korea" Defense Industry Achievement Award on Oct. 28. Kim is also chairman of the Korea Defense Industries Association.
Samsung gearing up for organizational overhaul
Samsung Electronics is set to unveil a new personnel system, intended to make the company more flexible and less hierarchical. In an internal notice about the planned change, Thursday, Samsung implied there would be changes to the employee evaluation and promotion system, while it did not specify the details.