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Reporter : Lee Kyung-min
Tue, October 3, 2023 | 06:20
Merck leads sustainable manufacturing, digital transformation
Merck, a German multinational science and tech firm, held a discussion on sustainable manufacturing and digitization, according to the firm, Monday. The discussion titled “Scaling End-to-End Advanced Predictive Manufacturing” was held July 13, as part of SEMICON West 2023 held at Moscone Center in San Francisco, California, from July 11 to 13 (local time).
Korea expected to increase defense exports 87% by 2027: FKI
Korea will be able to generate 29.7 trillion won ($23.4 billion) in defense exports by 2027, up about 87 percent from 15.9 trillion won in 2021, as sustained by robust growth momentum in recent years, according to a state-run think tank, Monday. The industry will create 69,000 jobs by 2027, more than doubling the 33,000 in 2021, it added.
Fried chicken replaces pricier samgyetang
The year-round popularity of fried chicken is nothing new in Korea. But even more people are choosing it not purely as an accompaniment to beer or soju but purely as a “sambok” dish, instead of “samgyetang,” a hot chicken stew. The word “sambok” refers to a time of year when Koreans choose to eat a hot dish to fight off the excessive heat.
Korea to begin digital management of roads, infrastructure renovation
Road maintenance and infrastructure renovation will be digitally managed and mediated by artificial intelligence (AI) and digital twin technologies to improve the accuracy of natural disaster predictability, the land ministry said, Friday.
Korea Post agrees to improve int'l mail service with Kahala Posts Group
Korea Post (KP) agreed to fortify cooperation with the Kahala Posts Group (KPG), to bolster international mail services and joint market expansion, the science ministry-supervised organization said, Thursday.
Land ministry official's book offers insights into energy management of resources deprived Korea, Japan
Oh Seong-ik, director general at the Ministry of Land Infrastructure, has published a book offering insights into how Korean and Japanese energy policies of past decades have helped elevate the nations as key industrial states, despite few natural resources.
Firms rush to embrace shorter workweek
Major business conglomerates in Korea are rushing to embrace a shorter workweek, according to market watchers, Wednesday. The move is in line with developments in the U.S. and Europe which are seeking to introduce a four-day workweek, amid a spreading view that spending longer hours at offices does not always translate into higher productivity.
POSCO International issues 2022 Corporate Citizenship Report
POSCO International published the “2022 Corporate Citizenship Report,” Wednesday. The report outlines the POSCO affiliate's vision for reaching sustainability goals, as well as its environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) achievements.
Automobile, battery, ship exports to lead growth in H2: industry ministry
Exports of automobiles, rechargeable batteries and ships will lead the growth of Korea's economy, while outbound shipments of semiconductors will rebound in October, the industry ministry said, Tuesday.
Gov't-certified K-food logo to bolster brand recognition overseas
Exporters of Korea-manufactured agricultural goods and produce will be able to use a government-certified logo, enabling the country's strong local industry players to bolster global brand recognition for their healthy products, the food ministry said Tuesday. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said the “K-Food” logo will be put on the packaging of export goo...
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