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Sun, December 3, 2023 | 09:41
Asiana Airlines appoints first female outside director
Asiana Airlines has appointed a female outside director for the first time as part of strengthening its environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) management. The company will hold a regular shareholders' meeting at its headquarters in Seoul on March 31, according to the company, Wednesday.
EV Trend Korea 2023 showcases latest cars, infrastructure
EV Trend Korea 2023, the country's representative eco-friendly vehicle exhibition, kicked off, Wednesday, at COEX in southern Seoul for a three-day run showcasing the latest electric vehicles (EVs) and equipment. The exhibition celebrates its sixth year hosted by the Ministry of Environment, sponsored by the Seoul Metropolitan Government and co-hosted by COEX and the Korea Ba...
Hyundai, KCCI, Hyosung enhance firefighters' welfare and safety
Hyundai Motor Group, the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCC), and Hyosung Group, have unveiled support measures to enhance the welfare and safety of firefighters who are in the frontlines to secure public safety, according to the companies, Tuesday. The 1st Sharing Project event was held at Ulsan Northern Fire Station in Ulsan in South Gyeongsang province, hosted by ...
Volvo to invest $84 million in Korea, introduce electric SUV this year
Volvo Cars plans to enhance cooperation with Korean battery and tech companies as technology is becoming imperative to maintaining competitiveness in the global market, the Swedish carmaker's CEO Jim Rowan said during a press conference held at the Shilla Hotel in Seoul, Tuesday.
Chaebol tycoons to meet Japanese counterparts during Yoon's Japan visit
The Federation of Korean Industries (FKI) is coordinating plans to open a business roundtable in Japan on March 17 with Keidanren, a major Japanese business lobby group. Major conglomerate chiefs are also scheduled to attend the meeting, according to industry officials, Monday.
Louisiana governor visits Kumho Tire HQ to enhance cooperation
The governor of the U.S. state of Louisiana visited Kumho Tire to enhance cooperation, according to the company, Friday. A trade delegation to Asia led by Governor John Bel Edwards paid a visit to the company headquarters in Seoul and met with senior management. Kumho Tire CEO Jung Il-taik, Head of Sales Division Lim Seung-bin and Head of Supply Chain Management 2 Lee Eun-sun...
Hyundai launches new Avante
Hyundai Motor releases its latest design for the Avante in Korea, Monday. The model is the first upgraded Avante model in three years. Courtesy of Hyundai Motor Group
SK Inc. materials increases US investment to expand CCUS biz
SK Inc. materials is accelerating its clean energy business, expanding investment into 8 Rivers, which owns innovative Carbon Capture, Storage and Utilization (CCUS) technology, according to the company. According to SK Inc. materials, the SK Inc. board approved the decision on March 6 to form a fund worth $300 million to invest in U.S. clean tech.
Korea to mobilize all resources to win Busan Expo bid
Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) Chairman Chey Tae-won, who is also the co-chair of the Bid Committee for World Expo 2030 Busan, stressed that Korea is receiving more positive evaluations as a potential host of World Expo 2030, saying that both the government and companies need to come together to host the event in Busan.
Hyundai Motor unveils plan to develop Ulsan plant into future car hub during Yoon's visit
President Yoon Suk Yeol visited Hyundai Motor's Ulsan plant and was briefed on the current status of the company, according to the automobile maker, Thursday.