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Samsung Pay Wins Customer Satisfaction Survey

Samsung Pay Wins Customer Satisfaction Survey

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — A new survey has revealed South Korean customers are most satisfied with Samsung Pay when it comes to simple payment services. According to findings from the survey conducted by Korea Consumer Agency with a sample of 1,200 respondents, Samsung Pay was found to be the preferred simple payment service

Korean Business Community in Mexico Expresses Concern Amid Earthquakes

Korean Business Community in Mexico Expresses Concern Amid Earthquakes

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — With a series of powerful earthquakes hitting Mexico and leaving hundreds of people dead, the Korean business community in the country is beginning to feel the negative impact of the devastating natural disasters. Though Mexico City, which was been rocked by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake, is slowly recovering

Blogger Becomes First South Korean to Lay Hands on iPhone 8

Blogger Becomes First South Korean to Lay Hands on iPhone 8

  SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — An online blogger became the first South Korean to get ahold of an iPhone 8, after traveling Japan to purchase the latest mobile device from Apple on Friday. Blogger Choi Pil-sik, who is also known as ‘Toothbrush’, made an announcement on Facebook in the morning, sharing the moment with

Bakery Industry Shaken as Government Orders Paris Baguette to Hire Over 5,000 Contract Bakers

Bakery Industry Shaken as Government Orders Paris Baguette to Hire Over 5,000 Contract Bakers

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The government’s directive for bakery chain Paris Baguette to hire over 5,000 contract employees has shaken the South Korean bakery industry to its core, with major players taking care to observe the impact of the ruling. The Ministry of Labor and Employment gave South Korea’s biggest bakery franchise a correction

Self-Driving Bus to Hit the Streets by the End of the Month

Self-Driving Bus to Hit the Streets by the End of the Month

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – A temporary permit issued to conglomerate KT by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) has cleared the path for a locally developed self-driving bus to be tested on the road. KT highlighted the momentous impact of the occasion in a public statement: “Until now, the Ministry of

Most South Korean Financial Consumers Prefer Savings Plans Over Investment

Most South Korean Financial Consumers Prefer Savings Plans Over Investment

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – A new survey has revealed that most South Korean financial consumers still prefer safer choices such as installment savings plans, despite low interest rates and a booming stock market. According to the online survey conducted by pollster NICE R&C with a sample of 19,300 people aged between 20 and 64

Baby Seats Coming to Coach Buses if New Legislation Passes

Baby Seats Coming to Coach Buses if New Legislation Passes

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean lawmakers are poised to pass new legislation that would make it mandatory for coach buses to provide baby seats for passengers younger than six years of age. According to the Land Infrastructure and Transport Committee on Thursday, a Passenger Transport Service Act legislation amendment proposed by lawmaker Lee

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