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Korean Air to Examine All B737 Jets Following Engine Failure on U.S. Carrier

Korean Air to Examine All B737 Jets Following Engine Failure on U.S. Carrier

SEOUL, April 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean Air Lines Co., South Korea’s national flag carrier, said Thursday it will examine all of its B737 planes that use the same engine as the one that failed on a Southwest Airlines flight, resulting in the death of a passenger. The company plans to voluntarily examine most of 35 B737 jets by November, though not all of them use the problematic CFM56-7B turbofan engine, a company spokeswoman said over the phone. The country’s [...]

S. Korean Univ. Students’ Alternative School in Kiribati Earns Positive Reception

S. Korean Univ. Students’ Alternative School in Kiribati Earns Positive Reception

SEOUL, April 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean university students are helping to foster the dreams and hopes of youth in Kiribati, an island republic in the Pacific that lies at risk of being submerged due to rising sea levels. Global outreach NGO IYF (International Youth Fellowship) said yesterday that it had opened on alternative [...]

Wary of Chemical Substances, Cosmetics Shoppers Prioritize Quality Ingredients

Wary of Chemical Substances, Cosmetics Shoppers Prioritize Quality Ingredients

SEOUL, April 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Shoppers with a heightened awareness of harmful chemical substances used in consumer products are driving sales of high-end skincare products that are mostly hypoallergenic and rely on naturally derived ingredients. Beautyshop-and-drugstore chain Olive Young announced Q1 revenue generated from such products was 200 percent higher than in the preceding [...]

CJ Cheiljedang’s Russian Dumpling Factory Begins Full-Fledged Operations

CJ Cheiljedang’s Russian Dumpling Factory Begins Full-Fledged Operations

SEOUL, April 18 (Korea Bizwire) — CJ Cheiljedang Corp., South Korea’s leading processed food maker, said Wednesday its dumpling factory in Russia has begun full-fledged operations after going through some stabilization work as the firm moves to expand its presence in the European market. The company recently completed upgrading the facilities in St. Petersburg after [...]