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480,000 CJ Logistics Boxes Delivered by the Developmentally Disabled

480,000 CJ Logistics Boxes Delivered by the Developmentally Disabled

SEOUL, Apr. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — CJ Logistics Corp. announced on Thursday that the amount of deliveries it has made has surpassed 480,000 boxes through the development-impaired delivery business, one of the company’s CSV (Creating Shared Value) business models based on the logistics industry. When the logistics unit of South Korean food and entertainment conglomerate [...]

GS25 Convenience Store Chain Establishes Sharing Economy Platform

GS25 Convenience Store Chain Establishes Sharing Economy Platform

SEOUL, Apr. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Starting in June, customers are expected to be able to charge shared electric bicycles or kickboards at GS25 convenience stores. GS25 announced on Wednesday that it will set up an electric bicycle and kickboard charging service facility at its stores in partnership with the shared micro-mobility integrated platform “GoGoSing.” [...]

Uber to Launch Cab-hailing Service in Seoul

Uber to Launch Cab-hailing Service in Seoul

SEOUL, Apr. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Uber Technologies Inc. announced on Tuesday that it will be launching a cab-hailing service in Seoul. Uber Taxi, available for all Seoulites, automatically assigns cabs at the nearest location when customers hail a taxi. Information on the driver will be displayed in the app once the taxi is assigned. [...]

Korean Air to Stop Serving Peanuts to Passengers

Korean Air to Stop Serving Peanuts to Passengers

SEOUL, Apr. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean Air Lines Co. has stopped providing peanuts onboard its flights to protect passengers with allergies. Beginning on March 25, Korean Air replaced the famous ‘honey peanuts’ provided to passengers with crackers. In addition, peanut-related recipes will be excluded from all meals provided to the passengers. Passengers with severe [...]

Delivery Hero Korea to Expand Investment to Attract Members and Create New Services

Delivery Hero Korea to Expand Investment to Attract Members and Create New Services

SEOUL, Mar. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Delivery Hero Korea, a South Korean developer for major delivery apps including Yogiyo, Baedaltong, and Foodfly, announced its plans to make aggressive investments to take the lead in the South Korean delivery market. Kang Shin-bong, CEO of Delivery Hero Korea, held a press conference on Wednesday at company headquarters [...]

Vote to Oust Korean Air Chief to Stimulate Shareholder Activism

Vote to Oust Korean Air Chief to Stimulate Shareholder Activism

SEOUL, Mar. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean Air Lines Co. shareholders’ decision to oust Chairman Cho Yang-ho from the company’s board is expected to further stimulate shareholder activism in Asia’s fourth-biggest economy, market watchers said Wednesday. Shareholders of the national flag carrier voted against an extension of Cho’s tenure as representative director in a landmark [...]

Another Loophole in Car-sharing Service Revealed in Accident Caused by Teenagers

Another Loophole in Car-sharing Service Revealed in Accident Caused by Teenagers

GANGNEUNG, Mar. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Another loophole has been revealed in the lax vehicle rental method that allows people to make payments through mobile phone applications to take over vehicles without face-to-face interaction. The loophole was once again brought to light by an accident in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, where a car crashed into the [...]

Shareholders Reject Reappointment of Korean Air Chief

Shareholders Reject Reappointment of Korean Air Chief

SEOUL, Mar. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Shareholders of Korean Air Lines Co. on Wednesday voted against the reappointment of the airline chief Cho Yang-ho as director of the board. Seventy-four percent of shareholders attended an annual shareholders’ meeting held at the airline’s headquarters in western Seoul. Sixty-four percent of participants voted for Cho’s reappointment, a [...]