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Rebidding for Remaining New Incheon Airport Duty-free Shops Fails Again

Rebidding for Remaining New Incheon Airport Duty-free Shops Fails Again

SEOUL, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) – An attempt to lease out the remaining duty-free store licenses by tender at the new terminal at Incheon International Airport has failed again, as no duty-free operators made a bid, authorities and industry sources said Wednesday. The auction for licensing to run the apparel and accessories store at the [...]

Korea to Adopt Restaurant Sanitation Grading System

Korea to Adopt Restaurant Sanitation Grading System

SEOUL, April 28 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea will introduce a sanitation grading system for restaurants from next month, the food ministry said Friday.  From May 19, restaurants can voluntarily apply to get hygiene ratings, the ministry of Food and Drug Safety said. The Korea Agency of HACCP Accreditation and Services (KAHAS) will conduct on-site [...]

Uber Korea Fined 10 Mln Won for Illegal Taxi Service

Uber Korea Fined 10 Mln Won for Illegal Taxi Service

SEOUL, April 26 (Korea Bizwire) – A lower court on Wednesday fined the local unit of app-based ride service provider Uber 10 million won (US$8,900) for running an illegal taxi business.  Travis Kalanick, founder and CEO of the U.S.-based ride-sharing service Uber Technologies Inc., and its local unit were indicted in December 2014 for offering [...]