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BTS ‘Permission to Dance’ at U.N. Tops 12 mln Views on YouTube

BTS ‘Permission to Dance’ at U.N. Tops 12 mln Views on YouTube

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The video featuring K-pop sensations BTS performing “Permission to Dance,” one of their hit singles, at the United Nations headquarters has exceeded 12 million views on YouTube, becoming the most viewed clip on the U.N. channel. The video that was uploaded at the U.N.’s official YouTube channel Monday has [...]

BTS Praises Youth for Welcoming Challenges of COVID-19 Pandemic

BTS Praises Youth for Welcoming Challenges of COVID-19 Pandemic

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean superband BTS addressed the U.N. General Assembly Monday and praised the world’s young people for welcoming the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. The septet flew to New York to speak in person at the 76th U.N. General Assembly’s Sustainable Development Goals Moment event as special presidential [...]

Korean Firms to Use Gas Stations as Logistics Hubs

Korean Firms to Use Gas Stations as Logistics Hubs

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — With the expansion of the ‘quick commerce market’, which offers guaranteed delivery within an hour, South Korean firms are employing gas stations as warehouses and logistics hubs. It has become a new alignment of interest between the quick commerce industry that needs logistics hubs in the heart of the [...]

SKC to Develop Biodegradable Plastic with Limestone

SKC to Develop Biodegradable Plastic with Limestone

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — SKC Inc., a chemical manufacturing arm of SK Group, is stepping up to develop and commercialize biodegradable LIMEX, which will dramatically cut down the use of plastic. The company said Thursday that it has joined hands with Japanese eco-friendly materials developer TBM Co. to produce SK TBM Geostone. The [...]

S. Korean Steelmakers to Use Oyster Shell Waste for Steelmaking

S. Korean Steelmakers to Use Oyster Shell Waste for Steelmaking

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — POSCO and Hyundai Steel Co., South Korea’s two largest steelmakers, will start using oyster shells as a secondary base material for steel production. Both companies were inspired by the fact that oyster shell substances are similar to the limestone used for sintering and have been developing a recycling technology [...]