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Leading S. Korean University to Make Corporate Ethics Class a Core Requirement

Leading S. Korean University to Make Corporate Ethics Class a Core Requirement

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Faculty at the elite Seoul National University business school have created a new class teaching corporate ethics that will be a core requirement for students going forward. Starting this spring term, the class, titled “Corporate Philosophy and Ethics” will be mandatory for business management students in their freshman year. [...]

3 European Leaders to Become Honorary Citizens of Seoul

3 European Leaders to Become Honorary Citizens of Seoul

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – The leaders of Germany, Poland and Finland will become honorary citizens of Seoul when they visit South Korea to attend the PyeongChang Winter Olympics this week, city officials said Wednesday. Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon plans to award the honorary citizenships when he meets with Polish President Andrzej Duda on Thursday, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Friday and Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila on Feb. 19, [...]

Military’s ‘Helicopter Shooting’ During Gwangju Uprising Confirmed: Probe Panel

Military’s ‘Helicopter Shooting’ During Gwangju Uprising Confirmed: Probe Panel

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s military launched helicopter gunship attacks on civilians protesting against the junta of Chun Doo-hwan in 1980, a crime against humanity tantamount to a massacre, a government committee said Wednesday. During the Gwangju uprising, known as the Gwangju Democratization Movement, the Army fired shots toward citizens from 500MD [...]

Drug-Infused Coffee Mix Leave People Severely Ill in Malaysia

Drug-Infused Coffee Mix Leave People Severely Ill in Malaysia

JAKARTA, Feb. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — A number of people have fallen severely ill after drinking a drug-infused instant coffee mix in the state of Penang, Malaysia, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. At least seven people including two Nepalese janitors were left suffering from drug poisoning after taking pre-mix durian [...]

No. of Foreign Students in S. Korea Grew at Record-high 18 pct Last Year: Data

No. of Foreign Students in S. Korea Grew at Record-high 18 pct Last Year: Data

SEOUL, Feb. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of foreign students enrolled in South Korea showed a record-high growth rate last year, propelled by a rise in those from China, a tally from a state-run educational body showed Monday. The number of foreign students registered at South Korean universities rose 18.8 percent from a year [...]

PyeongChang Olympic Village Plaza Welcomes Athletes with Hanbok Rental and Video Game Services

PyeongChang Olympic Village Plaza Welcomes Athletes with Hanbok Rental and Video Game Services

GANGNEUNG, Feb. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – The Gangneung Olympic Village Plaza is offering hanbok rentals, complimentary hair styling, and video game services to welcome athletes from around the world. Located next to the Welcome Center in the Gangneung Olympic Village, athletes competing in the Winter Olympics will be able to enjoy various types of entertainment, [...]