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Nearly Half of S. Koreans Agree with N. Korean Leader Addressing National Assembly: Poll

Nearly Half of S. Koreans Agree with N. Korean Leader Addressing National Assembly: Poll

SEOUL, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Nearly half of South Korean adults are in favor of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un making an address at the National Assembly if he comes to Seoul, a poll showed Monday. The survey of 503 South Koreans nationwide by local pollster Realmeter showed 46.7 percent of respondents consenting to [...]

Maker of Radon-emitting Mattresse Refuses State Arbitration Decision

Maker of Radon-emitting Mattresse Refuses State Arbitration Decision

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Daijin Bed Co., a South Korean mattress maker, has refused to accept the local consumer agency’s call for it to compensate victims of products that contained a harmful radioactive substance, officials of the agency said Sunday. Late last month, the company told the Korea Consumer Agency (KCA) that it [...]

Hyundai, Kia Eco-friendly Car Sales Jump 2.1-fold This Year

Hyundai, Kia Eco-friendly Car Sales Jump 2.1-fold This Year

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Sales of eco-friendly cars made by Hyundai Motor Co. and its sister company Kia Motors Corp. jumped 2.1-fold in the first 11 months of this year, on strong domestic and overseas demand, industry data showed Sunday. The two flagship companies of Hyundai Motor Group, the world’s fifth largest automotive [...]