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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 [...]

Apple Accused of Pressuring Distributors to Buy “Demo Devices”

Apple Accused of Pressuring Distributors to Buy “Demo Devices”

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Apple Inc. has been accused of pressuring distributors to buy demo devices ahead of the release of the company’s new iPad Pro via the nation’s three major telecommunications providers. According to the Korea Mobile Distributors Association, most producers supply demo devices to distributors free of charge, while Apple has historically forced distributors [...]