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Novel Alzheimer’s Disease Candidate Developed by Megabiowood Pending for Clinical Trials at Post Year

Novel Alzheimer’s Disease Candidate Developed by Megabiowood Pending for Clinical Trials at Post Year

SEOUL, Jun. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Novel Alzheimer’s disease (AD) medication developed by Megabiowood research team is planning for phase I clinical trial in next year. The novel medication is appraised to have high commercial possibilities as its aspects which shows non-cytotoxicity and superior absorbency that solves not only the symptoms but also the cause [...]

Gov’t Collects Tens of Thousands of Radioactive Mattresses

Gov’t Collects Tens of Thousands of Radioactive Mattresses

SEOUL, Jun. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Over 22,000 bed mattresses found to emit radiation levels above safety standards have been collected nationwide over the weekend, the country’s post office said Monday. Some 30,000 employees and 3,200 vehicles were mobilized to collect 22,298 mattresses produced by Daijin Bed Co. on Saturday and Sunday, according to Korea [...]

Government Asks Activists to Stop Distributing Pamphlets

Government Asks Activists to Stop Distributing Pamphlets

SEOUL, May 1 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean government has asked activists to refrain from sending anti-North Korea leaflets into the demilitarized zone from May 1 onwards in accordance with the North-South summit agreement. On Monday, the Ministry of Unification stated that it had asked civic groups to stop releasing the leaflets that afternoon. [...]

Samsung’s Work Environment Holds No Clues to Workers’ Illnesses: Investigation Team

Samsung’s Work Environment Holds No Clues to Workers’ Illnesses: Investigation Team

SEOUL, April 25 (Korea Bizwire) – An independent investigation committee tasked with checking the work environment at Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday that it has found no clear evidence to link the chips and display lines with the illnesses suffered by some workers, although acknowledging there should be continuous studies. After carrying out a three-year probe, the team of experts said it found no critically [...]

Swimmer Park Tae-hwan Returns Home From Australian Camp for Nat’l Team Trials

Swimmer Park Tae-hwan Returns Home From Australian Camp for Nat’l Team Trials

INCHEON, April 24 (Korea Bizwire) – Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan returned home from his Australian training camp on Tuesday to compete for a spot on the national team. Park spent the past three months training in Sydney. He’s back home for the national trials that start Friday in Gwangju, 330 kilometers south of Seoul. The trials, Park’s first competition of the season, will determine who will represent the [...]

Outbound South Korean Female Travelers Outstrip Men

Outbound South Korean Female Travelers Outstrip Men

SEOUL, Apr. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of outbound South Korean women travelers outstripped men for the first time last year. According to a report released by the Korea Association of Travel Agents, over 24.83 million South Korean women traveled abroad last year, excluding flight attendants who accounted for 6.3 percent. In the meantime, the [...]