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Uniqlo Apologizes for Remarks That Angered S. Korean Consumers

Uniqlo Apologizes for Remarks That Angered S. Korean Consumers

SEOUL, Jul. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Fast Retailing Co., which owns Japanese fashion brand Uniqlo, on Monday issued an apology for remarks by its executive that have drawn criticism from South Korean consumers amid ongoing trade friction between Tokyo and Seoul. On July 11, Takeshi Okazaki, CFO of the Tokyo-based fast fashion brand, said during [...]

Samsung Delivers Apology to Victims of Work-related Diseases

Samsung Delivers Apology to Victims of Work-related Diseases

SEOUL, Nov. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. made a formal apology Friday to all victims of work-related diseases who were employed at the company’s chip and display production lines, settling the long-standing dispute that lasted for more than a decade. Samsung Electronics President and CEO Kim Ki-nam, who heads the tech giant’s crucial [...]

Samsung to Deliver Apology on Work-related Diseases Next Week

Samsung to Deliver Apology on Work-related Diseases Next Week

SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. plans to deliver an official apology on the long-standing dispute surrounding its former workers suffering from diseases apparently related to the working environments at its factories, the mediation committee said Wednesday. The apology is part of the agreement reached between one of the world’s leading makers [...]

Big Hit Apologizes for Recent BTS Wardrobe Controversy

Big Hit Apologizes for Recent BTS Wardrobe Controversy

SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – BTS’ agency Big Hit Entertainment has issued a statement over the recent controversies surrounding its artists’ wardrobe choices. “We don’t condone any activities of war or the use of atomic weapons. … We had no intention to hurt victims of the dropping of atomic bombs,” it said Tuesday night, [...]