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External Sources Account for 75 pct of S. Korea’s Fine Dust Pollution

External Sources Account for 75 pct of S. Korea’s Fine Dust Pollution

SEOUL, Feb. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — External sources accounted for 75 percent of South Korea’s ultrafine dust air pollution in January, a state-run environment agency said Wednesday. South Korea saw a drastic rise in the average level of ultrafine dust particles, those smaller than 2.5 micrometers in diameter, in between Jan. 11 and 15. According [...]

Doosan Infracore Profit Expected to Hit Record High in 2018

Doosan Infracore Profit Expected to Hit Record High in 2018

SEOUL, Feb. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Doosan Infracore Co., South Korea’s top construction equipment maker, is forecast to have racked up record earnings last year, aided by increased sales of excavators in China and emerging markets, industry sources said Tuesday. According to industry data compiled by market researcher FnGuide, the company is forecast to have [...]

K-pop Businesses on the Lookout as China Criticizes Use of ‘Taiwanese’ Nationality

K-pop Businesses on the Lookout as China Criticizes Use of ‘Taiwanese’ Nationality

SEOUL, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean entertainment companies are facing a dilemma as China, under the ‘One-China Policy’, has begun to take issue with foreign companies using terminology that seems to uphold Taiwan’s independence. With an increasing number of idols of Taiwanese nationality making a debut in South Korea, many companies are careful [...]