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Korean Air to Sell In-flight Catering, Duty-free Business amid Pandemic

Korean Air to Sell In-flight Catering, Duty-free Business amid Pandemic

SEOUL, July 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean Air Lines Co., the country’s biggest carrier, said Tuesday it will sell its in-flight catering and duty-free business to a private equity fund amid the growing impact of the coronavirus on the airline industry. Korean Air’s board of directors signed a memorandum of understanding with Hahn & Company [...]

S. Korean Christians Express Discontent with Online Worship During COVID-19 Era

S. Korean Christians Express Discontent with Online Worship During COVID-19 Era

SEOUL, July 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Church-goers in South Korea, where religious services are typically characterized by large in-person gatherings, are growing increasingly dissatisfied with online worship, an inevitable reality at times given the government’s social distancing directives and the protracted coronavirus pandemic. According to a survey conducted by a publication operated by a Protestant [...]

POSCO’s New Work-from-Home Policy Raises Profile of ‘Untact’ Corporate Culture

POSCO’s New Work-from-Home Policy Raises Profile of ‘Untact’ Corporate Culture

SEOUL, July 6 (Korea Bizwire) — POSCO has introduced South Korea’s first ‘work-from-home policy for childcare without career interruption’ this month, raising the likelihood of a transformation in work culture across South Korean businesses. The steelmaker began receiving registrations for the work-from-home program from all employees with childcare needs. The program allows any employee with [...]