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Consumers Boycott Delivery Services Following Deliveryman Deaths

Consumers Boycott Delivery Services Following Deliveryman Deaths

SEOUL, Oct. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Following the recent deaths of several deliverymen and media reports on how they worked in a poor, extreme environment, more people are calling on delivery businesses to rein in excessive efforts to come up with ‘faster’ delivery services. Some consumers even vowed on social media to boycott early morning [...]

‘Samsung Empire’ Architect Lee’s Feats Well Deserved, but Tarnished by Political Scandal

‘Samsung Empire’ Architect Lee’s Feats Well Deserved, but Tarnished by Political Scandal

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Lee Kun-hee, the architect of now South Korea’s top conglomerate, Samsung Group, had been making headlines in the country’s business, social and even political realms since taking over the helm of the business empire from his father for his offbeat approaches and business insights. Lee inherited the Samsung crown [...]

1 More Delivery Worker Dies on Duty, More Safety Measures Necessary

1 More Delivery Worker Dies on Duty, More Safety Measures Necessary

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Another delivery worker recently died while working, an umbrella union said Sunday, demanding safety measures for workers in the rigorous industry. A 48-year-old delivery worker, associated with CJ Logistics Corp., was sent to the hospital after reporting breathing difficulty Thursday evening but passed away, according to the Korean Confederation [...]