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S. Korea Donates COVID-19 Test Kits Worth 930 mln Won to Afghanistan

S. Korea Donates COVID-19 Test Kits Worth 930 mln Won to Afghanistan

NEW DELHI, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has donated new coronavirus test kits worth 930 million won (US$800,000) to Afghanistan, according to diplomatic officials Sunday. The some 40,000 test kits of the real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) type were delivered on Saturday at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, according to the South [...]

BTS’ J-hope Donates 100 mln Won for Children in Need amid Pandemic

BTS’ J-hope Donates 100 mln Won for Children in Need amid Pandemic

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – J-hope, a member of popular K-pop band BTS, donated 100 million won (US$84,416) for children suffering economic hardship due to the new coronavirus pandemic, a charity group said Tuesday. According to ChildFund Korea, J-hope expressed hope that his donation will be delivered to children in crisis, especially to those [...]

ADX Labs Donates $100,000 to Advance COVID-19 Vaccine Research

ADX Labs Donates $100,000 to Advance COVID-19 Vaccine Research

MINNEAPOLIS, June 24 (Korea Bizwire) — ADX Labs, Inc. has donated $100,000 to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to speed the development of COVID-19 vaccines. The donation was made by ADX Labs’ charitable arm, the ADX Foundation. CEPI, which the journal Nature called “by far the largest vaccine development initiative ever against viruses that are [...]

CUHK Business School Research Finds Being Beautiful is Not Always an Advantage When Soliciting Online Charitable Donations

CUHK Business School Research Finds Being Beautiful is Not Always an Advantage When Soliciting Online Charitable Donations

HONG KONG, CHINA, May 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The conventional wisdom is that attractive people have it easier in life. They tend to be employed more easily, are paid better by appearing to be more competent and trustworthy and are more likely to get promoted. A recent research paper by The Chinese University of Hong [...]