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Youth Art Group Stages ‘Surprise’ Performance to Prevent Traffic Accidents

Youth Art Group Stages ‘Surprise’ Performance to Prevent Traffic Accidents

BUSAN, June 30 (Korea Bizwire) — A youth art group, together with the police, launched an eye-catching campaign to publicize the upcoming change in the way pedestrians cross an intersection. Life Art Edition recently held a surprise performance at a crosswalk. While cars were stopped for the traffic light, it held a dance and band [...]

Car Rental Firms Enjoy Boom Thanks to New Car Delivery Delays

Car Rental Firms Enjoy Boom Thanks to New Car Delivery Delays

SEOUL, May 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean car rental firms are enjoying an unexpected boom, benefiting from the supply shortage of new cars resulting from the semiconductor chip crisis. Lotte Rental Co., the No. 1 player in the nation’s car rental market, reported record first-quarter results, posting sales of 648 billion won (US$507 million) [...]

S. Korean Stock Market Logs Stellar Gains in 2020, Set for Rosy 2021

S. Korean Stock Market Logs Stellar Gains in 2020, Set for Rosy 2021

SEOUL, Dec. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s benchmark stock index skyrocketed over 30 percent this year from a year ago, buoyed by strong buying of individual investors and expectations of a speedy recovery from the pandemic next year, the bourse operator said Wednesday. In the final trading session of 2020 on Wednesday, the benchmark [...]

S. Korea’s Top 3 Shipyards Fare Relatively Well Despite Pandemic

S. Korea’s Top 3 Shipyards Fare Relatively Well Despite Pandemic

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Despite the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, South Korea’s big three shipbuilders have fared relatively well this year as they clinch a majority of global orders for liquefied natural gas (LNG) ships and very large crude carriers (VLCCs), industry sources said Thursday The trio — Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore [...]

Expensive Imported Clothes Dryers Offer Worse Performance than Domestic Models

Expensive Imported Clothes Dryers Offer Worse Performance than Domestic Models

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Consumer Agency has revealed that clothes dryers available in the market vary significantly in terms of price and performance, warning customers to make an informed decision when purchasing a clothes dryer. There were even some cases where a clothes dryer manufactured by a famous foreign company was [...]

S. Korean Shipyards Fare Well in 2018

S. Korean Shipyards Fare Well in 2018

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean shipbuilders showed better-than-expected performances this year on a rise in new orders, especially those for LNG ships, industry sources said Monday. The country’s shipbuilding sector, once a cornerstone of the country’s economic growth and job creation, has been reeling from mounting losses in the past few years, [...]