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Kia Motors Mulls Suspending Three Domestic Plants Due to Coronavirus Disruptions

Kia Motors Mulls Suspending Three Domestic Plants Due to Coronavirus Disruptions

SEOUL, April 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Kia Motors Corp., South Korea’s second-biggest carmaker, is considering temporarily suspending some of its plants in the country later this month due to the fallout from the novel coronavirus pandemic, industry sources said Sunday. It is planning to halt operations of three factories — two in Gwangmyeong, south of [...]

Korean Electronics Firms to Resume Chinese Plant Operations

Korean Electronics Firms to Resume Chinese Plant Operations

SEOUL, Feb. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s electronics companies are set to resume their plant operations in China, industry officials said Monday, following an extended Lunar New Year holiday amid the spread of the novel coronavirus in the world’s No. 2 economy. The companies said they plan to resume production Monday, although some manufacturing [...]

Growing Plants Indoors can Improve Air Quality: Study

Growing Plants Indoors can Improve Air Quality: Study

SEOUL, Mar. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has showed that growing plants indoors can help improve air quality. The Rural Development Administration (RDA) revealed the results of the study on Tuesday, following a variety of experiments conducted on indoor plants over the last four years. “We used a special device that visualizes fine [...]

Domestic Plant Owners Call for “Planterinarians”

Domestic Plant Owners Call for “Planterinarians”

SUWON, South Korea, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Will “domestic plants” become a growth industry of the future? In Korea, an increasing number of households have come to adopt domestic plants, like succulents or cactus plants, as their choice of home companion, flora that serve various purposes from simple home decoration to freshening the atmosphere [...]