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“Moon Brand” Products All the Rage Among Koreans

“Moon Brand” Products All the Rage Among Koreans

SEOUL, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — As the approval ratings for President Moon continue to climb and climb, a byproduct of his popularity has been a surge in consumer preference for “Moon Brand” products. From the checkered shirt he wore while speaking on the phone with President Trump to the orange striped necktie spotted with [...]

Pesticide Egg Scandal a Blessing in Disguise for Farm Animals

Pesticide Egg Scandal a Blessing in Disguise for Farm Animals

SEOUL, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – In the wake of South Korea’s pesticide egg scandal, popular unrest and indignation has fomented a change in attitudes that may not have been possible in ordinary times. As of the date of this article, none other than the president has spoken out about the need for reform. Reform [...]

S. Korea Will Be “Nuclear Free” in 65 Years, about 60 Years Behind Germany, Taiwan, Belgium

S. Korea Will Be “Nuclear Free” in 65 Years, about 60 Years Behind Germany, Taiwan, Belgium

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Remarks made by President Moon that the nation will only be nuclear power free in “at least 60 years” at a presidential press conference yesterday has garnered comparisons between South Korea’s nuclear power deactivation policy and other nations. Held to mark his 100th day in office, President Moon expressed [...]

Moon Pledges Additional Support for Heroes, Independence Fighters

Moon Pledges Additional Support for Heroes, Independence Fighters

SEOUL, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – President Moon Jae-in promised Monday to expand government support for national heroes, independence fighters and their families, noting the nation and its people are permanently indebted to them for their sacrifices that allowed the freedom they enjoy now. “Each and every person here deserves respect and gratitude. Thanks to [...]

Conglomerates Raise Issue of Chinese Economic Retaliation at Special Meeting with President Moon

Conglomerates Raise Issue of Chinese Economic Retaliation at Special Meeting with President Moon

SEOUL, Jul. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — At a special ‘beer garden’ meeting held on Thursday at the Blue House with President Moon, executives from South Korean conglomerates raised the issue of China’s economic retaliation against South Korean companies, particularly electric vehicle battery manufacturers, urging the government to take action. During the unique meeting, Moon was [...]

South Korea Inches Towards Living Wage As Minimum Wage Hikes to 7,530 Won

South Korea Inches Towards Living Wage As Minimum Wage Hikes to 7,530 Won

SEOUL, Jul. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s minimum wage for 2018 has risen to 7,530 won ($6.70), after a government council voted nine to six in favor of the labor side of the negotiation team, pushing the country’s minimum wage above the likes of Israel and Spain. Compared to this year’s 6,470 won, next [...]