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Waste Plastic Bottles Recycled into Quality Consumer Products

Waste Plastic Bottles Recycled into Quality Consumer Products

SEOUL, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Recycled transparent plastic bottles have been reborn as various high-quality products, such as clothing, bags and cosmetic bottles, under the government’s new waste recycling policy, the Ministry of Environment said Tuesday. Under the recycling policy that went into effect in February this year, discarded transparent plastic bottles have been [...]

Coronavirus Boosts Popularity of S. Korean Products Overseas

Coronavirus Boosts Popularity of S. Korean Products Overseas

SEOUL, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) — With South Korea gaining attention as a model for fighting the coronavirus, the country’s exports of eco-friendly home appliances, pharmaceuticals, sanitation products, and health supplements are rising. As for home appliances, exports of air purifiers and bidets between January and March were 178.5 percent and 117 percent higher than [...]

Popularity of Home Entertainment Surges Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

Popularity of Home Entertainment Surges Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

SEOUL, April 16 (Korea Bizwire) — As more and more people are spending time at home in the aftermath of the new coronavirus outbreak, sales of products related to activities that can be done at home, such as cooking and brewing coffee, are increasing. SSG.Com, the online shopping unit of retail conglomerate Shinsegae, analyzed sales [...]

Businesses Introduce Products, Services to Overcome ‘Corona Blues’

Businesses Introduce Products, Services to Overcome ‘Corona Blues’

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) — A growing number of South Koreans are becoming depressed as they suffer from the effects of the so-called ‘corona blues,’ a depressive phenomenon caused by a lack of outdoor activities due to the coronavirus outbreak. The ‘corona blues’ refers to a depressive symptom for staying indoors for too long. [...]

LG Electronics to Unveil New Rollable TV, AI-powered Solutions at CES

LG Electronics to Unveil New Rollable TV, AI-powered Solutions at CES

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean home appliance maker LG Electronics Inc. said Sunday it will unveil a new type of its rollable TV highlighting flexible OLED display technologies and upgraded artificial intelligence (AI)-powered solutions at the upcoming tech expo here. Under the slogan “Innovation for better life,” LG Electronics will introduce [...]

Samsung to Highlight ‘Connected Living’ with AI, 5G-powered Products

Samsung to Highlight ‘Connected Living’ with AI, 5G-powered Products

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co., said Sunday it will unveil upgraded 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT)-powered products at the upcoming tech expo here to highlight its vision of an “intelligently connected” world. The South Korean tech titan boasts the largest booth among [...]