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IT Industry Instructs Staff to Work from Home in Quick Response to Heavy Rain

IT Industry Instructs Staff to Work from Home in Quick Response to Heavy Rain

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — With record-breaking rain hitting Seoul and Gyeonggi Province on Monday, major corporations asked employees to work from home. Companies with prior work-from-home experience during the pandemic were able to quickly respond to the situation. Samsung Electronics instructed all employees struggling with the morning flood to work from home. LG [...]

No Joke: Reality TV K-pop Act Rocks Music Scene While Raising Questions of Fairness

No Joke: Reality TV K-pop Act Rocks Music Scene While Raising Questions of Fairness

SEOUL, July 31 (Korea Bizwire) — From its inception, SSAK3, a one-off K-pop team created for MBC TV’s weekend variety show “Hang Out With Yoo,” was intended to be a silly tongue-in-cheek project, riding on the coattails of the retro boom in today’s pop culture landscape. At best, the co-ed trio, formed of two late [...]

Anti-disaster Agency Shifts to Emergency Footing as Typhoon Approaches Korea

Anti-disaster Agency Shifts to Emergency Footing as Typhoon Approaches Korea

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasures Headquarters on Monday shifted to an emergency footing as Typhoon Francisco, the season’s eighth typhoon, is forecast to pass through the Korean Peninsula after landing on the country’s southern coast on Tuesday night, government officials said. The anti-disaster agency affiliated with the Ministry [...]

S. Korean Researchers Develop Method to Maximize Solar Power Generation on Rainy Days

S. Korean Researchers Develop Method to Maximize Solar Power Generation on Rainy Days

POHANG, Mar. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has developed a new device that can maximize the efficiency of solar power generation even on cloudy or rainy days. The researchers from Pohang University of Science and Technology, the Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials and Kyung Hee University developed a new technology [...]