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22nd Century Group Announces South Korea as First VLN® International Market

22nd Century Group Announces South Korea as First VLN® International Market

BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — 22nd Century Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: XXII), a leading agricultural biotechnology company focused on tobacco harm reduction, reduced nicotine tobacco, and improving health and wellness through modern plant science, today announced the $1.6 billion1 South Korean tobacco market will be the first international market to commence sales of its VLN® reduced nicotine [...]

S. Korea’s Exodus of AI Talent Remains Serious: Report

S. Korea’s Exodus of AI Talent Remains Serious: Report

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid intensified global competition to attract high-caliber talent in the science and research areas, South Korea’s artificial intelligence (AI) brain drain remains at a serious level, a state-backed science education institute said. Asia’s fourth-largest economy scored -35.04 in the index indicating the flow of AI talent (AI talent index) [...]

Indonesia Carries Out Irrigation Modernization Project Using Korean Technology

Indonesia Carries Out Irrigation Modernization Project Using Korean Technology

SEOUL, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Indonesia will carry out an irrigation modernization project that uses Korean technology to supply agricultural water to rice paddies. The Korea Rural Community Corporation (KRC) said Monday that it won an order for the design and supervision of irrigation modernization and emergency renovation work for a total of 143,000 [...]

DHL Global Forwarding Delivers Covid-19 Antiviral Pills to South Korea, the First Country in Asia Pacific to Receive the Treatment Courses

DHL Global Forwarding Delivers Covid-19 Antiviral Pills to South Korea, the First Country in Asia Pacific to Receive the Treatment Courses

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) - DHL Global Forwarding, the freight specialist arm of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has been tasked to bring in the newly approved Covid-19 antiviral pills to South Korea to bolster its fight against the pandemic. The logistics Group has been heavily involved in the transportation of Covid-19 vaccines worldwide, [...]

S. Korea Ranks 9th in Defense Technologies: Report

S. Korea Ranks 9th in Defense Technologies: Report

SEOUL, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s defense technologies were assessed to be the world’s ninth most advanced as of last year, a triennial government report showed Monday, noting progress in artillery, submarines and other sectors. According to the report by the Korea Research Institute for Defense Technology Planning and Advancement (KRIT), South Korea [...]

CoorsTek Plant in South Korea Earns Top Chemical Safety Award

CoorsTek Plant in South Korea Earns Top Chemical Safety Award

GUMI, SOUTH KOREA, Dec. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – The CoorsTek plant in Gumi, South Korea was recently presented with an award from the National Institute of Chemical Safety (NICS) in recognition of the facility’s exceptional safety protocols and best-in class chemical accident prevention plan. CoorsTek, a leading manufacturer of technical ceramics, operates more than 30 manufacturing [...]