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Philip Morris Files Suit Against Seoul Gov’t for Information Disclosure

Philip Morris Files Suit Against Seoul Gov’t for Information Disclosure

SEOUL, Oct. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Philip Morris Korea Inc. said it filed a suit against the Seoul government on Monday, demanding the disclosure of detailed information on its recent announcement over research on harmful substances found in alternative tobacco products. In June, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said five cancer-causing substances were [...]

Seoul Expands Free Suit Rental Program for Young Job Seekers

Seoul Expands Free Suit Rental Program for Young Job Seekers

SEOUL, April 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced Wednesday that it has partnered with two additional tailors in Sinchon and Wangsimni for its free suit rental initiative starting May 22.  The city launched the service last year near Konkuk University to help unprivileged job seekers amid South Korea’s rising youth unemployment rate. [...]

Samsung-Dyson Suit Over Vacuum Clear Ends in Arbitration

Samsung-Dyson Suit Over Vacuum Clear Ends in Arbitration

SEOUL, April 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co.’s lawsuit against British manufacturer Dyson in a patent row over a vacuum cleaner mechanism has been withdrawn from a Seoul court after the two firms resolved the dispute through arbitration, court officials said Tuesday. The South Korean tech giant filed the suit against the British firm [...]