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First trade union set up in 41 years Employees of the World Federation of Overseas Korean Traders Associations (World-OKTA) organized their first labor union in the outfit’s 41-year history. The World-OKTA announced on Sept. 1 that its unionists unanimously elected Nam...
Her Chul-ho will lead Korea's top ginseng company Korea Ginseng Corporation (KGC) said on March 29 that it had held a shareholders' meeting to appoint Her Chul-ho as its new chief executive officer. KGC is the country's top-tier ginseng company with...
Chang Il-moo’s work on Korean ginseng recognized globally The Korea Ginseng Corporation (KGC) recently announced that its former research chief Chang Il-moo had won the 2021 Duke Award, the highest prize granted by the American Botanical Council (ABC). Erstwhile Seoul National...
Korea delves into military conscription policy This might be the last chance for BTS member Jin, who is supposed to leave the K-pop boy band this year to join the military. But the Korean government has yet to give good...
wene Art CEO will take charge of ADCP as second chief The Academy of Democratic Citizenship and Politics (ADCP) announced this week that the organization had picked wene Art CEO Kim Yong-ki as its second leader. The new chief will replace...
Suspicions rise over gaming giant’s future Nexon founder Kim Jung-ju passed away at age 54 in Hawaii of the United States on Feb. 28, according to the global gaming giant on March 2. The company did not disclose an exact cause...
Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman will head state-backed outfit Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Han Jong-hee was appointed this week to lead the Korea Electronics Association (KEA) over the next three years. Han is taking charge of the visual display business of Samsung...
Let's focus on the boy band's songs, not sexual orientation In late May in 2018, a host of a Mexican TV show called BTS members gay, which generated much hate from the fans of the K-pop band that debuted in...
HYBE enters NFT-focused business HYBE, the music label for K-pop megastar BTS, has recently announced that it would form a joint venture with Donamu, which runs South Korea’s biggest crypto exchange Upbit. The two companies said in regulatory filings on Nov....
Hybe debunks rumors, which went viral this week Members of K-pop superstars BTS have faced various rumors about their dating partners since its debut in 2013. This time around, V has become the target. This week, rumors circulated that the 25-year-old...

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