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Lotte Group founder Shin Kyuk-ho dies at 97

Lotte Group founder Shin Kyuk-ho dies at 97

the founder of Lotte group shin kyuk-ho died on a Sunday at the age of 97 his life was filled with ups and downs but there’s no doubt that he played a huge role in helping develop the…

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Alphabet becomes 4th U.S. company to reach US$1 tril. market cap

Alphabet becomes 4th U.S. company to reach US$1 tril. market cap

Google’s parent company alphabet has hit one trillion US dollars in market capitalization becoming the fourth US company to reach the threshold after Apple Amazon and Microsoft alphabet shares rose by 0.76 percent on Thursday on Wall Street…

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Bank of Korea to monitor financial markets on U.S.-Iran standoff

Bank of Korea to monitor financial markets on U.S.-Iran standoff

meanwhile the Bank of Korea pointed out there’s a possibility of increased volatility in the local financial and foreign exchange market due to the u.s. Iran standoff after a meeting Wednesday to gauge the possible impact of the…

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Chamber of commerce leader to focus on reviving civic role of big business

Chamber of commerce leader to focus on reviving civic role of big business

they’re one of the nation’s biggest associations for a business pledge to get companies more involved in reviving the economy in his new year message at an annual event park young man chairman of the Korea Chamber of…

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Our homes are open for business

Our homes are open for business

Here in South Africa, our homes are open for business.

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Gov’t to spend US$ 2.1 bil. on helping SMEs adopt smart factories, overcome failed ventures

Gov’t to spend US$ 2.1 bil. on helping SMEs adopt smart factories, overcome failed ventures

The government plans to support small-and-medium-sized businesses to help them adopt smart factory systems and enter the online marketplace. The Ministry of SMEs and Startups announced on Sunday it will inject some 2-point-one billion U.S. dollars into the…

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Mature-age worker engagement

Mature-age worker engagement

Here’s some great news: People are living longer and healthier lives! But we’re likely to spend a big chunk of that extra time at WORK. In most developed countries, people of “working age” contribute funds that support the…

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LG Electronics posts operating profit in Q4

LG Electronics posts operating profit in Q4

Turning to the tech realm. LG Electronics revealed its fourth quarter profits. The figures are in the black, but slightly below expectations. Park Hee-jun breaks down the digits for us. South Korean tech giant LG Electronics has revealed…

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Next ICT Convergence Expo: 4th Industrial Revolution Festival kicks off

Next ICT Convergence Expo: 4th Industrial Revolution Festival kicks off

This week Seoul is hosting an expo on the fourth Industrial Revolution More than a hundred companies taking part with all kinds of applications and gadgets You can try out for yourself Aram Ji Young went to check…

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Overall operating profits of Korean businesses last year dropped for first time in 6 years

Overall operating profits of Korean businesses last year dropped for first time in 6 years

for 2018 the overall operating profits of Korean businesses fell for the first time in six years according to statistics Korea small and mid-sized firms were the hardest hit with a 14% drop in operating profits conglomerates on…

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