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Korea-built atomic plant test-runs reactor No. 1
Apr 20, 2016
The Barakah Nuclear Power Plant is in Abu Dhabi. The construction of reactor No. 1 is now 90 percent complete. It will be finished by May 2017. The Barakah Nuclear Power Plant in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) began test operations of reactor No. 1 in March this year. This is ...


Wider range of Korean products to hit Chinese shelves
Apr 18, 2016
Starting this month, Chinese consumers will be able to buy more Korean cosmetics online and have their items shipped home by sea, all while paying lower customs fees. Shoppers browse the cosmetics section at the Lotte Department Store in Tianjin, China. Korean product...


Song Joong-ki sweeps across ad industry
Apr 08, 2016
The popularity of the KBS soap opera “Descendants of the Sun” is boosting sales of running shoes. Kolon Sport, a producer of outdoor and sports clothing, has seen sales of its new line of running shows, Sox, soar by a whopping 300 percent since it released on March 17 a T...


Korean milk formula attracts Chinese buyers
Mar 25, 2016
Korea-made milk formula is receiving growing attention from Chinese parents these days. Korean milk powder products are winning the trust of Chinese customers who consider the safety and quality of baby formula to be a top priority, as this might well be the first food that a ...


Korean builders work on power supply in Vietnam
Mar 24, 2016
Mong Duong, Phalai, O Mon and Quynh Lap. These are all regions in Vietnam where Korean construction companies either built or are building power plants for the rapidly growing Southeast Asian economy. Korean builders are actively working to solve the problem of an insuffi...


Vietnamese praise Korea-style apartments
Mar 21, 2016
Hillstate Ha Dong, built by Hyundai E&C, is one of the richer parts of Vietnam thanks to its design and conveniences. Korea-style branded apartment complexes are designed to maximize the efficiency of the limited space found inside a city. For this reason, they're designed ...


New cosmetic lines lift Korean makeup exports
Mar 15, 2016
Customers from all around the world are keeping an eye on Korean cosmetics and skincare companies. They're focusing in particular on the high quality products and new ideas that are coming out at affordable prices. One such item is a new line of mascara from Touch i...


Shipbuilder successfully constructs first-ever floating...
Mar 10, 2016
The first floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility in the world has been built. Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME) held a naming ceremony for the platform, dubbing it the FPLNG SATU, at Daewoo’s shipyard in Okpo, on Geojedo Island in southern Ko...


Korea exports rice to the home of rice
Mar 07, 2016
The origins of rice can be found in ancient China. Some of the oldest relics giving us evidence of rice cultivation, dating from the prehistoric era through to about 7,000 years ago, can be found around Ningbo and Hangzhou along the Yangtze River. Rice is believed to have come to...


Enjoy Korean strawberries all around the world
Mar 07, 2016
Korean strawberries are sweet and firm, and they are quite popular among overseas customers. Singaporean customers will now be able to enjoy fresher and more delicious Korean strawberries. The Rural Development Administration (RDA) announced on March 3 that it has succe...