POSCO operating profit more than doubles in Q1

SEOUL– South Korea’s leading steelmaker POSCO estimated Monday its operating profit more than doubled in the first quarter from a year earlier amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Operating profit for the…

Congenica and Camtech Diagnostics agree strategic partnership to support genomic analysis platform expansion in Asia

Congenica and Camtech Diagnostics agree strategic partnership to support genomic analysis platform expansion in Asia Cambridge, United Kingdom and Singapore – 13 April 2021– Congenica, the digital health company enabling rapid and accurate analysis of complex genomic data to transform people’s lives, today announces a strategic partnership with Camtech Diagnostics (“Camtech”), a technology company providing […]

Immunocore presents phase 3 data comparing tebentafusp with investigator’s choice in the clinical trial plenary session at the American Association for Cancer Research 2021 Annual Meeting

 PRESS RELEASE Immunocore presents phase 3 data comparing tebentafusp with investigator’s choice in the clinical trial plenary session at the  American Association for Cancer Research 2021 Annual Meeting Tebentafusp is the first investigational therapy to improve Overall Survival (OS) in patients with metastatic uveal melanoma First positive Phase 3 clinical trial for any T cell […]

IIA Signs MOU with Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance

Collaboration focuses on furthering the mission of internal audit in Vietnam Lake Mary, Florida USA, April 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LAKE MARY, Fla., USA (April 12, 2021) — The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), the internal audit profession’s widely recognized advocate, educator, and provider of standards, guidance, and certifications, has signed a Memorandum of […]

Seoul mayor urges new measures on social distancing, property taxation during Cabinet meeting

SEOUL– Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon formally asked the government Tuesday to modify social distancing measures and adjust the pace of jacking up property holding taxes.He was attending the first Cabinet meeting since his inauguration last week, in which he …

Moon orders new Marine Corps chief to protect fishermen near border

SEOUL– President Moon Jae-in issued a special order Tuesday for the new top commander of South Korea’s Marine Corps to redouble efforts for the protection of the country’s fishermen in the Yellow Sea.In particular, the waters close to the sea border w…

Foreign ministry calls in Japanese ambassador over decision to release Fukushima water into sea

SEOUL– The foreign ministry called in Japan’s top envoy to Seoul on Tuesday after Tokyo announced its decision to release the contaminated water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean.Second Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jong-moon …

FM Chung discusses bilateral, regional cooperation with Singaporean counterpart

SEOUL– Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong spoke by phone with his Singaporean counterpart on Tuesday and discussed joint efforts to enhance bilateral and regional cooperation, his office said.In the conversation, Chung and Vivian Balakrishnan noted that …

Kang tapped as assistant U.S. secretary for nonproliferation

SEOUL– C.S. Eliot Kang, a veteran Korean American diplomat, has been picked as the nominee for assistant secretary of state for international security and nonproliferation at the U.S. Department of State, the White House said Monday (local time).He is…

Olympic fencing gold medal hopeful recovering from COVID-19

SEOUL– South Korean male fencer Oh Sang-uk is recovering after a recent bout of the novel coronavirus, the sport’s national governing body said Tuesday.The Korean Fencing Federation (KFF) said Oh, world No. 1 in men’s sabre and a gold medal contender …