MRO Middle East exhibition to showcase expert speakers and key industry topics for aviation sector

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, April 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul exhibition, will highlight the latest innovation in key areas including sustainability, digitalization, workforce and passenger confidence within the aviation sector through its new Go Live! Theatre feature. The event, taking place from 15th – 16th June 2021 at DWTC, Dubai, […]

Biden, Japan’s Suga to Discuss China at White House Summit

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has become the first foreign leader to hold face-to-face talks with U.S. President Joe Biden since the latter assumed office, meeting at the White House for…

Biden, Japan’s Suga Commit to Work Together to Meet China Challenge

U.S. President Joe Biden says he and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga are committed to working together to counter challenges from China and North Korea, following Biden’s first White House…

Ex-President Lee Myung-bak again visits hospital for treatment while serving prison term

SEOUL– Former President Lee Myung-bak, who is currently serving a prison term on corruption charges, was hospitalized Friday for a medical checkup and treatment, according to judicial sources. Lee was…

Labor minister nominee a career official with labor-management expertise

SEOUL– An Kyung-duk, President Moon Jae-in’s new pick for minister of employment and labor, is a career official with a knack for mediating settlements between labor and management. The nominee,…

Hanjin Heavy slumps after takeover deal

SEOUL– Shares in Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co. slumped Friday after its creditors signed a deal to sell the financially troubled shipbuilder. Hanjin Heavy closed at 7,650 won(US$6.85), down…

Nomination of new USFK chief returned to president: U.S. Congress

SEOUL– The nomination of the next commander of U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) has been returned to the White House as it was not handled during the previous Congress, congressional records…

S. Korean Bond Yields on Apr. 16, 2021

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 0.657 0.658 -0.1 3-year TB 1.154 1.147 +0.7 10-year TB 2.023 2.020 +0.3 2-year MSB 0.927 0.920 +0.7 3-year CB (AA-) 2.029…

S. Korea voices concern over results of probe into Syrian military’s use of chemical weapons

SEOUL– The foreign ministry expressed “deep concerns” Friday, after an investigation report concluded that Syria’s Air Force used chemical weapons in 2018 and a dozen people were sickened. On Monday,…

Seoul stocks up for 5th session on economic rebound hope

SEOUL– South Korean shares advanced for the fifth day Friday, finishing just shy of the 3,200-point mark, as expectations of a global economic rebound and sound corporate earnings boosted investor…