crop.zone Sweeps the PotatoEurope Innovation Awards and Wins Two Prizes

A real game-changer in potato desiccation crop.zone sweeps the PotatoEurope Innovation Awards and wins two prizes AACHEN, Germany, Sept. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — crop.zone, the new hybrid electric solution for alternative crop desiccation and weed management, has been voted the most innovative new technology in potato production by potato professionals worldwide. In addition to […]

Verisk’s AIR Worldwide Estimates Insured Losses for Hurricane Ida Will Range from USD 17 Billion to USD 25 Billion

BOSTON, Sept. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Extreme event modeling firm AIR Worldwide estimates that industry insured losses to onshore property resulting from Hurricane Ida’s winds and storm surge will range from USD 17 billion to USD 25 billion. AIR Worldwide is a Verisk (Nasdaq:VRSK) business. AIR’s modeled insured loss estimates include insured physical damage to property (residential, commercial, industrial, auto), both […]

Japanese beauty retailer DHC to quit S. Korean business

The South Korean arm of DHC Corp., a Japanese retailer of beauty and health products, said it will pull its business out following plunges in sales apparently driven by a…

South Korea’s 5G users top 17 mln in July

South Korea’s 5G user base continued to expand in July to reach over 17 million users, data showed, with the growth expected to pick up later this year on the…

Azerbaijan to benefit from country-specific technical assistance of IMF’s capacity dev’t center

The current workplan of the Caucasus, Central Asia, and Mongolia Regional Capacity Development Center (CCAMTAC) for FY2022 foresees that Azerbaijan will benefit from country-specific technical assistance in several areas, the…

Imported car sales in South Korea up 1 pct in August amid pandemic

Sales of imported vehicles in South Korea rose 1 percent in August from a year earlier amid the extended COVID-19 pandemic, an industry association said Friday, Trend reports citing Yonhap.…

Ho Chi Minh City Could Lift Lockdown, End ‘Zero COVID-19’ Policy

Vietnam’s coronavirus epicenter Ho Chi Minh City, which has kept residents confined at home under lockdown, is considering reopening economic activity from September 15, shifting from a “zero COVID-19” strategy…

S. Korea begins war remains excavation work at another DMZ battlefield site

SEOUL– South Korea on Friday kicked off work to recover the remains of soldiers killed during the 1950-53 Korean War at another former battlefield site inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)…

Watchdog toughening penalties on 5 pct rule violators

SEOUL– South Korea’s financial watchdog said Friday it will strengthen penalties on violators of the so-called 5 percent rule concerning the acquisition of listed firms’ shares. The country’s capital market…

S. Korea seeks to reduce state guaranteed debt to below 10 tln won by 2025

SEOUL– South Korea said Friday it plans to reduce outstanding debt guaranteed by the state to below 10 trillion won (US$8.63 billion) by 2025 as part of efforts to enhance…