Daily Archive: October 13, 2019

Railway services disrupted for 3rd day as strike continues

SEOUL– South Korea’s rail services were partially disrupted or delayed Sunday as unionized workers continued their 72-hour strike demanding better working conditions.Around 75.2 percent of the country’s regular rail services were in operation, accordi…

Hanssem fined over unfair business practices

SEJONG– South Korea’s antitrust regulator said Sunday it has fined Hanssem Co., a major South Korean manufacturer of furniture, 1.15 billion won (US$968,000) for passing on sales promotional expenses to about 150 dealers.The Fair Trade Commission (FTC…

Justice minister’s wife summoned on corruption allegations

SEOUL– Prosecutors on Sunday ended the overnight questioning of Justice Minister Cho Kuk’s wife as part of a widening investigation into corruption allegations surrounding the minister’s family.The questioning that started around 9 a.m. Saturday at th…