Daily Archive: February 7, 2020

2019 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results

The following is an extract from the “CNH Industrial 2019 fourth quarter and full year results” press release. The complete press release can be accessed by visiting the media section of the CNH Industrial corporate website: https://www.cnhindustrial.com/en-us/media/press_releases/Pages/default.aspx or consulting the accompanying PDF: CNH Industrial reports 2019 Consolidated revenues of $28.1 billion, Net income of $1,454 […]

(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Feb. 7)

Union selfishnessAfter the spread of the new coronavirus from Wuhan, China, the public is getting more anxious than ever. Our economy faces an emergency due to a lack of supplies from China. In such a grim situation, the two major umbrella unions the K…

(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Feb. 7)

Flawed systemMask shortage illustrates need to revisit problematic workweek rulesThe government announced earlier this week that it would exempt local producers of face masks from the maximum 52 hour workweek rule to cope with surging demand amid the…

S. Korea pushes to send 3rd evacuation plane to Wuhan

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Yonhap) South Korea is pushing to send its third chartered flight to the coronavirus hit Chinese city of Wuhan to bring home its citizens from the locked down city, government sources said Friday.The government is fine tuning det…

Hotel Shilla’s hanok project approved by local authorities

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Yonhap) Hotel Shilla’s long planned project to build a hanok style hotel near a historic site in Seoul has been given the green light and it is expected to break ground as early as in March, according to the relevant authorities Fr…

S. Korea, Japan hold talks on cultural ties

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Yonhap) Diplomats of South Korea and Japan held talks in Tokyo on Friday about exploring ways to promote bilateral cooperation in people to people exchanges and culture, Seoul’s foreign ministry said.Seo Eun ji, director general …

Moon to envoy: I want to meet Abe more often

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Yonhap) President Moon Jae in agreed while talking to Tokyo’s new ambassador to Seoul at Cheong Wa Dae on Friday on the need to hold talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe more frequently.He received Koji Tomita’s credentials …