Daily Archive: January 30, 2021

Researchers Probe New Territory in Treating Patients with Lung Cancer during COVID-19 Pandemic

Press Briefing with International Researchers Explores this Question at IASLC 2020 World Conference on Lung Cancer Singapore To view a recording of the press briefing, visit: https://vimeo.com/506248459/caa7346336 SINGAPORE, Jan. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On February 27, 2020, the flagship journal of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, the Journal of Thoracic […]

Seoul’s new daily cases hit two-week high

SEOUL, Seoul on Saturday reported more than 150 new daily coronavirus cases, marking the highest figure in two weeks.According to the metropolitan government, the number of new COVID-19 cases in the capital rose by 154, the highest since Jan. 15, when …

Youngest brother of late Hyundai Group founder dead at 84

SEOUL, Chung Sang-young, honorary chairman of the chemical maker KCC Group and the youngest brother of the late Hyundai Group founder Chung Ju-young, died of a chronic illness on Saturday. He was 84 years old.Chung Sang-young’s passing marks the end of…

New virus cases stay in 400s for 3rd day

SEOUL, South Korea’s daily new coronavirus cases stayed in the 400s for the third day in a row on Saturday, as health authorities scrambled to contain cluster infections linked to mission schools nationwide.The country added 458 more COVID-19 cases, in…

Seoul stocks tipped to remain under selling pressure next week

SEOUL, South Korean stocks are likely to come under selling pressure next week following this week’s choppy trading, as market volatility is expected to remain high over massive foreign selling and profit-taking.The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Pric…

Working days lost due to strikes soared in 2020: report

SEOUL, The number of working days lost due to labor disputes surged by nearly 40 percent in South Korea last year, a report said Saturday, indicating a likely deterioration in labor-management relations at local firms.According to the report by the sta…

Steelmakers in talks with shipbuilders over prices

SEOUL, South Korean steelmakers have launched talks with shipbuilders over prices of thick steel plates, which are mainly used for shipbuilding, people familiar with the matter said Saturday.POSCO, the country’s largest steelmaker, said it is pushing t…

DRAM, NAND flash to be 2 fastest growing chips this year: report

SEOUL, DRAM and NAND flash are expected to be the two semiconductor products that outshine this year, a report showed Saturday, boding well for South Korean chipmakers that dominate the world’s memory chip market.Sales growth for DRAM and NAND flash we…