Daily Archive: February 13, 2021

S. Korea expects 3 more homegrown COVID-19 treatments in H1

SEOUL, Three homegrown treatments for the novel coronavirus are expected to receive approval as early as the first half of this year as the country speeds up the approval process amid the pandemic.Last week, the country’s drug safety agency approved ph…

Parcel volume rises 21 pct in 2020 amid pandemic

SEOUL– The parcel volume in South Korea rose 21 percent last year from a year earlier as more people shifted to online shopping amid the COVID-19 pandemic, government data showed Saturday.A total of 3.37 billion parcels were delivered in the nation by …

S. Korea’s major banks likely to keep creditworthiness: S&P

SEOUL, South Korea’s four major commercial banks appear likely to maintain their creditworthiness this year due to adequate capitalization and resilient asset quality, according to a recent report from S&P Global Ratings.Kookmin Bank, Shinhan Bank,…