Daily Archive: October 13, 2021

GA-ASI Completes European Maritime Demos

Five-Week Flight Series Featuring SeaGuardian® Includes Multiple Industry Firsts Featured Image for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. SAN DIEGO, Oct. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) completed a series of flight demonstrations that featured a company-owned MQ-9B SeaGuardian® Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) in partnership with the Royal Air Force (RAF). […]

‘Squid Game’ becomes ‘biggest-ever’ Netflix series

SEOUL– The smash-hit Korean-language drama series “Squid Game” has become Netflix’s most successful original content, the U.S. streaming giant said Wednesday.Netflix said the dystopian series had been viewed by more than 111 million accounts in the fi…

Samsung Heavy develops eco-friendly generator for ships

SEOUL– Samsung Heavy Industries Co. said Wednesday that it has developed an eco-friendly generator in cooperation with LG Innotek Co., a local major electronics parts maker.The world’s first thermo-electric generator developed by Samsung Heavy Industr…

POSCO’s Q3 operating income at record high on robust demand

SEOUL– POSCO, the world’s fifth-largest steelmaker by output, said Wednesday its third-quarter operating income more than quadrupled to a record high on robust demand amid the global economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.Operating income for th…

Seoul stocks rebound on tech, auto gains

SEOUL– South Korean stocks advanced nearly 1 percent Wednesday as investors sought to buy oversold stocks, such as tech and auto shares, after a sharp plunge the previous session. The Korean won rose against the U.S. dollar.The benchmark Korea Composi…

Military reports 14 additional COVID-19 cases

SEOUL– South Korea’s military reported 14 more COVID-19 cases Wednesday, the defense ministry said, bringing the total caseload among its personnel to 1,943.Thirteen Army soldiers, including five trainees at a boot camp, and an Air Force airman tested…

New cases stay in 1,000s for 5th day amid signs of slowdown

SEOUL– South Korea’s daily new COVID-19 cases stayed in the 1,000s for the fifth straight day Wednesday with signs of a slight drop in weekly infections.The country added 1,584 more COVID-19 cases, including 1,571 local infections, raising the total c…