Daily Archive: September 21, 2022

Agthia Group Launches eZad, the World’s First Virtual Platform for Trading in Dates

It aims to put international wholesale date buyers in contact with sellers in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan, allowing their dates to reach regional and international markets. “We are proud to launch eZad, a unique and innovative platform that brings together date buyers and sellers from around the world. It is the easiest and […]

Subway murder suspect says he was ‘truly crazy’

SEOUL– The suspect in the shocking subway murder case said Wednesday he “has done a truly crazy thing” as police referred him to the prosecution for further investigation and indictment. The Seoul Metro employee was...

ADB cuts 2023 growth outlook for S. Korean economy to 2.3 pct

SEOUL– The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday slashed its 2023 growth outlook for the South Korean economy to 2.3 percent amid growing concerns that monetary tightening in the United States and other major countries...

Nuclear power included in revised green taxonomy

SEOUL– South Korea has made it official that nuclear energy will be included in the list of government-labeled green economic activities despite opposition from environmental activists. The environment ministry on Tuesday released a draft revision...

Exports down 8.7 pct during first 20 days of September

SEOUL– South Korea’s exports fell 8.7 percent on-year in the first 20 days of September due mainly to fewer working days, and the country logged a trade deficit on high energy costs, data showed Wednesday....

S. Korea seeks active cooperation with EU on nuclear power generation

SEOUL– South Korea seeks to boost cooperation with European nations on nuclear power generation facilities in a move to ensure energy security and better respond to climate change, the industry ministry here said Wednesday. How...