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Sales of fiction, poetry increase amid pandemic

SEOUL– Sales of fiction and poetry books at Yes24, a leading online bookstore, have continued to grow this year, as people spend more time at home amid the coronavirus pandemic, the company said Tuesday.The sales volume of novels, poetry and dramas ha…

Samsung to supply 5G network solutions to Vodafone in Britain

SEOUL– Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it will supply its latest 5G network solutions to Vodafone, a London-based telecommunications giant, a move that will expand its presence in Europe.Under the deal, the South Korean tech giant will provide its…

Daewoo Shipbuilding wins 1.1 tln won offshore facility order

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME) said Monday that it has signed a 1.1 trillion won (US$ 1 billion) deal to build a hull of an offshore facility, Trend reports citing Yonhap.The deal is part of a total 2.6 trillion won project to cons…

S. Korea, Austria agree to forge ‘strategic partnership’

VIENNA– South Korea and Austria agreed Monday to elevate their longstanding ties to a “strategic partnership” during talks here between President Moon Jae-in and Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.They noted that the two sides have constantly developed bilater…