[비지니스코리아=김은진 기자] LG전자초프리미엄 빌트인 ‘시그니처 키친 스위트’가 미국주방욕실협회(NKBA; National Kitchen and Bath Association)로부터 ‘2020 NKBA 회장상(2020 NKBA Chairman’s Award)’을 수상했다.LG전자는 현지시간 21일부터 23일까지 미국 라스베이거스에서 열린 ‘KBIS(The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show) 2020’에 참가해 ‘요리에 충실하다(True to Food)’를 주제로 초프리미엄 빌트인 시그니처 키친 스위트를 소개했다.
[비지니스코리아=정민희 기자] 본투글로벌센터는 멤버사인 블루시그널이 21일 두바이 도로교통국(Roads and Transport Authority, RTA) 인공지능 신호 최적화 시범사업에 최종 선정됐다고 23일 밝혔다. 블루시그널은 2017년부터 현재까지 본투글로벌센터 멤버사로 활동하고 있다.블루시그널은 2019년부터 중동 현지기업인 gDi(Gulf Data International), AIME(Artificial Intelligence Middle East)와 프로젝트를 준비해온 결과 수차례의 기술검증을 거쳐 글로벌 대기업들을
The Bank of Korea announced on Jan. 22 that South Korea’s real gross domestic income (GDI) fell 0.4 percent last year, showing a decline for the first time in 21 years.Specifically, the real GDI fell 0.5 percent year on year in the first quarter of 2019, fell 0.6 percent and 0.7 percent in the follo
Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp. achieved record sales in 2019. Hyundai Motor surpassed 100 trillion won (about US$86.2 billion) in annual sales for the first time thanks to increased sales of high-priced models, strong popularity of newly launched models, and favorable foreign exchange rates.
Aekyung Group signed a contract with Incheon Free Economic Zone Authority (IFEZA) on Jan. 21 to build an R&D center on a site in the High-Tech Industrial Cluster of the Songdo International City. The group purchased 28,722 square meters of land for 34.5 billion won.The R&D center is planned to have
Profs. Joo Sang-hoon and Gwak Sang-kyu of the School of Energy and Chemical Engineering of the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have developed a new catalyst for electrochemical chlorine production.In the catalyst, one platinum atom is evenly dispersed on a carbon nanotube.
Hyundai Heavy Industries Group has won orders for four petrochemical product carriers (PCs) and a super-large oil tanker totaling 266.6 billion won (about US$230 million).Hyundai Mipo Dockyard signed a contract with Pan Ocean, a Korean shipping company, on Jan. 21 to build four 50,000-ton PCs worth
The United States, Germany and Japan are proactively and systematically responding to the so-called digital tax while South Korea is failing to do so.Related debates, which are being led by the OECD, boil down to the concept of unified approach, which means multinational manufacturers such as smartp
The South Korean government is considering applying a tax rate of 20 percent to income derived from cryptocurrencies by regarding it as not transfer income but miscellaneous income, which includes lottery payouts, lecture fees, royalties, and the like.The Ministry of Economy and Finance decided in t
[비지니스코리아=최문희 기자] 세라젬 의과학연구소에서 발표한 연구가 한국 중소기업융합학회 주관으로 지난 9일 개최된 제6회 ICSMB 2020 국제학술대회(The 6th international Conference for small and Medium Business 2020)에서 우수논문상을 수상했다고 전했다.한국 중소기업융합학회는 정보통신기술(ICT)을 다양한 산업 분야에 융합하는 정책 및 관련 기술들을 개발하고 보급함으로써 중소, 중견기업 발전은 물론 이를 통한 국가발전과 국제협력 증진에 앞장서고 있는 학술단체이며, 세라젬 의
The Ministry of Science and ICT is planning to provide innovative public services based on blockchain technology.The ministry’s keyword for its blockchain development projects is service popularization. In this regard, the ministry will allocate a budget of 16.1 billion won for blockchain R&D and re
More than 110 billion won out of LIME Asset Management’s 1.6 trillion won PEF investment that has yet to be redeemed has been found to be tied up in real estate project financing in Cambodia. RAUM Investment, a company closely related to LIME Asset Management, made an investment in a Cambodian resor
Kakao Mobility has started a rent-a-car-based ride-sharing business in Vietnam. The company chose Vietnam as a test site for the ride-sharing business as the Southeast Asian country has many Korean tourists and no restrictions on the mobility business, while regulations are getting tougher in the Ko
The websites of DPR Korea Tour and Air Koryo are drawing increasing attention as the South Korean government is considering permitting individual tourism to North Korea. At present, the South Korean government is blocking access to propagandistic North Korean website content while allowing access to
KB Financial Group and three private equity funds (PEF) have participated in the preliminary tender for the financially-sound Prudential Life Insurance, which is estimated to be worth about two trillion won (US$1.72 billion).Woori Financial Group has not joined the preliminary tender, but it can for
The South Korean government came up with a new policy package on Jan. 15 to accelerate the growth of the biotech industry. All of the 10 new projects that constitute the package are scheduled to be launched in the first half of this year. The government is going to concentrate on deregulation and th
South Korea, China and Japan have made some progress in negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) following the trilateral summit held late last year. Yet they remain divided over “open data,” a concept that some data should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish.The th
Listed companies are expressing concerns over the recently revised enforcement decrees of the Commercial Act and the Capital Markets Act, which are scheduled to take effect next month.According to the former decree, the term of an outside director in a listed company cannot exceed six years and it i
Hyundai Engineering & Construction (Hyundai E&C) announced on Jan. 15 that a Hyundai E&C consortium (Hyundai E&C, Hyundai Engineering and POSCO International) has won a combined cycle power plant project in Algeria.Including this order, Hyundai E&C won US$1.8 billion worth of projects in January alo
The 2020 JP Morgan Healthcare Conference, the world’s largest healthcare investment symposium for the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, opened in San Francisco, the United States, on Jan. 13 (local time), with some 1,500 pharma companies from 40 countries around the world participating. About 30