By Oh Hae-young (info@koreaittimes.com)

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A resident of Gunpo, a small city in South Korea's Gyeonggi Province, is walking home alone late at night. He feels threatened by a suspicious-looking individual nearby who probably tries to assault him, rob him or follow him home.

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The amount of global e-waste — discarded electrical and electronic equipment — reached nearly 42 million tons in 2014. By next year it is predicted that the world will produce approximately 50 million metric tonnes of e waste/year, according to a study conducted by a partnership of United Nations organizations, industry, governments and scientists

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XMM-Newton is one of Europe’s longest-flying and most productive orbiting observatories, investigating the hot X-ray Universe. Thanks to teamwork and technical innovation, it’s on track to keep flying for a long time yet.

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Sven Lindström, CEO of solar tech company Midsummer, says that he finds Tesla’s and SolarCity’s launch of multiple styled solar roof tiles replicating original tile aesthetics very encouraging:

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A celebration was held on November 2 in Yeoeuido, Seoul, to mark the official launch of the Headquarters of the Pan-national Political

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Darmstadt, Germany, October 18, 2016 – Merck, a leading science and technology company, is presenting innovative effect pigments and processes at K2016, the top trade fair for plastics and rubber, from October 19 to 26 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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The Indian unit of South Korea’s Mirae Asset Global Investments has seen its assets under management (AUM) break the 1 trillion won mark

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“A curios person is more likely to bring an idea to life at work” – more than eight out of ten employees (85%) from Germany, the United States, and China agreed with this statement.

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South Korean cosmetics maker TonyMoly announced on Oct. 17 that it will build a new manufacturing facility worth 23 billion won in Zhejiang Province

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Darmstadt, Germany, October 13, 2016 – Merck informed analysts and investors at its 2016 Capital Market Day about the progress it has made in achieving its objectives up to the year 2018.

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Darmstadt, Germany, October 13, 2016 – Merck announced that it will refine and market its innovative 3D plastics technology together with PolyOne (with headquarter in Cleveland/Ohio, United States) in a strategic collaboration.

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Merck’s Life Science and Healthcare businesses are joining forces to support KBioHealth New Drug Development Center (NDDC) with the organization of the 5th BioExcellence conference on the theme “Renaissance of Immunotherapy” on October 6th in Osong.

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Microsoft has announced that its investment in European data centres has now reached a commitment of $3 billion, and will extend to France and beyond.

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A teaser image of Hyundai’s latest high-performance N concept ‘the RN30’ has been released. Hyundai says the concept version of Hyundai’s i30 performance model was ‘born

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Darmstadt, Germany, September 22, 2016 – Merck, a leading science and technology company, continues to foster young entrepreneurs, now for the first time with the Displaying Futures Awards.

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Rep. Lee Chan-yeol of the main opposition Minjoo Party of Korea (MPK) said on Sept. 7, “Since 2011 Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) has invested in four businesses

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Darmstadt, Germany, September 7, 2016 – Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced that it has opened its new production plant for OLED materials in Darmstadt.

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LG Chem, South Korea's leading chemicals and battery maker, is pushing to merge with LG Group’s pharmaceutical affiliate LG Life

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The Korea Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS), a consumer safety watchdog under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, has requested Samsung Electronics

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A fire broke out at Costco's Yangjae location in Seoul on Aug. 20 and shoppers had to evacuate hurriedly without knowing what was really going

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