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[From the Scene] Korea’s 1st homegrown COVID-19 vaccine maker underlines global partnership

[From the Scene] Korea’s 1st homegrown COVID-19 vaccine maker underlines global partnership

SK Bioscience’s COVID-19 vaccine SKYCovione (SK Bioscience) As SK Bioscience is poised to contribute to the world’s prolonged battle against the COVID-19 pandemic with its SKYCovione vaccine, the South Korean vaccine maker has underlined the importance of global partnerships in developing the country’s first homemade COVID-19 vaccine. SK Bioscience joined …

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All eyes on SoftBank chief’s Seoul visit on Arm deal

Masayoshi Son, chairman and chief executive officer of SoftBank Group Corp., speaking in Tokyo during a virtual earnings announcement, arranged in Naha, Japan, in February. (Bloomberg) SoftBank Group Corp. CEO Masayoshi Son arrived in Seoul on Saturday to meet business leaders, including Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, on a …

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[Newsmaker] Ukraine says key eastern town ‘cleared’ of Russian troops

[Newsmaker] Ukraine says key eastern town ‘cleared’ of Russian troops

MYKOLAIVKA, Ukraine — Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky said Sunday that Lyman, a key town located in one of four Ukrainian regions annexed by Russia, had been “cleared” of Moscow’s troops. The latest development in Ukraine’s weeks-long counter-offensive against Moscow’s invasion comes as Russia pushed forward with finalising the annexation of …

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Rival parties clash as probe into slain official zeroes in on Moon

The main opposition Democratic Party of Korea has strongly opposed the state inspection agency’s attempt to investigate former President Moon Jae-in, calling it “political retaliation.” In September 2020, a South Korean official was shot dead by North Korean soldiers. At the time, the Moon administration defined him as a South …

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