Tra fish exports to Russia slump Export revenue of tra fish to the Russian market in the first 10 months of this year fell 31 percent compared to last year to 12.5 million USD, reported the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP). According to the association, the sharp drop followed last year’s declining trend, and was likely to continue for the rest of 2019. VASEP said that in the last two years, Russia’s tra fish consumption has been modest, with unstable import prices. Meanwhile, the European country’s imports of frozen tra fish fillets have increased slightly by 3 percent, but that of frozen whole fish have fallen 29 percent./. Conference on boosting exports to China They were speaking at a recent conference on agricultural, forestry and seafood exports to China in Mong Cai City in the northern province of Quang Ninh. The conference was organised by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in collaboration with the People's … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES DECEMBER 6
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Novelist and creative director of Magic Leap, Sean Stewart sits down for an interview with the Korea JoongAng Daily on Thursday prior to giving a speech at the Immersive Content Fair. [KOCCA]Immersive content - the likes of augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), mixed reality (MR) and extended reality (XR) - may still seem like something out of a distant sci-fi future, but this technology is expected to dominate the culture of the next generation and Korea is where it’s likely to arrive fastest, according to Sean Stewart, creative director of Magic Leap.Korea Creative Content Agency (Kocca) kicked off its first Immersive Content Festival (ICF) on Thursday to run until today at M Contemporary, an art gallery inside the Le Meridian Seoul Hotel in southern Seoul. The ICF was held as a part of the government’s content innovation plan announced earlier this year, during which President Moon Jae-in vowed to fund and support content creators in Korea, develop immersive … [Read more...] about That sci-fi future? It’s already here.
Chirp for Twitter app is now receiving its biggest upgrade since its arrival with the latest version 2.0 update.The biggest of the new features is the inclusion of the infinite scrolling timeline, username colours, images in DMs, the option to DM right from profiles and much more for Apple Watch, news portal iMore reported on Thursday.Chirp first debuted last year with the goal of bringing full Twitter support to Apple Watch and includes support for 13 new languages and the iOS app gets Dark Mode support.Meanwhile, anyone who purchases the Chirp Pro addition can also take advantage of a live complication on a watch face where a user can see the most recent tweet on their timeline. Tapping the tweet will automatically open up Chirp where one can like, retweet, or even reply.Chirp is a free download on the App Store. … [Read more...] about Chirp 2.0 for Apple Watch adds new features
Tens of thousands of South Korean women turned out to protest against secretly-filmed spycam pornography on Saturday. More than 55,000 attended last month's protest in Seoul, according to its organisers, although police put the attendance at around 20,000. Since May, the monthly demonstration has shattered records to become the biggest-ever women's protest in South Korea. The #MeToo movement has unleashed an unprecedented wave of female-led activism as anger over the issue swells. The target of their fury: so-called 'molka' or spycam videos which largely involve men secretly filming women in schools, offices, trains, toilets and changing rooms and which are so prevalent they make headlines on a daily basis. Organisers claim more than 55,000 people attended a protest against spycam porn in Seoul last month Claire Lee said even a record heatwave wouldn't keep her from joining Saturday's mass protest. 'Entering a public bathroom is such an unnerving experience these … [Read more...] about South Korea suffers spycam porn epidemic: Tens of thousands of women turn out to protest over wave of secret videos filmed in toilets, trains, schools and offices
(Reuters) - European shares bounced back on Tuesday from their sharpest decline in two months in the previous session, boosted by technology stocks, but gains were capped as investors grappled with prospects of fresh global trade disputes. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, November 29, 2019. REUTERS/Staff Trade-sensitive German shares .GDAXI climbed 0.8%, with help from tech heavyweight SAP (SAPG.DE) and chipmakers, while Italy's blue-chip index .FTMIB gained 1% after a slew of positive corporate updates. Paris-listed stocks .FCHI rose only marginally after the U.S. government said on Monday it may impose punitive duties of up to 100% on $2.4 billion in imports from France, including Champagne, handbags and cheese, after concluding that France's new digital services tax would harm U.S. tech companies. Shares in luxury stocks LVMH (LVMH.PA), Kering (PRTP.PA) and Hermes (HRMS.PA) fell about 1.5%, with … [Read more...] about European shares recover; French luxury stocks hit by U.S. tariff threat