All posts tagged "Lotte"

  • Government officials inspect suspicions of leaking at the Lotte Aquarium. (Korea Times file)
    Safety woes to shut down Lotte Aquarium for now

    By Jung Min-ho The Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) ordered the second Lotte World Tuesday to suspend operations of its aquarium and theater amid heightened safety concerns. It also ordered a halt to the construction of a concert...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • Lotte Tower (NEWSis)
    Construction worker found dead at Lotte skyscraper

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A worker was found dead at the construction site of retail giant Lotte Group’s 123-story skyscraper in southeastern Seoul on Tuesday, police officers said. The 58-year-old man, only identified by his surname Kim, was...

    • Posted December 16, 2014
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  • Inspectors from the Ministry of Public Safety and Security check cracks in an aquarium at the second Lotte World, southern Seoul, Wednesday. (Yonhap)
    Lotte Aquarium water leak cover up scares away visitors

    By Jung Min-ho Two months ago, Na Kyong-chae, a mother of two children, bought yearly memberships to the aquarium inside the second Lotte World. But after the government found at least three water leaks there Wednesday, she...

    • Posted December 11, 2014
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  • Lotte Tower (NEWSis)
    Another crack found in Lotte Tower

    By Jung Min-ho Another crack was discovered on the eighth floor ceiling of the Lotte World Tower, adding to safety concerns over what will be the country’s tallest structure if finished. According to a Lotte official Tuesday,...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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  • bibimbap burritos
    Get ready for bibimbap burritos and rice patty breakfast sandwiches!

    Koreans are getting creative with their food to go global. The City of Jeonju recently started to promote bibimbap burrito, and Lotte Group’s fast food chain Lotteria just introduced their version of breakfast sandwich called ham cheese rice.  The city...

    • Posted October 21, 2014
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  • Rep. Chun Soon-ok of the New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD)
    Lotte Mart allegedly sold private data from millions of customers

    By Jun Ji-hye Supermarket chain Lotte Mart sold the private data of its customers to insurance companies and received 2.3 billion won ($2.6 million) in return, claimed Rep. Chun Soon-ok of the New Politics Alliance for Democracy...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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  • The art installation will be entering Eastern Seoul (Korea Times)
    Giant rubber duck to arrive in Seoul

    A gigantic rubber duck is scheduled to make its way to eastern Seoul next week. The 300 kilogram, 54-foot tall duck designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman will float in Seokchon Lake as part of a promotion...

    • Posted October 10, 2014
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