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Korean companies invest in Chilean lithium
Nov 18, 2010
(Photo: Yonhap News)Korean companies have acquired a 30 percent share in the mining area at Atacama Salt Lake in Chile, which produces the largest amount of lithium in the world. This is expected to give Korea an advantage in a variety of markets, since lithium is a key material ...

Samsung Electronics ranked top in the North American ma...
Nov 11, 2010
Samsung Electronics' share in the North American mobile phone market now exceeds 30 percent.According to data from Strategy Analytics (SA), Samsung Electronics posted its highest market share yet of 31.4% by selling 16.1 million mobile phones in North America in the third quarter...

Daegu City, Dassault Systems and KNU Ink MOU
Oct 14, 2010
On October 12, Daegu City (Mayor KIM Bum-il), Kyungpook National University (President Hamm In-Suk) and Dassault Systems of France (CEO Bernard Charles) signed an MOU for cultivation of the local 3D fusion industry at KNU's Conference Room.The MOU aims to establish a foothold in ...

Daegu to host '2012 ISPTID Conference'
Oct 11, 2010
Daegu City was selected as the venue for 2012 ISPTID (International Society for the Prevention of Tobacco Induced Diseases) Annual Conference at the 8th Annual ISPTID Conference held from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 in Boston, Massachussettes, USA.As a non-profit and private international...

Headquarters for Asian Federation of Biotechnology to o...
Oct 06, 2010
The headquarters for the Asian Federation of Biotechnology (AFOB) made up of biotechnology experts from Korea, China, Japan and other Asian countries will open its offices in Korea. The Korean Society for Biotechnology and Bioengineering (KSBB) announced the opening ceremony wil...

South-North Cooperation Fund
Oct 01, 2010
The Ministry of Unification has announced that the South Korean expenses for the South-North Cooperation Fund as of August this year have been estimated at 37.9 billion won as of August 22, an increase of 2.2% (832 million won) from July.Trading and inter-Korean economic cooperat...

Popularity of green, energy-efficient homes grows in Ko...
Oct 01, 2010
Daegu "Energy Zero" House Korea is no stranger to efforts to save energy and reduce Co2 emissions. One of many efforts to green Korea’s energy use has been to develop high-tech, environment-friendly homes which not only save energy, but also cut costs in the long run. Premier amo...

Symposium discusses expansion of G20 roles
Sep 30, 2010
World-renowned scholars, business leaders, and high-ranking officials from international organizations and the Korean government gathered to attend the G20 Seoul International Symposium, which took place on September 28-29, at a hotel in southern Seoul.There has been strong inter...

Chiefs of Asian export-import banks head to Busan for c...
Sep 28, 2010
Presidents of overseas export-import banks, also known as Eximbanks, from 16 Asian countries and representatives of an international organization will attend the Asia Export-Import Banks Conference 2010 in Busan, according to the Korea Export-Import Bank on September 27.Attendees...

Korea signs MOUs with 50 countries on nuclear safety re...
Sep 27, 2010
A total of 50 countries in the Middle East and Africa recently signed memoranda of understanding with the Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety (KINS) for the establishment of a nuclear safety regulation system, the advancement of cooperation, and incubation of nuclear specialists.KI...