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JCB to supply cranes for F1 Korea Grand Prix
Apr 06, 2011
United Kingdom-based multinational JCB will support the Formula 1 Korea Grand Prix by providing 18 cranes for support, the F1 Korea Grand Prix Organizing Committee said in March. Governor of South Jeolla Province and the head of committee, Park Joon-yung, JCB Sales Asia Pacific h...

2011 Seoul Motor Show, a "Green Revolution on Wheels"
Apr 01, 2011
The 2011 Seoul Motor Show is being held from April 1 to 10 at the Korea International Exhibition Center (KINTEX) in the city of Goyang. Under the theme 'Evolution, Green Revolution on Wheels,' the show, which is sponsored by the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs an...

Korean cities' economic volume to rank 6th in 2025: McK...
Mar 31, 2011
A recently published report said the economic volume of Korean cities will rank the sixth worldwide by 2025. (to see the original report, click here)"Urban world: Mapping the economic power of cities" was published by the McKinsey Global Institute, a global management consulting ...

Daegu a rising center for international conventions, to...
Mar 30, 2011
EXCO, a mega convention center in Daegu, is playing a key role in the city’s rise as a large-scale convention and tourism center.The third largest city in Korea is currently preparing to host several major international conventions and expositions, including the IAAF World Champi...

Korea Autoparts Plaza held in Bangkok
Mar 22, 2011
The Korea Autoparts Plaza at Dusit Thani Hotel In Bangkok (Photo: Yonhap News)The Korea Autoparts Plaza, a Korean auto parts exhibition, was held from March 17 to 18 at Dusit Thani Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand.Organized by the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) an...

Korean trade surpluses continue to increase
Mar 10, 2011
The Ministry of Knowledge Economy announced on March 2 that Korea's exports amounted to 38,960 million dollars in February, a 17.9 percent increase over the same month last year. Korea also imported 36,110 million dollars worth of goods and posted a trade surplus of 2,850 million...

Korea shares e-government system expertise overseas
Feb 09, 2011
Hallyu, or the Korean wave, doesn't just apply to K-pop, movies and TV dramas. Its influence now reaches into e-government, backed by advanced IT development.Countries in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Latin America are now sending high-profile government off...

Overseas remittances from Korea reach $10 billion
Feb 09, 2011
Foreign workers residing in Korea sent more than $10 billion to their home countries last year, the Bank of Korea reported on January 28.In 2010, a total of $1.08 billion was sent out of the country by non-Korean workers who were in contracts lasting less than a year, the central...

Working smart through smart work systems
Jan 28, 2011
In the dawn of the "smart era," workers have welcomed the introduction of "smart work" systems in their companies and organizations. This new system focuses on efficiency and productivity through the creation of a flexible work environment, unlike the existing work system in Kore...

Coex to host more international conferences
Jan 28, 2011
The success of the G20 Seoul Summit has helped boost Coex Convention and Exhibition Center to new heights as it hosts a wide variety of international conferences.On January 23, Coex announced that it will host a congress of the FDI World Dental Federation in August of 2013, an ev...