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The era of 'smart life' dawns in Korea
Jan 07, 2011
Since smartphones first began storming the Korean market early last year, the so-called "smart life" has dominated Korean society. Seemingly every possible product, from phones to TVs to a whole range of electronic goods, has been labeled "smart" and had its features enhanced.The...

Korea's overseas construction projects exceed $71 billi...
Jan 03, 2011
The Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs announced on December 30 that Korean construction companies have bid on $71.57 billion worth of overseas projects. This is a record high and a 45.6 percent increase over last year's $49.1 billion, according to the ministry. In ...

G20 Seoul Summit chosen as most important news of the y...
Dec 22, 2010
CEOs of major Korean corporations chose the G20 Seoul Summit as the most important piece of economic news of the year.According to a survey by the Samsung Economic Research Institute, 22.8 percent of respondents chose the G20 Seoul Summit as most important news item in 2010. Over...

Korea, the Style 2010 held at Coex
Dec 16, 2010
"Korea, the Style 2010" is an event sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and organized by the Korea Craft and Design Foundation. Held at Coex in southern Seoul, it aims to display traditional crafts to stimulate the design industry and help globalize tradition...

Korean hospitals, medical techniques win international ...
Dec 14, 2010
Korean hospitals have begun opening overseas clinics, while also attracting overseas patients and doctors to Korea. Nearly 50 hospitals and medical centers operate overseas clinics in ten countries around the world as of June 2010, according to a survey conducted by the Korea Hea...

Korea predicted to rank seventh in export volume: KITA
Nov 30, 2010
Korea's exports from January to December this year are expected to show record growth in export volume and rank seventh in the world, the Korea International Trade Association (KITA) said on November 29.The country's exports will grow 28 percent for the year to reach $466 billion...

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...