Tag: 한국

Bank of Korea to monitor financial markets on U.S.-Iran standoff

Bank of Korea to monitor financial markets on U.S.-Iran standoff

meanwhile the Bank of Korea pointed out there’s a possibility of increased volatility in the local financial and foreign exchange market due to the u.s. Iran standoff after a meeting Wednesday to gauge the possible impact of the…

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Local Businesses Lodge Complaint Against Electricity Price Hike [Arirang News]

Local Businesses Lodge Complaint Against Electricity Price Hike [Arirang News]

Expect electricity bills to go up next week. The government says the higher prices will rein in the growing use of electricity in the nation. Our Yoo Li-an reports on the fourth price hike in 17 months. Korean…

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S. Korea kicks off biggest startup festival ‘ComeUp 2019’

S. Korea kicks off biggest startup festival ‘ComeUp 2019’

so opened an area of networking for startups from around the world it has brought together enterpreneurs from around 20 countries whom you introduced us to us come up South Korea’s biggest startup festival began on Thursday with…

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S. Korea ranks 36th among 58 countries for ease of women to run business, U.S. tops list

S. Korea ranks 36th among 58 countries for ease of women to run business, U.S. tops list

South Korea has been ranked the 36th best place among 58 countries for women to run a business MasterCard says South Korea scored 50 out of 100 and its index of women entrepreneurs that evaluates the business environment…

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Business leaders and gov’t officials discuss cooperation, co-prosperity at 2019 ASEAN-ROK CEO Summit

Business leaders and gov’t officials discuss cooperation, co-prosperity at 2019 ASEAN-ROK CEO Summit

and the asean RK CEO summit kicked off this morning with participants discussing ways to boost cooperation and foster co-prosperity over 500 government officials and business leaders including thailand prime minister and the heads of Samsung Electronics and…

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South Korean PM to meet range of Japanese politicians, business leaders in Tokyo

South Korean PM to meet range of Japanese politicians, business leaders in Tokyo

over in Japan on the second day of his three-day stay in Tokyo South Korean Prime Minister ena again has a busy schedule ahead of them which will be topped off by a dinner banquet hosted by Japanese…

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S. Korea approves business consortium’s trip to N. Korea

S. Korea approves business consortium’s trip to N. Korea

The South Korean government has given officials of a business consortium the green light to travel to North Korea for a project that involves the two Koreas and Russia. The unification ministry says a team of 38 government…

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Hyundai E&C-led consortium wins US$6 Bil. refinery contract in Iraq

Hyundai E&C-led consortium wins US$6 Bil. refinery contract in Iraq

A consortium of Korean engineering firms has won a contract worth about 6 billion U.S. dollars to build a oil refinery in Iraq. The joint venture led by Hyundai Engineering and Construction is made up of four builders…

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Gov’t green lights foreigner-only casino by Lippo & Caesars consortium

Gov’t green lights foreigner-only casino by Lippo & Caesars consortium

The Korean government has given the green light to a casino run by a consortium of foreign enterprises. The culture ministry said at a pressing briefing Tuesday,… that the Indonesian-Chinese enterprise Lippo Group and U.S.-based Caesars Entertainment will…

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S. Korean consortium to transfer coal from Russia to Pohang via N. Korea this we

S. Korean consortium to transfer coal from Russia to Pohang via N. Korea this we

A South Korean consortium will test transfer 40-thousand tons of Russian coal from the Rajin port in North Korea to the South′s southeastern port of Pohang from this Monday. The South Korean delegation will be in North Korea…

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