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Philips Launches New Innovations to Help People Stay on Top of Their Health

Philips Launches New Innovations to Help People Stay on Top of Their Health

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today presented new approaches to health and healthcare, and the shift to health-at-home, at its virtual consumer health press event. Against the backdrop of COVID-19, the need for consumers to stay as healthy as possible is more [...]

Samsung Unveils New Home Appliances, Mobile Devices for European Consumers

Samsung Unveils New Home Appliances, Mobile Devices for European Consumers

Samsung announced its all-new smart projector, The Premiere which gives you a big picture cinematic experience in the comfort of your own home. (Image courtesy of Samsung Elecs) SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. on Wednesday unveiled a set of new home appliances and gadgets for the European consumers that highlight human-centered [...]

S. Korea, Singapore Agree on ‘Fast-track’ Entry Program for Biz People amid COVID-19

S. Korea, Singapore Agree on ‘Fast-track’ Entry Program for Biz People amid COVID-19

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea and Singapore agreed Wednesday to introduce a “fast-track” entry program this week for essential trips by businesspeople and others in exception to coronavirus entry restrictions, the foreign ministry said. During telephone talks, Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and her Singaporean counterpart, Vivian Balakrishnan, reached the agreement on the [...]

[INVNT GROUP]™ Appoints Managing Director in EMEA to Fuel Further Growth of New Portfolio

[INVNT GROUP]™ Appoints Managing Director in EMEA to Fuel Further Growth of New Portfolio

LONDON, UK, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – [INVNT GROUP], THE GLOBAL BRANDSTORY PROJECT™ has recruited a new Managing Director for EMEA in renowned and highly regarded industry leader, Claudia Stephenson, a move that has been fuelled by increased demand for the GROUP’s multi-disciplinary offering amid the pandemic. An excellent communicator with long-standing client relationships across sectors [...]

Anantara Vacation Club Provides Domestic Collections and Financial Relief to Members Across the Globe

Anantara Vacation Club Provides Domestic Collections and Financial Relief to Members Across the Globe

Thailand, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Anantara Vacation Club, Southeast Asia’s premier vacation ownership programme, established by Minor International (MINT) in 2010, has expanded its presence in domestic markets and launched new initiatives to provide assistance to its members (referred to as Club Points Owners) in the wake of COVID19. In addition to a 50% [...]

S. Korea’s Exports of Eco-friendly Cars Up 23 Pct in H1

S. Korea’s Exports of Eco-friendly Cars Up 23 Pct in H1

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s exports of eco-friendly automobiles rose nearly 23 percent in the first half of 2020 from a year earlier, data showed Wednesday. Outbound shipments of eco-friendly cars, including electric vehicles, reached US$3.16 billion in the January-June period, taking up 20 percent of the country’s total automobile exports, according [...]

S. Korea Kicks Off Data Dam Project to Fuel Growth, Create Jobs: Gov’t

S. Korea Kicks Off Data Dam Project to Fuel Growth, Create Jobs: Gov’t

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea kicked off its so-called Data Dam project that can fuel growth and create thousands of new jobs, the science ministry said Wednesday. The project, part of the larger Digital New Deal program announced in July, aims to collect and process information provided by both public and private [...]

More Korean Women Live Alone, Think Less About Marriage

More Korean Women Live Alone, Think Less About Marriage

SEJONG, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – More than 3.09 million Korean women live alone, with growing numbers engaged in economic activities, government statistics showed Wednesday. According to Statistics Korea, one-woman households accounted for 50.3 percent of the total 6.14 million single-person households this year. The statistics agency expects the number to continue to rise to [...]

BTS Credits Fans for Billboard Hot 100 Win, Hopes to Perform at Grammys

BTS Credits Fans for Billboard Hot 100 Win, Hopes to Perform at Grammys

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – K-pop super group BTS on Wednesday thanked its global fans for pushing its latest single “Dynamite” to the top of Billboard’s main singles chart, making the band the first South Korean artist to achieve the landmark feat. “I want to thank ARMY for making such a great achievement possible. [...]