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Bill Gates Says Hopes S. Korea Will be ‘More Generous’ in Aid Contribution for Global Health

Bill Gates Says Hopes S. Korea Will be ‘More Generous’ in Aid Contribution for Global Health

SEOUL, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — American billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said Wednesday he hopes to see “a more generous” South Korea in its global aid contribution to help address global health challenges and provide the right help to those in need in developing nations. Gates, a co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, [...]

Sales of S. Korean Film Industry Soar Nearly 150 pct On-year in July

Sales of S. Korean Film Industry Soar Nearly 150 pct On-year in July

SEOUL, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korean film industry saw its monthly sales soar nearly 150 percent on-year in July on the back of several box-office hits, data showed Wednesday. The industry’s total revenue amounted to 170.4 billion won (US$130.2 million) last month, up 149.4 percent from 68.3 billion won a year earlier, according [...]

‘Extraordinary Attorney Woo’ Tops Netflix Chart for Non-English Series for 3rd Week

‘Extraordinary Attorney Woo’ Tops Netflix Chart for Non-English Series for 3rd Week

SEOUL, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean legal drama “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” has topped Netflix’s latest weekly viewership chart of non-English TV shows for the third consecutive week, the global video streaming service said Wednesday. The TV series, which has aired every Wednesday and Thursday on the cable channel ENA since June 29, [...]

Bill Gates Calls for S. Korea to Play Leading Role in Global Health Cooperation

Bill Gates Calls for S. Korea to Play Leading Role in Global Health Cooperation

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on Tuesday called for South Korea to become a “leader” in global health cooperation to help end infectious diseases like COVID-19. “Korea is poised to be a leader in this work,” Gates said in his address to the parliamentary budget committee at the National Assembly, [...]

Correlation Between COVID-19 Vaccination and Menstruation Disorder Confirmed

Correlation Between COVID-19 Vaccination and Menstruation Disorder Confirmed

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Academy of Medicine of Korea has presented an analysis that confirmed a correlation between menstrual abnormalities and COVID-19 vaccination, thereby improving the potential for the provision of compensation for those suffering from these health issues. With respect to the potential for damage compensation concerning post-vaccination abnormal uterine [...]

Jungkook, First Runner of BTS’ Photo Album Project

Jungkook, First Runner of BTS’ Photo Album Project

SEOUL, Aug. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop superband BTS will begin a relay photo album project with the youngest member Jungkook next month, the group’s agency said Friday. Earlier in the day, Jungkook unveiled a surprise teaser image titled, “Me, Myself, and Jungkook” for the upcoming “Photo Folio” project, on social media. In the blurry [...]

Samsung Biologics Tentatively Agrees to Work with AstraZeneca on Contract Manufacturing

Samsung Biologics Tentatively Agrees to Work with AstraZeneca on Contract Manufacturing

SEOUL, Aug. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Biologics Co., the biotech arm of South Korea’s Samsung Group, said Friday it has tentatively agreed to work with multinational pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca on biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. The company said in a regulatory filing that it signed a letter of intent on the cooperation in a deal valued [...]