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Uljin and Bonghwa Confirmed As Habitat for Endangered Mountain Goats

Uljin and Bonghwa Confirmed As Habitat for Endangered Mountain Goats

DAEGU, Korea, Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — It has been confirmed that at least 68 mountain goats (Naemorhedus goral raddeanus) inhabit the mountainous area in the north of Gyeongsangbuk-do Province. Mountain goats are currently classified as a category 1 endangered species in Korea, which corresponds to the Critically Endangered (CR) and Endangered (EN) classifications from the International [...]

LG Solar Powered Refrigerators to Rural Communites in Africa and South America

LG Solar Powered Refrigerators to Rural Communites in Africa and South America

SEOUL, Nov. 26 (Korea Bizwire) ― Twenty solar powered refrigerators equipped with Smart Inverter Compressors were donated to local communities in Africa and South America as part of LG Electronics’ partnership with the non-profit organization World Vision Kenya as well as the Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation of Peru. These donations specifically targeted areas [...]

LG CNS to Switch on “Smart Lighting Solution” Saving $6.8Mil.in Plants

LG CNS to Switch on “Smart Lighting Solution” Saving $6.8Mil.in Plants

SEOUL, July 28 (Korea Bizwire) — LG CNS, an affiliate of LG Group, announced on July 27 that it had successfully developed a “smart lighting solution” which can control lighting devices using its intelligent IT system. According to LG CNS, a global provider of comprehensive IT services, it could save as much as 6.3 billion won a [...]

As Bali’s Waste Continues to Mount, Coca-Cola, Quicksilver and Garuda Indonesia Host ‘Bali’s Big Eco Weekend 2014′

As Bali’s Waste Continues to Mount, Coca-Cola, Quicksilver and Garuda Indonesia Host ‘Bali’s Big Eco Weekend 2014′

Bali, Indonesia, June 21, 2014 (Korea Bizwire)–Bali continues to receive international attention for its alarming waste problem. Last March 2014, Huffington Post published an article called, “Why You Should Take Bali Off Your Bucket List”, highlighting the growing amount of rubbish on Bali’s famous beaches and referring the situation as an environmental disaster. “We all should [...]

Smart Solutions for Smart Eco-Systems at CommunicAsia2014, EnterpriseIT2014 and BroadcastAsia2014

Smart Solutions for Smart Eco-Systems at CommunicAsia2014, EnterpriseIT2014 and BroadcastAsia2014

Singapore, Jun. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The region’s most established ICT, broadcast and digital media trade events, CommunicAsia2014, EnterpriseIT2014 and BroadcastAsia2014, opened today at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, with close to 2,000 exhibitors from more than 50 countries/regions showcasing a myriad of enabling technologies, innovations and products that will power up a smart and connected [...]

Seoul City Holds “BioBlitz Korea” Jointly with Korea Forest Service and National Arboretum

Seoul City Holds “BioBlitz Korea” Jointly with Korea Forest Service and National Arboretum

SEOUL, June 16 (Korea Bizwire) – How many plant and animal species live in Seoul’s forests? The fifth bio-diversity exploration event was held last weekend. The Seoul Metropolitan City Government, in partnership with the Korea Forest Service and Korea National Arboretum, held a 24-hour “BioBlitz” from 2 pm on June 14 (Saturday) to 2 pm [...]

The Garden Project Kicks off First Pilot Program in Korea

The Garden Project Kicks off First Pilot Program in Korea

SEOUL, June 16 (Korea Bizwire) – The Garden Project — urban agriculture and the local food movement aimed at providing healing and educational programs — will be cultivated in earnest in Korea. The Garden Project announced last week that the world’s famous “garden project” will be up and running across the nation after four years of preparation [...]

[Feature] More Korean Companies in China Appreciate the Value of CSR

[Feature] More Korean Companies in China Appreciate the Value of CSR

SEOUL, June 15 (Korea Bizwire) – More and more Korean companies are spending generously on employee welfare and making donations for good social causes. For example, a manufacturer with a production site in China’s Tianjin recently established a building for employees who take turn in three shifts so that they can take ample rest and [...]