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Possible Military Conflict Looms Large Over Korean Peninsula

Possible Military Conflict Looms Large Over Korean Peninsula

SEOUL, March 24 (Korea Bizwire) – As North Korea’s development of weapons of mass destruction continues to threaten security in East Asia and jeopardize its already compromising position in the world, speculation is growing over the possibility of global military conflict on the Korean Peninsula involving China and the U.S. The shocking prospect of another [...]

Jelly New Favorite Dessert of Koreans Over 40

Jelly New Favorite Dessert of Koreans Over 40

SEOUL, March 24 (Korea Bizwire) – Sales of jelly dessert products are booming, particularly among Koreans over 40, a new market research report published yesterday found. The market for jelly desserts grew by 54 percent on year last year, amounting to 153.3 billion won, according to AC Nielson Korea. This year, the market is expected to [...]

Commodity Prices Continue Rising Due To Rising Oil Prices, Bird Flu

Commodity Prices Continue Rising Due To Rising Oil Prices, Bird Flu

SEOUL, March 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Commodity prices continued to move up in recent weeks amid rising crude oil prices and the outbreak of the avian influenza, industry sources said Tuesday. Consumer prices rose 1.9 percent in February from a year earlier with comparable figures for January standing at 2 percent. The Bank of Korea [...]

BMO Global Asset Management Releases Five-Year Outlook Report

BMO Global Asset Management Releases Five-Year Outlook Report

TORONTO, ONTARIO and CHICAGO, ILLINOIS and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM and HONG KONG, CHINA, Dec. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – BMO Global Asset Management today released its annual Five-Year Outlook report, which examines the long-term impact of several themes shaping the global economy and markets. It considers a number of likely scenarios and the investment opportunities they [...]

SolarWinds Invites IT Pros to Fifth Annual THWACKcamp Virtual IT Conference

SolarWinds Invites IT Pros to Fifth Annual THWACKcamp Virtual IT Conference

Event to Feature Over 14 Hours of Training, Educational Content and Collaboration AUSTIN, TX, Sep. 8 (Korea Bizwire) - SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced its fifth edition of THWACKcamp is scheduled for September 14-15, 2016. THWACKcamp is SolarWinds’ free annual virtual IT event hosted on the company’s online community [...]

Controversial Anti-Graft Law Gets ‘Green Light’ for Full Implementation

Controversial Anti-Graft Law Gets ‘Green Light’ for Full Implementation

SEOUL, July 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The controversial anti-graft law received a “green light” for full implementation after the Constitutional Court ruled Thursday that its various clauses do not conflict with the country’s highest legal principles. The so-called Kim Young-ran law, named after its proposer, prohibits civil servants, journalists and those hired by private schools [...]

Record Numbers Attend 27th Hong Kong Book Fair

Record Numbers Attend 27th Hong Kong Book Fair

HONG KONG, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – The 27th Hong Kong Book Fair ended today, after drawing record attendance of close to 1.02 million visitors. The week-long literary and cultural extravaganza, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, featured an extensive selection of [...]

Use of Free Microdata Rising Sharply

Use of Free Microdata Rising Sharply

SEJONG, July 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Microdata refers to information from a basic original database that’s created based on statistics and analytical studies, for which input errors and invalid data have been corrected to offer a better user experience. According to Statistics Korea, the total usage of microdata provided by the institution from December 2015 to [...]

Korean Pushes Food Exports to Japan, China

Korean Pushes Food Exports to Japan, China

SEOUL, July 15 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) of Korea announced on July 14 that it would discuss export growth plans for agricultural food products during the ‘Ninth Public-Private Joint Conference on Agricultural Food Product Export Expansion’, which will take place on July 15 at the Korea Federation of [...]