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Diamonds Might Be a Girl’s Best Friend, but Pearls Could Soon Be the Oceans’

Diamonds Might Be a Girl’s Best Friend, but Pearls Could Soon Be the Oceans’

EMERYVILLE, CA, Oct. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – In a world first, Australian Pearl Producers Association (PPA) have entered the Australia pearl oyster fishery to be assessed against the MSC’s standard for sustainable fishing. If the fishery achieves certification, this could influence the pearl industry globally and feed the demand for a growing market of people [...]

Thai Princess Cites Role of Education in Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Thai Princess Cites Role of Education in Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

  Doha, Qatar, Apr 10, 2015 (Korea Bizwire) –HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha Mahidol of Thailand, underscored the importance of education in fighting crime in the recent Doha Youth Forum on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice. “The best tool to combat crime is education,” said Princess Bajrakitiyabha. “It is also the best means to unlock the human [...]

A Fun Game to Encourage Nut-Consumption among Children

A Fun Game to Encourage Nut-Consumption among Children

Barcelona, Jan 15, 2015 (Korea Bizwire) – Nuts and dried fruits consumption has been associated with a reduced risk of major chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, and the International Nut & Dried Fruit Council aims to make such benefits known through its new application INC Cartoons. In just one minute, the superheroes from INC Cartoons [...]

Artprice is changing the way the art market functions by launching free and paid dashboards and indexes

Artprice is changing the way the art market functions by launching free and paid dashboards and indexes

SAINT-ROMAIN AU MONT, FRANCE, Sept 2, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) – A few years back Artprice acquired Xylogic, a Swiss company created by leading scientists in 1987. Xylogic was the only company in the world producing indexes and econometric tools for an extremely powerful art market elite consisting of art experts, international auction firms, and major [...]

IndoorAtlas Receives US $10 Million Investment From Baidu and Signs Exclusive Agreement for Chinese Market

IndoorAtlas Receives US $10 Million Investment From Baidu and Signs Exclusive Agreement for Chinese Market

IndoorAtlas Poised to Capture Chinese Market With Access to a Billion Potential Subscribers BEIJING, CHINA and MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA and OULU, FINLAND, Sep 2 (Korea Bizwire) - IndoorAtlas, the global leader in magnetic positioning technology for indoor location, today announced that it has agreed to a $10 million investment from Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU), the world’s leading [...]

Hilton Okinawa Chatan Resort Celebrates Grand Opening

Hilton Okinawa Chatan Resort Celebrates Grand Opening

Okinawa, Japan, Jul. 30 (Korea Bizwire) - Hilton Okinawa Chatan Resort today celebrated its grand opening at a Kagami Biraki Sake Barrel ceremony attended by Hirokazu Nakaima, governor of Okinawa Prefecture, Masaharu Noguni, mayor of Chatan Town, Yoshihiko Miyauchi, senior chairman of Orix Corporation, and Makoto Inoue, president and chief executive officer of Orix Corporation, along with [...]

HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair Opens with Record Number of Exhibitors

HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair Opens with Record Number of Exhibitors

Hong Kong, July 16 (Korea Bizwire) – The 25th HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair opened today, welcoming some 570 exhibitors from 31 countries and regions, a new exhibitor record. The fair, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), continues through 22 July. More than 300 cultural events are taking place over the next [...]