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IBM Korea Celebrates 50th Anniversary, Vows Stronger Presence in S. Korea

IBM Korea Celebrates 50th Anniversary, Vows Stronger Presence in S. Korea

SEOUL, April 24 (Korea Bizwire) – IBM Korea Inc., a subsidiary of the multinational technology firm IBM Corp., celebrated its 50th anniversary on Monday, pledging to aggressively enlarge its presence in South Korea and eventually lead the global ICT industry.  “IBM will do its part as a global leader in the artificial intelligence (AI) and [...]

South Korean Theaters Reinterpret Shakespearean Plays to Mark 400th Anniversary

South Korean Theaters Reinterpret Shakespearean Plays to Mark 400th Anniversary

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean theaters have launched a series of reinterpreted Shakespearean plays for the fall-winter season of 2016 to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of the globally revered British poet and playwright. The theaters have introduced classical Shakespearean plays with a variety of witty tweaks from different angles, [...]

BMW Korea to Host Festival for Its 100-Year Anniversary

BMW Korea to Host Festival for Its 100-Year Anniversary

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – BMW Group Korea is celebrating the German automaker’s 100th anniversary by hosting “BMW Joy Festival” at Yeongjongdo, an island off the coast of Incheon.  The two-day festival, which begins on Saturday (September 24), will include an exhibition, drift performances, driving experiences for visitors, Oktoberfest, and a mini-amusement park. The [...]

Girls’ Generation to Release Song for Fans to Celebrate Its 9th Anniversary

Girls’ Generation to Release Song for Fans to Celebrate Its 9th Anniversary

SEOUL, July 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Girls’ Generation will release a new song dedicated to its fans to celebrate its ninth anniversary, the idol group’s agency said on Tuesday.  The eight-member K-pop act will roll out “That Summer” on Aug. 5 at 12 a.m. through digital music streaming channel Station, operated by the band’s agency [...]

Korea Remembers Second Battle of Yeonpyeong

Korea Remembers Second Battle of Yeonpyeong

PYEONGTAEK, June 29 (Korea Bizwire) – On June 29, 2002, South and North Korean patrol boats clashed along a disputed maritime boundary (the Northern Limit Line) near Yeonpyeong Island, in Korea’s West Sea. The confrontation led to a naval battle that resulted in the sinking of one South Korean patrol boat, while six sailors were wounded [...]