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Air Force Fighter Jets to Perform Aerial Demonstrations to Mark 70th Anniversary

Air Force Fighter Jets to Perform Aerial Demonstrations to Mark 70th Anniversary

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean fighter jets will perform aerial demonstrations together with American fighters this week during a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the Air Force, officials said Friday. The ceremony will take place on Saturday at Seoul Airport in Seongnam, south of Seoul, where the Seoul International Aerospace [...]

Turning 50, POSCO Seeks to Diversify to Energy, Materials Businesses

Turning 50, POSCO Seeks to Diversify to Energy, Materials Businesses

SEOUL, Apr. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — POSCO said Sunday it will diversify its business portfolio to include infrastructure, biotechnology and new materials as South Korea’s No. 1 steelmaker marked the 50th anniversary of its foundation. Laying out its long-term vision, the company said it aims to increase its sales by twentyfold to 500 trillion won [...]

Samsung Marks 80th Anniversary of Founding in Low-key Manner

Samsung Marks 80th Anniversary of Founding in Low-key Manner

SEOUL, Mar. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s largest conglomerate Samsung is set to celebrate its 80th anniversary this week without official events, industry watchers said Tuesday, as it seeks to avoid public attention after the release of its de facto heir Lee Jae-yong from prison. The family-controlled group, whose major affiliates include Samsung Electronics [...]

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 [...]