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S. Korea Marks 2002 Inter-Korean Naval Skirmish with ‘Victory’ Ceremony

S. Korea Marks 2002 Inter-Korean Naval Skirmish with ‘Victory’ Ceremony

PYEONGTAEK, June 29 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s Navy on Wednesday held a ceremony to commemorate the sacrifices of sailors killed in an inter-Korean naval skirmish near the western sea border two decades ago. The memorial event took place at the Navy’s Second Fleet in Pyeongtaek, 70 kilometers south of Seoul, with the attendance of [...]

N. Korea Marks Late Founder’s Birthday with Fireworks, Large-scale Performance

N. Korea Marks Late Founder’s Birthday with Fireworks, Large-scale Performance

SEOUL, April 16 (Korea Bizwire) — North Korea held celebrations for the 110th birth anniversary of its late founder Kim Il-sung on Friday evening with fireworks and a mass dance performance in its capital, footage from state media showed. Throngs of masked North Koreans staged large-scale dance celebrations at Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang to [...]

Seoul Book Repository Celebrates Third Anniversary

Seoul Book Repository Celebrates Third Anniversary

SEOUL, March 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul Book Repository, South Korea’s first public secondhand bookstore, will perform a variety of commemorative events to celebrate the third anniversary of its opening. According to the Seoul Metropolitan Library, Seoul Book Repository has attracted about 430,000 visitors who bought a total of 333,000 books over the past three [...]

Temple Stay Program Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Temple Stay Program Celebrates 20th Anniversary

SEOUL, March 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The Cultural Corps of Korean Buddhism plans to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its Buddhist temple stay program by expanding the scope of the program and launching other projects. According to the corps, South Korea’s temple stay program began at 33 temples across the country following the 2002 FIFA [...]

Virtual Museums, Historical Sites Set Up on Metaverse to Commemorate Independence Movement

Virtual Museums, Historical Sites Set Up on Metaverse to Commemorate Independence Movement

SEOUL, March 2 (Korea Bizwire) — In commemoration of the 103rd anniversary of the March 1 Independence Movement, historical sites have been rebuilt on metaverse platforms to commemorate the 1919 nationwide uprising against Japan’s colonial rule. Seodaemun Prison History Hall, a former colonial prison in central Seoul, released a virtual map on metaverse platform Zepeto [...]

Samsung Bioepis Celebrates 10 Years of Realizing Passion for Health, Innovating Patients Access Worldwide

Samsung Bioepis Celebrates 10 Years of Realizing Passion for Health, Innovating Patients Access Worldwide

INCHEON, Korea, Feb. 28 (Korea Bizwire) –  Samsung Bioepis Co. Ltd. today celebrated its 10th anniversary of its establishment by reflecting the past, present and the future of its passion for health in increasing patient access to quality biologic medicines. The company held a virtual ceremonial event to mark the company’s anniversary with its global employees. “I [...]

Boyden Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Boyden Celebrates 75th Anniversary

NEW YORK, July 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Boyden, a premier leadership and talent advisory firm with more than 75 offices in over 45 countries, celebrates its 75th anniversary, strengthening core services, further expanding its footprint and providing talent management solutions to clients worldwide. “We are very proud of our longevity and the resilience shown by our [...]

Hatch LTK Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Hatch LTK Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Philadelphia, PA, March 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Hatch LTK, a global powerhouse in transportation engineering with specialized expertise in transit, vehicles, and systems, will celebrate its 100th anniversary on Monday, March 15. The company was founded in Philadelphia, PA in 1921 by Louis Tobias Klauder, who was the sole employee at the time. Over the [...]

Hatch Celebrates 65th Anniversary with Release of New Campaign, “Positive Change: Leadership for a Better World”

Hatch Celebrates 65th Anniversary with Release of New Campaign, “Positive Change: Leadership for a Better World”

Mississauga, Canada, March 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Global engineering, project management, and professional services firm, Hatch, is celebrating its 65th anniversary with the release of a new campaign, “Positive change: leadership for a better world.” The campaign includes a report, curated video content, and a microsite, which detail how, in the last sixty-five years since [...]