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Doosan Infracore, Hyundai Expanding Presence in Emerging Markets

Doosan Infracore, Hyundai Expanding Presence in Emerging Markets

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean construction equipment makers, led by Doosan Infracore Co., are witnessing a surge in sales of excavators in India and other emerging countries in addition to their stellar performance in China, industry sources said Tuesday. In the first half of the year, Doosan Infracore saw its sales in [...]

Bank of Korea More Pessimistic Than Before, but Still Cautiously Hopeful

Bank of Korea More Pessimistic Than Before, but Still Cautiously Hopeful

SEOUL, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — The Bank of Korea submitted a report to the Strategy and Finance Committee of the National Assembly today in which it predicted that this year’s economic growth would fall short of 3 percent despite the improving global economy and supplementary revisions made to the national budget. The central bank [...]

“One Health, New Wave”: 33rd World Veterinary Congress Opens in Incheon

“One Health, New Wave”: 33rd World Veterinary Congress Opens in Incheon

INCHEON, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Thousands of veterinarians gathered Monday in Incheon, west of Seoul, to discuss ways to enhance the health of humans, animals and the environment around the world. In a speech opening the 33rd World Veterinary Congress earlier in the day, South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon said, “The congress will [...]

South Korean Researchers Develop “Bio-Blood-Vessels” Using 3D Printer

South Korean Researchers Develop “Bio-Blood-Vessels” Using 3D Printer

POHANG, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – A team of engineers from Pohang University of Science and Technology has successfully developed so-called “bio-blood-vessels” using material extracted from the human body as a template for 3D printing. The team found that its printed blood vessels exhibited no problems in performing their desired function when implanted. The vessels [...]

The PrivCo Asia 50: Ranking Asia’s Largest Private Companies

The PrivCo Asia 50: Ranking Asia’s Largest Private Companies

NEW YORK, Dec. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — PrivCo has just released The PrivCo Asia 50: Ranking the Largest Private Companies in Asia by Revenue Report. PrivCo screened through its proprietary Private Company Financial Database with information on over 900,000+ private companies to rank the PrivCo Asia 50, the definitive ranking of the top 50 privately-held companies in [...]

VW WIN Century Inc., Diversified Investment Holdings Co. based in Irvine, CA Makes Debut

VW WIN Century Inc., Diversified Investment Holdings Co. based in Irvine, CA Makes Debut

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — VW WIN Century Inc. (OTCQB:VWIN) an Asian and American-owned publicly traded Company, began operations in the U.S. for the first time. The Company’s founder, Dato’ Seri TeikKeng Goh (“Stanley”), VW WIN’s Chairman and Controlling Shareholder, said, “My target is to capitalize on my experience to build businesses in [...]

Taxi Dispatch Apps Lead the Pack in Asia

Taxi Dispatch Apps Lead the Pack in Asia

SEOUL, Dec.24 (Korea Bizwire) – Taxi dispatch applications were selected as the biggest hit item in Asia this year. Nihon Keizai Shimbun selected popular products and services from 13 countries in Asia. Dispatch apps that allow consumers to call taxies conveniently were selected as the No.1 item in Korea, Indonesia and Vietnam. The newspaper selected [...]