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Rumors and Confusion Sweep East Asia During Tillerson’s Visit

Rumors and Confusion Sweep East Asia During Tillerson’s Visit

SEOUL, March 21 (Korea Bizwire) – American Secretary of State Rex Tillerson returned to the U.S. yesterday after visiting Japan, South Korea and China. It was a much anticipated timely visit during a politically tumultuous period in East Asia: Growing concerns over North Korea’s ballistic missiles, China’s retaliation against South Korea over the deployment of a [...]

S. Korean Embassy in China Issues Safety Warning to Football Fans Amid Pre-World Cup Qualifier Tension

S. Korean Embassy in China Issues Safety Warning to Football Fans Amid Pre-World Cup Qualifier Tension

BEIJING, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean embassy in Beijing has issued a safety warning to football fans planning to attend an upcoming World Cup qualifying match between the two countries, scheduled amid a wave of anti-Korean sentiment here over the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system. According to sources privy to the [...]

North Korea’s Vice Party Chairman Ri Su-yong Visits China with Large Entourage

North Korea’s Vice Party Chairman Ri Su-yong Visits China with Large Entourage

BEIJING/SEOUL, May 31 (Korea Bizwire) – Ri Su-yong, vice chairman of the North Korean ruling Workers’ Party of Korea, arrived in Beijing Tuesday in the first visit by a ranking official since Pyongyang’s defiant fourth nuclear test in January that soured bilateral relations.  Ri arrived in the Chinese capital with a large entourage of officials [...]

S. Korean Rice Hits Chinese Shelves for First Time

S. Korean Rice Hits Chinese Shelves for First Time

SEOUL, April 7 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean rice hit shelves in Beijing for the first time in history on Thursday to meet rising Chinese demand for Korean-made agricultural products and foodstuffs. China’s state-run agricultural trading company COFCO Corp. imported some 72 tons of South Korean rice in February and put it on sale in an upscale [...]

‘Descendants of the Sun’ to be Aired in Feb. in Seoul, Beijing

‘Descendants of the Sun’ to be Aired in Feb. in Seoul, Beijing

SEOUL, Jan. 5 (Korea Bizwire) - A new drama series, titled “Descendants of the Sun,” will be aired in South Korea and China in February, featuring top Korean actors and actresses, a local broadcaster said Tuesday. Featuring South Korean actor Song Joong-ki and actress Song Hye-kyo, the show will be based on a fictional country and [...]

Investments in Asia Pacific Will Continue to Climb

Investments in Asia Pacific Will Continue to Climb

Confidence Among CEOs Rises Despite Slowing Growth in China, US, Indonesia, Hong Kong-China, Singapore Top Investment Destinations BEIJING, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Confidence among CEOs in Asia Pacific continues to get stronger, a new report by PwC finds. Forty-six percent of executives in the region now say they are “very confident” of growth in the [...]

ISPOR Asia-Pacific Conference in Beijing, China to Focus on Health Care Reform, Big Data, and Patients in Asia

ISPOR Asia-Pacific Conference in Beijing, China to Focus on Health Care Reform, Big Data, and Patients in Asia

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), in conjunction with the ISPOR Asia Consortium, and the China Pharmaceutical Association Pharmacoeconomics Society has organized the ISPOR 6th Asia-Pacific Conference, which will take place September 6-9, 2014 at the Beijing International Convention Center in Beijing, China. Presentations from this [...]