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Berlin District Council Passes Resolution Seeking Permanent Installation of Sex Slave Statue

Berlin District Council Passes Resolution Seeking Permanent Installation of Sex Slave Statue

BERLIN, Dec. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — A Berlin district council has passed a resolution seeking to keep a statue of a girl symbolizing the victims of Japan’s wartime sexual slavery permanently installed at a public site, officials and reports said Wednesday. The resolution, approved by a majority vote at Berlin’s Mitte district parliament on Tuesday [...]

Berlin District Council Adopts Resolution Opposing Removal of Sex Slave Statue

Berlin District Council Adopts Resolution Opposing Removal of Sex Slave Statue

BERLIN/SEOUL, Nov. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — A Berlin district council has adopted a resolution urging municipal authorities to retract a removal order for a statue symbolizing victims of Japan’s wartime sexual slavery, reports and officials said Saturday. The council of Mitte Borough, a central Berlin district, voted overwhelmingly in favor of the resolution in a [...]

Civic Activists to Launch Legal Battle to Protect ‘Statue of Peace’ in Berlin

Civic Activists to Launch Legal Battle to Protect ‘Statue of Peace’ in Berlin

SEOUL/BERLIN, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Civic activists based in Germany are planning to apply for an injunction Monday against Berlin city authorities’ removal order for a statue erected in the German capital of a girl symbolizing Korean victims of wartime sexual slavery, informed local sources said. The injunction application will be filed by Korea [...]

Butterfly Effect Triggered by Korean Couple in Berlin to Fight Against Racism

Butterfly Effect Triggered by Korean Couple in Berlin to Fight Against Racism

SEOUL, May 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Last Friday, the front page of Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany’s leading daily newspaper, covered the painful story of a Korean student couple. The article shed light on the racist violence that the couple suffered on the subway in Berlin on April 27. Lee Se-jin and his wife, Kim Hyun-eum, suffered [...]

LogicBio Therapeutics to Present Preclinical Data at European Society of Gene & Cell Therapy 25th Anniversary Congress in Berlin

LogicBio Therapeutics to Present Preclinical Data at European Society of Gene & Cell Therapy 25th Anniversary Congress in Berlin

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — LogicBio Therapeutics, Inc., a gene-therapy company with a mission to develop cures for early-onset life-threatening diseases, announced today that its company co-founder, Dr. Adi Barzel, will present new data from its genome-editing platform during the 25th Annual European Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ESGCT) Congress in two [...]

Samsung, LG to Unveil Latest Gadgets at Trade Show in Berlin

Samsung, LG to Unveil Latest Gadgets at Trade Show in Berlin

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc. will showcase their latest developments, gadgets and smart home appliances at next month’s consumer electronics fair in Berlin, according to company officials on Friday.  The annual IFA fair, to be held in Berlin from Sept. 2-7, will bring together about 240,000 participants [...]