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S. Korea Pushes to Build ‘Smart City’ in Cambodia

S. Korea Pushes to Build ‘Smart City’ in Cambodia

SEJONG, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea will push to build a highly efficient and eco-friendly city in Cambodia using its latest information technology, and support the Southeast Asian nation’s public housing program, the government said Monday.  South Korea’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transportation, and its Cambodian counterpart will sign a memorandum of [...]

Financial guidebooks issued for Filipino, Cambodian residents

Financial guidebooks issued for Filipino, Cambodian residents

SEOUL, July 19 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s financial watchdog on Tuesday published special guidebooks on daily financial services for Filipino and Cambodian residents here, in a bid to help foreign workers and spouses suffering language barriers and cultural differences. There were around 1.74 million foreigners living in South Korea as of last year, 54.7 percent [...]

‘Descendants of the Sun’ to be Exported to Over 27 Countries

‘Descendants of the Sun’ to be Exported to Over 27 Countries

SEOUL, March 24 (Korea Bizwire) - South Korean TV sensation “Descendants of the Sun” has been exported to 27 countries and the number is set to grow, its production company said Wednesday. Next Entertainment World said that the burgeoning attention the drama has been attracting overseas raised the possibility of sealing more broadcasting contracts in the [...]

Girl’s Day Volunteers for Children in Cambodia

Girl’s Day Volunteers for Children in Cambodia

SEOUL, Feb. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean girl group Girl’s Day has volunteered at a school in Cambodia to empower impoverished children, its agency said Wednesday. The four-member act recently visited a school in Siem Reap of northwestern Cambodia as an honorary ambassador of Plan Korea, the South Korean branch of the international children’s [...]

Corporate Philanthropy: Coway Keeps 1,000 Well Promise

Corporate Philanthropy: Coway Keeps 1,000 Well Promise

SEOUL, Dec.7 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean household electronics maker Coway has made good on a promise to build 1,000 pump wells in Cambodia over the past 10 years as part of its corporate philanthropic programs. Coway announced that workers had finished installing the 1,000th well on  December 4 in Kampot, Cambodia. The company has invested [...]

Seoul to Offer Construction Site Safety Training in 5 Languages

Seoul to Offer Construction Site Safety Training in 5 Languages

SEOUL, Nov.9 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government has stepped up to help prevent accidents in the workplace among foreign workers who are unfamiliar with the Korean language. City officials announced that they will be providing safety education for 210 foreign workers from five different countries – Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, and Bangladesh. Safety [...]

KRX Delisted as Public Institution, Expanding Abroad

KRX Delisted as Public Institution, Expanding Abroad

SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Six years after being designated as a public institution, Korea Exchange (KRX) was finally freed from government regulation that included budget controls and audits, effectively freeing it to move forward with expansion in overseas markets. While it was listed as a public institution, KRX’s business activities were been evaluated on an [...]