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Doosan Heavy to Build S. Korea’s First Liquid Hydrogen Plant

Doosan Heavy to Build S. Korea’s First Liquid Hydrogen Plant

CHANGWON, Nov. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s first liquid hydrogen plant, a facility that produces liquid hydrogen, is set to be established. Power plant builder Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co. recently signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) deal for a hydrogen liquefaction project with the South Gyeongsang Provincial Government and the Changwon [...]

Changwon Bars Access to Cherry Blossom Sites amid Coronavirus Concerns

Changwon Bars Access to Cherry Blossom Sites amid Coronavirus Concerns

CHANGWON, March 23 (Korea Bizwire) – The southeastern city of Changwon on Monday barred public access to major cherry blossom-viewing sites to stem the spread of the coronavirus. Late last month the city government canceled its annual Jinhae Gunhangje Festival, one of South Korea’s largest cherry blossom events, scheduled to open this Friday. In a [...]

Street Parade to Showcase Traditional Cultures from 12 Countries

Street Parade to Showcase Traditional Cultures from 12 Countries

CHANGWON, South Korea, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – About 15,000 migrants from 12 countries are expected to show up at a massive street parade in the southeastern city of Changwon this Sunday as part of an annual multicultural festival, organizers said. The 12th Migrants’ Arirang Multicultural Festival (MAMF) will kick off Friday evening for a three-day run featuring traditional performances, an Asian pop concert, folk [...]

LG Electronics to Spend 600 bn Won for Facility Upgrade

LG Electronics to Spend 600 bn Won for Facility Upgrade

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Wednesday it plans to spend 600 billion won (US$527 million) on renovating its aged kitchen appliances production lines in South Korea. First built in 1976, the factory located in Changwon, about 300 kilometers southeast of Seoul, currently produces small products, while demand for larger appliances [...]

Annual Multicultural Fest Set to Open in Changwon

Annual Multicultural Fest Set to Open in Changwon

CHANGWON, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — An annual festival aimed at understanding and sharing cultural values between Koreans and migrants is slated to open in South Korea’s southeastern city of Changwon later this month, organizers said Wednesday. The 12th Migrants’ Arirang Multicultural Festival (MAMF) will kick off its three-day run Sept. 29, bringing together art [...]