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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 [...]

SM Entertainment to Build Hallyu Cultural Center in Changwon

SM Entertainment to Build Hallyu Cultural Center in Changwon

SEOUL, June 21 (Korea Bizwire) – S.M. Entertainment, one of the largest South Korean entertainment companies, plans to build an ‘SM Cultural Complex’ in Changwon, the capital city of South Gyeongsang Province. Ahn Sang-soo, the mayor of Changwon, held a press conference at Changwon City Hall’s Press Center on Tuesday June 21 to announce the development [...]

Korea to Build 800-Yacht Marina on Artificial Island

Korea to Build 800-Yacht Marina on Artificial Island

CHANGWON, June 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Changwon City, IPM Group, and IPM’s Korean subsidiary CKIPM signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday to cooperate in creating an 800-yacht marina facility on Changwon’s upcoming artificial island, also known as Masan Ocean New Town. IPM Group is a Spanish company responsible for the management of marinas and dry [...]

Test Drive Successful : Electric Cars Will Run Highways in the Near Future

Test Drive Successful : Electric Cars Will Run Highways in the Near Future

CHANGWON, Dec.28 (Korea Bizwire) – Although the electric car is gathering popularity as an eco-friendly transportation means, many people have a common misunderstanding that the mileage will be shorter than that of normal cars. Changwon city, Gyeongnam province, which is the ‘Leading City of Electric Cars’ designated by the Ministry of Environment, made an attempt [...]