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Doosan Infracore’s Excavator Sales Up 22 pct On-year in 2020 in China

Doosan Infracore’s Excavator Sales Up 22 pct On-year in 2020 in China

SEOUL, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top construction equipment maker Doosan Infracore Co. said Monday that its excavator sales in China rose 22 percent last year from a year earlier on the back of infrastructure investment expansion by the Chinese government. Doosan Infracore sold 18,686 excavators in the country last year, compared with [...]

Baidu Makes False Claims About Renowned Korean Poet’s Nationality

Baidu Makes False Claims About Renowned Korean Poet’s Nationality

SEOUL, Dec. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Chinese internet search behemoth Baidu has been falsely claiming that renowned Korean poet Yun Dong-ju (1917-45) is a Chinese national, an activist professor said Wednesday. Baidu’s online encyclopedia currently introduces Yun as a Chinese national, part of the ethnic Koreans living in China, explained Seo Kyeong-Deok, a professor at [...]

China Probes S. Korean Tanker over Suspicion of Smuggling Refined Oil

China Probes S. Korean Tanker over Suspicion of Smuggling Refined Oil

SEOUL, Dec. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Chinese authorities recently examined a South Korean-flagged tanker over suspicion that it was smuggling refined oil to China, its embassy in Seoul said Saturday. The embassy’s explanation came after a local newspaper reported that Chinese authorities inspected the oil and chemical tanker for an unknown reason, sparking speculation that [...]

Anantara Vacation Club and Wanda Hotels & Resorts Expand Cooperation, Providing Club Points Owners with More Vacation Options in China

Anantara Vacation Club and Wanda Hotels & Resorts Expand Cooperation, Providing Club Points Owners with More Vacation Options in China

Bangkok, TH, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Anantara Vacation Club, Southeast Asia’s premier points-based vacation ownership programme, has announced that it will expand its cooperation with Wanda Hotels & Resorts, one of China’s largest luxury hotel management companies, to provide Club Points Owners with more domestic hotel choices in mainland China. In 2020, the COVID-19 [...]

U.S. Amb. Harris Says, ‘There’s Nothing More Korean than Kimchi’

U.S. Amb. Harris Says, ‘There’s Nothing More Korean than Kimchi’

SEOUL, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris learned how to make kimchi from a renowned chef Tuesday, calling the fermented cabbage dish “uniquely Korean, world-renowned food.” The kimchi-making event at the Habib House, the ambassador’s official residence in Seoul, came amid Chinese media’s claim that Beijing led the development [...]