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Senegal and France to Host Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference

Senegal and France to Host Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is delighted that the governments of Senegal and France will co-host its financing conference, which will take place on February 8, 2018 in Dakar, Senegal. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/d3003cff-ee20-409f-9729-9a9cef1d4d3e A video accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/0a7eebb6-66b3-438b-904e-efeff83d94cf The announcement of the co-hosting was [...]

Korean Shipbuilders Blindsided, Lose Contract to Chinese Rivals

Korean Shipbuilders Blindsided, Lose Contract to Chinese Rivals

SEOUL, Aug. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – The domestic shipbuilding industry was engulfed in a wave of low spirits as shipping publication “Tradewinds” and eBest Investment and Securities (eBest) both reported that French company CMA CGM had signed a letter of intent with two Chinese shipbuilding firms for nine container ships. The reason for the Korean [...]

Hospitals Tweak Existing Services, Release Smartphone Apps to Attract Patients

Hospitals Tweak Existing Services, Release Smartphone Apps to Attract Patients

SEOUL, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Competition for medical patients has gone up another notch as major hospitals are releasing advanced technological services to stay a step ahead of their competitors. According to industry sources, since April Hallym University Medical Center in Dongtan has revamped the existing model of providing medicine to patients in an effort to [...]

France Will Continue Collaboration With S. Korea’s Next Government: Minister

France Will Continue Collaboration With S. Korea’s Next Government: Minister

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The French minister for government reform said Monday his nation will maintain its cooperative relationship with South Korea regardless of the result of the upcoming presidential election here. “France wants the best possible relationship with South Korea … the subjects for desired bilateral cooperation include every issue ranging from tourism, [...]

No Cancerous Substances Found in Pampers’ Diapers: Ministry

No Cancerous Substances Found in Pampers’ Diapers: Ministry

SEOUL, Mar. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — No toxic chemicals linked to cancer have been found in widely used baby diapers sold by a global brand, South Korea’s trade ministry said Monday, a result that followed a French study that claimed they contain harmful compounds. A test conducted jointly by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and [...]

S. Korea, France Seek to Expand Aerospace Tie-Up

S. Korea, France Seek to Expand Aerospace Tie-Up

SEOUL, Dec. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea and France sought to expand their ties in the aerospace sector on Monday in an effort to further develop related technology and pioneer the emerging market.  The agreement came at the “Korea-France Space Forum,” organized by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, which brought together [...]

S. Korea, France to Join Forces for Self-Driving Technology

S. Korea, France to Join Forces for Self-Driving Technology

SEJONG, Oct. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea and France will invest a combined 3 billion won (US$2.65 million) in the coming three years to develop self-driving technology, the trade minister here said Wednesday.  In a Seoul forum, the two sides agreed on the project to jointly study traffic jam assistant (TJA) technology, which helps [...]

Colliers International Acquires ICADE Asset Management and ICADE Conseil in France

Colliers International Acquires ICADE Asset Management and ICADE Conseil in France

TORONTO and PARIS, Sept. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI) (TSX:CIG) announced today the acquisition of ICADE Asset Management and ICADE Conseil (“ICADE”), a leading asset management and investor advisory services platform in France with more than €2 billion of assets under management. The acquisition will enhance Colliers’ existing asset management business [...]

Meridian Malaria Test Wins Prestigious Innovation Award

Meridian Malaria Test Wins Prestigious Innovation Award

CINCINNATI, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIVO) was awarded 1st place for innovation in emergency treatment and point-of-care testing for its illumigene® Malaria test at the 2016 JIB/ACNBH Conference this summer. Innovations from worldwide companies contributing to the development of the Medical Biology industry were put under the spotlight at this year’s [...]