France Archives | Be Korea-savvy
S. Korea Sends Protective Masks to French Veterans of Korean War

S. Korea Sends Protective Masks to French Veterans of Korean War

SEOUL, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Paul Laurent, a resident of the small city of Agneaux, located in northwestern Normandy, France, was pleasantly surprised when he opened his mailbox recently. In the mailbox was a parcel containing protective masks sent from the South Korean Embassy in France. “The South Korean government deeply cares for the [...]

Akwel: Turnover Increases +1.3 pct in the First Half of 2019

Akwel: Turnover Increases +1.3 pct in the First Half of 2019

CHAMPFROMIER, FRANCE, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Akwel (FR0000053027, AKW, PEA-eligible), the automotive and HGV equipment and systems manufacturer specialising in fluid management and mechanisms, has posted consolidated turnover of €566.5m in the first half of 2019. Consolidated turnover (1 January to 30 June 2019) In € millions – unaudited 2019 2018 Variation Like-for-like variation (1) 1st quarter 293.0 [...]

Seoul to Have Street Named After France

Seoul to Have Street Named After France

SEOUL, Jun. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — A central Seoul road around the French Embassy will be given an honorary street name that contains the word “France,” officials said Tuesday. Seoul’s Seodaemun Ward Office said a road surrounding the French Embassy compound, located within its jurisdiction, will be honorarily named “France-ro” in a proclamation ceremony Friday. [...]

Daejeon to Host French Cuisine Festival in Celebration of International Francophonie Day

Daejeon to Host French Cuisine Festival in Celebration of International Francophonie Day

DAEJEON, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — In celebration of the International Francophonie Day, the city of Daejeon will be hosting a special event of French delicacies. The Council for the Promotion of the Francophonie in Korea announced that a Francophonie Cuisine Festival will be held at Cafe Entrepot at the Institut Francais de Daejeon. The [...]

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 [...]