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HDBank Gets US$50 Million from French Development Agency to Finance Green Projects

HDBank Gets US$50 Million from French Development Agency to Finance Green Projects

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Proparco, the French Development Finance Institution, has granted a US$50 million loan to HDBank to finance green projects and promote sustainable development in Vietnam. It marks the first collaboration between Proparco and HDBank. A pioneer in green lending, HDBank has in past years helped foster [...]

Bibimbap Coming to France’s TGV

Bibimbap Coming to France’s TGV

SEOUL, June 25 (Korea Bizwire) — France’s high-speed TGV train has introduced Korean-style pasta made with chicken, bibimbap, and tofu. Passengers onboard the TGV or Ouigo low-cost high-speed train can enjoy the Korean dish at the train’s dining car until November. Chef Pierre Sang Boyer, born in South Korea and adopted by a French family, [...]

As Part of the French Recovery Plan, Teledyne e2v Semiconductors and Safran Electronics & Defense Have Jointly Obtained a French State Aid to Develop Their System-in-Package Roadmap

As Part of the French Recovery Plan, Teledyne e2v Semiconductors and Safran Electronics & Defense Have Jointly Obtained a French State Aid to Develop Their System-in-Package Roadmap

GRENOBLE, FRANCE, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) – Teledyne e2v Semiconductors (Grenoble) and Safran Electronics & Defense (Valence), are currently launching the CORAIL SiP (System-in-Package) project with a significant state aid from the French government.  The CORAIL SiP project was created to accelerate investments in order to boost the new electronic sector for System-in-Package in France. [...]

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 [...]