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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. [...]

Exhibit Highlights French Master Craftsman’s Umbrella Collection

Exhibit Highlights French Master Craftsman’s Umbrella Collection

SEOUL, Jun. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The Platform-L Contemporary Art Center in Seoul is displaying hundreds of umbrellas and parasols mass-produced by French master craftsman Michel Heurtault. This year’s exhibition, “Summer Bloom: A Story of French Umbrellas”, which runs until September 19, will introduce unique and trendy umbrellas and parasols created in collaboration with Korean [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]