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Civic Activists to Launch Legal Battle to Protect ‘Statue of Peace’ in Berlin

Civic Activists to Launch Legal Battle to Protect ‘Statue of Peace’ in Berlin

SEOUL/BERLIN, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Civic activists based in Germany are planning to apply for an injunction Monday against Berlin city authorities’ removal order for a statue erected in the German capital of a girl symbolizing Korean victims of wartime sexual slavery, informed local sources said. The injunction application will be filed by Korea [...]

HDBank Issues Convertible Bonds to Strategic Partner Germany’s DEG

HDBank Issues Convertible Bonds to Strategic Partner Germany’s DEG

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ho Chi Minh City Development Joint Stock Commercial Bank (HDBank – HoSE: HDB) today announced the signing of an agreement to issue convertible bonds and enter into a strategic tie-up with DEG – DEUTSCHE INVESTITIONS- UND ENTWICKLUNGSGESELLSCHAFT MBH (“DEG”). DEG will invest in convertible [...]

Butterfly Effect Triggered by Korean Couple in Berlin to Fight Against Racism

Butterfly Effect Triggered by Korean Couple in Berlin to Fight Against Racism

SEOUL, May 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Last Friday, the front page of Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany’s leading daily newspaper, covered the painful story of a Korean student couple. The article shed light on the racist violence that the couple suffered on the subway in Berlin on April 27. Lee Se-jin and his wife, Kim Hyun-eum, suffered [...]

Eavor Announces a Commercial Eavor-Loop Project to be built in Geretsried, Germany

Eavor Announces a Commercial Eavor-Loop Project to be built in Geretsried, Germany

CALGARY, Alberta and MUNICH, Germany, May 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Eavor is pleased to announce Enex Power Germany GmbH (“Enex”) and Eavor Technologies Inc. (“Eavor”) have entered into a letter of intent to form a geothermal project development company to construct Eavor-Loop™ heat and power projects within Enex’s existing geothermal license area in Bavaria, Germany. [...]

German Media Tight-Lipped About BMW Controversy in South Korea

German Media Tight-Lipped About BMW Controversy in South Korea

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — While the controversy surrounding BMW engine fires continues to rage in South Korea, the atmosphere in the carmaker’s home country of Germany is relatively calm. Although BMW recently decided to launch a recall of its problematic vehicles in Europe, the move has not received the type of media attention [...]