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S. Korea Seizes HK Vessel Over Ship-to-Ship Oil Transfer to N. Korea

S. Korea Seizes HK Vessel Over Ship-to-Ship Oil Transfer to N. Korea

SEOUL, Dec. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — A Hong Kong-flagged vessel has been seized and inspected by South Korean authorities after secretly transferring oil to a North Korean vessel in international waters in a ship-to-ship transfer prohibited by the United Nations Security Council, government officials said Friday. South Korean customs authorities took and searched the vessel, [...]

Fashion Spotlight CENTRESTAGE Opens in Hong Kong

Fashion Spotlight CENTRESTAGE Opens in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) - Asia’s premier fashion event CENTRESTAGE, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), started its four-day run (6-9 September) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The show features more than 210 fashion brands from 22 countries and regions, along with nearly 40 fashion events, including the [...]

Vietnam among Top Three Destinations for S. Korean Exports in First Seven Months of ’17

Vietnam among Top Three Destinations for S. Korean Exports in First Seven Months of ’17

SEJONG, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s exports to Vietnam surged nearly 50 percent in the first seven months of 2017, customs data showed Wednesday, an increase that is likely to put the Southeast Asian country among the top three shipment destinations for locally made goods. According to Korea Customs Service, exports to Vietnam [...]

TOMI Environmental Solutions, Inc. Completes $5.3 Million Private Placement Funding Led by Institutional Funds Based in Hong Kong

TOMI Environmental Solutions, Inc. Completes $5.3 Million Private Placement Funding Led by Institutional Funds Based in Hong Kong

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Mar. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — TOMI Environmental Solutions, Inc. (“TOMI”) (OTCQX:TOMZ), a global decontamination and infection prevention company that specializes in disinfection/decontamination sales and services, including the manufacturing, sale and licensing of its SteraMist™, a hydrogen peroxide-based mist/fog that is registered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”), announced today that it [...]

Navigators Appoints Asia Leadership Team

Navigators Appoints Asia Leadership Team

LONDON, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG), a global specialty insurer and reinsurer, announced today the appointment of a leadership team in Asia. Jon Doherty has been appointed as Managing Director of Asia; Sang Kyoun (S.K.) Kim as Chief Underwriting Officer; and Paul D’Souza as Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer for [...]

Korean Investors Shun Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect

Korean Investors Shun Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect

SEOUL, Dec. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – It has been almost two weeks since China’s ambitious Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect was launched, but the trading link has so far failed to drum up much excitement, at least from the point of view of Korean investors.  According to the Korea Financial Investment Association, the aggregate trade volume [...]