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Samsung to Introduce New Galaxy F Smartphone Line in India

Samsung to Introduce New Galaxy F Smartphone Line in India

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. will introduce a new smartphone line in India, industry insiders said Tuesday, as the South Korean tech giant eyes to expand its presence in the world’s second-largest smartphone market. Samsung’s Indian unit recently said on Twitter that it will soon launch the Galaxy F smartphone series. [...]

Novavax Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Manufacturing Agreement with Serum Institute of India, Increasing Novavax’ Global Production Capacity to Over 2 Billion Doses Annually

Novavax Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Manufacturing Agreement with Serum Institute of India, Increasing Novavax’ Global Production Capacity to Over 2 Billion Doses Annually

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a late-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced an amendment to its existing agreement with Serum Institute of India Private Limited (SIIPL) under which SIIPL will also manufacture the antigen component of NVX‑CoV2373, Novavax’ COVID‑19 vaccine candidate. With this [...]

Korean Wave Takes Root in India Following the Coronavirus Outbreak

Korean Wave Takes Root in India Following the Coronavirus Outbreak

SEOUL, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean pop culture is gaining popularity in India, where the so-called Korean wave has always struggled to make inroads. With the onslaught of the coronavirus, Indians are beginning to find new interest in Korean entertainment as they are forced to stay indoors. For long, India’s Bollywood and the country’s [...]

Novavax and Serum Institute of India Announce Development and Commercial Collaboration

Novavax and Serum Institute of India Announce Development and Commercial Collaboration

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a late-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced a license agreement with Serum Institute of India Private Limited (SIIPL) for the development and commercialization of NVX‑CoV2373, Novavax’ COVID‑19 vaccine candidate, in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) and India. This [...]

India Selects Korean as Secondary Language

India Selects Korean as Secondary Language

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korean language has been selected as an official secondary language in India, to be included in the country’s public education curriculum. The Indian government announced new education plans on Thursday, adding the Korean language, along with Thai, Portuguese, and Russian, to the recommended list of secondary language courses. [...]

Samsung’s Mobile Biz to Benefit from Anti-China Sentiment in India

Samsung’s Mobile Biz to Benefit from Anti-China Sentiment in India

SEOUL, July 11 (Korea BIzwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. is expected to increase its presence in the Indian smartphone market on growing anti-China sentiment in the South Asian nation, analysts here said Saturday. Sinophobia is growing in India with a public boycott of Chinese-made goods following the deaths of 20 Indian soldiers in last month’s [...]

Philips Introduces First-of-a-kind Mobile ICUs in India to Tackle COVID-19 and Other Emergencies

Philips Introduces First-of-a-kind Mobile ICUs in India to Tackle COVID-19 and Other Emergencies

Amsterdam, the Netherlands and New Delhi, India, July 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced it introduced first-of-its-kind mobile Intensive Care Units (ICUs) in India. Designed to meet the critical-care requirements of patients, each prefabricated ICU has a capacity of nine beds. The units will be [...]

Top Conglomerates Offer Support as India Extends World’s Biggest COVID-19 Lockdown

Top Conglomerates Offer Support as India Extends World’s Biggest COVID-19 Lockdown

SEOUL, April 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s large business groups are continuing to provide support to India, which has enacted strict measures to limit the spread of new coronavirus. Although factories have been closed due to the national lockdown, Korean companies have been increasing support activities for local residents most affected by the outbreak. [...]