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K-food Gains Massive Popularity in Indonesia

K-food Gains Massive Popularity in Indonesia

SEOUL, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The state-run Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) reported on Thursday that K-food is gaining a reputation in Indonesia’s local food franchise and processed food markets. An increasing number of local food producers are introducing new products that resemble K-food. The agency reported that Korean snacks, bread, topokki (spicy rice [...]

Indonesian Minority to Publish Hangul Dictionary to Preserve Ethnic Language

Indonesian Minority to Publish Hangul Dictionary to Preserve Ethnic Language

SEOUL, Jan. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — A dictionary will be published for Cia-Cia tribe, an ethnic minority in Indonesia that adopted Hangul, the Korean alphabet, as its official writing system 10 years ago. The Asia Development Foundation announced on Monday that it will sponsor Jung Deuk-young, 58, a Hangul instructor at Cia-Cia Hangul School, to [...]

Philips Announces First Installation of IntelliSpace Critical Care and Anesthesia System at Kasih Ibu Hospital in Bali, Indonesia

Philips Announces First Installation of IntelliSpace Critical Care and Anesthesia System at Kasih Ibu Hospital in Bali, Indonesia

Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Jakarta, Indonesia, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire)  – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced a significant development in the digitization of patient treatment in Indonesia, with the country’s first installation of Philips IntelliSpace Critical Care and Anesthesia (ICCA) system at the Kasih Ibu Hospital in Denpasar, Bali. The [...]

Trip.com Volunteers Educate Indonesian Students in Haze Hazard Prevention

Trip.com Volunteers Educate Indonesian Students in Haze Hazard Prevention

PALEMBANG, Indonesia, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — International travel service provider Trip.com recently sent volunteers to SDN 042 Palembang, South Sumatra to provide haze management guidance. The educational activity was followed up with the handover of assistance packages consisting of masks and school equipment for students affected by the haze hazard. Stanly Fredrik Napoleon, General [...]

Copycat Products Ensue After Success of Spicy Chicken Ramen

Copycat Products Ensue After Success of Spicy Chicken Ramen

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The worldwide popularity of Korean spicy food led by Samyang Foods Co.’s Spicy Chicken Ramen is encouraging foreign companies to come up with ‘me too’ products. The Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corp. (aT) reported on Sunday that Indonesia’s leading noodle brand, Mie Sedaap, recently introduced its own version [...]

Korean Topokki Craze Sweep Indonesia

Korean Topokki Craze Sweep Indonesia

SEOUL, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean barbeque, fried chicken, and bibimbap are some of the most popular Korean foods overseas. In Indonesia, however, topokki, a dish of Korean stir-fried rice cakes, is gaining extensive popularity among members of the younger generation. Korean food franchises in Indonesia, such as Ojju, Omija, and Mujigae are selling [...]