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KEPCO Board OKs Indonesian Coal Power Project amid Environmental Controversies

KEPCO Board OKs Indonesian Coal Power Project amid Environmental Controversies

SEOUL, June 30 (Korea Bizwire) — The board of South Korea’s state-run utility firm Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) on Tuesday approved a business project to build two units of coal power plants in Indonesia despite controversies over profitability and the environment. KEPCO clinched a deal with Indonesia-based PT Barito Pacific in May 2019 to [...]

Ocean Ministry to Foster Indonesian Professionals with Expertise on Korean Ocean Science and Technology

Ocean Ministry to Foster Indonesian Professionals with Expertise on Korean Ocean Science and Technology

SEOUL, June 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries announced on Thursday that it will open the Korea-Indonesia Ocean Expert Cultivation Program at Indonesia’s Bandung University. This program is aimed at fostering as many as 70 Indonesian students as professionals with master’s degrees in the areas of ocean research and analysis by [...]

KSEI Launches New CSD Solution from Nasdaq

KSEI Launches New CSD Solution from Nasdaq

STOCKHOLM, Sweden and JAKARTA, Indonesia, Feb. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – KSEI (PT Kustodian Sentral Efek Indonesia), the central securities depository (CSD) of Indonesia, has successfully gone live with a new CSD solution by market technology provider Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ). The new and state-of-the-art CSD platform from Nasdaq provides KSEI with increased capacity and speed, with the new [...]

Pacific Rim Featured in Publication Discussing Indonesia’s Strategy to Ramp Up Nickel Supply

Pacific Rim Featured in Publication Discussing Indonesia’s Strategy to Ramp Up Nickel Supply

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — via NetworkWire – Pacific Rim Cobalt Corp. (CSE:BOLT) (OTCQB:PCRCF) (XFRA:NXFE) today announces its placement in an editorial published by NetworkNewsWire (“NNW”), one of 40+ brands in the InvestorBrandNetwork (“IBN”), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company for private and public entities. To view the full publication, titled “Indonesia Consolidates Nickel Production to Feed Growing EV [...]

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 [...]