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Movie on S. Korea’s Democratization Movement Screens in Iran

Movie on S. Korea’s Democratization Movement Screens in Iran

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The seventh iteration of Iran’s Korean Film Festival kicked off in Tehran on Wednesday. The festivities will go on for four days to screen eight Korean movies, including “Little Forest”, “Forever the Moment”, “The King of Jokgu”, and “Breathing Underwater”. Lim Soon-rae, the director of “Little Forest” and “Forever [...]

Guus Hiddink as Head Coach at Zero Salary? No Thanks, Says Korea Football Association

Guus Hiddink as Head Coach at Zero Salary? No Thanks, Says Korea Football Association

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Presiding over the most successful stretch of South Korean football ever, Guus Hiddink on the sidelines throughout the 2002 FIFA World Cup was a figure of stability, charisma, and most importantly, trust.  Trust in the national football team has always been in somewhat short supply in the “Be the [...]

S. Korean Convenience Store Chain Taps Iran

S. Korean Convenience Store Chain Taps Iran

SEOUL, Jul. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — BGF Retail Co., the operator of South Korea’s largest convenience store chain CU, said Friday it signed a franchise deal with an Iranian company marking the first overseas expansion for a convenience store operator. Under the agreement, home appliances firm Entekhab Investment Development Group will take charge of investment [...]

SK E&C Joins Project To Build Iran Power Plants

SK E&C Joins Project To Build Iran Power Plants

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Engineering & Construction (SK E&C) has teamed up with a Turkish firm for a multi-billion-dollar project to build and operate new power plants in Iraq, the South Korean firm said Saturday. Officials from the South Korean builder said the company has successfully purchased a 30 percent stake in UNIT International S.A., Turkey’s energy giant, one day after the two [...]