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VistaJet World Presents: A One-of-a-Kind Japanese Adventure to Celebrate Chinese New Year

VistaJet World Presents: A One-of-a-Kind Japanese Adventure to Celebrate Chinese New Year

HONG KONG, Jan. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — To celebrate the coming Year of the Rat, VistaJet, the first and only global private aviation company, is unveiling a one-of-a-kind Japanese adventure as part of VistaJet World – its comprehensive portfolio of unique multi-stop travel experiences across the world. Holidaymakers across Asia will be taking to the skies for [...]

After 28 Years, Rally Protesting Japan’s Wartime Sex Slavery Still Going Strong

After 28 Years, Rally Protesting Japan’s Wartime Sex Slavery Still Going Strong

SEOUL, Jan. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — A winter chill on Wednesday could not silence the voices that for nearly three decades have been calling for Japan’s apology over wartime sex slavery, a mission that has gained urgency as the few remaining victims continue to age. A few hundred people, including activists, students and one of [...]

Beauty Goods Exports to Japan Up Nearly 30 pct Despite Trade Row

Beauty Goods Exports to Japan Up Nearly 30 pct Despite Trade Row

SEOUL, Jan. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s exports of beauty products to Japan advanced nearly 30 percent in the first 11 months of last year, data showed Sunday, despite the ongoing bilateral trade row stemming from their shared history. Asia’s No. 4 economy shipped US$370 million worth of beauty products to Japan in the [...]

Japanese Travelers to S. Korea Still Outpacing Korean Visitors to Japan amid Trade Row

Japanese Travelers to S. Korea Still Outpacing Korean Visitors to Japan amid Trade Row

SEOUL, Dec. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — More Japanese tourists have visited South Korea than South Koreans have visited the Asian neighbor since August, data showed Sunday, after their countries have been engaged in an unprecedented trade row, sparking a boycott of Japanese goods and services here. The number of Japanese visiting South Korea reached 329,652 [...]

Japan to Release Contaminated Water to Open Sea and Air Despite Opposition from S. Korea

Japan to Release Contaminated Water to Open Sea and Air Despite Opposition from S. Korea

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The Japanese government has made a de facto decision to release contaminated water from Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant despite strong opposition from South Korea. Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry held an expert subcommittee session on Monday and announced plans to release the contaminated waters in two ways. [...]

GMO Internet Holds Internal Testing of Blockchain, Preparing for the Launch of a Japanese Yen-Pegged Stablecoin (Yen-Pegged Currency) “GMO Japanese YEN (GYEN)” in the First Half of 2020

GMO Internet Holds Internal Testing of Blockchain, Preparing for the Launch of a Japanese Yen-Pegged Stablecoin (Yen-Pegged Currency) “GMO Japanese YEN (GYEN)” in the First Half of 2020

TOKYO, Dec. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — GMO Internet (https://www.gmo.jp/en/) holds an internal testing of blockchain, preparing for the launch of a Japanese yen-pegged stablecoin “GMO Japanese YEN (ticker symbol: GYEN; hereinafter, “GYEN”)” in the first half of 2020 outside of Japan, following receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals. GMO Internet’s development and planned launch of [...]