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S. Korea Denies Report of Alleged Approval of Japan’s Fukushima Water Release Plan

S. Korea Denies Report of Alleged Approval of Japan’s Fukushima Water Release Plan

SEOUL, May 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea on Friday denied a Japanese media report claiming the Seoul government agreed to Tokyo’s plan to release radioactive water into the ocean from the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant. Earlier this week, a Japanese news agency reported that the new Yoon Suk-yeol government appears to be planning [...]

GRAID and HPC Tech Partner to Lead the Future of High-Performance Computing in Japan

GRAID and HPC Tech Partner to Lead the Future of High-Performance Computing in Japan

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 20 (Korea Bizwire) — GRAID Technology is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with HPC Tech, Japan’s leading provider of upstream to downstream IT infrastructure solutions for high-performance computing applications. HPC Tech contributes to the development of society through science and technology computers (HPC) and IT technology. A leader in advanced [...]

Video on Japan’s Controversial ‘Rising Sun Flag’ to Air on YouTube

Video on Japan’s Controversial ‘Rising Sun Flag’ to Air on YouTube

SEOUL, May 12 (Korea Bizwire) — A video advertisement that talks about Japan’s “swastika” flag will air on YouTube, a project spearheaded by Seo Kyoung-duk, a South Korean professor at Sungshin Women’s University in Seoul. Seo spent personal funds to respond to the Japanese Foreign Ministry’s recent video that claims Japan’s Rising Sun Flag doesn’t [...]

Hite Jinro to Strengthen Marketing in Japan for Soju Sales

Hite Jinro to Strengthen Marketing in Japan for Soju Sales

SEOUL, April 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Hite Jinro Co., South Korea’s leading beverage company, said Tuesday it will strengthen marketing efforts in Japan to boost sales of the traditional Korean liquor soju. Japan is Hite Jinro’s second-biggest market for soju after the United States. Soju exports rebounded in 2020 and jumped 27 percent in 2021 [...]

GA-ASI Selected for Japan Coast Guard RPAS Project

GA-ASI Selected for Japan Coast Guard RPAS Project

SAN DIEGO, April 6 (Korea Bizwire) — General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), the global leader in Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), is pleased to be selected to support the Japan Coast Guard’s (JCG) RPAS Project. Operations will feature GA-ASI’s MQ-9B SeaGuardian® and begin in October 2022.  SeaGuardian will be used to conduct wide-area maritime surveillance to support [...]

Document Shows Korean Independence Fighters’ Proposal to U.S. for Anti-Japan Psychological Warfare

Document Shows Korean Independence Fighters’ Proposal to U.S. for Anti-Japan Psychological Warfare

SEOUL, March 29 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s patriots ministry has discovered an old document showing the country’s independence fighters had made a proposal to the United States for staging psychological warfare against Japan during World War II, its officials said Tuesday. In the five-page document written in October 1942, a group of the activists [...]