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FIDO Alliance Launches Working Group to Expand the Use of FIDO Authentication Standards in Korea

FIDO Alliance Launches Working Group to Expand the Use of FIDO Authentication Standards in Korea

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The FIDO Alliance announced today the launch of the FIDO Korea Working Group to further accelerate awareness and adoption of the FIDO Authentication standards in the Korean marketplace. FIDO Authentication reduces industry reliance on passwords in favor of interoperable on-device authentication that is stronger and easier to use – [...]

Canada Slaps Provisional Duties on S. Korean Steel Products

Canada Slaps Provisional Duties on S. Korean Steel Products

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Canada’s border authorities said they have imposed up to 107.2 percent provisional duties on South Korean steel products in a preliminary ruling that could deal a blow to South Korean companies. The Canada Border Services Agency said on its website checked here Tuesday that it “made a preliminary determination” [...]

U.S. and China’s Growing Protectionist Attitudes Cause Government to Look to the South

U.S. and China’s Growing Protectionist Attitudes Cause Government to Look to the South

SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Increasing roadblocks on the path towards the Chinese economic heartland and a disquieting back and forth with the United States over the KORUS FTA has pushed the South Korean government to grow its trade with India and South Asian nations.  According to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, [...]

Sunchang County Lights Up the Dark Near Gyeongchun Stream in Preparation for Fall

Sunchang County Lights Up the Dark Near Gyeongchun Stream in Preparation for Fall

SUNCHANG, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Sunchang County, in North Jeolla Province will spend 1.95 billion won to decorate parts of the walking path alongside the Gyeongchun Stream. At the Gyeongchun Bridge, the 80-meter-long entrance to Sunchang, the county government is planning to install a 5.5-meter-tall arch. The government is also planning to create a [...]

South Korea Aims to Join Food Assistance Convention, Donate 50,000 Tons of Rice

South Korea Aims to Join Food Assistance Convention, Donate 50,000 Tons of Rice

SEJONG, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea plans to give rice to developing nations after it joins an international food assistance convention as part of its ambition to stabilize the local rice supply and help the needy around the world, the farm ministry said Wednesday. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said it is preparing steps [...]

FuelCell Energy Announces 20 Megawatt Fuel Cell Project with Korea Southern Power Company

FuelCell Energy Announces 20 Megawatt Fuel Cell Project with Korea Southern Power Company

DANBURY, Conn., Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — FuelCell Energy, Inc.  (Nasdaq:FCEL), a global leader in delivering clean, innovative and affordable fuel cell solutions for the supply, recovery and storage of energy, today announced a 20 megawatt fuel cell project with Korea Southern Power Company (KOSPO).  The SureSource 3000™ power plants will cleanly produce electricity and [...]

North Chungcheong Farms Look Abroad for Seasonal Workhands

North Chungcheong Farms Look Abroad for Seasonal Workhands

GOESAN, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — For the people of Goesan County, North Chungcheong Province, the period of “gimjang” or kimchi-making in November is the most critical time of the year. The sky-high demand from urban populations for Goesan’s specialty, salted cabbage, has the region seeing healthy yearly returns on its leafy vegetables. Just last [...]