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Apple’s Siri Criticized for Distorting Korean Modern History

Apple’s Siri Criticized for Distorting Korean Modern History

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Apple Inc.’s Siri is being criticized for describing Korea as “the Korean peninsula in modern history, or Joseon under the Japanese empire.” The Voluntary Agency Network of Korea (VANK), a South Korean civic organization, revealed that asking the virtual assistant about Korea returns the aforementioned response. “Korea is a region [...]

Nikkiso Clean Energy & Industrial Gases Group Announces Expansion of Marine Manufacturing in Asia

Nikkiso Clean Energy & Industrial Gases Group Announces Expansion of Marine Manufacturing in Asia

TEMECULA, Calif., March 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Nikkiso Clean Energy & Industrial Gases Group (“Group”), a part of the Nikkiso Co., Ltd (Japan) group of companies, is proud to announce yet another expansion of their manufacturing capabilities for the growing Marine market. With this expansion, they have become one of the largest manufacturers providing localized [...]

80 pct of Foreigners Have Positive Views of S. Korea: Survey

80 pct of Foreigners Have Positive Views of S. Korea: Survey

SEOUL, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Eight in 10 foreigners living in and out of South Korea positively view the country, a government survey showed Monday. The Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS) canvassed 12,500 non-Koreans aged 16 and more in 24 countries around the world in September and found 80.5 percent of the respondents [...]

Nikkiso Clean Energy & Industrial Gases Group Announces Formation of Expanded Marine Facility in Korea

Nikkiso Clean Energy & Industrial Gases Group Announces Formation of Expanded Marine Facility in Korea

TEMECULA, Calif., Nov. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Nikkiso Clean Energy & Industrial Gases Group (Group), a subsidiary of Nikkiso Co., Ltd (Japan), is proud to announce the expansion of our Busan Korea facility to accommodate their new Marine Center. This expansion represents their commitment to and support of the growth of the Korean shipbuilding industry. [...]

Atotech Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Atotech Korea Ltd.

Atotech Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Atotech Korea Ltd.

BERLIN, May 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Atotech (NYSE: ATC), a leading specialty chemicals technology company and a market leader in advanced electroplating solutions, celebrated the 25th anniversary of Atotech Korea Ltd. this month. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/aa330bb6-4dea-42f2-8bbf-0ea262ad7664 Geoff Wild, Atotech CEO: “Today, 25 years after launching operations, Atotech Korea Ltd. is a [...]

S. Korea, Singapore Agree on ‘Fast-track’ Entry Program for Biz People amid COVID-19

S. Korea, Singapore Agree on ‘Fast-track’ Entry Program for Biz People amid COVID-19

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea and Singapore agreed Wednesday to introduce a “fast-track” entry program this week for essential trips by businesspeople and others in exception to coronavirus entry restrictions, the foreign ministry said. During telephone talks, Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and her Singaporean counterpart, Vivian Balakrishnan, reached the agreement on the [...]

YES (Yield Engineering Systems, Inc.) Partners with ICONNICS/Protec; Opens Customer Development and Demo Center in Korea

YES (Yield Engineering Systems, Inc.) Partners with ICONNICS/Protec; Opens Customer Development and Demo Center in Korea

LIVERMORE, Calif., Nov. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — YES (Yield Engineering Systems, Inc.), a leading manufacturer of process equipment for the semiconductor advanced packaging, life sciences and “more-than-Moore” markets, today announced it has partnered with ICONNICS, Inc. and Protec Co., Ltd. to open a new customer development and demo center in Incheon, Korea. Through this partnership, [...]

Arrow Electronics Named as “Great Place to Work for 2018” in Korea

Arrow Electronics Named as “Great Place to Work for 2018” in Korea

SEOUL, KOREA, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Global technology solutions provider Arrow Electronics, Inc., has been awarded “Great Place to Work for 2018 in Korea” by the Great Place to Work® Institute in an awards ceremony held today in Seoul, for the company’s outstanding employer practices. The award is judged by Great Place to Work® [...]

Barefoot Networks to Present at Open Networking Korea

Barefoot Networks to Present at Open Networking Korea

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Barefoot Networks, a provider of high-performance and fully programmable networking solutions, today announced its participation in Open Networking Korea 2018 Fall, Korea’s premier open networking event, gathering enterprises, service providers and cloud providers from across the ecosystem to share learnings, highlight innovation and discuss the future of Open Source [...]