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Consortium with SK E&C Wins US$1.2 bln Order to Build Tunnel in London

Consortium with SK E&C Wins US$1.2 bln Order to Build Tunnel in London

SEOUL, Jun. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Engineering & Construction Co., a major builder in South Korea, said Sunday a consortium that it’s part of has been named the preferred bidder for a 1 billion-pound (US$1.2 billion) project to build a tunnel across the main river in London. The multinational consortium RiverLinx, comprised of SK [...]

At Wembley Stadium, BTS Shake Up Home Country of Beatles, Queen

At Wembley Stadium, BTS Shake Up Home Country of Beatles, Queen

LONDON, Jun. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — A wave of 60,000 spectators turned London’s landmark Wembley Stadium into a sea of ecstasy as K-pop band BTS took the biggest British concert stage with its signature hip hop number “Dionysus” late Saturday. It was a landmark moment of BTS’ high-flying world music career, debuting the band at [...]

Nasdaq Offers Proprietary U.S. Equity Data Feeds from Equinix Data Center in London

Nasdaq Offers Proprietary U.S. Equity Data Feeds from Equinix Data Center in London

NEW YORK and LONDON, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) has announced the availability of proprietary U.S. equity feeds from Equinix’s London International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center — LD4 — located in Slough, U.K. As part of Nasdaq’s efforts to bring U.S proprietary equities data to a larger audience, Nasdaq now offers [...]

Seoul, London Renew Friendship, Boost Intercity Cooperation

Seoul, London Renew Friendship, Boost Intercity Cooperation

SEOUL, April 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Park Won-soon and Sadiq Khan, the mayors of Seoul and London, signed a friendship agreement at the City Hall in London Monday to cooperate in nine sectors including economic democratization, better response to climate change and digital innovation.  Monday’s agreement between the two capital cities is an extension of [...]

London Ranks Top in PwC Cities of Opportunity Index, Followed by Singapore and Toronto

London Ranks Top in PwC Cities of Opportunity Index, Followed by Singapore and Toronto

LONDON, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — London claims pole position for the second time in a row in a comprehensive benchmarking study of 30 leading business centres globally, boding well for its ability to withstand post–Brexit competition on a number of fronts. Singapore comes second in PwC’s Cities of Opportunity Index; Toronto third, with Paris [...]

PRA Health Sciences Named International Clinical Research Company of the Year

PRA Health Sciences Named International Clinical Research Company of the Year

RALEIGH, N.C., May 17 (Korea Bizwire) — PRA Health Sciences, Inc., (PRA) (NASDAQ:PRAH) is pleased to announce that for the third consecutive year it was recognized as the Clinical Research Company of the Year. PRA received the award at the PharmaTimes International Clinical Researcher of the Year ceremony in London. This award follows PRA’s recent [...]

IT Engineer Bids to be First Person to Swim from New York to London

IT Engineer Bids to be First Person to Swim from New York to London

LONDON, Dec. 22 (Korea Bizwire) - London IT engineer and extreme swimmer Michael Ventre is hoping to raise millions for charity by swimming 3,800 miles from New York to London – a feat which has never been attempted before, which aims to raise millions for Oxfam. Michael, who successfully swam the English Channel in 2011, plans to make his world-record attempt at swimming [...]

VIRTUS Data Centres Buys Infinity Slough Data Centre Business

VIRTUS Data Centres Buys Infinity Slough Data Centre Business

LONDON, Dec. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — VIRTUS Data Centres (VIRTUS), the UK’s fastest growing data centre provider, today announced it has completed the purchase of the company that owns and operates Infinity’s Slough Data Centre, from Infinity SDC Limited. This strategic investment accelerates VIRTUS’ business growth even further following ST Telemedia’s investment earlier this year. [...]