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Pushkin Monument in Central Seoul Serving as Symbol of Korea-Russia Ties

Pushkin Monument in Central Seoul Serving as Symbol of Korea-Russia Ties

SEOUL, June 7 (Korea Bizwire) – A monument of one of Russia’s most beloved poets, Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin, was erected in front of Lotte Hotel Seoul in November 2013, an initiative of Korea-Russia Dialogue, a non-government group promoting binational exchanges.  The site was offered by Lotte, which had been running multiple businesses in Russia since [...]

Russia, China Adopt Sanctions on N. Korea’s Flight Services: Ministry

Russia, China Adopt Sanctions on N. Korea’s Flight Services: Ministry

SEOUL, March 30 (Korea Bizwire) – Russia and China have recently adopted punitive measures affecting North Korea’s aviation industry in a bid to mount pressure on the regime following its series of military provocations, the foreign ministry here said Thursday. “Last May, the European Union banned North Korean airplanes or airplanes that depart from North [...]

South Korean Tourism Industry Looks to Russia Amid China’s THAAD Retaliation

South Korean Tourism Industry Looks to Russia Amid China’s THAAD Retaliation

  SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) – As China continues to withdraw its tourists from South Korea over a political issue surrounding the deployment of a THAAD missile defense system, South Korea’s tourism industry is looking to Russia to fill the gap left by what was once its biggest source of profits. According to the [...]

Russia Conducts Successful Launch of THAAD-Beating ICBM

Russia Conducts Successful Launch of THAAD-Beating ICBM

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – The Russian military has conducted another successful launch of its Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile, which, according to officials, can penetrate the THAAD missile battery, the U.S. anti-ballistic missile system the South Korean government is looking to deploy.  According to local sources on January 17, a single Topol-M missile was [...]

Russian Shipper May Place Order for Four Oil Tankers with Korean Firm

Russian Shipper May Place Order for Four Oil Tankers with Korean Firm

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Russia’s state-owned shipping line Sovcomflot may award its oil tanker shipbuilding deal to a South Korean shipbuilder in the near future, with its management recently visiting Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. and Samsung Heavy Industries Co., industry sources said Monday.  According to the report from global shipping industry tracker Tradewinds [...]

Skyland Petroleum Provides Prospective Resource Figures for East Siberian Oil and Gas Asset

Skyland Petroleum Provides Prospective Resource Figures for East Siberian Oil and Gas Asset

GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN, Nov, 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Skyland Petroleum Group Limited ARBN 613 928 671 (ASX: SKP)(“Skyland” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide the prospective resource figures relating to the exploration potential within the Mirninsky Licence area located in the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic of the Russian Federation. In addition to the encouraging [...]

ASX Announcement — Skyland Petroleum — Acquisition Update on East Siberian Oil and Gas Asset

ASX Announcement — Skyland Petroleum — Acquisition Update on East Siberian Oil and Gas Asset

GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) - Skyland Petroleum Group Limited ARBN 613 928 671 (ASX: SKP)(“Skyland” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed its due diligence on the Mirninsky Licence. The update provided is in relation to the potential acquisition of a producing oil and gas asset located in [...]

Busan Hospitals Eyeing Russian Market

BUSAN, July 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Major hospitals in South Korea’s second largest city of Busan will stage presentations in Russia later this week as part of their efforts to enter the Russian medical market and entice Russian patients, a Busan city official said Tuesday.  “A medical delegation from Busan-based Dong-a University Hospital, Kangdong Hospital [...]

S. Korea Turns to Arctic for New Biz Opportunities

S. Korea Turns to Arctic for New Biz Opportunities

MURMANSK, Russia, June 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Government officials and scholars from South Korea and Russia gathered in the northern Russian city of Murmansk Thursday to discuss the prospects of cooperation in the Arctic Ocean.  Kim Chan-woo, South Korea’s ambassador for Arctic Affairs, opened the first seminar between the two countries on Arctic issues.  “The [...]