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Singapore-Based Global Schools Foundation Announces Strategic Partnership with Dwight School Seoul

Singapore-Based Global Schools Foundation Announces Strategic Partnership with Dwight School Seoul

SINGAPORE, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Singapore-based Global Schools Foundation has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Dwight School Seoul, one of South Korea’s top international schools, popular with expatriates and locals. Dwight School Seoul is the first International Baccalaureate (IB) World School in Seoul with authorisation in all three IB Programmes for students [...]

Google Says it Offers 12 tln Won in Consumer Benefits in S. Korea Annually

Google Says it Offers 12 tln Won in Consumer Benefits in S. Korea Annually

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Google said Wednesday it offers around 12 trillion won (US$10.25 billion) in economic benefits for South Korean consumers annually through its services, highlighting its presence in the country amid growing scrutiny from local regulators and politicians over allegations of unfair business practices. During an online recorded event, the tech [...]

AI Chip Company Syntiant Signs Tekro as Sales Representative in South Korea

AI Chip Company Syntiant Signs Tekro as Sales Representative in South Korea

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – Syntiant Corp., a turnkey deep learning technology company advancing AI processing at the edge, today announced that Seoul-based Tekro Inc. will serve as its sales agent in South Korea. The company also announced that it will be demonstrating its low-power Syntiant Core 1™ and Syntiant Core 2™ neural network [...]

S. Korea to Help Indonesia Develop Agricultural Machinery

S. Korea to Help Indonesia Develop Agricultural Machinery

SEOUL, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — To help Indonesia’s quest for food self-sufficiency, South Korea will extend technology support in agricultural machinery, including the development of tractors tailored to the local environment. In an online seminar held on Thursday, the Indonesian Office of the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) unveiled plans to establish an [...]

Volleyball Icon Kim Yeon-koung Most Impressive S. Korean Athlete at Tokyo Olympics: Poll

Volleyball Icon Kim Yeon-koung Most Impressive S. Korean Athlete at Tokyo Olympics: Poll

SEOUL, Aug. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Forget medalists: South Korean volleyball icon Kim Yeon-koung was the most impressive athlete from the country at the recently-concluded Tokyo Olympics, a poll showed Friday. In a Gallup Korea survey conducted from Tuesday to Thursday, Kim, who fell short of a bronze medal in Japan, received 63 percent support [...]

S. Korean Economy Faces Heightened Uncertainty amid 4th Wave of Pandemic

S. Korean Economy Faces Heightened Uncertainty amid 4th Wave of Pandemic

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean economy is facing heightened uncertainty as the recovery of domestic demand is likely to slow amid a recent spike in COVID-19 cases, a state-run think tank said Sunday. Asia’s fourth-largest economy is on a recovery track amid solid exports, but the toughest-ever virus curbs, in effect [...]

High Temperature Areas More than Double in Size in S. Korea Over 9 Years

High Temperature Areas More than Double in Size in S. Korea Over 9 Years

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – The size of high temperature areas in South Korea has more than doubled over the past nine years, international environmental organization Greenpeace said Thursday, calling for efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Greenhouse defines any land locations where the average midday surface temperature exceeds 30 C in August as [...]