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S. Korea to Deepen Military Ties with Switzerland, Latvia

S. Korea to Deepen Military Ties with Switzerland, Latvia

SEOUL, Feb. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea agreed Friday to strengthen military cooperation with Switzerland and Latvia as the countries’ defense chiefs met in Seoul. South Korean Defense Minister Song Yong-moo had separate talks with his counterparts, who are visiting to attend the closing ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, according to his ministry. [...]

South Korean Tourists Flocking to Switzerland Thanks to K-pop Stars

South Korean Tourists Flocking to Switzerland Thanks to K-pop Stars

GENEVA, Jan. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of South Korean tourists visiting Switzerland has soared over the last few years, following a promotional campaign featuring K-pop stars. The state-owned Swiss media RTS reported on Sunday that Switzerland’s tourism industry has benefited significantly from South Korean celebrity ambassadors. Since 2003, Switzerland Tourism has deployed K-pop [...]

Isocol Holdings AG Applies to List on Euronext Exchange in Paris

Isocol Holdings AG Applies to List on Euronext Exchange in Paris

ZURICH, Switzerland, Jul. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Isocol Holdings AG has applied to list on the Euronext Paris (Marché Libre) exchange. The proposed listing forms part of the company’s global growth strategy and will help meet the strong demand in European markets for the company’s core product, Isocol™ Rubbing Alcohol Antiseptic. For more than 30 [...]

Kandou Licenses Glasswing SerDes Technology to Marvell

Kandou Licenses Glasswing SerDes Technology to Marvell

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND, Mar. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Kandou Bus announced today that their Glasswing(tm) chip-to-chip link technology has been licensed by Marvell Technology Group for use in a variety of future multi-chip products. Based on Kandou’s CNRZ-5 Chord(tm) signaling architecture, Glasswing delivers high bandwidth signaling at very low power and is ideally suited for short [...]

Korea to Expand Apprenticeship Program to 41 High Schools

Korea to Expand Apprenticeship Program to 41 High Schools

SEOUL, Apr. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Korea will have 41 ‘school-to-work’ high schools with an apprenticeship program similar to Switzerland’s by 2017. On April 15, The Ministry of Education and The Ministry of Employment and Labor said that they have been operating the apprenticeship program at nine Korean schools since November 2014, and will continue [...]