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SK Telecom to Establish Gaming Joint Venture with Singapore, Thai Telcos

SK Telecom to Establish Gaming Joint Venture with Singapore, Thai Telcos

SEOUL, March 8 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s leading mobile carrier, said Sunday it will establish a joint venture with major telecommunication firms from Singapore and Thailand to better develop gaming and esports services for the Southeast Asian market. SK Telecom said it has joined hands with Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. (Singtel) and [...]

S. Korea Reconsidering Planned Participation in Cobra Gold Exercise amid Coronavirus

S. Korea Reconsidering Planned Participation in Cobra Gold Exercise amid Coronavirus

SEOUL, Feb. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean military has been reconsidering whether to participate in an upcoming multinational military exercise in Thailand as the new coronavirus continues to spread, officials said Sunday. The 39th Cobra Gold exercise, co-sponsored by the Thai and U.S. armed forces, is scheduled to be held from Feb. 26 [...]

7,000 Thais Take Korean Language Exam for Employment in S. Korea

7,000 Thais Take Korean Language Exam for Employment in S. Korea

SEOUL, Jul. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Thousands of Thais wishing to work in the manufacturing and construction industries in South Korea took a Korean language proficiency test on Sunday. The Human Resources Development Service of Korea (HRD Korea), jointly with the Thai Department of Employment, hosted the 7th Employment Permit System Test of Proficiency in [...]

Anantara Vacation Club Enters 3-year Agreement with Florentia Village in China

Anantara Vacation Club Enters 3-year Agreement with Florentia Village in China

Bangkok, TH, Jun. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – Anantara Vacation Club, Southeast Asia’s premier holiday ownership programme and a subsidiary of Minor Intl., has entered into a 3-year strategic partnership with Florentia Village, China’s leading brand of luxury designer outlets. This agreement comes on the heels of the initiatives launched in 2018, including the A-Exchange programme, which [...]

Thailand Hosts Royal Princess Cup for Closer Diplomatic Ties

Thailand Hosts Royal Princess Cup for Closer Diplomatic Ties

SEOUL, May 13 (Korea Bizwire) – In Thailand, the land of Muay Thai, a taekwondo competition – the Royal Princess Cup – was held successfully. The Thailand Taekwondo Masters’ Association held the “International Taekwondo Competition, the Royal Princess Cup” at the Thammasat University gymnasium in Bangkok on May 11 in cooperation with the Korean Community [...]

First Graduate of Korean Education Department in Thailand

First Graduate of Korean Education Department in Thailand

SEOUL, Apr. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — For the first time in Southeast Asia, students of the Korean language education department will be graduating in Thailand. The Korean Educational Institute of Thailand announced on Sunday that it held a graduation ceremony from the Korean language education department at Thailand’s Uttaradit Rajabhat University on April 25. The graduation [...]

Samsung Unveils Galaxy A80 with Rotating Camera in Thailand

Samsung Unveils Galaxy A80 with Rotating Camera in Thailand

SEOUL, Apr. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it has showed off its latest mid-range Galaxy A series with its first rotating camera in Thailand to target tech-savvy consumers in the Southeast Asian nation. The South Korean electronics giant unveiled the Galaxy A80 with a 6.7-inch full screen design without a notch, [...]