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Korean Businessman Assaulted in Turkey

Korean Businessman Assaulted in Turkey

ISTANBUL/SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean businessman was recently assaulted by a group of unidentified people in Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey, and sustained serious injuries, informed sources said Tuesday. The unidentified businessman works for the Istanbul branch office of a South Korean conglomerate, the sources said, noting his injuries were [...]

18 Trillion Won Turkish Canal Project to Kick Off Next Year

18 Trillion Won Turkish Canal Project to Kick Off Next Year

SEOUL, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Turkey announced that a canal project that has included Korean construction companies by request of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will be breaking ground next year. In an interview with local Turkish media Anadolu Agency, Turkey’s transportation minister yesterday revealed that the [...]

Turkish Version of Popular Korean E-commerce Website a Hit

Turkish Version of Popular Korean E-commerce Website a Hit

SEOUL, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — An annual sale offered on November 11 by the Turkish edition of the popular Korean e-commerce website 11Street has become Turkey’s most popular “shopping day” just three years after it was first held. The website known as n11 (www.n11.com) revealed yesterday that it had recorded approximately 50 billion won [...]

“Korean Washroom” Vandalized in Turkey Four Days After Opening to Public

“Korean Washroom” Vandalized in Turkey Four Days After Opening to Public

SEOUL, Jul. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — A public washroom that was built in a northwestern area of Turkey funded by a Korean municipal government was vandalized just days after it opened to the public. Turkish press reported yesterday that the “Suwon public toilet” that was installed in the coastal Turkish city of Yalova was purposely [...]

Turkish Newspapers Disparage Korean Model of Development Ahead of Elections

Turkish Newspapers Disparage Korean Model of Development Ahead of Elections

SEOUL, Jun. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — As a season of elections, both parliamentary and presidential, dawn upon Turkey, a series of disparaging and distorted press reports on South Korea have been published. On May 31, Turkish daily Yeni Şafak published a column that criticized the current discourse calling for a “Korean model” of economic development, [...]

Event in Istanbul Aims for Better Literary Exchanges Between Korea, Turkey

Event in Istanbul Aims for Better Literary Exchanges Between Korea, Turkey

ISTANBUL, Nov, 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean writers have met Turkish students in an event to publicize Korean literature in Turkey, organizers said Wednesday. Istanbul University and the Literature Translation Institute of Korea held the event at the university on Tuesday (local time) on the sidelines of the 36th International Istanbul Book Fair. Two Korean [...]