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S. Korean Champions Ulsan to Duel Japanese Club Yokohama for Berth in AFC Champions League Final

S. Korean Champions Ulsan to Duel Japanese Club Yokohama for Berth in AFC Champions League Final

SEOUL, Apr. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Two-time reigning South Korean champions Ulsan HD FC will battle Japanese side Yokohama F. Marinos this month for a spot in the final of the top Asian club football tournament. The two teams will clash in the two-legged semifinals of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League, with Ulsan [...]

Ulsan Has Highest Average Salary Among Korean Cities, with Significant Gap from Lowest-Paying Jeju

Ulsan Has Highest Average Salary Among Korean Cities, with Significant Gap from Lowest-Paying Jeju

SEJONG, Jan. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — In South Korea, Ulsan has emerged as the city with the highest average salary for office workers, significantly outpacing other regions including Jeju, which has the lowest wages among the 17 cities and provinces. This disparity was highlighted in a report by Yang Kyung-sook, a member of the National Assembly’s [...]

Hyundai Motor Breaks Ground on EV Plant in Ulsan with 200,000 Annual Capacity

Hyundai Motor Breaks Ground on EV Plant in Ulsan with 200,000 Annual Capacity

ULSAN, Nov. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s largest automaker, held a groundbreaking ceremony Monday for a dedicated electrical vehicle (EV) manufacturing plant in the country’s southeastern industrial city of Ulsan, with a goal of producing 200,000 vehicles annually, starting in 2026. Hyundai will spend 2 trillion won ($1.51 billion) to build [...]

‘Urban Oil Field’ That Makes Oil from Plastic Waste Coming to Ulsan

‘Urban Oil Field’ That Makes Oil from Plastic Waste Coming to Ulsan

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – The SK Geocentric Ulsan ARC (Advanced Recycling Cluster), which is expected to be built near the Ulsan Complex (CLX) petrochemical complex, is gaining attention as Ulsan’s ‘urban oil field.’  The Ulsan ARC is the world’s first plastic waste recycling complex, conceived by SK Innovation subsidiary SK Geocentric with an investment [...]

SK to Spend 8 Tln Won on Green Transition of Ulsan Complex: Chief

SK to Spend 8 Tln Won on Green Transition of Ulsan Complex: Chief

ULSAN, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Group plans to invest 8 trillion won (US$6.02 billion) to transform its main refinery and chemical complex in the country’s southeast into eco-friendly businesses, its chief has said. Chey Tae-won, chairman of SK Group, made the announcement as he reinforced the company’s commitment to shifting its key areas [...]

Ulsan City to Establish Assessment System for Electric and Hydrogen Car Collisions

Ulsan City to Establish Assessment System for Electric and Hydrogen Car Collisions

ULSAN, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ulsan Metropolitan Government said Sunday it has been selected by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy for a project aimed at ensuring the performance and safety of primary components for electric and hydrogen cars. This project facilitates collaboration between local governments specializing in hydrogen and electric vehicle [...]

Afghan Evacuees Settling in Ulsan Deliver Thanks to Local Community

Afghan Evacuees Settling in Ulsan Deliver Thanks to Local Community

ULSAN, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — So-called “special contributors” from Afghanistan delivered their thanks to the local community in a variety of ways, one year after settling in the southeastern city of Ulsan after fleeing their country taken over by the Taliban. On behalf of about 150 Afghan special contributors and their families settling in [...]

Ulsan to Recycle Used Plastic Dividers from Pandemic Era

Ulsan to Recycle Used Plastic Dividers from Pandemic Era

ULSAN, July 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ulsan city government said Tuesday it will reutilize transparent plastic dividers that were once used to enforce social distancing measures. The city will join hands with local manufacturing company Hanguk Mold Co. to start a project to upcycle plastic waste. It will collect used plastic dividers from public [...]