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S. Korea to Support Preservation of Cultural Heritage in Uzbekistan

S. Korea to Support Preservation of Cultural Heritage in Uzbekistan

SEOUL, June 30 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea is supporting the preservation and management of cultural heritage in Uzbekistan. The Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation said Wednesday it had signed an agreement with the Samarkand Institute of Archaeology in Uzbekistan to begin a project to develop cultural and tourism resources. In accordance with the agreement, the [...]

S. Korea Builds Vocational Schools for Women in Uzbekistan

S. Korea Builds Vocational Schools for Women in Uzbekistan

SEOUL, Dec. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), South Korea’s state overseas aid agency, announced that it has built vocational training centers for women in Kogon, Qorako’l, and Shofirkon in Uzbekistan’s Bukhara region. These three districts have been known to struggle with high unemployment among women and have also been hit [...]

Uzbekistan to Preserve Museum Artifacts Using S. Korean Equipment

Uzbekistan to Preserve Museum Artifacts Using S. Korean Equipment

SEOUL, Feb. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Specialized equipment from South Korea will be used to preserve Uzbek artifacts. The Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) announced the opening of a preservation chamber at the State Museum of Cultural History of Uzbekistan, Samarkand on Tuesday (local time). The chamber will help to preserve 230,000 artifacts owned by eight [...]

KT Joins Hands with Real Estate Investor for Uzbek Data Center Biz

KT Joins Hands with Real Estate Investor for Uzbek Data Center Biz

SEOUL, June 17 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s leading telecommunications firm, said Wednesday it has joined hands with the country’s top real estate investor to seek internet data center (IDC) business opportunities in Uzbekistan. Under the partnership with Igis Asset Management Co., KT will provide its know-how and technology solutions in the IDC [...]

Cinderella Run to U-23 Finals Draws Vietnam and South Korea Closer Together

Cinderella Run to U-23 Finals Draws Vietnam and South Korea Closer Together

SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — “Through youthful, strong, winning soccer, I will make Vietnam’s national team one of Asia’s best.” When South Korean soccer lifer and Vietnamese national team coach Park Hang-seo boldly pronounced his ambitions at a press conference in Hanoi on October 11, few could have predicted how prophetic his words would [...]

S. Korea Agrees to Provide $2.5 Billion Worth of Support to Uzbekistan

S. Korea Agrees to Provide $2.5 Billion Worth of Support to Uzbekistan

SEOUL, Nov. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea agreed Thursday to provide financial support worth up to US$2.5 billion toUzbekistan, including $500 million in official Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF) loans, the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said. The pledge came as part of the economic cooperation agreements signed shortly after a bilateral summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his Uzbek counterpart, [...]

Guus Hiddink as Head Coach at Zero Salary? No Thanks, Says Korea Football Association

Guus Hiddink as Head Coach at Zero Salary? No Thanks, Says Korea Football Association

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Presiding over the most successful stretch of South Korean football ever, Guus Hiddink on the sidelines throughout the 2002 FIFA World Cup was a figure of stability, charisma, and most importantly, trust.  Trust in the national football team has always been in somewhat short supply in the “Be the [...]