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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 [...]

Lotte Chemical Completes Gas Plant in Uzbekistan

Lotte Chemical Completes Gas Plant in Uzbekistan

SEOUL, Oct. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Lotte Chemical Corp., the petrochemical unit of South Korea’s No. 5 conglomerate Lotte Group, said Thursday it has completed the construction of a gas chemical complex in Uzbekistan, a major overseas project it has pursued as part of an effort to diversify profit sources.   The joint development project, dubbed [...]

KT Wins US$101-mln Energy Solution System Deal from Uzbekistan

KT Wins US$101-mln Energy Solution System Deal from Uzbekistan

SEOUL, May 11 (Korea Bizwirep) — South Korea’s No. 2 mobile carrier KT said Monday it has won a US$101 million deal from Uzbekistan to provide a smart-energy solutions system that improves efficiency of power management. Under the contract with state-owned power generation company Uzbekenergo, KT will supply energy-metering solutions, such as the Advanced Electricity Metering, that [...]

UNESCO Korea Holds Workshop to Increase Craftwork Capability in Uzbekistan

UNESCO Korea Holds Workshop to Increase Craftwork Capability in Uzbekistan

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korean National Commission of UNESCO (KNCU) has started a workshop to strengthen design and the capability of craftwork to figure in the sustainable development of Uzbekistan. The four-day workshop being held at the Craft Development Center in Margilan, Uzbekistan, from February 24 to 27 was planned to boost craftwork [...]