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Tourist Exchanges Between S. Korea and Vietnam to Reach 4.5 mln This Year

Tourist Exchanges Between S. Korea and Vietnam to Reach 4.5 mln This Year

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — An increasing number of tourist exchanges between South Korea and Vietnam are leading airlines to create new routes between the two countries. The Korea Tourism Organization and the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism reported that 2,078,000 South Koreans visited Vietnam over the first half of this year, which was [...]

Marriage Immigrants in S. Korea Meet with Their Family Members Online

Marriage Immigrants in S. Korea Meet with Their Family Members Online

SEOUL, Jul. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The Union Corporate Committee (UCC), a volunteer organization with over eight years of volunteering experience overseas since 2012, held a special event for female immigrants in South Korea to meet with their family members online. The UCC is comprised of both management and labor unions of the telecommunications giant [...]

Samsung Holds Fan Meeting to Celebrate Release of ‘Park Hang-seo Phone’

Samsung Holds Fan Meeting to Celebrate Release of ‘Park Hang-seo Phone’

SEOUL, Jun. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. introduced “Galaxy S10 Plus Park Hang-seo Edition” smartphone on Saturday at the Samsung Showcase located in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City, and held a special fan meeting with the head coach of Vietnam’s national football team. Some 100 guests including coach Park, local football fans, and [...]

SK Group to Chip in US$30 mln for Tech Innovation Center in Hanoi

SK Group to Chip in US$30 mln for Tech Innovation Center in Hanoi

HANOI/SEOUL, Jun. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Group, South Korea’s third-largest conglomerate, said Sunday it will provide US$30 million to support the building of Vietnam’s tech innovation center. SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won reached a funding agreement with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during his three-day visit to the Southeast Asian nation last week, [...]

S. Korean Experts Establish Nuclear Safety Technology Center in Vietnam

S. Korean Experts Establish Nuclear Safety Technology Center in Vietnam

DAEJEON, Apr. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean experts on nuclear technology are teaming up to strengthen Vietnam’s radiation control capabilities. The Global Institute for Nuclear Initiative Strategy (GINIS) announced on Wednesday that it had established a new Nuclear Safety Technology Center at Vietnam’s Dalat University. The center will serve as a platform to transfer [...]

LG Electronics to Move Korean Smartphone Production to Vietnam

LG Electronics to Move Korean Smartphone Production to Vietnam

SEOUL, Apr. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. plans to relocate its Korean smartphone production line to Vietnam in a bid to cut costs for its money-losing mobile business, industry sources said Wednesday. The South Korean tech firm will phase out its Pyeongtaek factory, south of Seoul, by the end of this year, getting [...]

Sales of Choco Pies in Vietnam Surpass Domestic Sales for the First Time

Sales of Choco Pies in Vietnam Surpass Domestic Sales for the First Time

SEOUL, Apr. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — For the first time ever, Orion Corp. sold more of its signature Choco Pies in Vietnam than in South Korea last year. The South Korean confectionery firm reported on Thursday that sales of Choco Pies in Vietnam rose 15 percent on-year to 92 billion won (US$80.95 million) last year, [...]