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Saturday, November 18, 2017


Korean President Moon Jae-in (center) is posing with other heads of member countries of the East Asia Summit which took place on November 14 at the International Convention Center of the Philippines in Manila.
New Southbound Policy
15 November 2017 - 10:00am
South Korean President Moon Jae-in announced a new initiative for cooperation between South Korea and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on November 13. Regarded as a detailed roadmap...
A new platform for professional investors like venture capitals and financial institutions will be annexed to the Korea Over-the-Counter (K-OTC) market.
Specialized Market Platform
15 November 2017 - 9:45am
An over-the-counter (OTC) market for professional investors, such as venture capitals and angel investors, will be opened in South Korea in order to supply venture capital to start-ups and venture...
Singaporean shipbuilders are submitting bidding prices for offshore plants much lower than those of Korean shipyards.
Unbelievable Bidding Prices
15 November 2017 - 9:30am
A red flag was raised for Korean shipyards such as Hyundai Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and Samsung Heavy Industries which had dominated the offshore plant...
3D bio-printing can produce customized blood vessels, eyeballs, livers and hearts based on stem cells.
Producing Customized Human Organs
14 November 2017 - 12:00pm
There are a growing number of patent applications for “bio-printing” technology which combines 3D printing with biotechnology to produce artificial organs. The reason is that donors are in shortage...
A total of 16,833 imported hybrid cars including the best-selling Lexus ES300h were sold in South Korea for the first 10 months of this year, accounting for 9.6% of the total sales of imported cars for the period.
Increasing Import of Hybrid Models
14 November 2017 - 11:45am
The Korea Automobile Importers & Distributors Association (KAIDA) announced on November 12 that a total of 16,833 imported hybrid cars were sold in South Korea for the first 10 months of this...
4-inch Mini Smartphone
14 November 2017 - 11:30am
There are rumors that Samsung Electronics will release a premium smartphone with a 4-inch screen early next year. According to U.S.-based investment information provider Valuewalk, anonymous sources...
Bid for Daewoo E&C
14 November 2017 - 11:30am
According to investment banking industry sources on November 13, about 10 firms at home and abroad, such as local construction firm Hoban Construction and US-based Aecom, submitted their preliminary...
Corporation in Services Sector
14 November 2017 - 11:00am
The Ministry of Strategy & Finance of South Korea held the fourth Services Sector Promotional Forum with Australia in Brisbane on November 13, discussing the two countries’ cooperation in the...
Post-China Accelerated
14 November 2017 - 10:45am
The Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy of Korea announced on November 13 that South Korea’s exports to Vietnam totaled US$37.768 billion, up 48.8% from a year ago, for the period of January 1...
Bio pharmaceutical affiliates of domestic large businesses are drawing a bigger picture while taking different detailed strategies, such as spin-off, merger and listing.
Regrouping of Bio Businesses
14 November 2017 - 10:30am
As food-and-entertainment conglomerate CJ Group has decided to sell off its pharmaceutical affiliate CJ Healthcare, bio pharmaceutical affiliates of domestic large businesses are drawing a bigger...
EV battery manufacturers should be brace for the competition in advance in order to survive.
Challenges from Potential Competitors
14 November 2017 - 10:15am
Global companies are challenging South Korean battery makers that have continued to show a remarkable growth in the global battery market in the past two to three years. New companies are popping up...
5G Frequency Standards
14 November 2017 - 9:45am
According to the Ministry of Science and ICT, the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) confirmed the 5G frequency “channel maximum bandwidth” standard. The 3GPP decided to set a 100 MHz width in...


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