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  1. IDB to work closely with new China-led infrastructure bank: officialRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    The Inter-American Development Bank can work closely with a China-led infrastructure bank in many areas to support regional development, the head of the Washington-based institution said Friday. In a meeting with reporters, Luis Alberto Moreno said that while the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will most likely concentrate on meeting Asian requirements, it can still share information and know-how on investments to ensure success.


  2. Lotte, Shinsegae compete for rich ChineseRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    South Korea's two retail giants Lotte and Shinsegae are duking it out to attract the growing number of rich Chinese shoppers visiting the country. Lotte Department Store is reportedly reviewing plans to build an eight to nine-story building next to its headquarters in the shopping district of Myeong-dong, Seoul, a popular destination for Chinese and Japanese tourists.


  3. Inter-American Development Bank meeting creates opportunies in Latin AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Arirang TV

    This local steel product manufacturing company says its business has been hurting. Supplying the shipbuilding and heavy machinery industries has become a lot more complicated.


  4. (LEAD) S. Korea to seek AIIB stake commensurate with its economic sizeRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | UAport

    BUSAN/SEJONG, March 27 - South Korea will seek a stake in the China-led investment bank that matches the country's economic size and capability and maximizes its national interest, the finance ministry said Friday.


  5. Bizline2015-03-27Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Arirang TV

    From water purifiers to air purifiers, beds and nursery products. There's nothing you can't borrow in the rental market which is booming despite or because of the recession.


  6. Mikey McCleary bags best composer award for 'Margarita, With a Straw' at AFARead the original story

    Yesterday | Indian Television

    NEW DELHI: Although India dominated the Asian Film Awards nominations with three Indian films shortlisted for seven awards, it managed to walk away with just one award: Mikey McCleary got the best composer award for Margarita, With a Straw. Korean talent received rounds of applause at a lavish ceremony in Macau, but the biggest prizes at the Awards went to the Chinese.


  7. Korea kicks off IDB meeting for Latin American developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    South Korea's Ministry of Strategy and Finance and the Inter-American Development Bank kicked off the annual meetings of the Board of Governors of the IDB and the Inter-American Investment Corp. in Busan on Thursday. Some 3,000 government officials and economists from Korea and Latin America will be gathering at the four-day forum to exchange development knowledge, and discuss ways to boost bilateral trade and technology especially through small and medium enterprises and start-ups in the two regions.


  8. IIC sponsors B2B meeting for firms from Korea, Latin America and the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WebWire

    Small and medium-sized enterprises from across Latin America and the Caribbean have met with Korean businesses in Busan, Korea in an effort to establish partnerships and build cross-continental joint ventures. The business-to-business meeting drew participants from five countries and was organized by the Inter-American Investment Corporation and the Korean Council on Latin America and the Caribbean in the context of the Annual Meeting of the Boards of Governors of the IDB and the IIC.


  9. South Korea's Showbox and China's Huayi Bros. Ink Co-Production DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hollywood Reporter

    Top South Korean investment-distribution firm Showbox/Mediaplex signed an exclusive agreement with China's Huyai Brothers, Showbox announced on Thursday. The two will co-produce at least six titles during the next three years.


  10. At Hangari Bajirak Kalgooksoo in Koreatown, great bowls of handmade noodlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Los Angeles Times

    Concept: Hangari is a small noodle shop in a strip mall in Koreatown on the corner of 6th Street and Alexandria. The yulmu bibim guk su, another cold noodle dish with cucumbers and an egg, at Hangari.


  11. Why Korean Films Are Now Showing At Theaters WorldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Examiner.com

    In 30 years the Korean film industry has gone from being tightly controlled by the government to having one of its films win the Venice Film Festival in 2012. In 1984 the existing Motion Picture Law was reformed and hidden talent began to emerge from all over Korea.


  12. SAPVoice: Why Korean Films Are Now Showing At Theaters WorldwideRead the original story

    Wednesday | Forbes.com

    SAP is the world's leading provider of business software - enterprise resource planning, business intelligence, and related applications and services that help companies of all sizes and in more than 25 industries run better. By extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, on-demand deployments and mobile devices, SAP enables people at the office or in the field to work more efficiently and use business insight more effectively.


  13. Moon strives to head off - pro-N.K.' attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Korea Herald

    The main opposition party leader Rep. Moon Jae-in visited a military unit near the border with North Korea on Wednesday, in an apparent bid to erase public perceptions of his party as being Pyongyang sympathizers. Wearing a marine's uniform, complete with protective headgear and camouflage face paint, the New Politics Alliance for Democracy chairman visited the 2nd Marine Division as rival parties geared up for next month's by-elections.


  14. Hong Kong Filmart: "New Silk Road" to Allow Asian Film Industry to Develop in TandemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Hollywood Reporter

    The "New Silk Road" for film industry should not just be targeting the Chinese market, but for all Asian countries to develop in tandem, panelists said at a forum at the Hong Kong Filmart. The purpose of the forum is to find out how Asian film can collaborate and compete with each other to create a bigger Asian film industry.


  15. S. Korea's hosting of IDB meeting to help create Latin America boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Korea Herald

    South Korea's hosting of the annual governors meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank is expected to fuel a Latin America boom in the country that will lead to greater economic cooperation with the region, the government said Wednesday. The finance ministry said the annual board of governors meeting to be held in Busan, 453 kilometers southeast of Seoul, over the weekend will be preceded by knowledge business forums, as well as one-on-one talks between companies.


  16. Park No-hwang elected new president of Yonhap News AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Korea Herald

    Yonhap News Agency, South Korea's key news service, on Wednesday elected Park No-hwang, a director of Yonhap Infomax, as its new president and chief executive officer in a shareholders and board meeting. Park's election came after the board of the News Agency Promotion Foundation, Yonhap's largest shareholder, decided to recommend him as Yonhap's new president in a meeting on March 10. The 57-year-old Park will begin his three-year tenure in an inaugural ceremony on Wednesday afternoon, replacing Song Hyun-seung.


  17. AUSTAL Bags SCA Award For SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Marine News

    Austal USA have been notified by the Shipbuilders Council of America that Austal has earned the 2014 SCA Award for Improvement in Safety. According to the notification signed by Ian Bennett, SCA Manager of Government Affairs, "SCA awards this honor to shipyard members with a 10% or more year-on-year reduction of their total recordable incidents rates ."


  18. Hong Kong screen stars among nominees in Macau for 9th Asian Film AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | South China Morning Post

    Left to right: Mabel Cheung, jury president of the 9th Asian Film Awards, Ivana Wong Yuen-chi, nominee for Best Newcomer, and Dr Wilfred Wong Ying-wai, chairman of the Asian Film Awards Academy and the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society. Photo: Edward Wong Filmmakers and celebrities from around the region will gather at the 9th Asian Film Awards in Macau tonight to celebrate Asian cinema at its best in a ceremony at the Venetian Macao casino.


  19. US military returns property to South Korean governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    A former U.S. military base north of Seoul has been formally returned to the South Korean government, a move that has apparently eased tensions between the military and a city eager to acquire the property. Camp Castle, a 38-acre property in Dongducheon held by U.S. forces since the 1953 Korean War armistice was signed, was returned to South Korea on March 13, according to the South Korean defense ministry.


  20. IDB brings Latin American bankers to Seoul to increase their knowledge of KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WebWire

    Over four days, tensenior representatives of trade finance and international commerce departments of financial institutions from Latin America and the Caribbean are participating this week in the first Korea Insights Program, an immersion program focusing on the country's economic, financial and cultural reality. The program was organized by the Inter-American Development Bank to help banks from Latin America and the Caribbean improve commercial and financial ties between their client firms and companies from Korea.