Latest News for: Busan business


Over half of businesses with migrant workers in Busan found violating labor laws

Korea Times 15 Oct 2021
More than half of the businesses with employees of foreign nationality in Busan and its surrounding South Gyeongsang Province were found to have been violating labor laws according to monitoring conducted by the government between 2018 and 2020.

How Orange County oil spill compares to those of Santa Barbara, Exxon Valdez and others

The Los Angeles Times 04 Oct 2021
While the oil largely skirted the coastal wetlands, locals found the spill depressing and frustrating, not only because of the catastrophic environmental damage, but because of the effect on local businesses ... The cargo ship Cosco Busan struck the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge ...

Korea uses AR tech at Dubai expo to promote its image

Korea Times 03 Oct 2021
Korea Pavilion adds to support for Busan's 2030 expo bid ... It also assists the bid for the 2030 expo to place in Busan, in a casual manner. For instance, UAVs are one of the industries Korean businesses seek to nurture as their next growth engines ... The pavilion runs an exclusive promotional space for the Busan expo bid.

Han Sun-hwa feels more relaxed after quitting K-pop girl group

Korea Times 15 Sep 2021
"As a member of the girl group, I was always so busy ... Han portrays Sun-hwa, a location scout from Busan who works with a film's pre-production team to find the most suitable place to shoot in the port city, while her acting partner, Lee Wan, plays the role of filmmaker Do-young, who comes to Busan to work with her.

Self-employed people to hold drive-through protests against COVID-19 restrictions

Korea Times 06 Sep 2021
25 file photo shows police stopping a car attached with a banner calling for a boycott of social distancing rules during small business owners' drive-through rally in Busan ... Hundreds of vehicles participated in protest parades in Seoul in July and in the southeastern city of Busan and neighboring South Gyeongsang Province in August.

Calls growing for 'live with COVID-19' strategy

Korea Times 06 Sep 2021
... billion), while 453,000 businesses have closed since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Police officers surround a car draped with a banner calling for a boycott of the government's social distancing measures during a drive-thru rally organized by small business owners in Busan, Aug.

Moscow is getting its own Hermitage Museum!

Beijing News 02 Sep 2021
... having agreed upon the final project, to be executed by Hani Rashid, co-founder of New York-based 'Asymptote Architecture' - the same bureau that's behind the city's stock market building, the Busan-based World Business Center Solomon Tower and the Strata Tower in Abu-Dhabi.

Moscow is getting its own Hermitage Museum! (PICS)

Russia Beyond 02 Sep 2021
... project, to be executed by Hani Rashid, co-founder of New York-based ‘Asymptote Architecture’ - the same bureau that’s behind the city’s stock market building, the Busan-based World Business Center Solomon Tower and the Strata Tower in Abu-Dhabi. .

U.K. TV Industry Unites for Charter to Support Freelance Workers

The Hollywood Reporter 25 Aug 2021
Show additional share options. Show additional share options ... Related Stories. Movie News South Korean's Busan Film Festival Adds Showcase for Streaming Series. Business As Josh Sapan Steps Down, Is an AMC Networks Sale Next? ... and Ireland, Zai Bennett, who led work on the charter alongside Richard Watsham, director of commissioning at UKTV ... .

Lotte's Dongtan branch fails to attract luxury brands

Korea Times 23 Aug 2021
Many luxury brands believe that apart from Seoul and Busan, the purchasing power of customers in other local cities is small," a Lotte Shopping official said ... The only department store in Korea to offer Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Hermes stores on its opening day was Shinsegae Department Store in Busan.

Novotel returning to Busan in 2023

Korea Times 31 Jul 2021
Accor Ambassador Korea is returning the Novotel brand to Busan, with the Novotel Ambassador Busan Yeonsandong set to open in 2023, as the group's first branded residence in Korea, combining 160 hotel rooms with 162 residences to amplify the synergy between leisure and business in the port city ... Novotel Busan Haeundae closed its doors in 2018.

Busan's financial hub vision faces triple whammy

Korea Times 21 Jul 2021
Korea's second-largest city has been more aggressive than Seoul in terms of attempts to take advantage of the political turmoil in Hong Kong, as it has being using online investor roadshows, web conferences and ads in foreign business news outlets, such as the Economist and Bloomberg, to raise global financial companies' awareness of Busan.

Israeli venture capital firm Yozma to sue JTBC

Korea Times 15 Jul 2021
Busan Mayor Park Heong-joon, left, and Yozma Group Chairman Yigal Erlich pose after signing a memorandum of understanding at Busan City Hall in this April 13 file photo. Courtesy of Busan Metropolitan Government ... Yozma claimed the report has caused serious damage to the company's credibility, businesses and global investors.

Virus spreads in S. Korean regions with lighter restrictions

Rapid City Journal 15 Jul 2021
The virus is once again circulating quickly in southern regions, with Daegu, Busan and South Gyeongsang province reporting more than 200 cases combined ... Busan, South Korea’s second largest city, has added extra precautions to its Level 2 rules since last Friday, forcing entertainment venues to close after 10 p.m.

S Korean exports suffer as Chinese ‘black hole’ rules

Taipei Times 09 Jul 2021
Reuters, BUSAN, South Korea. Unable to get a slot on a container vessel, Lee Sang-hoon is considering using fishing trawlers docked for repair in the South Korean port of Busan to meet surging export orders for the engine oil he sells to Russia ... Some do not stop in Busan at all ... At Busan’s New Port, terminal congestion is clearly visible.