Delta Air Lines Inc. is proposing a new tie-up with Korean Air, continuing its ongoing strategy of launching joint ventures with foreign partners as it has done with Aeromexico, Virgin Atlantic and Air France-KLM.
Since he joined the faculty of the Georgia Institute of Technology, John E. Endicott has had a sixth sense for innovation in his career and in his life, which took him from Atlanta to become president of a Korean university where on March 2 the university named a new building and a new school of […]
The Japanese consulate general in Atlanta is denying claims that it used economic threats to strong-arm the National Center for Civil and Human Rights into quashing a monument to the so-called “comfort women” forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II. The statue of a young Asian girl seated next to an empty chair was intended […]
To celebrate the Atlanta Falcons‘ upcoming Super Bowl appearance — and marking Gov. Nathan Deal‘s designation of Feb. 3 as “Falcons Friday” — the Kia Motors plant in West Point lined up its production schedule in a sequence matching the football team’s color scheme. Fifty-one Optima sedans were produced in a pattern of red, black, silver and […]
The annual dinner of the Southeast United States Korean Chamber of Commerce held the evening of Jan. 26 at West Georgia Technical College in LaGrange brought together more than 150 attendees who celebrated economic ties with South Korea and the region’s workforce development initiatives. Founded in 1991 as the Korea Southeast U.S. Chamber of Commerce, […]
Hyundai Motor Group this week announced plans to invest $3.1 billion the U.S. over the next five years, a move that could either mean a new factory or increased production at existing plants in the South, including in one run by sister company Kia Motors in Georgia.
This past year has provided the Georgia Institute of Technology with a number of new partnerships in keeping with the university’s objectives of increased global engagement and preparing its students for “global leadership.” The announcement in early December of the new Georgia Tech Tianjin University Shezhen Institute , which will be located on a 40-acre […]
Kim Jong Un, the “supreme leader” of North Korea leads “an incredibly weak” country, but plays its “weak hand very well,” according to Richard A. Lacquement Jr., dean, School of Strategic Landpower at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle Barracks, Pa. The U.S. Army War College advises the President and prepares selected military, civilian, […]
Robin Ha makes her living as an cartoonist, illustrator and freelance textile designer, but a hobby that emerged when reconnecting with her Korean heritage has taken her on a tasty turn. Her new profession has brought her to Atlanta twice in the last two months, first to the Decatur Book Festival and most recently to […]
Foreign affiliates were behind nearly one-third of the $4.4 billion companies decided to invest in Georgia during the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, according to the state’s economic development department. More than 80 companies announced investments of $1.3 billion and the creation of 4,000-plus jobs, about one-sixth of the 25,341 new positions announced during the […]