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Source:   Nikkei Asian Review
Posted today (6 hours ago)
Activists take up the fight to reform South Korea's chaebol  Nikkei Asian Review

SEOUL -- When Moon Jae-in took office as South Korea's new president almost two years ago, he was confident that he could reform the country's over-po.


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Source:   FinanceAsia
Posted on Dec 6, 2018 (7 days ago)
How South Korea hopes to foster innovative healthcare  FinanceAsia

South Korea's ambitions as a global leader in biotechnology are shifting up a gear, or so the government hopes after it unveiled a new initiative aimed at ...


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Source:   Global Times
Posted on Dec 9, 2018 (4 days ago)
S. Korea, DPRK to hold working-level talks on healthcare, medical cooperation  Global Times

South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) have agreed to hold working-level talks later this week on healthcare and medical ...


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Source:   The Korea Bizwire
Posted on Dec 6, 2018 (8 days ago)
Majority of S. Koreans Have Private Health Insurance  The Korea Bizwire

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Despite South Korea's national health insurance plan, 8 out of 10 citizens also subscribe to private health insurance policies.


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Source:   S&P Global Platts
Posted on Dec 7, 2018 (7 days ago)
ANALYSIS: Japan, S Korea wary of loading Iran oil in Jan amid insurance puzzle  S&P Global Platts

Japanese and South Korean refiners have so far resisted loading Iranian oil for January despite US waivers allowing them to restart the trades amid a lack of ...


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Source:   Viet Nam News
Posted on Nov 27, 2018 (17 days ago)
S Korean insurer to acquire stake of VietinBank Insurance  Viet Nam News

South Korea's Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance Co Ltd (HMFI) has announced it will acquire a 25 per cent stake of VietinBank Insurance (VBI).


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Source:   The Korea Herald
Posted today (12 hours ago)
Govt. to create 55,000 healthcare services jobs by 2022  The Korea Herald

South Korea's government aims to create 55000 new jobs in the healthcare services sector by 2022 and the plan includes the hiring of 9300 nurses to help ...


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Source:   The Korea Herald
Posted on Dec 10, 2018 (3 days ago)
Kyobo Life Insurance seeks to go public next year  The Korea Herald

Kyobo Life Insurance, South Korea's third-largest life insurance firm by total assets, announced Tuesday it would seek an initial public offering by the second half ...


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Source:   Associated Press
Posted on Dec 5, 2018 (8 days ago)
CORRECTING and REPLACING Allblanc Makes a Splash in Korean Healthcare Industry with Social Exercise Program "Allblanc fit"  Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2018--In the release dated Dec. 4, 2018, media contact telephone number and email address should read ...


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Source:   Associated Press
Posted on Dec 4, 2018 (9 days ago)
Allblanc Makes a Splash in Korean Healthcare Industry with Social Exercise Program "Allblanc fit"  Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2018--One of the big trends in offline fitness is that it is becoming an option for networking with fellow fitness ...


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Source:   BioProcess Insider
Posted yesterday.
Korea exchange: Celltrion probed as Samsung Bio resumes trading  BioProcess Insider

An investigating has begun into alleged accounting irregularities between Celltrion Inc. and its affiliate Celltrion Healthcare. Meanwhile, Samsung BioLogics has ...


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Source:   The Hankyoreh
Posted on Dec 6, 2018 (8 days ago)
Jeju grants permit for South Korea's first for profit hospital  The Hankyoreh

Treatment allegedly to be restricted to foreign medical tourists.


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Source:   BusinessKorea
Posted on Nov 30, 2018 (14 days ago)
S. Korea’s Life Insurers Suffer Huge Operating Losses in Insurance Business  BusinessKorea

South Korea's life insurance companies suffered a combined operating loss of 17 trillion won (US$15.17 billion) in their life insurance business in the first nine ...


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Source:   SciDev.Net
Posted today (7 hours ago)
Lifestyle diseases swamp Asia's healthcare systems  SciDev.Net

Cardiovascular diseases linked to lifestyle are swamping Asia Pacific's healthcare systems, says report.


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Source:   Bloomberg
Posted on Dec 10, 2018 (3 days ago)
South Korea's Samsung Biologics Soars as It Avoids Delisting  Bloomberg

Samsung Group's biotechnology arm rallied Tuesday as a Korea Exchange evaluation committee decided not to delist the unit's shares after financial regulators ...


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Source:   The Korea Herald
Posted today (12 hours ago)
Govt. announces state pension reform proposals  The Korea Herald

The government on Friday announced four different proposals for reforming the national pension scheme that center on strengthening support for beneficiaries ...


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Source:   Yonhap News Agency
Posted on Dec 9, 2018 (4 days ago)
(LEAD) S. Korea to nurture healthcare sector based on 4th industrial revolution  Yonhap News Agency

ATTN: ADDS more details in 5-6 paras, photo) SEOUL, Dec. 10 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will lead the healthcare industry by making full use of cutting-edge ...


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Source:   Yonhap News Agency
Posted today (14 hours ago)
Gov't to create 55000 healthcare services jobs by 2022  Yonhap News Agency

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's government aims to create 55000 new jobs in the healthcare services sector by 2022 and the plan includes the ...


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Source:   TechCrunch
Posted on Dec 9, 2018 (4 days ago)
Payment service Toss becomes Korea’s newest unicorn after raising $80M  TechCrunch

South Korea has its fourth unicorn startup after Viva Republica, the company beyond popular payment app Toss, announced it has raised an $80 million round ...


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Posted today (6 hours ago)
Global Hemostasis Analyzers Market Top Player 2018 – Siemens Healthcare, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.  Industry News Insights

Market Research store added Latest Research Report titled “Hemostasis Analyzers Market″ to its Large Report database, it offers a seven-year forecast for the ...


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Source:   Nasdaq
Posted yesterday.
Korean unicorns gallop into the limelight  Nasdaq

HONG KONG, Dec 14- South Korea's unicorns are galloping out of the stable. Payments app Toss is the latest of a handful of local startups to secure a.


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Source:   Cryptovest
Posted on Dec 11, 2018 (2 days ago)
Blockchain Healthcare Platform Teams up With Philippine Hospital  Cryptovest

Blockchain-enabled healthcare platform HEX Innovation Ltd. has teamed up with the Philippine-based hospital University of Perpetual Help Dalta Medical ...


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Posted today (6 hours ago)
Global Cardiac Monitoring and Cardiac Rhythm Market Top Player 2018 – Boston Scientific, Nihon Kohden, Ge Healthcare  Industry News Insights

Market Research store added Latest Research Report titled “Cardiac Monitoring and Cardiac Rhythm Market″ to its Large Report database, it offers a ...


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