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AKBC members and guests were invited by Melbourne Victory to watch the first game of the AFC Champions League between Melbourne Victory vs Ulsan Hyundai in the comfort of a corporate suite. The match was played on Wednesday 13 Feburary at AAMI Park and was an exciting game that resulted in a...

The Victorian Government Hamer Scholarships Program is a language and cultural immersion program designed to build the Asia-engagement capabilities of Victorians and to help strengthen cultural awareness and partnerships between Victoria and Asia. The program provides scholarships for Victorians to undertake intensive language study at nominated universities or institutions in...

On Monday 5 February, AKBC members and guests joined Governor An Hee-jung for a roundtable to discuss the importance of Australia and Korea's trade and investment relationship. Governor An is an influential figure in Korean politics. He is consistently rated as the most popular governor in the ROK in public polling...

The Australia-Korea Foundation (AKF) seeks to strengthen the Australia-Korea relationship in ways that enhance mutual understanding and people-to-people links. The objectives of the AKF are to: increase public awareness of Australian in Korea, and of Korea in Australia, and the importance of the bilateral relationship develop partnerships in areas of shared interest...

Singapore Medical Group and CHA Medical Group have acquired a 65% stake in City Fertility Centre (CFC), the Australia-based IVF clinic group. CHA Healthcare Co. Ltd. is a subsidiary of CHA Medical Group and a leading Korea comprehensive healthcare provider. CHA Healthcare chief executive Kyeong Wook Yoon said CHA's "strong brand resonance and...

Korea’s online retail market has been expanding at a rate of around 15 percent a year and in 2016, online shopping accounted for A$74.7 billion, making it the third largest e-commerce market in the Asia-Pacific region, after China and Japan. Popular Korean e-commerce platforms include “G-Market”, “11th Street” and “Coupang”. The growth in e-commerce...

Kia Motors Worldwide and Tennis Australia announced over the weekend that Kia has extended its partnership as the Major Sponsor of the Australian Open for a further five years until 2023. This makes Kia the longest-running major sponsor of the tennis tournament, having started the relationship in 2002. Read more here: https://ausopen.com/articles/news/kia-extends-partnership-ao Read press release here:  ...

Invest Korea Week will be held from 7-9 November in Seoul, Korea. Hosted by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE), and organised by Invest Korea, Invest Korea Week proudly stands as Korea's largest international promotion event. This annual event provides a platform for participants to learn more about investment...

The 2017 Korea-NSW Business Networking Event is hosted by the Korean Consul General in Sydney and will be held on Wednesday 8 November from 11.00AM to 1.00PM at the NSW Parliament House.   The event will comprise two sessions including infrastructure and energy & planning.   Click here for more information.   Registrations are essential. Please...

The third intimate dinner between senior executives of the Australia business community and Korean business community was held on 14 September 2017 at the Korean Consul General's residence.  Speeches were given by: Hon Mark Vaile AO, AKBC Chairman Sang Soo Yoon, Consul General of the Republic of Korea (Sydney) Edward Cho, KCCA...