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Friday 20 July 2018:  Korean Air is celebrating a significant milestone today – 25 years of flying from Seoul, South Korea to Brisbane Airport (BNE).   The Korean national airline first flew to Brisbane on 20 July 1993 and has established itself as the main carrier for hundreds of thousands of Korean...

PURPOSE ASK Summit series are hosted by ASK Office, KED which specializes in hosting premier events for private equity, private debt, hedge fund, real estate, and infrastructure industries. ASK Office, KED has a strong experience of providing major Korean institutional investors and leaders of alternative investment firms with effective ways to...

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Peter Underwood from IRC Consulting has written a fantastic piece outlining Korea's economic future amidst the historical summit between Donald Trump and Kim, Jong-un. Peter states that in spite of positive signs for 2018 (expected growth of 3%), Korea’s economy continues to face three fundamental hurdles: 1. Dominance by the chaebol, the...

The ANU in Canberra is holding a symposium on 'Korea-Australia relations during a time of transition' on 15 June in Canberra. Please see details below. Background Recent developments on the Korean peninsula are promising an end to a stalemate in peace negotiations between North and South. The political and economic implications for...

This morning, AKBC Executive Director Liz Griffin did a radio interview with Tim Shaw on 2CC in Canberra. They discussed Australia's economic relationship with South Korea, the opportunities for Australian businesses in North Korea if reunification was to occur, and what business and government should be doing now to prepare...

Last week, the Australia-Korea Business Council hosted a dinner to welcome His Excellency Mr. Baek-Soon Lee, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Australia. A private dinner was hosted by Ms Georgina Carnegie at her residence in Sydney with 15 guests in attendance, including AKBC Chairman Hon Mark Vaile AO,...