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The Australia-Korea Foundation has announced three new board members: Ms Jacinta Thompson, Executive Director at the Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre at the University of South Australia, Dr Ruth Barraclough, Associate Professor at the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University and Chris Raciti, CEO of...

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...

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...

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...

AKBC congratulates member Baseball Australia on their announcement that an all-Korean team will join the Professional Australian Baseball League in the 2018/19 season. The Korean players will be based and play all their home games in Australia, with all 40 of their regular season games to be televised live into Korea,...

The a2 Milk Company yesterday announced that it is expanding into the South Korean market and has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Yuhan Corporation, one of Korea's leading pharmaceuticals companies.  a2 CEO and Managing Director Geoff Babidge stated that Korea's high per capita dairy consumption, world-class retailers and a fast-growing e-Commerce channel...

The University of South Australia hosted a  ‘Food Tourism’ workshop to assist businesses develop cross-cultural understanding of food culture, agriculture and food tourism services in Australia and Korea. This forum aimed to create an interactive and valuable discussion platform for the tourism business sector so they can share their business cases...