– officially the Seoul Special City – is the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea, forming the heart of the Seoul Capital Area, which includes the surrounding Incheon metropolis and Gyeonggi province, the world's 14th largest city and second largest metropolitan area. It is home to over half of all South Koreans along with 678,102 international residents.

Situated on the Han River, Seoul's history stretches back more than two thousand years when it was founded in 18 BCE by Baekje, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. It continued as the capital of Korea under the Joseon Dynasty. The Seoul Capital Area contains five UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Changdeok Palace, Hwaseong Fortress, Jongmyo Shrine, Namhansanseong and the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty. Seoul is surrounded by mountains, the tallest being Mt. Bukhan, the world's most visited national park per square foot. Modern landmarks include the iconic N Seoul Tower, the gold-clad 63 Building, the neofuturistic Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Lotte World, the world's second largest indoor theme park,Moonlight Rainbow Fountain, the world's longest bridge fountain and the Sevit Floating Islands. The birthplace of K-pop and the Korean Wave, Seoul received over 10 million international visitors in 2014, making it the world's 9th most visited city and 4th largest earner in tourism.

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Netflix to invest $500m in South Korean content this year

The National 27 Feb 2021
Netflix has announced plans to invest $500 million in 2021 on films and television series produced in South Korea. Korean filmmakers and stars gathered in Seoul for the “See What’s Next Korea” event on Thursday, where the US streaming service announced its investment plans and also previewed images from its upcoming slate of shows from the country.
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Netflix to invest $500m in South Korean shows this year

The National 27 Feb 2021
Netflix has announced plans to invest $500 million in 2021 on films and television series produced in South Korea. Korean filmmakers and stars gathered in Seoul for the “See What’s Next Korea” event on Thursday, where the US streaming service announced its investment plans and also previewed images from its upcoming slate of shows from the country.
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AT&T & TPG to Form New Entity to Operate AT&T’s U.S. Video Unit

Enid News & Eagle 26 Feb 2021
“This agreement aligns with our investment and operational focus on connectivity and content, and the strategic businesses that are key to growing our customer relationships across 5G wireless, fiber and HBO Max ... 5 Gross capital investment includes capital expenditures and cash payments for vendor financing and excludes FirstNet reimbursements.
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Netflix’s huge US$500 million bet on Korean content in 2021, and what it means for ...

South China Morning Post 25 Feb 2021
The pandemic has accelerated its rise, and in Seoul on Thursday, the streaming giant doubled down on ...
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New KCCI under SK chairman to encourage ESG values

Korea Times 24 Feb 2021
Along with Chey, seven new vice chairmen were appointed to the Seoul chamber ― Korea Investment Holdings Chairman Kim Nam-goo, Kakao Chairman Kim Beom-soo, NCSoft CEO Kim Taek-jin, Doosan Group Vice Chairman Park Gee-won, Bespin Global CEO Lee Han-joo, SK Social Value Committee Chairman Lee Hyung-hee and Krafton Chairman Chang Byung-gyu.
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KTB eyes expansion via IPO

Korea Times 24 Feb 2021
KTB Investment & Securities headquarters on Yeouido in Seoul / Courtesy of KTB Investment & Securities ... KTB Investment & Securities' venture capital subsidiary, KTB Network, plans to proceed with its initial public offering (IPO) on the tech-heavy KOSDAQ within this year ... KTB Investment holds a 100 percent stake in KTB Network.
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Samsung SDI to invest $849 mln to expand EV battery plant in Hungary

Canada Dot Com 24 Feb 2021
SEOUL — South Korean manufacturer Samsung SDI Co Ltd said it will invest 942 billion won ($849 million) to expand its electric vehicle ...
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TPG and NewQuest Capital Partners Announce Expansion of Strategic Partnership

The Marshall News Messenger 24 Feb 2021
The investment will further align the two organizations and build upon the successful strategic partnership that began with TPG’s minority investment in NewQuest in 2018 ... Massara and his leadership team will maintain oversight of NewQuest’s business and its investment process, including the strategy for its existing funds.
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UK DIT Seoul to Host ‘Hydrogen Economy, KOREA’ Webinar

The Marshall News Messenger 23 Feb 2021
SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 23, 2021-- ... UK's Department for International Trade Seoul is hosting a webinar on Feb ... Mike Welch, Director Trade and Investment at the British Embassy in Seoul added, “This report, produced in partnership with Intralink, highlights the potential for collaboration in the hydrogen sector in South Korea.
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Why So Many Boeing 747s Fly Between South Korea And Alaska

Simple Flying 23 Feb 2021
A transpacific route that might surprise you with its frequency is the corridor between the Korean capital of Seoul and the Alaskan city of Anchorage ... Getty Images What makes Seoul special?. Seoul – or technically Incheon International Airport – has made significant investments in its cargo operations to attract business.
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Is penny stocks' surge an apparent signal for bubble?

Korea Times 23 Feb 2021
But in February, out of the most net-purchased top 20 stock items, 10 were penny stocks with low market cap sizes, including E Investment & Development (EID), Seoul Food Industrial Co ... Seoul Food Industrial, in particular, is continuing a bull run, after it got investors' ...
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Anuvia Plant Nutrients Raises $103 Million on Strength of New, Proven Carbon-Reduction Technology for Commercial Agriculture

The Marshall News Messenger 23 Feb 2021
Anuvia™ Plant Nutrients today announced it has raised $103 million in Series C funding, co-led by and Pontifax Global Food and Agriculture Technology Fund ( ), with additional investment from and ... “We are pleased to continue our investment relationship with Anuvia and look forward to being part of its evolution and growth.”.
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Matica Biotechnology, Inc. Announces Groundbreaking for New GMP Facility

Killeen Daily Herald 23 Feb 2021
TEXAS, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --��Matica Biotechnology, Inc ... Byung Se So ... Dr ... Mr ... About Matica Biotechnology, Inc ... About CHA Biotech ... The CHA Biotech network develops and produces critical medicines for incurable diseases and includes CMG Pharmaceutical, CHA Vaccine Institute, CHA Meditech, Seoul CRO, Solidus Investment, and Matica Biotechnology ... ....
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