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China approved SK Telcome offer to buy 21% of Hynix Semiconductor stake

logo-sktelecomThe South Korean company - SK Telecom (SKT) has won China’s approval to acquire a 21 percent stake in Hynix Semiconductor, the last hurdle to complete the deal by South Korea’s biggest mobile-phone carrier.


KORIL RDF's board approved to increase the grant size up to USD 1 million

logo-korilKorea Israel Industrial Research and Development Foundation (KORIL-RDF) board of directors approved to increase the grant size of full-scale projects up to USD 1 million from the 1st request for proposal (RFP) in 2012.

The Korea Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (KORIL-RDF) first funding round for 2012 is open

koril-fundThe Korea-Israel Industrial Research and Development Foundation (KORIL-RDF) first funding round for 2012 is open.


Apple plans to build Development Center in Israel

152px-Apple-logo.svgApple Inc. has decided to open a development center in Israel focusing on semiconductors, the first R&D venture for the company outside the United States, sources told Globes Wednesday.


Israel Aerospace Industries to develop innovative desalination technology

logoIAIWithin 18 months, Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI) plans to build the first desalination plant of its kind to demonstrate an innovative method for desalinating water.


South Korea in talk to import natural gas from Israel

DSME-logoThe Tamar natural gas partnership from Israel is close for signing a multibillion dollar 15 years contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd (DSME) to build and operate a floating liquefied natural gas terminal (FLNG), which will enable natural gas exports from the reservoir.


Korea signed MOU with Global firms to develope parts and materials

logo_Ministry-of-Knowledge-EconomyAccording to the Ministry of Knowledge Economy, the South Korean goverment signed MOUs with 2 American global companies (Applied Materials, Caterpillar Inc) in order to increase their use of South Korean products.

Israel ranked 22nd in Global Competitiveness

worldecoforum-sThe World Economic Forum (WEF) ranks Israel 22nd in its 2011-12 Global Competitive Report, up two places from last year, and up five places from 2009.


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