Establishing a new Market in Japan: London & Tokyo Stock Exchanges

Establishing a new Market in Japan: London & Tokyo Stock Exchanges

Date: Wednesday, 14th January 2009, 6.30pm Venue: London Stock Exchange, 10 Paternoster Square, London, EC4M 7LS Fee: Free (booking required) David Shrimpton, Head of Equity Markets Development at the London Stock Exchange will discuss an exciting new joint venture between the London Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange to establish a new securities market […]

Japan’s Growing Health Food Market

Japan’s Growing Health Food Market

Japanese like to think of themselves as being more health-conscious, particularly with regard to their food intake, than most other people, and in many waysthey are correct. Life spans are longer in Japan than anywhere else in the world arguably because of the way people eat. That sort of diet consciousness is spreading globally and […]

Culture #1: Samurai (The Samurai-themed Works around World)

Culture #1: Samurai (The Samurai-themed Works around World)

Samurai is the term for the military nobility of pre-industrial Japan. Most samurai were bound by a code of honour and were expected to set an example for those below them. By the end of the 12th century, saburai became synonymous with bushi (武士) almost entirely and the word was closely associated with the middle […]

Philosophy #1: Great Learning

Philosophy #1: Great Learning

The book The Great Learning (Traditional Chinese: 大學) was selected as one of the “Four Books” in Confucianism. The book had come from a chapter in the Classic of Rites, also known as the Li Chi or the Li Ji. The Classic of Rites formed one of the 5 classics. Up until 1905 starting from […]

Discover Korea #1: Suwon (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Korea Tourism Organization)

Discover Korea #1: Suwon (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Korea Tourism Organization)

History During the era of the Three Kingdoms, (under the occupancy of Goguryeo from the end of the 5th century until the United Silla era), Suwon was called ‘Maehol’. During the following United Silla Period (under the rule of King Gyeongdeok-a.d. 757), the city was renamed Suseong-gun, and again renamed Suju during the Goryeo Dynasty. […]

Movers and Shapers: Japan – UK Relations Seminar Series IV – Basil Hall Chamberlain

Movers and Shapers: Japan – UK Relations Seminar Series IV – Basil Hall Chamberlain

Date: 5 February 2009 from 6.30pm Venue: The Japan Foundation, London The fourth of our Movers and Shapers: Japan-UK relations seminar series looks at Basil Hall Chamberlain, one of the foremost Japanologists of the late 19th century. The only foreign professor at the time proficient enough in the language to be able to teach Japanese […]

See Korean Film #2: The Chaser (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Koreanfilm.org & Korean Cultural Centre UK)

See Korean Film #2: The Chaser (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Koreanfilm.org & Korean Cultural Centre UK)

Jung-ho (Kim Yun-seok, who played Agwee, one of the contemporary Korean cinema’s scariest villains, in Tazza: The High Rollers) is a former cop turned pimp for a “massage parlor.” He is convinced that a young, dorky customer Young-min (Ha Jung-woo, The Unforgiven, Never Forever) has kidnapped and sold his “girls,” including Mi-jin (Seo Young-hee, Shadows […]

Asiana Airlines recognized for best service by Business Traveler

Asiana Airlines recognized for best service by Business Traveler

Asiana Airlines (President : Young-Doo Yoon), for the third consecutive year, was awarded Best Flight Attendants in the World and Best In-flight Service in the World as well as Best Overall Customer Service- Airlines- Ground/Call center by Business Traveler Magazine. Asiana Airlines has excelled in various categories as a result of its continued focus on […]

WOVEN HORIZON by Soon Yul Kang

WOVEN HORIZON by Soon Yul Kang

Date: January 5th to January 31st 2009 Venue: Colne Gallery, 1st Floor Colchester General Hospital, Turner Road, Colchester, Essex CO4 5JL Email: artbyclive@yahoo.co.uk or soonyulkang@yahoo.com Phone: 07971 536534 THE COLNE GALLERY, on the first floor of Colchester General Hospital, aims to support the widely held belief that the arts can improve well-being and transform anonymous […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club