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Major S Korean refiners to import Iranian condensate in Feb. 04 Feb 2019

Major S Korean refiners to import Iranian condensate in Feb.

 Hyundai Oilbank Company, a major South Korean refiner, plans to import 2 million barrels of Iranian condensate this month, a person familiar with the issue said Monday. It would be Hyundai Oilbank’s first imports of ultralight crude since September, two months before the United States reimposed its unilateral sanctions on Iran, South Korea Herald reported. […]

25 Aug 2018

South Korean firms discuss Iran’s market in special session

 Some South Korean companies and Iranian officials discussed the potentials of Iran’s market after US withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in a special session held in Gidong, South Korea. The session entitled ‘the perspective of Iran-South Korea ties’ was held on Saturday with Iran’s ambassador to Seoul Hassan Taherian and representatives of some […]

Private Iranian, Korean nanotechnology sectors team up 05 May 2018

Private Iranian, Korean nanotechnology sectors team up

TEHRAN – On Monday, Private sectors from Iran and South Korea discussed joint projects in nanotechnology during a meeting at the venue of Iran’s National Library and Archive. The sides plan to establish a joint club to expand cooperation in the field of nanotechnology, the Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council announced in a press release, ISNA […]

US, South Korea Begin Largest-Ever Joint Air Drill 04 Dec 2017

US, South Korea Begin Largest-Ever Joint Air Drill

TEHRAN – The US and South Korea on Monday kicked off their largest ever joint air exercise, an operation North Korea has labelled an “all-out provocation”, days after Pyongyang fired its most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile. The five-day Vigilant Ace drill – involving 230 aircraft, including F-22 Raptor stealth jet fighters, and tens of thousands […]

Korean actress Lee Young-ae backs quake relief efforts in Iran 21 Nov 2017

Korean actress Lee Young-ae backs quake relief efforts in Iran

TEHRAN – South Korean actress Lee Young-ae has donated 50,000,000 Korean won (about $45,000) to earthquake relief efforts in Iran, where she is hugely popular. The donation was made via check handed over to Iranian Ambassador Hassan Taherian in Seoul by Korea Foundation for Persons with Disabilities Chairman Lee Seong-gyu, the Embassy of Iran in […]

Korean ambassador: home ready to host Iranian art exhibits 30 Oct 2017

Korean ambassador: home ready to host Iranian art exhibits

TEHRAN – South Korean Ambassador Kim Seung-ho said on Sunday that he would eagerly welcome any offer from Iranian artists to showcase their works in exhibitions at his residence in Tehran. “I would like to offer any Iranian artists who are interested to display works in my residence,” the ambassador told the Tehran Times in […]

New Korean Ships to Reduce Average Age of Iran’s Fleet of Freighters 22 Oct 2017

New Korean Ships to Reduce Average Age of Iran’s Fleet of Freighters

TEHRAN – The ten container ships Iran has purchased from South Korea will pull down the average age of the country’s fleet of cargo ships by four years, an official announced. CEO of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) Mohammad Saeedi said Iran will take delivery of the first South Korean container ship […]

S. Korean company signs airport system sales contract with Iran 14 Oct 2017

S. Korean company signs airport system sales contract with Iran

TEHRAN- Korea Airports Corp. said Thursday that it signed a contract with an Iranian company for selling navigational aid systems and airport equipment in Iran. The contract with Iranian construction company Tolid Malzomat Bargh was signed Tuesday at the Inter Airport Europe (IAE) trade fair in Germany, the Korea Herald reported. TMB Co., which designs […]

South Korean acrobats, musicians perform in Tehran 16 Sep 2017

South Korean acrobats, musicians perform in Tehran

TEHRAN – Groups of South Korea percussionists and acrobats are scheduled to give some open-air performances in the courtyard of Tehran’s Milad Tower today. The groups will stage performances of pungmul nori (Korean traditional percussion instruments playing), sangmo nori (spinning streamer hat performance) and beona nori (spinning hoops and dishes) during a program, which will […]