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Samsung Total Office Forest

Greenery abounds at Total’s Seoul office, on the 24th floor of the Samsung Electronics building in Seoul, South Korea.   “That’s a lot of plants for an office space,” says my colleague Joe Chang who visited a few years ago to interview the CEO, and has just spotted this on the company website while researching […]

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Manchester United flexes the plastic thanks to Park Ji Sung

Manchester United footballer Park Ji Sung has been a great commercial success for the club, aside from his sporting prowess, since his megastar status in South Korea has helped them sell 1.2 million credit and debit cards there in the past three years, according to a pull-out newspaper supplement celebrating tomorrow’s Manchester United vs Barcelona European […]

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Flu fears prompt cancellations at APIC conference

ICIS editors are setting off from the Singapore office on Tuesday night for the seven hour flight to Seoul, South Korea for the APIC conference on 14-15 May, despite news of delegate cancellations due to swine flu fears. I’ve been following with fascination the news from Asian companies who have been talking quite openly about their cancellations.   Steve Tan’s article on […]

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