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Sun, May 29, 2022 | 04:58
[INTERVIEW] Korea should open bio-related big data to private sector
One of the key takeaways of U.S. President Joe Biden's recent meeting with President Yoon Suk-yeol was the commitment and reaffirmation by the leaders of the two countries to widen their focus beyond the Korean Peninsula to global technological challenges, including ways to deepen cooperation in emerging technologies.
| 2022-05-26 14:03
[ANALYSIS] Internet-only K bank pressed to delay IPO plan
Korea's first internet-only bank _ K bank _ is considering delaying its scheduled initial public offering (IPO) to the latter half of next year at the earliest, according to two senior investment bank executives involved in the process. Regarding the details of its IPO, K bank said its plan to go public in early 2023 remains unchanged, but is still subject to change based on ...
| 2022-05-24 08:25
[ANALYSIS] Korean firms pin cautious hopes on launch of IPEF
President Yoon Suk-yeol and his administration are set to support U.S. President Joe Biden's call for deepening their economic alliance during Biden's state visit, here, as Yoon will explore advanced ways to expand South Korea's role in jointly addressing the continued global supply chain bottleneck throughout the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF).
| 2022-05-19 11:34
US-led initiative expected to bolster economic partnership with Korea
[EXCLUSIVE] Samsung drops plan to enter electric vehicle market
Amid the burgeoning presence of electric vehicles (EV), investors and consumers are paying attention to what role EVs will play in the automotive market and their environmental effects in the foreseeable future.
| 2022-05-16 12:29
KFTC chief vows to fight anti-competitive practices by platform giants
Following the G7+4 Summit, I, as chairperson of the Korean competition authority, the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC), virtually attended the G7+4 Competition Enforcers Summit on digital competition issues with U.S. FTC Chair Lina M. Khan, U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Kanter and European Commission Directorate General for Competition...
| 2022-01-03 09:20
[INTERVIEW] Korea seeks role of 'linchpin' in solving supply chain challenges
The COVID-19 pandemic and the prolonged trade row between the United States and China have led the global community to realize how interrelated it is as well as the importance of the global value chain, as the disruptions have direct economic effects worldwide. At this moment when the global economic order is undergoing rapid changes, Trade Minister Yeo Han-koo said there nee...
| 2022-01-02 08:58
Samsung confirms 'output adjustment' at Xi'an factory
As the Chinese city of Xi'an is further tightening its stiff lockdown measures after a spike of COVID-19 cases, the world's largest memory chip manufacturer has decided to apply plans for “output adjustment” at its $26-billion plant.
| 2021-12-29 17:21
[ANALYSIS] Samsung-Hyundai partnership extends to semiconductors
The global automotive industry has been slowed down due to the grave scarcity of semiconductors since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, with many major vehicle manufacturers halting their assembly lines.
| 2021-12-28 16:46
Samsung to collaborate with rival LG in TV business
Samsung Electronics, the world's largest TV manufacturer, plans to introduce new TV sets in North America and Europe early next year using an advanced organic light-emitting diode (OLED) supplied by a display affiliate of rival LG Electronics, sources and analysts familiar with the issue said, Monday.
| 2021-12-27 16:05
At CES, Samsung set to highlight connectivity, accessories
Thanks to the absence of global tech giants at an upcoming tech fair, Korea's Samsung Electronics is set to appeal to global investors about why its recent decision to merge its mobile phone and home appliance businesses matters from an investment standpoint.
| 2021-12-26 16:41
Korean Mental Health: Stranger Things
Dutch Korean artist's project: The Mother Mountain Institute of Sara Sejin Chang
S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases below 20,000 for 3rd day as pandemic slows
Why Mario Outlet founder keeps buying houses of former presidents
KOICA launches interactive town in metaverse for overseas volunteer program
Union agress to resume late-night subway services in Seoul starting next month
'Russia needs huge financial resources for military operations'
Uvalde school police chief faulted in shooting response
Former rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae to wed in August
Koreans hit polls on last day of early voting for local elections
75th Cannes Film Festival
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