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Reporter : Kim Yoo-chul
Mon, September 25, 2023 | 05:50
SK sees silver lining in acute chip shortage
The world's No. 2 chipmaker sees a silver lining in the severe semiconductor shortage that U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo claimed will take a long time to fix.
Kakao Pay affirms trust in AliPay
A top executive at Kakao Pay dismissed concerns that its share price could suffer from imminent market overhang as its No. 2 stakeholder, China's AliPay, won't unload its stakes held in the Korean company.
LG vice chairman to lead battery affiliate
In a rather surprise move, LG Group Chief Operating Officer and Vice Chairman Kwon Young-soo was appointed as LG Energy Solution (LGES) CEO, LG said, Monday.
Samsung's 1st US battery venture to go online in 2025
Samsung SDI, the battery affiliate of Samsung Group, said Friday that its first joint venture (JV) in the United States will start production in the first half of 2025 at the earliest.
Naver, Kakao ask Netflix to pay for network usage
The founders of Naver and Kakao asked global content streaming service providers to pay internet service providers (ISPs) for the network usage generated by their popular platforms.
Edison Motors named as preferred negotiator for SsangYong
The Seoul Bankruptcy Court has named Edison Motors-led consortium as the preferred negotiator for the ailing SsangYong Motor, the court said Wednesday evening.
Amid US-China row, Tesla's growth benefits Korean suppliers
Tesla's continuing growth in the electric vehicles (EVs) business is providing a clear rationale for why it makes sense to invest in the company's parts suppliers in Korea.
[ANALYSIS] Korea under pressure to mediate chip issue
The current semiconductor shortages have illustrated the strategic significance of semiconductor manufacturing. The central point of today's chip shortages is a classic supply-demand mismatch.
Moderna approves local use of COVID vaccines
Moderna has approved the domestic use of its COVID-19 vaccines to be produced by its South Korean business partner Samsung Biologics, two sources directly involved with the matter said, Thursday. While chances are low the mRNA-based biotech Moderna will let Samsung Biologics handle the total distribution process of its vaccines to be manufactured at Samsung's facility in Inch...
Korea's top business lobby seeks more influence in US
The Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) is considering opening up its first liaison office in Washington D.C., in a bid to defend the best interests of Korean companies in the United States, sources familiar with the issue told The Korea Times, Wednesday. The KCCI is the country's most-influential business lobby and is headed by SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won.