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Ex-US military IT expert named adviser to Samsung CEO

Samsung Electronics appointed Terry Halvorsen, a former US military information technology expert, as a global enterprise adviser to Shin Jong-kyun, the tech giant‘s CEO, the company said Friday. H...

Updated : 2017.04.14 17:24

[Photo News] Rescue team evacuates Samsung workers due to false report

SAMSUNG EVACUATION -- A special rescue team vehicle is seen outside of Samsung’s head office in Seocho, Seoul, Friday, as they evacuated workers after receiving a false report that explosives were p...

Updated : 2017.04.14 16:58

Lotte exec questioned over corruption scandal

Prosecutors on Friday questioned an executive at retail giant Lotte in connection with a corruption scandal that removed former President Park Geun-hye from office. So Jin-sei, the chief of the grou...

Updated : 2017.04.14 16:42

Jin Air to increase flights to Japan, SE Asia to offset THAAD impact

Jin Air will increase flight service to Japan and Southeast Asia to offset a drop in passenger traffic from China due to the diplomatic row over the deployment of an advanced US anti-missile system o...

Updated : 2017.04.14 16:42

[Weekender] Unmanned services: pros and cons

Despite the positive elements of unmanned services for making life more convenient and saving time, concerns are also rising over the technology-backed services replacing jobs and causing security co...

Updated : 2017.04.14 15:59

Posco to build smart factory for anode production

Posco Chairman Kwon Oh-joon vowed Friday to build a smart factory that has an automation system to produce high quality anode materials for rechargeable batteries, the company said Friday. During a...

Updated : 2017.04.14 15:48

Basaglar challenges Sanofi’s insulin drug Lantus

Eli Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim launched Basaglar, a biosimilar referencing Sanofi’s blockbuster insulin drug Lantus, in South Korea on Thursday, intent on challenging the original drug’s domina...

Updated : 2017.04.14 15:44

Korean carriers say ‘never’ to US overbooking fiasco

Full-service carriers in Korea said that an incident like the recent forced removal of a man from a United Airlines flight would never happen here. Both Korean Air and Asiana Airlines told The Korea...

Updated : 2017.04.14 15:27

SK chief confident in Toshiba bid

SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won has expressed his confidence in acquiring Toshiba’s chip unit, implying that the group‘s chipmaking unit would take a different approach when the real race begins. “...

Updated : 2017.04.14 15:22

Korean Air says it will not raise domestic airfare

Korean Air said Friday it will not raise airfare on domestic routes to and from the southern resort island of Jeju to buttress the local tourism industry hit hard by China's decision to discourage it...

Updated : 2017.04.14 15:12

[Weekender] Young, busy Koreans prefer spending time at unmanned stores

People passing by the streets of Bangbae-dong, a neighborhood in southern Seoul, look back to check out the unusual atmosphere in the Newdle 365 store, one of few unmanned convenience stores in the c...

Updated : 2017.04.14 14:59

[Weekender] Doing without humans

Lee Bom, 34, is one of a growing number of unmarried people in South Korea, and aside from her colleagues at work, she can go a full day without talking to anyone. Due to her long working hours, Lee...

Updated : 2017.04.14 14:59

Shilla duty free opens mobile app, online mall for Japanese clients

Shilla Duty Free said Friday it has launched a mobile app and an Internet website mall targeting Japanese clients to offset the decline in Chinese tourists triggered by the missile defense system row...

Updated : 2017.04.14 13:05

Korea to build new terminal at Gimpo Airport by 2025

South Korea will build a new terminal at Gimpo International Airport in western Seoul to handle growing travel demand, the transportation ministry said Friday. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure a...

Updated : 2017.04.14 10:33

NPS says it is moving to find 'common ground' with Daewoo Shipbuilding creditors

The state-run National Pension Services, a major bondholder of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., is set to decide later in the day on whether to accept the latest rescue plan for the ship...

Updated : 2017.04.14 09:29