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Demand for ICs for handsets set to beat PCs

The combined demand for integrated circuits used in handsets is expected to surpass that of personal computers this year, industry watchers said Wednesday. The IC sales for hand-held mobile devices ...

Updated : 2017.06.21 10:14

Korean companies eye opportunities as US biotech conference begins

SAN DIEGO — The 2017 Bio International Convention officially kicked off in San Diego, California, on Monday, bringing together thousands of biotech professionals from around the world to exchange kn...

Updated : 2017.06.20 19:14

Korea to abolish FTC's exclusive rights to prosecute fair trade violations

South Korea's presidential policy advisory panel said Tuesday that within the next five years it will abolish the country's antitrust watchdog's exclusive rights to file a complaint with the state pr...

Updated : 2017.06.20 18:41

MCM offers made-to-order designs at Tokyo pop-up

Global fashion brand MCM said Tuesday that it offered made-to-order designs of its most popular products for the first time at its pop-up store in Tokyo. (MCM) The store, located in the luxury Iset...

Updated : 2017.06.20 16:56

[Herald Interview] Hotels.com looks toward mobile future

The travel industry is heading toward a mobile future, as more travelers are choosing to plan their trips on their smartphones, according to an executive at hotel booking site Hotels.com. “We’ve d...

Updated : 2017.06.20 16:51

Korea's 3 leading shipyards stay at top of global order backlog ranking

South Korea's three major shipyards-- Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Samsung Heavy Industries Co. and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. -- maintained their top global ranking in terms of or...

Updated : 2017.06.20 14:21

Samsung set to showcase Galaxy Note 8 in New York in Aug.

Samsung Electronics Co. is expected to showcase its Galaxy Note 8 phablet in New York in August, industry sources said Tuesday, which is set to compete with the next flagship by Apple Inc. According...

Updated : 2017.06.20 12:40

BAT Korea to unveil non-burning tobacco in Aug.

Dunhill maker British American Tobacco plans to sell its own tobacco heating device in August in the country, its local unit said Tuesday, joining the intense race for the burgeoning heated tobacco m...

Updated : 2017.06.20 11:46

Duty-free shops' sales to foreign customers rise in May

South Korean duty-free shops saw sales to foreign customers increase for the first time in three months in May, industry data showed Tuesday, a sign that Beijing's trip restrictions may be wearing of...

Updated : 2017.06.20 09:55

Construction investment forecast to slow from H2

South Korea's construction investment, one of the economy's main drivers, will likely start to lose ground in the second half due to tougher regulations and a housing glut, analysts said Tuesday. So...

Updated : 2017.06.20 09:51

Korean chipmakers take watchful eyes on rise of TSMC

South Korean chipmakers are paying closer attention to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., a leading foundry chipmaker that has won a series of major deals to solidity its presence, industry watc...

Updated : 2017.06.20 09:44

SK chief stresses greater role for corporate responsibility

The head of SK Group, South Korea's third-largest conglomerate, stressed on Monday a need for his firm to play a bigger role in "sharing the profit" with smaller companies, in an apparent move to be ...

Updated : 2017.06.20 09:37

Busan to strengthen cooperation with U.S. lab in reactor decommissioning

The city of Busan on South Korea's southeastern coast said Monday it will strengthen cooperation with the Argonne National Laboratory, a research institute funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, on...

Updated : 2017.06.19 18:27

Photo likely to be KT&G’s heated tobacco device leaked

Photos thought to be of the upcoming heated-tobacco device from cigarette maker KT&G have been leaked, a local news outlet reported Monday. Consisting of a pocket charger and a tobacco stick holder,...

Updated : 2017.06.19 17:52

Venture firms benefiting from investments create large number of jobs: govt. data

South Korean venture firms that received investments created more than 30,000 new jobs in the last five years, government data showed Monday. According to the data from the Small and Medium Business...

Updated : 2017.06.19 17:36