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Samsung kicks off official sales of Galaxy S8

Samsung Electronics Co. started official sales of the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones in South Korea, kicking off full-fledged efforts to strengthen its mobile business hurt by the disco...

Updated : 2017.04.21 10:01

Trump orders investigation into foreign steel imports

WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered an investigation into whether steel imports affect national security in a move seen as signaling tougher restrictions on foreign steel that...

Updated : 2017.04.21 09:50

SK delivers W4.8b of incentives to social enterprises

SK Group, South Korea’s third-largest conglomerate, delivered a total of 4.8 billion won ($4.2 million) in incentives to 93 social enterprises at an awards ceremony, the group said Thursday. The ce...

Updated : 2017.04.20 16:00

Korean steelmakers under pressure over anti-dumping probe by US

South Korean steelmakers struggling in saturated markets faced heavier pressure Thursday over the US government’s plan to investigate carbon and alloy steel wire rod imported to American soil, which...

Updated : 2017.04.20 15:51

Samsung out to reclaim India crown with S8

Samsung Electronics began preorders of its Galaxy S8 smartphone in India on Thursday, with the aim of reclaiming the top spot in the nation’s premium smartphone market. The Korean tech giant said i...

Updated : 2017.04.20 15:41

Bidding process begins for new Gimhae airport

The South Korean government on Thursday laid out the bidding process for constructing a new airport in Gimhae. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said the bidding will be conducted t...

Updated : 2017.04.20 15:20

S-Oil sponsors orchestra for disabled youth

Oil refiner S-Oil has donated 100 million won ($87,800) to the Heart-Heart Orchestra, an orchestra comprised of youths with developmental disabilities, to celebrate the 37th National Disabled Day Thu...

Updated : 2017.04.20 15:16

Lotte Liquor announces new line of beers

Lotte Liquor, a unit of Lotte Chilsung Beverage, said Thursday that it would launch a new lager beer at the end of May. Fitz Super Clear will contain 80 percent malt and an alcohol volume of 4.5 per...

Updated : 2017.04.20 15:15

Dolce Gusto launches limited-edition Brazilian capsule

Capsule coffee brand Nescafe Dolce Gusto has launched a limited-edition single-origin Brazilian capsule, the company said Thursday. The Catuai do Brazil capsule contains Catuai Arabica, chosen by Do...

Updated : 2017.04.20 15:03

Paradise City resort opens in Incheon

Integrated resort Paradise City opened its doors Thursday, making available its casino, convention center and hotel to the public. “Paradise City was a challenge best suited for Paradise Group, a f...

Updated : 2017.04.20 15:03

[Superich] Hansae Group speeds up business succession

Hansae Group has been actively passing on its management rights to the second generation of its founding family, with Director Kim Seok-hwan promoted to co-CEO of the largest domestic online bookstor...

Updated : 2017.04.20 13:55

[Superich] CU maintains No. 1 position but faces challenges

Along with the rise in single- and double-person households, there has been an increasing demand for home meal replacements and other convenient facilities here. In light of this trend, the convenie...

Updated : 2017.04.20 13:54

Antitrust watchdog slaps W70.2b fine on four builders for bid rigging

South Korea's antitrust watchdog said Thursday that it has imposed a combined 70.2 billion-won ($61.4 million) fine on four local builders for rigging bids for a state railway project. The four comp...

Updated : 2017.04.20 13:26

Market for premium children's brands growing fast

Online shopping malls are partnering with premium children's brands as sales in the segment are growing faster than for cheaper labels, industry watchers said Thursday. First-quarter sales of brand ...

Updated : 2017.04.20 11:16

Egg prices rise again due to bird flu outbreaks in Spain, US

Prices of eggs are on the rise again recently as imports of chickens were halted from the United States and Spain due to outbreaks of bird flu there, industry sources said Thursday. Prices of chicke...

Updated : 2017.04.20 10:42