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Strong smartphone sales raise hopes of Samsung turnaround

08 Oct 2019

SEOUL Strong sales of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 10 smartphone series are limiting forecast profit falls at the South Korean tech giant, raising hopes it is getting back on a growth track after years of moribund sales. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Samsung's Q3 profit estimate exceeds expectations on smartphone sales

08 Oct 2019

* Q3 operating profit tipped to tumble 56% to 7.7 trillion won

UPDATE 1-Apple's new, lower priced iPhone draws tepid response in Asia

11 Sep 2019

* iPhones still too pricey, not enough new features - social media (Adds analysts' comments, social media reaction, background)

Japan's curbs on high-tech materials exports to South Korea could backfire

30 Aug 2019

TOKYO/SEOUL Japan's curbs on exports of high-tech materials to South Korea could backfire in the long run, eroding its dominance over a key link in the global chip supply chain, suppliers and experts say.

SK Innovation fuels LG Chem feud with EV battery patent lawsuit

30 Aug 2019

SEOUL A feud between two South Korean battery makers escalated on Friday as SK Innovation Co Ltd said it plans to sue bigger rival LG Chem Ltd in the United States over alleged patent infringement related to electric vehicles (EV).

Samsung heir braces for top court ruling in ex-president bribery case

29 Aug 2019

SEOUL Samsung Group will discover the fate of its de facto leader on Thursday as South Korea's Supreme Court rules whether to uphold the bribery conviction of Jay Y. Lee, in a scandal that unseated the president and trained public ire on corporate untouchables.

Samsung heir braces for top court ruling in ex-president bribery case

29 Aug 2019

SEOUL, Aug 29 Samsung Group will discover the fate of its de facto leader on Thursday as South Korea's Supreme Court rules whether to uphold the bribery conviction of Jay Y. Lee, in a scandal that unseated the president and trained public ire on corporate untouchables.

South Korea's top court to rule on Samsung heir's bribery case on Aug.29

22 Aug 2019

SEOUL South Korea's Supreme Court is to rule next Thursday on whether to uphold a reduced sentence given to Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee or ask an appeals court to revisit a case that was part of a graft scandal that brought down the president in 2017.

South Korea to drop Japan from its fast-track trade 'white list'

12 Aug 2019

SEOUL South Korea said on Monday it plans to drop Japan from its "white list" of countries with fast-track trade status from September, a tit-for-tat move that deepens a diplomatic and trade rift between the two countries. | Video

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