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Samsung flags third-quarter profit jump to record, but chip price falls cast shadow

05 Oct 2018

SEOUL Samsung Electronics Co Ltd estimated third-quarter operating profit jumped by a fifth to a record high, with its semiconductor unit bolstered by robust demand from data centers and gains in production yields. | Video

Samsung Elec third quarter profit seen at record, but peaking, as chips shine

02 Oct 2018

SEOUL Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is set to post a hefty jump in third-quarter profit to record levels after its chip unit put in a sterling performance on demand from data centres and improved production yields.

Two Samsung units to sell group firm's shares, as South Korea targets cross-ownerships

20 Sep 2018

SEOUL Two Samsung Group affiliates said they are selling their entire stakes worth a combined $867 million in Samsung's de facto holding company, as South Korea's biggest conglomerate faces government pressure to unwind group cross-shareholdings.

LG Display struggles for footing after LCD forecasting error leads to crisis

13 Sep 2018

SEOUL The chief executive of South Korea's LG Display , Han Sang-beom, was determined to deliver a strong message when he appeared before 1,000 employees at the firm's main manufacturing plant last spring.

FOCUS-LG Display struggles for footing after LCD forecasting error leads to crisis

13 Sep 2018

SEOUL, Sept 12 The chief executive of South Korea's LG Display, Han Sang-beom, was determined to deliver a strong message when he appeared before 1,000 employees at the firm's main manufacturing plant last spring.

FOCUS-LG Display struggles for footing after LCD forecasting error leads to crisis

12 Sep 2018

SEOUL, Sept 12 The chief executive of South Korea's LG Display, Han Sang-beom, was determined to deliver a strong message when he appeared before 1,000 employees at the firm's main manufacturing plant last spring.

Jin Air's licence intact after 'nut rage' sister's scandal; shares soar

17 Aug 2018

SEOUL South Korea's Jin Air escaped the worst of regulatory wrath on Friday when it was allowed to keep its business licence in the wake of public outrage over the behaviour of members of its founding family.

Empty shipyard and suicides as 'Hyundai Town' grapples with grim future

13 Aug 2018

ULSAN, South Korea When Lee Dong-hee came to Ulsan to work for Hyundai Heavy Industries five years ago, shipyards in the city known as Hyundai Town operated day and night and workers could make triple South Korea's annual average salary. | Video

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