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South Korean firm Yanolja that reinvented love hotels gets Booking, GIC funding

11 Jun 2019

SEOUL Yanolja's gentrification of South Korean love hotels has brought the company a valuation of more than $1 billion from investors keen to capitalize on the globalization of a novel approach to short-stay accommodation, its chief executive told Reuters. | Video

EXCLUSIVE-South Korean firm Yanolja that reinvented love hotels gets Booking, GIC funding

10 Jun 2019

* Yanolja CEO says GIC, Booking Holdings agree to invest $200 mln

North Korea fires 'projectiles', South Korea says stop raising tensions

04 May 2019

SEOUL North Korea fired several "unidentified short-range projectiles" into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, prompting South Korea to call on its communist neighbour to "stop acts that escalate military tension on the Korean Peninsula". | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-N.Korea fires short-range projectiles after failed nuclear summit - S.Korea

04 May 2019

SEOUL, May 4 North Korea fired several short-range projectiles from its east coast on Saturday, South Korea's military said, as analysts said the country is stepping up pressure against the United States after February's failed nuclear summit in Hanoi.

South Korea automakers' group urges end to subsidies for Chinese EVs

03 May 2019

SEOUL A South Korean automakers' group called on Friday for an end to generous state subsidies for sales of Chinese electric vehicles (EVs), citing a potential threat to local automakers and Beijing's "discrimination" against EVs equipped with Korean batteries.

Hyundai Motor bets on U.S., South Korea sales as profit beats consensus

24 Apr 2019

SEOUL South Korea's Hyundai Motor unveiled a promising outlook for sales at home and in the United States, and also reported its first rise in profit in five quarters, in an early sign of recovery even as it battles a slump in China.

Hyundai hires former Ghosn ally Munoz as global COO, Americas head

19 Apr 2019

SEOUL Hyundai Motor Co has appointed Jose Munoz as global chief operating officer and Americas chief, tapping a man formerly considered an ally and potential successor of Nissan Motor Co Ltd's ousted Chairman Carlos Ghosn.

In South Korea's struggling Kia Town, 'bad jobs' better than no jobs

16 Apr 2019

GWANGJU, South Korea Park Byung-kyu once led Kia Motor's union in the city of Gwangju, fighting for labour protections against the powerful, family-run chaebol that dominated the economy during South Korea's rapid industrialisation.

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