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North Korea wants to "ardently welcome" Pope Francis, South says

09 Oct 2018

SEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited Pope Francis to visit Pyongyang, a gesture designed to highlight peace efforts, South Korea's presidential office said on Tuesday. | Video

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.

Asian firms shuffle production around the region as China tariffs hit

24 Sep 2018

SEOUL/TOKYO A growing number of Asian manufacturers of products ranging from memory chips to machines tools are moving to shift production from China to other factories in the region in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports.

RPT-FOCUS-Asian firms shuffle production around the region as China tariffs hit

24 Sep 2018

SEOUL/TOKYO, Sept 23 A growing number of Asian manufacturers of products ranging from memory chips to machines tools are moving to shift production from China to other factories in the region in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports.

Asian firms shuffle production around the region as China tariffs hit

23 Sep 2018

SEOUL/TOKYO A growing number of Asian manufacturers of products ranging from memory chips to machines tools are moving to shift production from China to other factories in the region in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports.

FOCUS-Asian firms shuffle production around the region as China tariffs hit

23 Sep 2018

SEOUL/TOKYO, Sept 23 A growing number of Asian manufacturers of products ranging from memory chips to machines tools are moving to shift production from China to other factories in the region in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports.

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.

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