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Trump: Kim says ready to restart talks when U.S.-South Korea joint drills end

10 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON/SEOUL U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that Kim Jong Un told him he was ready to resume talks on North Korea's nuclear and missile programs and would stop missile testing as soon as U.S.-South Korea military exercises end. | Video

Samsung's new Note takes on Huawei in selfie beauty pageant

08 Aug 2019

SEOUL/NEW YORK Samsung unveiled a new version of the Galaxy Note smartphone on Wednesday with fast 5G network connection and improved camera features, hoping the premium model helps it revive slumping profit and widen the gap with struggling rival Huawei. | Video

South Korea says 'won't be defeated again' as Japan trade row spirals

02 Aug 2019

TOKYO/SEOUL South Korea fired back at Japan over a deepening trade dispute on Friday, pledging it would not be "defeated again" by its neighbour, laying bare decades-old animosity at the root of a row over fast-track export status. | Video

South Korean chip giants face 'strangling' from Japanese export curbs

01 Aug 2019

SEOUL South Korean chipmakers are hitting a dead end in their quest to find alternatives for key Japanese materials that have been slapped with export restrictions, raising the prospect of major disruption to their operations in the coming months.

Samsung says Japanese curbs cloud outlook as profit halves, shares fall

31 Jul 2019

SEOUL Samsung Electronics warned on Wednesday that Japanese curbs on the export of chip-making materials was blurring its outlook and said it would delay a plan to return money to shareholders due to "significant new challenges." | Video

Samsung Electronics' delayed Galaxy Fold now ready for September launch

25 Jul 2019

SEOUL Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, will go on sale from September in selected markets after the launch was delayed by screen problems earlier this year, the company said on Thursday. | Video

SK Hynix warns of chip supply disruption on Japan's export curbs

25 Jul 2019

SEOUL Chipmaker SK Hynix Inc warned on Thursday of a supply disruption due to an escalating trade dispute between South Korea and Japan, and said it would cut investment and production to support a nascent recovery in chip demand.

South Korea protests Japan's 'grave' plan to drop it from smooth-trade list

24 Jul 2019

SEOUL South Korea protested on Wednesday against a Japanese plan to remove it from a list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions, saying it would undermine their decades-old economic and security cooperation and threaten free trade.

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