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South Korea unveils fighter jet mock-up amid programme challenges

15 Oct 2019

SEONGNAM, South Korea, Oct 15 South Korea has displayed the first full-size mock-up of the KF-X fighter jet it is developing with Indonesia, after officials said the programme passed key design reviews in September.

South Korea's Netmarble branches out with proposed Woongjin Coway deal

14 Oct 2019

SEOUL South Korea's Netmarble was named the preferred bidder on Monday for a stake in water purifier rental firm Woongjin Coway valued at $1.3 billion, as the gaming company seeks to diversify its revenue streams.

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

South Korea's Hanwha likely to win from surveillance rivals' blacklisting: industry experts

08 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/SEOUL South Korean video surveillance provider Hanwha Techwin stands to gain the most from the U.S. blacklisting of China's Hikvision and Dahua, an industry expert and insider said, as rivals sit poised to snatch share from the besieged market leaders.

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

North Korea doubts U.S. will have alternative plans inside two weeks

06 Oct 2019

SEOUL North Korea said on Sunday there was no way the United States would bring alternative plans for their stalled nuclear talks to a meeting proposed by Stockholm in two weeks after weekend negotiations in Sweden broke down. | Video

Recovery beckons for Samsung as chip prices stabilize

04 Oct 2019

SEOUL Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is likely to post a fourth consecutive quarter of declining profit when it reports preliminary earnings next week, though investors will be hoping the worst has passed with chip prices showing signs of recovery.

Samsung ends mobile phone production in China

02 Oct 2019

SEOUL Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has ended mobile telephone production in China, it said on Wednesday, hurt by intensifying competition from domestic rivals in the world's biggest smartphone market. | Video

How a sanctions-busting smartphone business thrives in North Korea

26 Sep 2019

SEOUL North Korea is evading U.N. sanctions to cash in on soaring domestic demand for smartphones, using low-cost hardware imports to generate significant income for the regime, according to defectors, experts and an analysis of North Korean-made phones. | Video

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