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Samsung BioLogics' listing under review after regulator says it breached accounting rules

14 Nov 2018

SEOUL South Korea's top financial regulator said Samsung BioLogics Co Ltd had intentionally breached accounting rules ahead of its 2016 listing, leading to a suspension in trading of the biotech firm's shares and a review of its listing status.

South Korea regulators step up pressure on Samsung over complex ownership structure

10 May 2018

SEOUL South Korean regulators turned up the heat on Samsung Group [SAGR.UL] over its complex ownership structure, with the country's antitrust chief saying on Thursday the arrangement for control at the nation's top conglomerate was "not sustainable".

North Korean diplomat heads to Finland ahead of possible U.S. talks

18 Mar 2018

SEOUL/BEIJING A senior North Korean diplomat left for Finland on Sunday for talks with former U.S. and South Korean officials, Yonhap News Agency reported, amid a series of diplomatic encounters ahead of a possible U.S.-North Korean summit.

Now N.Korean diplomat heads to Finland amid new diplomatic flurry

18 Mar 2018

SEOUL/BEIJING, March 18 A senior North Korean diplomat left for Finland on Sunday for talks with former U.S. and South Korean officials, Yonhap News Agency reported, amid a series of diplomatic encounters ahead of a possible U.S.-North Korean summit.

South Korea's POSCO, Samsung SDI agree to build cathode plant in Chile by 2021

11 Mar 2018

SEOUL A consortium led by South Korea's POSCO and Samsung SDI will build a cathode plant in Chile by 2021 for the country's lithium batteries project, POSCO said in a statement on Sunday.

S.Korea's POSCO, Samsung SDI agree to build cathode plant in Chile by 2021

11 Mar 2018

SEOUL, March 11 A consortium led by South Korea's POSCO and Samsung SDI will build a cathode plant in Chile by 2021 for the country's lithium batteries project, POSCO said in a statement on Sunday.

White House - Talks with North Korea must lead to ending nuclear programme

26 Feb 2018

SEOUL/WASHINGTON The White House said any talks with North Korea must lead to an end to its nuclear programme after senior officials from Pyongyang visiting South Korea said on Sunday their government was open to talks with the United States. | Video

Korean skating back on thin ice ahead of Pyeongchang

31 Jan 2018

SEOUL Four years after the Korea Skating Union (KSU) was supposed to have cleaned up its act, allegations of favouritism and athlete mistreatment have again roiled South Korean sport just weeks ahead of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

South Korea's Moon visits hospital fire scene, agonises over series of disasters

27 Jan 2018

SEOUL South Korean officials rushed to identify 37 victims of a hospital blaze and pinpoint the cause on Saturday as President Moon Jae-in visited the burnt-out building and decried "one tragedy after another" to strike the country.

Melbourne run pushes Chung towards cult status back home

25 Jan 2018

SEOUL From being practically unknown in South Korea a week ago, Chung Hyeon has quickly gained superstar status in his homeland with a fairytale run to the Australian Open semi-finals that has raised the profile of tennis to new levels in the east Asian country.

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