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SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's central bank has been trying to take advantage of big data to glean various kinds of information for policy, a senior official said Friday.
Yoon Myun-shik, the senior deputy governor of the Bank of Korea (B
By Kim Eun-jung
SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's trade minister issued a call Friday for a united front from leading Asian and European economies against protectionist trends and for the promotion of open trade and investment to benefit all si
SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- Renault Samsung Motors Corp., the local unit of French automaker Renault S.A., said Friday that its QM6 sport-utility vehicle has earned the highest five-star safety score on the Euro NCAP crash test.
The QM6 SUV scored
SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- The number of new tuberculosis (TB) patients dropped slightly in 2016 from the previous year, government data showed Friday, amid the government increasing the number of dedicated doctors and other medical staff charged with
SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday it released the Galaxy Note 8 phablet in Malaysia and Thailand, tapping deeper into the Southeast Asian market.
The South Korean tech giant, which kicked off official sales of the phab
SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- The government said Friday it will soon come up with measures to get big businesses to share profits with subcontractors.
The government will complete a study on a viable profit-sharing model by the end of the year so a
MOSCOW, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- A senior North Korean diplomat in charge of relations with the United States plans to visit Russia next week to discuss security issues, a source said Friday.
"Director-General Choe is scheduled to visit Moscow late ne
SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks opened nearly flat Friday following overnight losses in Wall Street.
The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) shed 0.51 points, or 0.02 percent, to 2,405.99 in the first 15 minutes of
SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- Investors seem to be preparing for making bets on local stocks with the amount of such stock loans nearing the highest level ever, market data showed Friday.
The amount of money borrowed to buy stocks, so-called margin d
SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- The supply of dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) chips is expected to fall short of demand throughout next year, industry data showed Friday, casting a brighter outlook for the performances of South Korean chipmakers.
By Kim Han-joo
SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- When people hear the words "virtual reality" (VR), most would think of video games with awkward VR headsets. Some would think of "The Matrix," the movie where the main character, Neo, realizes that his realit
SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- Only about one-third of South Koreans think that they are in good shape, despite the country's long life expectancy, an international report showed Friday.
According to the report from the Organization for Economic Coope
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SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- U.S.-based business magazine Forbes on Friday named Samsung Group as one of the top five influential companies in Asia, citing its achievements in the tech segment.
Forbes said Samsung Electronics was one of the five com
SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- Debt incurred by self-employed businesses in South Korea has reached 521 trillion won (US$459 billion) and countermeasures are in the works, a senior official said Friday.
Speaking at a financial forum, Kim Yong-beom, vi
An effort to ease concerns
President Moon Jae-in's debut at the United Nations ended without a major hitch. In an address to a General Assembly meeting on Thursday, he underscored the need for "strong sanctions and pressure" on North Korea while s
President should stay focused on jobs, national security
Former President Lee Myung-bak has emerged at the center of a political controversy for allegedly directing the National Intelligence Service (NIS) to conduct a smear campa