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Market watchers say Samsung Electronics is changing its strategy that focuses mainly on profitability to that expands a memory market share through the so-called “chicken game.”
Concerns on Oversupply
16 November 2017 - 10:00am
Samsung Electronics’ investments in semiconductor facilities this year are larger than that of the world’s largest system semiconductor producer and the world’s biggest foundry chipmaker TSMC...
Singaporean shipbuilders are submitting bidding prices for offshore plants much lower than those of Korean shipyards.
Unbelievable Bidding Prices
15 November 2017 - 9:30am
A red flag was raised for Korean shipyards such as Hyundai Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and Samsung Heavy Industries which had dominated the offshore plant...
Bio pharmaceutical affiliates of domestic large businesses are drawing a bigger picture while taking different detailed strategies, such as spin-off, merger and listing.
Regrouping of Bio Businesses
14 November 2017 - 10:30am
As food-and-entertainment conglomerate CJ Group has decided to sell off its pharmaceutical affiliate CJ Healthcare, bio pharmaceutical affiliates of domestic large businesses are drawing a bigger...
Naver argued Google made huge profits in Korea without paying any tax or creating jobs while Google Korea released a statement refuting the accusation.
Debate over Discrimination
3 November 2017 - 12:00pm
Google Korea CEO John Lee, who has been summoned to the National Assembly’s audit this year held at the Science, ICT, Broadcasting, and Communications Committee’s conference room in the National...
President Moon Jae-in said the government will scrap every plan for new power plant construction and shut down the first unit of the Wolseong Nuclear Power Plant, which already reached the end of its service life.
Incongruous Statement
24 October 2017 - 12:00pm
South Korean President Moon Jae-in remarked on October 22 that the South Korean government would resume the construction of the fifth and sixth units of the Singori Nuclear Power Plant without delay...
GM Korea CEO Kaher Kazem is answering questions from Korean lawmakers as a witness during the National Policy Committee’s inspection of the Korea Development Bank among others on Oct. 23.
Neither-Confirm-Nor-Deny
24 October 2017 - 10:00am
Kaher Kazem, CEO of GM Korea did not expressly deny a rumor about GM Korea’s withdrawal from Korea and repeatedly answered, "I will do my best to normalize the management." "GM Korea executives are...
Seoul District Court has ruled that the controversial merger of Samsung's two affiliated companies – Samsung C&T and Cheil Industries – in 2015 is valid.
Any Impact on Lee’s Imprisonment?
20 October 2017 - 10:00am
As a Seoul District Court has ruled that the controversial merger of Samsung's two affiliated companies – Samsung C&T and Cheil Industries – in 2015 is valid, the appeal for Samsung Electronics...
Correction Order to Qualcomm
19 October 2017 - 7:30pm
It was found that Korea’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC)’s order to amend Qualcomm’s unfair contracts with Korean handset makers was virtually invalid. According to data from Jeon Hae-cheol, a lawmaker...
More than 60 percent of the market capitalization of companies listed on the Seoul bourse were taken up by the listed units of the nation’s top four business groups such as Samsung, Hyundai motors, SK and LG.
Led by Top 4
16 October 2017 - 3:30pm
The market capitalization of companies listed on the South Korean stock market increased by more than 300 trillion won (US$266.15 billion) this year. However, over 60 percent of them were taken up by...
Michael Shellenberger, one of notable environmentalists who were formerly anti-nuclear activists, holds a press conference at the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry building in Seoul on October 12
Notable Environmentalist’s Concerns
13 October 2017 - 12:45pm
Michael Shellenberger, a prominent environmentalist who has stressed the safety, economical efficiency and excellence of South Korea’s nuclear energy technology, said on October 12, “Kenya and...
Lotte Corporation was officially inaugurated as the holding company of Lotte Group on October 12.
Good-bye to Shin Dong Joo
12 October 2017 - 10:00pm
October 2, Shin Dong-bin, chairman of Lotte Group, is going to his new office in Lotte World Tower in Jamsil, Songpa-gu, Seoul in order to go to work for the first time. Lotte Corp. which merged the...
Import car companies not only neglect after-sales management after the sale of vehicles but also make unfair profit by raising prices of parts and service charges via collusion.
Unfair Practices
10 October 2017 - 11:15am
There are continuing unfair practices of import car companies with no end in sight in Korea. They not only neglect after-sales management after the sale of vehicles but also make unfair profit by...

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