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Friday, May 26, 2017


Kim Ki-nam, president of the semiconductor business unit at Samsung Electronics, presents the company’s latest foundry processing technology and solutions at the Samsung Foundry Forum held in Santa Clara of the U.S.
Keeping on Innovation
26 May 2017 - 12:00pm
Samsung Electronics Co., which recently separated its foundry business into a new unit to focus on the non-memory chip sector, has announced its 4-nanometer processing roadmap for the first time in...
The Bank of Korea Governor Lee Ju-yeol at a press conference following the Monetary Policy Committee meeting on May 25.
Showing Signs of Recovery
26 May 2017 - 11:45am
Bank of Korea Governor Lee Ju-yeol said on May 25 that he would not mechanically respond to an increase in the U.S. interest rate. “The long-term U.S. interest rate has lowered as expectations for...
The South Korean government will not use the terms such as “a balancer in Northeast Asia” and “balancing diplomacy” that have been its key concepts of diplomacy for the past about 12 years.
Abolition of ‘Balancer’ Policy
26 May 2017 - 11:45am
The South Korean government decided to no longer use terms such as “South Korea as a balancer in Northeast Asia” and “balancing diplomacy,” which have been its key concepts of diplomacy for about 12...
SK Telecom and Samsung Electronics jointly won the “Infrastructure Innovation Award” for 5G mobility at the Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Telecoms Innovation Summit 2017 on May 23.
Innovation Efforts Recognized
25 May 2017 - 1:15pm
SK Telecom and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (“Samsung”) on May 23 jointly won the “Infrastructure Innovation Award” at the Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Telecoms Innovation Summit 2017 for their...
Hyosung has been continuing to increase its overseas investment and supply the world’s best products.
Returns for Restructuring
25 May 2017 - 1:15pm
Hyosung, whose operating profit exceeded one trillion won (US$900 million) for the first time last year, is faring well this year, too. Experts point out that this is because the company restructured...
VIPs in the ceremony for the completion of a fuel cell plant of Doosan Corporation are posing for commemorative photo shoots.
Investment in Fuel Cell
25 May 2017 - 1:00pm
Doosan Corporation built a fuel cell production plant by investing about 40 billion won in a 10,744-square-meter site in the 2nd General Industrial Complex in Iksan City of North Jeolla Province and...
Woori Bank’s official launch of 'Robo-Alpha,' a robo advisor.
Robot-based Service
25 May 2017 - 12:45pm
Woori Bank has officially launched the 'Woori LoBo-Alpha' Service based on a robo advisor which uses artificial intelligence to suggest an optimal asset allocation portfolio that fits customer-...
Hyundai Mobis’s 2017 sustainability report.
Focus on R&D
25 May 2017 - 12:45pm
Hyundai Mobis announced in its '2017 Sustainability Report' published on May 24 that it carried out about 1,100 research and development (R&D) projects for 96 models last year. Hyundai Mobis sets...
Kong Ki-young, president of Hyundai Construction Equipment declared a take-off to become a global top five construction machinery company.
Towards Global Top 5
25 May 2017 - 12:45pm
Hyundai Construction Equipment spun off from Hyundai Heavy Industries last month, announced its take-off to become a global top five construction machinery specialist. Hyundai Construction Equipment...
Samsung Electronics Co. ranks 10th on the world’s most valuable brand list selected by American business magazine Forbes.
Top Ten Valuable Brands
25 May 2017 - 12:45pm
Forbes announced its annual study of the world’s 100 most valuable brands on May 23 (local time) after it evaluated more than 200 global brands based on three years of earnings and allocated a...
The radioactive waste site in Gyeongju City, South Korea.
Nuclear Decommissioning
25 May 2017 - 12:30pm
Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) announced on May 24 that it had a meeting with Enresa in Madrid, Spain on May 22 to discuss nuclear decommissioning. Enresa is an arm of the Spanish government...
The head office of SC Cheil Bank Korea.
Racks in Social Responsibility
25 May 2017 - 12:00pm
SC Cheil Bank Korea, which is wholly owned by London-based Standard Chartered Bank, is caught up in controversy over its latest decision to pay out 80 billion won (US$71.24 million) of dividends as...


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