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The LG G2 is quite popular in many markets.
Global Appraisals
5 November 2013 - 2:26pm
LG Electronics’ flagship smartphone is widely regarded as one of the best smartphones this year.  According to US-based magazine Consumer Reports on November 4, the LG G2 was chosen as one of the top...
Digital Wars
5 November 2013 - 2:22pm
The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported on November 3 (local time) that patent wars flared up again in the IT sector. Rockstar, a consortium composed of Apple, Microsoft, Blackberry, Ericsson, and...
Chinese shoppers look at an advertisement for Korean cosmetic brand Solwhasoo at a department store in Beijing.
Korean Cosmetics in China
5 November 2013 - 2:13pm
Nine out of ten Chinese consumers in their 20s to 30s are satisfied with the quality or the brand of Korean cosmetics. Also, 26% of people who answered preferred to shop for Korean cosmetics online...
Beating Japan
5 November 2013 - 1:30pm
Korea’s current account surplus is expected to surpass that of Japan this year for the first time. According to the Bank of Korea and Japanese financial ministry on November 3, Korea recorded a...
Korea President Park Geun Hye and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands at the G20 meeting in Moscow in September.
Korea-Russia Summit Meeting
5 November 2013 - 12:33pm
A summit meeting between Korean President Park Geun Hye and Russian President Vladimir Putin will be held next week in Seoul.  After the meeting, the two countries’ leaders are likely to make a joint...
President Park Geun-hye delivers a speech during an international conference on Eurasian cooperation held at the Shilla Hotel in Seoul on the morning of October 18.
Inter-Korea Summit
4 November 2013 - 5:57pm
South Korean President Park Geun-hye mentioned the possibility of meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, drawing attention to the background and future inter-Korean relations.  In an interview...
Apple, DoCoMo Alliance
4 November 2013 - 5:45pm
It has been found that Apple has more than doubled its market share in Japan since its cooperation with NTT DoCoMo, the largest mobile carrier in Japan, to pose a significant challenge to Samsung...
The two basic ideas behind LTE-TDD are that more data comes in to a phone than goes out from a phone, and that transmissions to and from the phone should share the same frequency.
LTE-TDD Network
4 November 2013 - 5:40pm
Samsung Electronics has been selected as one of the equipment and solution providers for the LTE-TDD network establishment project of Sprint, the third-largest mobile carrier in the United States....
The 2013 Global Materials and Components Exhibition.
“Sandwich” Status
4 November 2013 - 5:34pm
Korea’s materials and components industries are contributing greatly to its exports, but are sandwiched between those of Japan and China.  The Institute for International Trade (IIT) of the Korea...
The container port of Busan, Korea's busiest export port and the world's 5th largest as of 2012.
Record-high Exports
4 November 2013 - 5:30pm
Korea’s total exports, which had stood at just US$100 million in 1964, break the US$50 billion mark on a monthly basis half a century later. It has taken a quarter of a century for the country to...
Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan, faces scrutiny over hiring the children of senior government officials in the Asia Pacific region. (Photo courtesy Steve Jurvetson/Wikimedia Commons)
Hiring Scandal
4 November 2013 - 1:48pm
In a November 1 article posted on its website, the New York Times (NYT) said that the US federal government is investigating JPMorgan’s hiring practices in Asia, including South Korea. Also, JPMorgan...
Samsung’s Appeal
4 November 2013 - 1:39pm
Samsung Electronics has appealed a ruling by the US International Trade Commission (ITC) against only one standard-essential patent (SEP) instead of commercial ones, following the US presidential...


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