All posts tagged "Business"

  • hyundai hq
    Hyundai bets big on G90 for US luxury car market

    By Lee Hyo-sik LOS ANGELES — Hyundai Motor, which recently unveiled its next-generation premium luxury sedan, the EQ900 (globally named the G90), is set to make another leap forward in the United States after celebrating the 30th...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • uber kia
    Uber partners up with Kia for premium service relaunch in Seoul

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Uber, the controversial ride-booking mobile app, will make a fresh start in Seoul with its high-end version to be serviced on a popular Korean-made luxury sedan, its U.S. operator said Wednesday, seeking to set...

    • Posted November 12, 2015
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  • Shin Dong-joo of Lotte (Yonhap)
    Lotte founder’s first son files lawsuit further fueling family feud

    TOKYO (Yonhap) — The eldest son of the Lotte Group founder said Thursday he has sued the chief of Lotte Holdings Co. for the head’s role in driving him out, waging a sideline attack against his younger...

    • Posted November 12, 2015
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  • This photo, released on Aug. 14, 2015, by Samsung Electronics Co., shows the new phablets that Samsung showcased during a publicity event in New York the previous day -- the Galaxy Note 5 (R) and the Galaxy S6 Edge+. Samsung released the two devices in South Korea on Aug. 20. (Yonhap)
    Samsung dominates all major smartphone markets except N. America

    By Brian Han Samsung Electronics is in a constant tug of war with Apple, so the South Korean tech giant pulled as hard as it could before the iPhone 6S hit the shelves in September. For the...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • Peter Schreyer
    Hyundai to challenge luxury brands BMW, Benz with Genesis

    By Brian Han Hyundai Motor Co. has come a long way since the 1980s when it started selling incredibly cheap, affordable cars overseas like the Excel. Now the automobile maker plans to take it a step further...

    • Posted November 6, 2015
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  • won
    Size of S. Korea’s economy to catch up to Japan’s by 2020

    By Yoon Ja-young Korea’s per capita gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to near $37,000 in five years, catching up to Japan. The report comes from estimates by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) World Economic Outlook Database,...

    • Posted November 5, 2015
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  • Executive Chairman of Alphabet, Google's holding company, Eric Schmidt (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
    Google chief stresses importance of deregulation in S. Korea

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Alphabet Inc., the holding company of Google Inc., said Friday that flexible regulations will help South Korea amid the protracted economic slowdown. “I know that your country is seeing...

    • Posted October 30, 2015
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