All posts tagged "Business"

  • President Park Geun-hye (L) attends an official welcoming ceremony in Abu Dhabi on March 5, 2015. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea seeks ’2nd Middle East boom’

    SEJONG, March 19 (Yonhap) — South Korea will seek a “second Middle East boom” by strengthening economic cooperation with countries that are preparing for the post-oil era, the government said Thursday. In a national trade and investment...

    • Posted March 19, 2015
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  • JK Shin, CEO of Samsung's mobile division, shows the new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, during a Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2015 event on the eve of this week’s Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, March 1, 2015. Samsung unveiled a stylish new flagship phone that ditches its signature plastic design for metal and glass. The South Korean phone manufacturer also unveiled a premium model with a display that curves around the left and right edges so that information can be quickly glanced at on the side. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
    Shareholders get bolder against Korean chaebol owners

    SEOUL, March 13 (Yonhap) – Institutional and small investors are growing more aware of their rights as stake owners, as evident at this year’s shareholder meetings, but their efforts for change in corporate transparency and governance still...

    • Posted March 13, 2015
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    Koreans own more than 192,000 businesses in US, with $78 billion in sales

    Koreans own and operate more than 192,000 businesses in the U.S., with about $78 billion in sales, according to a report compiled by Asian Americans Advancing Justice and Asian American Federation and released Friday. Korean businesses employ...

    • Posted March 3, 2015
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    Korea Exchange delisted as public institution

    SEJONG (Yonhap) — South Korea’s stock exchange authority was delisted Thursday as a public institution, effectively allowing an alternative trading system (ATS) to sweep in and vitalize the local capital market. The decision, long waited by the...

    • Posted January 30, 2015
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  • Bundles of 10,000-yen banknotes are stacked in front of an electronic billboard showing real-time currency exchange rates at a Korea Exchange Bank branch in Seoul. (Yonhap)
    S. Korean conglomerates still sitting on $496 billion of cash

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korean conglomerates are still sitting on large amounts of cash, wary of economic uncertainties and weak domestic demand, despite government pressure for them to spend more on wages, dividends and facilities, data showed...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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    Kakao officially acquires Daum Communications

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff On Wednesday morning, Kakao officially acquired Daum Communications Corp., a fellow South Korean tech giant that specializes as a web search tool. Known for its popular mobile messenger app that...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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