South Korea

Samsung says may invest $500 million to set up display factory in India

Samsung says may invest $500 million to set up display factory in India

Published 20/01/2020

SEOUL/BANGALORE (Reuters) - South Korean flat screen maker Samsung Display plans to set up a factory in India with a $500 million investment as parent [more…]

South Korea confirms first case of new coronavirus in Chinese visitor

South Korea confirms first case of new coronavirus in Chinese visitor

Published 20/01/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea reported on Monday its first confirmed case of a new coronavirus that has broken out in China, South Korea’s Centers [more…]

Samsung appoints new mobile chief as Huawei chips away at market share

Samsung appoints new mobile chief as Huawei chips away at market share

Published 20/01/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Monday named its youngest president as its new smartphone chief as the firm seeks to defend its [more…]

Factbox: Key winners at the 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards

Factbox: Key winners at the 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards

Published 20/01/2020

(Reuters) - The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards for film and television were handed out on Sunday at a ceremony in Los Angeles. Following is [more…]

‘Parasite’ wins top prize at Screen Actors Guild Awards

‘Parasite’ wins top prize at Screen Actors Guild Awards

Published 20/01/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Korean-language film “Parasite” won the top prize, for best ensemble cast in a motion picture, at the Screen Actors Guild [more…]

Asian shares rebound as U.S. and Iran stand down, yen retreats

Asian shares rebound as U.S. and Iran stand down, yen retreats

Published 09/01/2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks had their best session in weeks on Thursday, as the United States and Iran backed away from the brink of [more…]

Samsung sets up anti-corruption panel as chief faces trials

Samsung sets up anti-corruption panel as chief faces trials

Published 09/01/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s Samsung Group, whose leader faces trials over a bribery scandal involving former president Park Geun-hye, has appointed external experts to [more…]

Amid trade row with Japan, South Korea gains Dupont investment to make chip materials

Amid trade row with Japan, South Korea gains Dupont investment to make chip materials

Published 09/01/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said on Thursday DuPont will invest $28 million in the country to produce advanced photoresists and other materials by 2021, [more…]

Lidar laser-sensing technology: from self-driving cars to dance contests

Lidar laser-sensing technology: from self-driving cars to dance contests

Published 07/01/2020

DETROIT/LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Self-driving cars employ lidar, a remote sensing technology using pulsed laser light the way radar uses radio waves, and lidar makers [more…]

South Korea, U.S. commandos practice raiding enemy facility as North Korea tensions rise

South Korea, U.S. commandos practice raiding enemy facility as North Korea tensions rise

Published 23/12/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean and U.S. special forces troops recently conducted drills simulating the infiltration of an enemy facility, U.S. military photos seen by [more…]