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South Korea seeks arrest of Terra-Luna co-founder Daniel Shin

scmp.com An electronic board shows cryptocurrency diving during a trading session in Seoul in May, as the Luna and UST meltdowns wreaked havoc on the global financial market. Photo:…

U.S. preparing more sanctions on North Korea, Sullivan says By Reuters

investing.com By Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States is working a new round of sanctions against North Korea, U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said on Thursday, as…

South Korea’s exports contract for second straight month

marketwatch.com South Korea’s exports contracted for a second straight month in November on sluggish global demand. Exports fell 14% from a year earlier to $51.91 billion following a 5.7%…

North Korea's Kim calls for meeting to review state affairs

apnews.com SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for a major political conference before year's end where he's expected to address his increasingly tense…

Japan Q3 corporate capex up 9.8% year/year

investing.com TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese companies raised spending on plant and equipment in July-September by 9.8% from the same period a year earlier, Ministry of Finance data showed on…

South Korea Nov exports suffer worst decline in 2-1/2 years By Reuters

investing.com SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's exports in November suffered their worst annual drop in 2-1/2 years, hurt by cooling global demand in major markets led by China and a…

South Korea Nov factory activity shrinks for 5th month, but downturn eases slightly

investing.com SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's factory activity shrank for a fifth straight month in November but the downturn moderated slightly, a private-sector survey showed on…

Japan Q3 capital spending jumps nearly 10%, fastest pace in 4 years By Investing.com

investing.com By Ambar Warrick Investing.com-- Japanese firms ramped up capital spending at their fastest pace in over four years in the third quarter, data showed on Thursday, driven…

South Korea revised Q3 GDP +0.3% q/q, in line with earlier estimate By Reuters

investing.com SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's economy grew in the third quarter by a seasonally adjusted 0.3% from a quarter earlier, revised central bank data showed on Thursday,…

Mother of two children found dead in suitcases charged with murder

newsweek.com The mother of two children who were found dead in suitcases in New Zealand has been charged with their murder, according to reports. New Zealand police launched a homicide…

Saudi Arabia And South Korea Are Forging Closer Defense Ties

forbes.com The powerful Saudi Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman visited the South Korean capital Seoul on Nov. 16 and met with Korean President Yoon Suk-Yeol. During…

How Ryse, Autograph Collection, Brought Creativity And Youthfulness To Seoul

forbes.com The first time I checked out Ryse, Autograph Collection, was in June of 2018. My best friend in Seoul—she’s the former editor-in-chief of Nylon Korea, and I implicitly trust…

Bank of Korea ready to readjust tightening pace, going by data

reuters.com SEOUL, Nov 30 (Reuters) - South Korea's central bank is ready to readjust the pace of its policy tightening to respond to an economic slowdown and a slumping property…

China, Russia warplanes temporarily entered South Korea air defence zone -Yonhap By Reuters

investing.com SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's military took "tactical measures" after eight Chinese and four Russian warplanes entered its air defence zone on Wednesday, the Yonhap news…

South Korea Oct factory output drops at fastest pace since May 2020 By Reuters

investing.com SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's factory output dropped in October by more than expected and at the fastest pace in nearly 2-1/2 years, government data showed on Wednesday,…

These are shaping up to be the best and worst luxury real estate markets for 2023

cnbc.com In a ranking 25 of the world's top luxury real estate markets, Dubai topped the list, with prices expected to increase 13.5% in 2023, according to Knight Frank. - Seoul and…

Grieving South Korean father seeks justice for Halloween crush victims By Reuters

investing.com By Hyun Young Yi and Hyonhee Shin SEOUL (Reuters) - Taking time off work, South Korean bus driver Cho Gi-Dong has visited a crypt where the remains of his 24-year-old…

Hyundai Motor Group, SK On in EV battery supply pact in N. America By Reuters

investing.com SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean battery maker SK On has signed a pact with Hyundai Motor group for the supply of electric vehicle (EV) batteries in North America, the company…

Hyundai Motor, SK On in EV battery supply pact in N. America

reuters.com SEOUL, Nov 29 (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor Group and battery maker SK On have signed a pact on the supply of electric vehicle (EV) batteries in North America, the…

South Korea November exports set to fall by most in 2-1/2 years

investing.com By Jihoon Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's exports were set for a second month of declines in November and by the steepest pace in 2-1/2 years, hurt by an economic…

South Korea orders striking cement truckers back to work

go.com SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea’s government issued an order Tuesday for some of the thousands of truck drivers who have been on strike to return to work, insisting that…

Elon Musk Gets 'Tailored' South Korea Offer To Set Up Tesla Gigafactory: What's On The Table?

benzinga.com To woo billionaire Elon Musk to set up a Tesla Inc TSLA Gigafactory in South Korea, the country’s president reportedly said he is ready to offer “tailored” incentives in…

Exclusive-South Korea's Yoon: should pay attention to any 'financial instability' By Reuters

investing.com By Soyoung Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's government and the central bank should pay greater attention to addressing any financial instability as the economy is headed…

Exclusive: South Korea's Yoon ready to offer 'tailored' benefits to attract Tesla gigafactory

reuters.com SEOUL, Nov 29 (Reuters) - South Korea will offer "tailored" incentives to encourage Tesla to set up an electric vehicle gigafactory in the country and will minimise any…

$40M Tennessee incentive for battery cathode plant approved

apnews.com NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee panel on Monday approved a $40 million state economic incentive for a company that plans to invest $3.2 billion to develop a cathode…

Hyundai Motor, LGES consider building two JV battery plants in U.S. -report By Reuters

investing.com SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co and LG Energy Solution Ltd (LGES) are considering building two joint venture battery plants in the United States, a local…

Hyundai Motor, LGES consider building two JV battery plants in U.S. -report

reuters.com SEOUL, Nov 28 (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co (005380.KS) and LG Energy Solution Ltd (LGES) (373220.KS) are considering building two joint venture battery plants…

The Smart And Surprising Ways Four Seasons Hotel Seoul Honors Korean Culture

forbes.com Since I grew up spending many summers in Seoul, South Korea’s capital feels more like a second hometown. And over the years, I’ve taken pride in watching the rest of the…

Will Japan and South Korea Learn From US Allies in Europe?

nakedcapitalism.com By Conor Gallagher Japan and South Korea are facing difficult decisions over Washington’s intensifying conflict with Beijing. The US is working to get both countries to join…

China's Xi, in message to North Korea's Kim, says willing to work together for regional, global stability -KCNA By Reuters

investing.com SEOUL (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that China would be willing to work together with North Korea for regional and…

UK Black Friday transactions consistent with 2021 so far -Barclaycard Payments By Reuters

investing.com LONDON (Reuters) - The volume of Black Friday payment transactions in Britain as of 1000 GMT was broadly in line with 2021, initial data from Barclaycard Payments showed on…

Hyundai Motor and SK On to build $1.9 billion JV battery plant in U.S. -report By Reuters

investing.com SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co and SK On plan to invest about 2.5 trillion won ($1.88 billion) to build a new joint venture battery factory in the United…

South Korea President Yoon warns of crackdown on striking truckers By Reuters

investing.com SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol warned that the government might step in to break up a nationwide strike by truckers, calling it illegal and…

K-Pop Girls tripleS Album Leads With Blockchain-Backed Track

cryptodaily.co.uk Seoul is truly booming with life. There are close to 18 million people living here, and this number will only continue to rise. Korean Pop Artists are everywhere you look -…

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