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UPDATE 1-Apple's new, lower priced iPhone draws tepid response in Asia

Sep 11 2019

* iPhones still too pricey, not enough new features - social media (Adds analysts' comments, social media reaction, background)

Japan's curbs on high-tech materials exports to South Korea could backfire

Aug 30 2019

TOKYO/SEOUL Japan's curbs on exports of high-tech materials to South Korea could backfire in the long run, eroding its dominance over a key link in the global chip supply chain, suppliers and experts say.

SK Innovation fuels LG Chem feud with EV battery patent lawsuit

Aug 30 2019

SEOUL A feud between two South Korean battery makers escalated on Friday as SK Innovation Co Ltd said it plans to sue bigger rival LG Chem Ltd in the United States over alleged patent infringement related to electric vehicles (EV).

Samsung heir braces for top court ruling in ex-president bribery case

Aug 28 2019

SEOUL Samsung Group will discover the fate of its de facto leader on Thursday as South Korea's Supreme Court rules whether to uphold the bribery conviction of Jay Y. Lee, in a scandal that unseated the president and trained public ire on corporate untouchables.

Samsung heir braces for top court ruling in ex-president bribery case

Aug 28 2019

SEOUL, Aug 29 Samsung Group will discover the fate of its de facto leader on Thursday as South Korea's Supreme Court rules whether to uphold the bribery conviction of Jay Y. Lee, in a scandal that unseated the president and trained public ire on corporate untouchables.

South Korea's top court to rule on Samsung heir's bribery case on August 29

Aug 22 2019

SEOUL South Korea's Supreme Court is to rule next Thursday on whether to uphold a reduced sentence given to Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee or ask an appeals court to revisit a case that was part of a graft scandal that brought down the president in 2017.

South Korea to drop Japan from its fast-track trade 'white list'

Aug 12 2019

SEOUL South Korea said on Monday it plans to drop Japan from its "white list" of countries with fast-track trade status from September, a tit-for-tat move that deepens a diplomatic and trade rift between the two countries. | Video

South Korea launches 'Let's Learn Japan's Restrictions' website for puzzled businesses

Aug 02 2019

SEOUL The South Korean government has launched a new learning website for companies puzzled by Japan's recent trade restrictions against the country amid growing confusion over changes of rules about buying Japanese goods.

South Korea launches 'Let's Learn Japan's Restrictions' website for puzzled businesses

Aug 02 2019

SEOUL The South Korean government has launched a new learning website for companies puzzled by Japan's recent trade restrictions against the country amid growing confusion over changes of rules about buying Japanese goods.

South Korean chip giants face 'strangling' from Japanese export curbs

Aug 01 2019

SEOUL South Korean chipmakers are hitting a dead end in their quest to find alternatives for key Japanese materials that have been slapped with export restrictions, raising the prospect of major disruption to their operations in the coming months.

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