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Changing tack: Samsung to reveal some features of foldable phone this week

Nov 05 2018

SEOUL Keen to make its foldable smartphone the next big thing, Samsung Electronics Co will depart from its usual policy of keeping product plans highly secret and provide some details of the phone's key features for app developers this week.

After tragedies and big losses, Hyundai looks to reverse North Korea fortunes

Nov 02 2018

SEOUL For Hyundai, the South Korean conglomerate, North Korea has been a story of lost opportunities – and tragedy.

Samsung slashes capex, calls end to chip boom after record third quarter

Oct 31 2018

SEOUL Samsung Electronics Co Ltd slashed 2018 capex by more than a quarter on Wednesday and warned of lower profit until early next year, calling an end to a two-year boom in memory chips that fueled record third-quarter profit. | Video

RPT-UPDATE 2-SK Hynix warns of more chip price falls, capex cut as trade tensions bite

Oct 25 2018

* Expects lower 2019 capex on uncertainty from trade frictions

SK Hynix warns of more chip price falls, capex cut as trade tensions bite

Oct 25 2018

SEOUL SK Hynix offered a downbeat outlook for semiconductors on Thursday, warning prices of flash memory chips will fall further until early next year from over two-year lows, hit by waning smartphone sales and weaker Chinese demand.

South Korea's LG Display says trade wars weigh on global panel business

Oct 24 2018

SEOUL South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd said trade conflicts would undermine the global panel business, as it posted a 76 percent fall in third-quarter profit on Wednesday despite a seasonal price boost.

POSCO posts highest quarterly profit since 2011 on strong steel prices

Oct 23 2018

SEOUL South Korea's top steelmaker POSCO posted its highest quarterly profit since 2011 and said it expected sales revenue for all of 2018 to be lifted by higher steel prices.

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