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South Koreans get 5G service in 'scariest place' on North Korea border

1:14am EDT

TAESUNG FREEDOM VILLAGE, South Korea South Korean mobile carrier KT Corp said on Thursday it launched 5G services in one of the world's most heavily armed border zones separating the two Koreas.

Huawei launches 5G lab in South Korea, but keeps event low-key after U.S. ban

May 29 2019

SEOUL Huawei Technologies unveiled an open lab for next-generation 5G wireless network in South Korea on Thursday, but kept the launch low-key given its recent blacklisting by the United States, a key security ally of the Asian nation.

Huawei ban puts South Korea in a familiar place: caught between the U.S. and China

May 29 2019

SEOUL Less than a week after Huawei Technologies was blacklisted by the United States, more than a hundred South Korean politicians and business leaders toured the Chinese tech giant's headquarters and its lavish new campus outside Shenzhen.

RPT-FEATURE-K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill

May 01 2019

SEOUL, May 1 Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training, no privacy, no boyfriend, and even no phone.

K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill

Apr 30 2019

SEOUL Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training, no privacy, no boyfriend, and even no phone.

Samsung Electronics bets on better second-half after first-quarter profit slumps

Apr 30 2019

SEOUL South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd flagged improved second-half results on expectations of a pick up in memory chip and smartphone sales, after posting its weakest profit in more than two years in the first quarter. | Video

LG Electronics to shut South Korea phone plant, move production to Vietnam

Apr 24 2019

SEOUL LG Electronics Inc said on Thursday it would stop producing smartphones in South Korea and move manufacturing to Vietnam, joining global rivals in reorganizing production as they battle a slump in global demand.

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