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South Korean boycott hits Japanese beer imports

Aug 07 2019

SEOUL South Korean imports of Japanese beer slumped 45% in July from the previous month in the wake of a consumer boycott sparked by an escalating political and economic dispute between the two Asian neighbors, data showed.

S.Korean imports of Japanese beer nearly halve as consumer backlash grows

Aug 06 2019

SEOUL, Aug 7 South Korean imports of Japanese beer slumped 45% in July from the previous month in the wake of a consumer boycott sparked by an escalating political and economic dispute between the two Asian neighbours, data showed.

Fans to sue after Ronaldo sits out Juventus friendly in Seoul

Aug 02 2019

SEOUL Soccer fans in South Korea are taking legal action to seek compensation after Cristiano Ronaldo failed to play in a friendly during Juventus' pre-season tour in Seoul last week. | Video

Sex doll ruling arouses controversy in South Korea

Aug 02 2019

SEOUL A petition calling for a ban on importing life-size sex dolls into South Korea has gathered nearly a quarter million signatures as of Friday, passing a threshold that requires the president's office to respond to the matter.

South Korean YouTubers lure Japanese audience with attacks on Moon

Jul 23 2019

SEOUL Japanese citizens angry at South Korea's role in a diplomatic row over their wartime history that has spilled into trade have found some unlikely allies: South Korean commentators using YouTube to attack their own president, Moon Jae-in.

Samsung Electronics' second-quarter profit likely halved as Huawei woes worsen chip glut

Jul 03 2019

SEOUL Samsung Electronics is likely to say second-quarter profit more than halved when it reports preliminary earnings on Friday, data showed, as a drop in memory chip shipments to China's embattled Huawei exacerbated a price-squeezing supply glut.

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