SEOUL, Aug 7 South Korea's National Pension
Service (NPS) and other public pension funds have pumped a
record 1.5 trillion won ($1.24 billion) into domestic equities
this month so far, as local financial markets hit multi-year
lows on U.S.-China trade tensions.
SEOUL South Korea's top financial regulator said Samsung BioLogics Co Ltd had intentionally breached accounting rules ahead of its 2016 listing, leading to a suspension in trading of the biotech firm's shares and a review of its listing status.
SEOUL South Korean regulators turned up the heat on Samsung Group [SAGR.UL] over its complex ownership structure, with the country's antitrust chief saying on Thursday the arrangement for control at the nation's top conglomerate was "not sustainable".
SEOUL/BEIJING A senior North Korean diplomat left for Finland on Sunday for talks with former U.S. and South Korean officials, Yonhap News Agency reported, amid a series of diplomatic encounters ahead of a possible U.S.-North Korean summit.
SEOUL/BEIJING, March 18 A senior North Korean
diplomat left for Finland on Sunday for talks with former U.S.
and South Korean officials, Yonhap News Agency reported, amid a
series of diplomatic encounters ahead of a possible U.S.-North
SEOUL A consortium led by South Korea's POSCO and Samsung SDI will build a cathode plant in Chile by 2021 for the country's lithium batteries project, POSCO said in a statement on Sunday.
SEOUL/WASHINGTON The White House said any talks with North Korea must lead to an end to its nuclear program after senior officials from Pyongyang visiting South Korea said on Sunday their government was open to talks with the United States. | Video
SEOUL Four years after the Korea Skating Union (KSU) was supposed to have cleaned up its act, allegations of favoritism and athlete mistreatment have again roiled South Korean sport just weeks ahead of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
SEOUL South Korean officials rushed to identify 37 victims of a hospital blaze and pinpoint the cause on Saturday as President Moon Jae-in visited the burnt-out building and decried "one tragedy after another" to strike the country. | Video
SEOUL From being practically unknown in South Korea a week ago, Chung Hyeon has quickly gained superstar status in his homeland with a fairytale run to the Australian Open semi-finals that has raised the profile of tennis to new levels in the east Asian country.