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Hyundai, Kia to lower fuel-economy estimates after probe

05-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg News | 7:01 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. (005380) and Kia Motors Corp. (000270), whose growth has been aided by 40-mile-per-gallon claims, will compensate US customers for overstating the fuel [...]
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Korea president’s brother quizzed in land-deal probe

Korea president’s brother quizzed in land-deal probe

03-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

The brother of South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak appeared before a special prosecutor Thursday over alleged irregularities in a project to build the president’s [...]
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Korea exports recovered in October

03-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s exports bounced back last month after three months of contraction because of improved demand from China and Southeast Asia, government data showed [...]
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Samsung wins $2.48b order to build UAE plants

03-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Alarabiya | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s Samsung Engineering said Thursday it had won a $2.48 billion order to build plants in Abu Dhabi. Under the deal signed Wednesday with the state-owned Abu [...]
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Korea to build giant casino city to rival Macau

Korea to build giant casino city to rival Macau

03-Nov-2012 Intellasia | China Post | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s port city of Incheon has teamed up with a group of investors to build a giant $290 billion leisure and gaming destination intended to rival Macau by 2030, [...]
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Korea inflation accelerates to 2.1pct

Korea inflation accelerates to 2.1pct

03-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s inflation rate accelerated to 2.1 percent in October but remained comfortably within the central bank’s 2.0-4.0 percent target range, government [...]
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Huge N Korea hotel begun in 1980s might soon open

03-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AP | 7:01 AM

The 105-story, pyramid-shaped hotel that has stood over North Korea’s capital city like a mountain for more than 20 years just might be on the verge of opening for the [...]
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Foreign policy ignored as Korean trio battle for presidency

03-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Nation | 7:01 AM

During his visit here earlier this month, Glyn Davies, US special envoy for North Korea policy, took time out of his official schedule of talks with foreign ministry [...]
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Korea plans to update its missile defence system

Korea plans to update its missile defence system

03-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Arirang News | 7:01 AM

North Korea’s missile threats are more real than ever, with its failed missile launch in April this year, as a prime example. Just recently, South Korea’s defense [...]
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The politics of ageing in Korea

The politics of ageing in Korea

02-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:57 AM

South Korea’s rapidly ageing population is redrawing the electoral landscape of a country where half a century of tumultuous change has honed sharp generational [...]
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Korean exports rise after four months of decline

Korean exports rise after four months of decline

02-Nov-2012 Intellasia | BBC | 7:01 AM

South Korean exports have risen for the first time in four months, raising hope that the economy could be starting to recover. Overseas shipments rose 1.2 percent in October [...]
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Korea to build giant casino city to rival Macau

02-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s port city of Incheon has teamed up with a group of investors to build a giant $290 billion leisure and gaming destination intended to rival Macau by 2030, [...]
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IMF Crisis to Gangnam Style: Korea Rebounds

02-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

Kang Man Soon wept on the day 15 years ago that she gave her gold wedding ring to the government, joining the millions who donated heirlooms to boost South Korea’s [...]
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Korea output rises for first time in four months on carmakers

01-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s industrial production rose for the first time in four months as stronger sales of cars and electronics helped offset the effects of a cooling global [...]
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Korea’s industrial output inches up in Sept

01-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Yonhap News | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s industrial output crept up in September from a year earlier, but its growth pace remained sluggish apparently affected by cooling demand amid concerns [...]
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