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Samsung sees pandemic-led appliances boom extending run to rest of year

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

A pandemic-driven boom in home appliance sales will last longer than previously anticipated and extend into the second half of the year, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s [...] » More

Seoul stocks open lower, tracking Wall Street decline

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

South Korean stocks opened lower Wednesday, tracking overnight losses on Wall Street as concerns of inflation weighed down on investor sentiment. The benchmark Korea [...] » More

Samsung’s presence in DRAM market slightly down in Q1: report

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

Samsung Electronics Co.’s share in the global DRAM market declined slightly in the first quarter of the year, a report showed Wednesday, though it maintained the [...] » More

US willing to share COVID vaccine with N. Korea if requested: report

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

The United States may consider sharing COVID-19 vaccines with North Korea if requested by the impoverished nation, if the vaccines will reach the intended beneficiaries, a US [...] » More

Head of US think tank CFR receives S. Korean state medal

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

Richard Haass, head of a US think tank, was awarded a South Korean medal Tuesday for his contributions to the strengthening of the US-South Korea alliance. The chief of the [...] » More

Banks’ household loan growth quickens in April

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

South Korean banks’ household loans grew at a faster clip in April, as money chased after initial public offerings, central bank data showed Wednesday. The value of [...] » More

S. Korea reports largest job growth in almost 7 years in April

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

South Korea reported the largest job growth in almost seven years in April in the latest sign that the job market is recovering from a yearlong slump caused by the pandemic, [...] » More

Biden must tell Kim: Begin denuclearisation, end dehumanisation of N Koreans

Biden must tell Kim: Begin denuclearisation, end dehumanisation of N Koreans

13-May-2021 Intellasia | TheHill | 5:02 AM

The Biden administration has completed its comprehensive review of North Korea policy and also has settled on the core principles of its China policy (though the Defense [...] » More

PC shipments in S. Korea soar to 10-year high in Q1: report

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

South Korea’s personal computer (PC) market expanded to the largest in 10 years in the first quarter of 2021, industry data showed Wednesday, due to robust demand for [...] » More

US understands S. Korea’s difficulty with vaccine shortage: Hwang

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

White House policy coordinator for Indo-Pacific Kurt Campbell has said the United States understands the problem South Korea faces due to its vaccine shortage and is doing [...] » More

S. Korea, US to hold regular defense talks on N. Korea, OPCON transfer

S. Korea, US to hold regular defense talks on N. Korea, OPCON transfer

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

South Korea and the United States were to hold biannual defense talks in Washington on Wednesday to discuss regional security situations and major bilateral issues, such as [...] » More

Moody’s keeps ‘Aa2′ rating on S. Korea with stable outlook

13-May-2021 Intellasia | YNA | 5:02 AM

Global credit appraiser Moody’s Investors Service said Wednesday it has maintained its credit rating on South Korea at “Aa2,” with a stable outlook. [...] » More

Samsung will attend Barcelona’s World Mobile Congress remotely

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

South Korean mobile handset manufacturer Samsung Electronics (005930.KS)said on Tuesday it will not be present at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona next month, becoming [...] » More

S. Korean seeks revival of talks for North, US

13-May-2021 Intellasia | NWAOnline | 5:02 AM

South Korea’s leader said Monday that he’ll use his upcoming summit with President Joe Biden to push to restart diplomacy with North Korea, saying that the US has [...] » More

US understands S. Korea’s difficulty with vaccine shortage: Hwang

13-May-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 5:02 AM

White House policy coordinator for Indo-Pacific Kurt Campbell has said the United States understands the problem South Korea faces due to its vaccine shortage and is doing [...] » More