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Sanctions relief unlikely without show of ‘good faith’ by N. Korea: US lawmaker

26-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 7:31 AM

The United States will unlikely ease or remove its sanctions on North Korea unless Pyongyang first makes a move to show its good faith, a US lawmaker said Wednesday. Rep. [...] » More

Carmakers to recall over 470,000 vehicles over defects

26-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 7:31 AM

Mercedes-Benz Korea, Hyundai Motor, Kia, Honda Korea, Ford Sales and Service Korea, Audi Volkswagen Korea, Nissan Korea, Volvo Cars Korea, and BMW Korea will recall 478,371 [...] » More

New virus cases still rising 1 day before mass vaccine rollout

26-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 7:31 AM

South Korea’s daily new coronavirus cases fell slightly below 400 on Thursday, a day ahead of the country’s first rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, as sporadic [...] » More

S. Korean top nuke envoy holds virtual talks on N. Korea with senior US diplomat

26-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 7:31 AM

South Korea’s top nuclear envoy held video talks with a senior US diplomat Thursday about North Korea’s denuclearisation and related issues, the foreign ministry [...] » More

Netflix to spend $500 million in Korea this year to develop new content

26-Feb-2021 Intellasia | CNBC | 7:31 AM

Netflix said Thursday that it will spend $500 million this year on films and series produced in South Korea to broaden its growing slate of content from the country. Korean [...] » More

[Herald Interview] NYSE hopes to see more Korean firms listing in US

26-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 7:31 AM

E-commerce giant Coupang’s application this month to list on the New York Stock Exchange has given hope to Korean firms dreaming of listing on the “big [...] » More

‘Market picks SK Group as top ESG player here’

26-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 7:31 AM

As the ESG business management trend continues to gain traction in South Korea, environmental factors have outweighed social and governance values in importance, the [...] » More

[News Focus] COVID-19 causes historic gap in online sales by product type

26-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 7:31 AM

The novel coronavirus was found to have brought a seriously widening disparity in the online sales performances of local retailers by product segment and business type. South [...] » More

Top general: US missile defense is aimed at N Korea, not China, Russia, Iran

26-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Stripes | 7:31 AM

The United States must be prepared to shoot down North Korean missiles because “there is a chance they would actually fire [one] at us,” a top military officer [...] » More

Korea maintains 3pct growth outlook

26-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 7:31 AM

South Korea’s central bank on Thursday decided to maintain its previous 3 percent growth outlook for the nation’s gross domestic product this year, with its chief [...] » More

[Exclusive] Korean investors’ $16.8b coal exposure highlights call for climate action

26-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 7:31 AM

Forty South Korean investors were found to have invested a total of $16.8 billion in securities issued by thermal coal-related companies worldwide as of January, data [...] » More

Doctor-government conflict continues as vaccinations begin

26-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 7:31 AM

Doctors appear to be losing ground in their conflict with the government after facing negative public sentiment toward their call for collective action. The Korean Medical [...] » More

Korea’s fertility rate falls to lowest in the world

26-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:31 AM

South Korea’s fertility rate fell to the lowest in the world last year, data showed on Wednesday (February 24), as uncertainty over the coronavirus discouraged couples [...] » More

N Korea exploited Korean POWs ‘for decades’: report

26-Feb-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 7:31 AM

North Korea used South Korean prisoners of war and their descendants through several generations as slave labour in a vast network of coal mines, a rights group said [...] » More

Korean battery marker’s premium strategy faces challenge

26-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Koreaherald | 7:31 AM

South Korean battery giants’ strategy for the electric vehicle market has been to go for premium, high-performance batteries, but the recent strides of Chinese makers [...] » More