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N Korea marks founding anniv. as economy hit by pandemic, disasters

10-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KyodoNews | 6:56 AM

North Korea on Wednesday marked the 72nd anniversary of its founding, at a time when the nation’s economy has been apparently languishing against a backdrop of the [...] » More

Korea Southern Power plans major renewable investment by 2025

10-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Power | 6:56 AM

Electricity utility company Korea Southern Power reportedly plans to invest $3.3bn (KRW4tn) in renewable energy projects by 2025. Business Korea reported that the company [...] » More

Korea president to hold emergency meeting on Thursday to discuss economic stimulus

10-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:56 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will hold an emergency economic policy meeting on Thursday to discuss new stimulus packages, including a fourth supplementary budget, to [...] » More

Korea to mass-produce antibody treatment of COVID-19 this month

09-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

South Korea plans to mass-produce an antibody treatment of the novel coronavirus later this month, health authorities said Tuesday. The country’s drug ministry is [...] » More

Sale of government shares in Woori on track

09-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Financial authorities are preparing to sell off Woori Financial Holdings’ shares owned by the government this year and are carefully monitoring market circumstances. [...] » More

Korea’s Celltrion to begin commercial production of COVID-19 antibody drug

09-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s Celltrion Inc will begin commercial production of its experimental treatment for COVID-19 this month, it said on Tuesday, as it pushes ahead with clinical [...] » More

Typhoon topples trees, knocks out power in Korea

09-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Typhoon Haishen made landfall just north of the South Korean city of Busan on Monday morning, cutting power to homes and factories, toppling trees, and forcing trains to be [...] » More

‘SK complies with applicable laws’

09-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

While SK Innovation and LG Chem are locked in a dispute over alleged theft of trade secrets regarding electric vehicle (EV) battery technology ? ahead of a USITC final ruling [...] » More

Concerns rise over deliverymen spreading virus

09-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

It has become the “new normal” for people to place an order online and receive food in front of their apartment door amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This has brought [...] » More

N Korea provides unprecedented, nearly real-time reports on typhoons

09-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

A journalist stands in a flooded street, his umbrella helplessly turned inside out in the strong wind, as he continues an onsite report about the effect of Typhoon Haishen [...] » More

Virus to take heavy toll on Korean economy

09-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The economy is expected to bear the full brunt of the recent flare-up of COVID-19 infections, as evidenced by continued downward revisions regarding growth, compounded by [...] » More

Justice minister becomes headache for ruling bloc

09-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

A slew of negative headlines on Justice minister Choo Mi-ae’s handling of her family’s affairs is becoming a major headache for the ruling bloc. The former [...] » More

Striking trainee doctors return to work as Korea battles second virus wave

09-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thousands of trainee doctors in South Korea returned to work on Tuesday after ending a more than two-week strike as the country continued to post three-digit rises in new [...] » More

Samsung to manufacture Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 4 series

09-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Samsung Electronics’ foundry business has been winning numerous big deals with global tech giants, signing its latest contract with Qualcomm to produce its Snapdragon 4 [...] » More

Justice minister further cornered over son’s military service

08-Sep-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Justice minister Choo Mi-ae found herself in deeper trouble Monday, as an additional allegation regarding her son’s military service surfaced over the weekend. [...] » More