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More parents concerned about safety of flu vaccine

21-Oct-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

An increasing number of parents here are expressing concerns over the death of a 17-year-old high school student in Incheon two days after receiving the seasonal flu vaccine. [...] » More

Korean automotive companies witness jumps in sales, production

21-Oct-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s automotive industry has recovered to see sales and production grow by over 20 percent on-year in September, government data showed Monday. According to [...] » More

China uses Korean War anniversary as propaganda against US

21-Oct-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

China is marking the 70th anniversary of its military involvement in the Korean War with much fanfare amid heightened tensions with the US Fought between North and South [...] » More

SK hynix ready to build ‘chip empire’

21-Oct-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

SK hynix came out with a surprising announcement on Tuesday morning that it inked a deal to acquire US chip giant Intel’s NAND business for $9 billion. It is the [...] » More

N Korea cybercriminals threaten Russian entities, report says

21-Oct-2020 Intellasia | UPI | 6:02 AM

North Korean hackers who have attacked South Korean nuclear power operators could be going after Russia’s defense industry, according to a Russian press report. Russian [...] » More

Automakers Hyundai, Kia warn of $2.9 billion hit to earnings over US quality woes

21-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia Motors warned of another $2.9 billion of provisions related to engine issues, bringing their total hit from the years-long quality problem [...] » More

Muhyiddin congratulates Korea for being among two finalists in race to lead World Trade Organisation

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 9:49 AM

Prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has congratulated the South Korean government, particularly its minister of Trade, Yoo Myung-hee for being chosen as the two finalists [...] » More

Korea’s SK Hynix to buy Intel’s NAND business for $9 billion

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:41 AM

Intel Corp INTC.O has agreed to sell its NAND memory chip business to SK Hynix Inc 000660.KS for $9 billion in an all-cash deal that would propel the South Korean chipmaker [...] » More

Samsung heir departs for Vietnam for biz chances, potential investment

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | YNA | 6:02 AM

Samsung Electronics vice Chair Lee Jae-yong, the de facto leader of South Korea’s top conglomerate, on Monday departed for Vietnam as he seeks more business [...] » More

Lawmakers incapable of addressing Netflix, Google issues in audit

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The Science, ICT, Broadcasting and Communications Committee has failed to summon the heads of Google Korea and Netflix Services Korea to appear as witnesses in this [...] » More

Finance ministry’s portal ‘useless’

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Open Fiscal Data, a tax revenue and expenditure data portal set up and operated by the Ministry of Economy and Finance, remains underutilised by the public despite a hefty [...] » More

Eximbank criticised for going against government’s green drive

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The Export-Import Bank of Korea (Eximbank) has come under criticism for assisting in investments of hundreds of billions of won in overseas coal projects, in a contradictory [...] » More

N Korea not paying back its $875 mil. loan to Korea

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

North Korea has a huge amount of loans to pay back to South Korea, but chances of repayment seem to be very slim. The South Korean government has offered more than trillion [...] » More

N Koreans exposed to gruesome human rights abuses in pretrial detention: rights group

N Koreans exposed to gruesome human rights abuses in pretrial detention: rights group

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

North Koreans under pretrial detention experience extreme human rights abuses by corrupt law enforcement, from confinement in dirty and overcrowded cells to coerced [...] » More

Questions linger over New Deal Fund

20-Oct-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

The much-hyped New Deal Fund may not be as effective a growth plan as the government expects, unless preceded by a drastic measure to guarantee profit margins acceptable to [...] » More