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Trial begins in Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee’s suspected fraud, stock manipulation case

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

Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee’s trial, in a case of suspected accounting fraud and stock price manipulation connected to a 2015 merger, began on Thursday as a Seoul court [...] » More

Top prosecutor fires back at justice minister, denying biased investigation allegation

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

Prosecutor general Yoon Seok-youl on Thursday lashed out at Justice minister Choo Mi-ae, who had accused him of bias and a lack of sincerity, saying she has no legal [...] » More

[Herald Interview] With KF-X fighter jet, S. Korea eyes foothold in global market

[Herald Interview] With KF-X fighter jet, S. Korea eyes foothold in global market

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

Chief engineer talks about challenges and rewards of next-generation military aircraft project ahead of prototype unveiling SACHEON, South Gyeongsang ProvinceAs South Korea [...] » More

S. Korea reports 121 new COVID-19 cases

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

South Korea saw a triple-digit increase in new daily COVID-19 cases for the first time in a week on Thursday, as the country battles an uptick in both locally transmitted and [...] » More

Korea medical association says flu vaccine programme should be suspended

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

South Korea’s medical association said on Thursday the government should suspend a flu vaccine programme following the deaths of at least 13 people who received a shot [...] » More

Korea finance minister loses home as housing policy comes back to haunt

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

South Korea’s finance minister, the architect of rules aimed at protecting tenants and slowing deposit increases, has himself been forced to look for a new home as [...] » More

[Herald Design Forum 2020] Herald Design Forum envisions next 10 years of design, innovation

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

The annual Herald Design Forum kicked off Thursday morning, marking its 10th edition by envisioning how design could change the world in the coming decade. Under the slogan [...] » More

Deaths after flu shots in Korea fan fears, but authorities find no link

22-Oct-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:57 AM

Nine people have died after getting flu shots in South Korea in the past week, raising concerns over the vaccine’s safety just as the seasonal inoculation programme is [...] » More

EDGC signs deal to export COVID-19 test kits to Dubai

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

Korean genetic sequencing analyser EDGC has signed an agreement with Dubai-based healthcare firm Babirus to supply COVID-19 diagnostic test kits for the city’s 2.55 [...] » More

Korea spent W2.4 tril. on treating Chinese patients over five years

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

Korea spent 2.4 trillion won ($21.2 billion) on medical treatments for Chinese nationals over the last five years, said Rep. Kang Ki-yoon of the People Power Party, citing [...] » More

US continues pressure on Korea to stand against China

US continues pressure on Korea to stand against China

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

The United States is raising pressure on Korea to participate in its anti-China alliance, with Washington seeking unity with its allies against Beijing’s assertiveness [...] » More

Samsung C&T, KEPCO urged to pull out of coal power plant project in Vietnam

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

Global asset managers have urged companies building a coal-fired power plant in Vietnam to withdraw due to climate change risks and economic inefficiency, according to a [...] » More

Tour agency CEO’s letter to employees reflects industry hardship

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

A travel agency CEO is attracting attention for his candid letter to employees about the company’s recent massive layoffs, according to industry officials, Wednesday. [...] » More

Government relief should prioritise manufacturing, IT jobs: KDI

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

The government’s emergency relief should focus on retaining jobs in the manufacturing and other industries in the “tradable sector,” in a long-term move to [...] » More

Xi Jinping invokes China’s ‘Korean war spirit’ as 70th anniversary approaches

22-Oct-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday urged the Chinese people to “keep their faith in ultimate victory”, saying the spirit forged during the Korean war would [...] » More