Reporter's Note


China’s auto industry started voicing against the Chinese government’s decision not to give subsidies for electric buses which are mounted with nickel-cobalt-manganese (NCM) batteries produced mainly by LG Chem and Samsung SDI.

Lim Woo-jae

Last month, a court ruled in favor of Lee Boo-jin, the eldest daughter of Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun-hee, who filed for divorce from her husband Lim Woo-jae, former vice president


South Korea’s Supreme Court on Jan. 28 sided with lower court rulings that KT’s decision to have a whistleblower dismissed from his position was illegal.

People & Interviews

Choi Yang-hee Minister

Delivering a New Year's address at the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP), Minister Choi Yang-hee spoke about Qin Shi Huang’s empire protected by

Shin Dong-bin, chairman of Lotte Group and the Korea Ski Association, is set to donate 5 billion won for the test event of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic, according to the company on Sunday.



Suppose that you are a journalist and your new editor-in-chief is a robot with artificial intelligence (AI).
The new editor-in-chief says, “Hey Michael! What’s wrong with you? The introduction



Samsung Electronics jumped into the automotive electronic equipment business after completing the setup of its automotive electronic business team.


In advance of the big game, LG Electronics (LG) released its Super Bowl commercial featuring actor Liam Neeson and its new LG SIGNATURE OLED TV.

Korean Air

Korean Air's target prices by analysts are on the downward path. Shinhan Investment & Securities said it lowered its trading opinion to "Trading Buy" and lowered the target price to 30,000 won from 37,000 won.


Shinsegae Group's vice chairman and CEO Chung Yong-jin recently came under fire after posting a degrading message about the appearance of American actress on his Instagram account on Jan. 31.


Samsung Electronics said that it opens registration for the Samsung Developer Conference 2016 (SDC 2016), which will be held from April 27 to April 28 at San Francisco’s Moscone West Center.



Hanmi Pharmaceutical posted record sales last year since its founding.

SK Telecom

South Korea's largest telecom carrier SK Telecom said it is expected to post 2 trillion won in operating profits in the coming two to three years.

Seoul Semiconductor

Seoul Semiconductor said Tuesday it posted 1.1 trillion won in sales last year, a 7.7 percent rise from the previous year thanks to the stable growth in lighting, IT and auto business.



On Jan 27, the Korean Society of Fintech, led by Professor Kim Hyoung-joong, held a breakfast meeting at The Palace Hotel Seoul with fintech experts in attendance.


Technologies making use of artificial intelligence -- Internet of Things, drones, smart cars and robots --
will be next big things in the information communications technology industry this year,

Products & Technologies


After launching the K10 and the K7 earlier this month at CES 2016, LG Electronics (LG) has been rolling them out to countries throughout the world.


According to a source familiar with North Korean issues, Kim Chaek University of Technology has developed a spiral computed tomography (CT) scanner on its own.

Galaxy S7 leaked designs

Drawings of Samsung Electronics' new premium smartphones Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge slated to be released early next year were leaked, according to news reports.


It seems the era of 3D printing is in full swing. 3D printing technology is turning our imagination into our reality, penetrating deep into our daily lives.

Editor's Pick

Choi Jae-hoon

Augmented reality is a modern, technological advancement that displays a computer-generated view of reality in lieu of the user’s view of the world, thus allowing its users to be completely immersed.

World News


In the first days of 2016, China conducted test flights to its illegally built airstrip on Chu Thap (Fiery Cross) Reef in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.

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