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Xiaomi: A Chinese startup out to challenge Google, Amazon

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Xiaomi, a Chinese cellphone maker that helped pioneer the trend toward ultra-low-priced smartphones, is preparing for what would possibly be the biggest tech initial public offering since e-commerce giant Alibaba's in...

 
 By YOUKYUNG LEE    Local    April 18, 2018

Kiowa's 44th Pioneer Days to remember 125th anniversary of Land Run of 1893

As a Kansas town bordering Oklahoma, Kiowa was one of the starting points of the Cherokee Strip Land Run of 1893. Like other border towns, Kiowa had days of celebrations for the centennial in 1993. It’s hard to fathom that another 25 years has...

 

South Korea agrees to further open auto market to US

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has agreed to further open its auto market to the United States as the two countries reached an agreement in principle on amending their six-year-old free trade agreement, its top trade negotiator said Monday....

 

GM to close auto plant in South Korea in restructuring

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — General Motors says it will close an underutilized factory in Gunsan, South Korea, by the end of May as part of a restructuring of its operations. The move is a blow to the administration of President Moon Jae-in, who has...

 

Rival Koreas agree to talk on art troupe's visit to Olympics

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas agreed Saturday that their talks next week will address a North Korean art troupe's visit to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in the South, rather than the participation of the nation's athletes. Pyongyang...

 

Asian stock markets edge higher; US dollar falls against yen

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets edged higher on Monday after Wall Street's strong finish last week. The U.S. dollar weakened against most major currencies, including the Japanese yen. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.2...

 

Samsung worker killed by brain tumor wins compensation case

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Overturning an appeal court's decision, South Korea's Supreme Court said Tuesday the family of a Samsung worker who died of a brain tumor should be eligible for state compensation for an occupational disease. The ruling...

 

South Koreans recommend gov't complete 2 nuclear reactors

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans recommended the government Friday continue building two stalled nuclear reactors that the new president had wanted to shutter, after months of deliberation on the issue that divided South Korea over the...

 

Lawyers, prosecutors face off at Samsung heir's appeal case

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors cited a past ruling on a North Korean spy case as one reason why Samsung's billionaire heir deserved a lengthy prison term after being convicted of offering bribes to the country's then-president and one of...

 

Samsung steps up push into autonomous driving technology

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it will invest 75 million euro ($89 million) in TTTech, a Vienna, Austria-based company that makes autonomous driving technologies and safety controls for Audi cars and others,...

 

S. Korean court says worker's rare disease linked to Samsung

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's Supreme Court said a former worker in a Samsung LCD factory who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis should be recognized as having an occupationally caused disease, overturning lower court verdicts that...

 

South Korean court sentences Samsung heir to 5 years prison

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court sentenced the billionaire chief of Samsung to five years in prison for crimes that helped topple the country's president, a stunning downfall that could freeze up decision making at a global...

 

Q&A: Samsung chief is jailed. Here's what you need to know.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong, the de facto leader of South Korea's most successful business group, was sentenced Friday to five years prison for offering bribes and other crimes. Lee, 49, was groomed to lead the conglomerate...

 

Asian stocks slump on profit-taking after US-NKorea tensions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets slumped on Friday following overnight losses on Wall Street as U.S. President Donald Trump's bellicose remarks prompted investors to unload shares in companies that have been on the rise in recent...

 

Samsung on a roll as data demand for memory chips soars

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics is on a roll thanks to booming sales of memory chips required by the increasingly data-based economy. The company, the world's largest supplier of memory chips, said Friday that its operating profit...

 

Robots to aid tourists, clean floors at South Korean airport

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Robots will start roaming South Korea's largest airport this summer, helping travelers find their boarding gates and keep its floors clean as the country prepares for its first Winter Olympics game. Starting this month,...

 

South Korea scraps plants, signals shift from nuclear energy

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea, one of the world's largest nuclear electricity producers, will scrap plans to add nuclear power plants, its president said Monday, signaling a shift in decades of reliance on nuclear energy. President Moon...

 

Korean judge hair rollers seen as sign of hardworking women

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When the judge who oversaw the ouster of South Korea's president went to work Friday with two pink plastic hair rollers still attached to the back of her bobbed hair, the image, as is common in this hyper-connected...

 

SKorea shuts website mapping women of childbearing age

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's government closed its website that drew fury for showing the number of women in childbearing age by each city district and region. The Ministry of the Interior's website featuring the pink birth map remained...

 

S. Korean impeachment sales: Goodbye Park, hello free room

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For many South Korean business owners, President Park Geun-hye's impeachment Friday was a moment to celebrate — with a sale. A hotel in the harbor city of Busan put a banner outside saying that all of its rooms were...

 

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