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(LEAD) N. Korean leader slams S. Korea’s show of force against Pyongyang’s satellite launch

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has vowed to take “overwhelmingly stern” actions against South Korea’s show of force in response to the North’s spy satellite launch attempt, denouncing it as a “very dangerous” provocation, state media reported Wednes…

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Military detects over 90 balloons presumed to be sent from N. Korea across border

South Korea’s military has detected over 90 balloons presumed to have been sent by North Korea across the inter-Korean border, a source said Wednesday, after the North warned of “tit-for-tat action” against anti-Pyongyang leaflets flown by the South’…

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Unionized workers of Samsung vow to stage strike for 1st time over stalled wage negotiations

Unionized workers of Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday they plan to go on a strike amid stalled wage negotiations.

The management of the South Korean tech giant and the company’s union have held rounds of talks and negotiations since January bu…

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(LEAD) S. Korea, UAE forge comprehensive economic partnership pact

South Korea and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed a comprehensive economic partnership agreement freeing up trade between the two countries Wednesday after President Yoon Suk Yeol and UAE President Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan held summit talks in…

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Disney+ series ‘Tempest,’ starring Jun Ji-hyun, Gang Dong-won, set to debut next year

Disney+ said Wednesday it will unveil a new star-studded Korean original series next year, featuring Jun Ji-hyun and Gang Dong-won.

Titled “Tempest,” the series follows Moon-ju, played by Jun, a trusted Korean ambassador to the United States, as she…

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SK Ecoplant mulls selling stake in U.S. battery recycling firm

SK Ecoplant Co., the construction arm of South Korea’s chip-to-battery conglomerate SK Group, said Wednesday it is considering selling its entire stake in a U.S. battery recycling firm for investment gains.

In the 2022-2023 period, SK Ecoplant inves…

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-3

KorZinc 522,000 UP 11,000

SamsungHvyInd 9,400 DN 140

SK hynix 202,500 0

Youngpoong 375,000 UP 5,000

HyundaiEng andConst 34,050 DN 450

Hanwha 26,700 UP 450

DB HiTek 40,450 DN 400

CJ 136,200 DN 2,900

HYUNDAIDEPTST 49,850 DN 250

KIH 65,400 DN 6…

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(3rd LD) N. Korea sends over 200 balloons carrying trash into S. Korea: Seoul military

North Korea has launched more than 200 balloons carrying trash and waste across the inter-Korean border, Seoul’s military said Wednesday, after the North warned of “tit-for-tat action” against anti-Pyongyang leaflets sent by the South’s activists.

A…

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LS Group seeks to build US$1.18 bln cable plant in Britain

LS Group, a leading South Korean metal and cable manufacturing business, is seeking to construct a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) cable factory in Britain through a joint venture established with a local partner, according to industry sources Wed…

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(2nd LD) 2 workers exposed to radiation at Samsung’s chip plant in S. Korea

Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday two workers at one of its chip manufacturing facilities in South Korea were recently exposed to radiation and a government-led investigation is underway.

The two workers in the chip production line of Samsung’s…

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