The Korea Herald (Korea)

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - US President Donald Trump identified his nuclear talks with North Korea as among his greatest achievements in the first half of his first term, amid hopes for substantial results from the second summit between Pyongyang and Washington next month.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Amid concerns about an anticipated slowdown in South Korea's semiconductor exports this year, lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles are emerging as a new pillar that will prop up the export-driven economy, said industry officials Monday.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - North Korea appears to be hoping to increase pressure on Seoul over inter-Korean projects and human rights concerns ahead of the second US-North Korea summit.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Apple is exploiting local telecom companies for profit by unfairly collecting advertising funds, economists representing South Korea’s antitrust watchdog said last week during a second hearing on the matter.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Seoul Metropolitan Government on Monday unveiled a construction plan for Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul, which includes a plan to expand the square 3.7-fold, create an underground passage connecting major spots in central Seoul and make it a public transport hub. 

SEOUL (Ther Korea Herald/ANN) - South Korea’s agro-fishery products are gaining popularity in China and Southeast Asia on the back of their reputation for quality, freshness and safety.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Amid rumours about whether LG Electronics intends to join the upcoming foldable smartphone competition, a source confirmed to The Korea Herald on Sunday that the company will showcase a foldable smartphone exclusively to its business-to-business customers at Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona next month. 

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Japanese exchange student Aoi still remembers the “shocking moment” when she saw a trash bin in a Korean restroom stall for the first time.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - US President Donald Trump said Saturday that the US and North Korea have made progress in their denuclearization talks, while officials from the two countries have begun negotiations to craft details of agreement for a second summit next month.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - The Global Green Growth Institute signed a memorandum of understanding with the Korea Forest Service on Wednesday as it seeks to open projects related to reforestation and energy in North Korea.