The Korea Herald (Korea)

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck the southeastern city of Pohang on Wednesday, damaging buildings, breaking windows and sending tremors to as far as Seoul hundreds of kilometers away. At least seven people sustained light injuries, officials said.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - An association of civic groups and labour unions are concerned with the highly probably massive layoffs of security guards following minimum wage hike. 

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Prosecutors sought an arrest warrant for a former chief of the National Intelligence Service on Wednesday over allegations that the agency paid billions of won to the presidential office when ousted President Park Geun-hye was in office and thereby concerns regarding the role and integrity of the NIS is put into question.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Samsung Display will focus developing its hologram for mobile devices, while Samsung institute works on hologram for head-mounted displays.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Export firm Limese says India is the next China for South Korea’s outbound cosmetics business.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in called for stepped-up efforts Tuesday to form a regional community among Southeast Asian countries and three Northeast Asian nations including China and Japan.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Hite Jinro announced that its beers have posted rapid sales growth in Hong Kong and expect a sevenfold increase compared to 2012.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - A North Korean soldier who defected to South Korea via the truce village of Panmunjom earlier this week drove a car to the area, the authorities said Tuesday.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - South Korea's five securities firms received approval from the FSC regarding investment banking businesses on Monday.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Paris Baguette is trying to speed up the process of having a third-party corporation to continue employing outsourced bakers at its stores.