The Korea Herald (Korea)

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - An additional US$8 billion investment will be done by Samsung Electronics in its memory plant in Xian, China, in a preemptive response to the projected growth of memory chip demand.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Academics from around the world discussed the global success of BTS and K-pop in general in Seoul on Wednesday.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Some 23,000 North Korea workers abroad have been repatriated in the last two years under a UN sanctions resolution adopted in 2017, according to data from a UN panel monitoring sanctions implementation released Thursday.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - A same-sex couple of Korean nationality were recognised as family members by Korean Air’s membership rewards program, South Korea’s flag carrier said Thursday, a step hailed by sexual minorities’ rights advocates.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - The presidential office is looking into six-term lawmaker Rep. Chung Sye-kyun as a possible replacement for Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon, local news outlets reported Thursday.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Among emerging market stocks, South Korean shares were most offloaded by overseas investors last month as a result of Asia’s fourth-largest economy’s reduced weighting in the Morgan Stanley Capital International emerging markets index, a report by a local brokerage said Thursday.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Japanese companies accounted for 25.2 per cent of China's imported cosmetics in the January-October period, whose combined market share was 25.5 per cent, according to industry tracker IHS Global Trade Atlas.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - No one is sure who the top brass of Samsung Electronics will be next year as the company is silent about its annual organisational reshuffle amid ongoing multiple trials involving key executives, according to industry sources Thursday.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Samsung, LG, Hyundai Motor share future plans, achievements in non-memory chip development.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Most key job indexes improve while retail, manufacturing sectors still struggle.