Wednesday, August 19, 2015
South Korea said Tuesday it had reached agreement with Pyongyang on a wage hike for North Korean workers at their Kaesong joint economic zone, ending a six-month dispute.
Friday, August 14, 2015
South Korea's central bank on Thursday left its key interest rate unchanged at a record-low 1.5 percent, despite few indications that a looser monetary policy is boosting economic growth.
Friday, July 24, 2015
South Korea's economy slowed in the second quarter, with consumer spending stifled by an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and exports failing to lift from a lengthening slump.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
North Korea's economy expanded an estimated 1.0 percent in 2014 -- the fourth consecutive year of positive growth, South Korea's central bank said Friday.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
European aerospace giant Airbus won a US$1.33 billion deal Tuesday to supply air refuelling tankers to South Korea, beating U.S. rival Boeing, a state agency said.
Saturday, June 20, 2015
U.S. hedge fund Elliott urged a South Korean court Friday to approve an injunction against the proposed merger of two Samsung units, insisting it is aimed at facilitating a generational power transfer rather than acting in the interest of shareholders.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
A U.S. hedge fund is challenging a takeover deal between Samsung companies designed to ensure control of the conglomerate passes to the grandson of its founder.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
South Korea's exports suffered their biggest slump in nearly six years in May, hit by a strong won and falling oil prices, and fueling concerns about a recovery for the export-driven national economy.
Saturday, May 30, 2015
South Korea's industrial output declined for a second straight month in April, reflecting weak exports, government data showed Friday.