Tuesday, May 27, 2014
South Korea's top messaging service provider, Kakao Corp., and its second largest Internet portal, Daum, announced a merger Monday to create one of the country's largest IT companies worth around US$3 billion.
Friday, May 2, 2014
South Korea's inflation rate hit an eight-month high in April, government data showed on Thursday, on increases in the cost of oil and industrial goods.
Friday, April 25, 2014
South Korea's economy grew by 0.9 percent for the second consecutive quarter as exports remained solid but domestic spending stalled, state data showed Thursday.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Vietnam's steel import volume experienced a modest year-on-year increase of 2 percent to 2.2 million tonnes, valued at US$1.5 billion, in the first quarter of 2014.
Friday, April 11, 2014
South Korea's central bank on Thursday kept interest rates at 2.5 percent for the 11th consecutive month, citing signs of recovery at home and abroad and uncertainty about the U.S. Federal Reserve's stimulus.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
South Korea's unemployment rate fell to 3.5 percent in March thanks to new jobs created in agriculture and social services, state data showed Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
South Korea and Australia signed a free trade deal Tuesday which will scrap almost all tariffs within a decade while immediately lifting levies on some key exports, including South Korean cars and Australian wine.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
South Korea's current account surplus widened to US$4.5 billion in February, as imports fell and a deficit in the services account narrowed, state data showed Monday.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
South Korea's economy expanded 3.0 percent last, the central bank said Wednesday, better than a previous estimate as it was boosted by robust exports and growth in the manufacturing sector.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
South Korea launched a gold trading exchange for the first time on Monday in a bid to help counter the country's burgeoning black market in the precious metal.