Tuesday, July 22, 2014
South Korea's capital Seoul said Monday it planned to ban the smartphone car-hailing service Uber, saying it raised passenger safety issues and threatened the livelihood of licensed taxi drivers.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
South Korea's unemployment rate inched down in June from a month earlier, although young people faced an increasingly tough job market, government statistics showed Wednesday.
Friday, July 11, 2014
South Korea's central bank said economic growth will be slower than expected this year because consumer spending has waned following a deadly ferry sinking.
Friday, June 6, 2014
South Korea's economic growth hit its highest level in three years in the first quarter, boosted by new home construction and exports of electronics.
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.