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.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
South Korea opened its tightly controlled gambling market Tuesday and approved a US$697 million investment plan by foreign investors to build the country's biggest casino town.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
South Korean consumer prices rose 1.0 percent in February as stable prices of farm produce helped keep inflation in check, state data showed Tuesday.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
South Korea's industrial output expanded for the fourth straight month in January, despite reduced working days caused by the Lunar New Year holiday, government data showed Friday.
Monday, February 24, 2014
South Korea and Australia signed Sunday a currency swap deal worth US$4.5 billion, Seoul's central bank said, in a move to boost trades and help curb currency swings.
The number of foreign tourists to Seoul surpassed 10 million last year to set a new high, a municipal report showed Thursday.
South Korea recorded its fastest growth since the first quarter of 2011, its central bank said Thursday, showing a recovery in Asia's fourth-largest economy is on track.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
South Korea, already one of the most wired countries on earth, Wednesday announced a 1.6-trillion-won (US$1.5 billion) plan to roll out a next-generation 5G wireless service quick enough to download full-length films in a second.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
The victims of a recent information leak in South Korea from three credit card companies are believed to number about 15 million, officials and sources said Sunday.
Monday, January 20, 2014
The personal data of at least 20 million bank and credit card users in South Korea has been leaked, state regulators said Sunday, one of the country's biggest ever breaches.