- Exports to Australia Rise 22% Since Passage of Korea-Australia FTA in Dec. 2014
- During the six-month period between January and June of this year, the volume of exports to Australia was US$5.95 billion, up 21.9 percent from the same period last year when the figure was $4.88 billion. This is attributed to the effect of the free trade agreement that took effect from December las...
Casino Stocks Rise on Expectations of Returning Chinese Tourists 2015-07-29 01:18
Casino stocks were on the rise on expectations that the financial results of major casino operators have hit the bottom in the second and third quarter and their profitability may improve in the fourth. On July 28, Paradise was closed at 23,800 won, up 6.25 percent from the previous day. Institution...
SK Telecom Mulls over Smartphone Rental Service 2015-07-28 17:54
SK Telecom is reviewing the idea of launching a smartphone rental service, opening the era of “rental phone” in Korea’s smartphone market. According to industry sources on July 28, SK Telecom is mulling over the idea of starting the mobile phone rental service in the latter half of this year. Ren...
Samsung C&T Wins $1.8 Bil. Power Plant Deal in Qatar 2015-07-29 01:41
Samsung C&T, a Samsung Group company seeking a merger with Cheil Industries, has won a large-scale project worth 2 trillion won. The company said on July 28 in a regulatory filing that it received a letter of award from Umm Al Houl Power, a special purpose company for the Facility D IWPP project in ...
7 Nations Lift Travel Restriction to Korea...Foreign Ministry 2015-07-29 01:52
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said all travel advisories made on Korea by seven countries across the world in the wake of Middle East respiratory syndrome have been lifted. The seven countries include China, the Czech Republic, Russia, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates, Mongolia, and Vietnam. In th...