/ May 29, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 to go on sale in Japan next month: Yonhap

Samsung Electronics will begin selling its Galaxy S8 smartphone in Japan next month, in a bid to win back market share lost to Apple following the recall of the fire-prone Samsung Galaxy Note 7, Yonhap News Agency reported Sunday. The Galaxy S8 release comes after ...

Big South Korean firms keeping low profile ahead of Moon's reform quest

May 22, 2017

Big South Korean firms keeping low profile ahead of Moon's reform quest

A South Korean retail giant has shelved controversial expansion plans, while a large bank made hundreds of contract jobs permanent after President Moon Jae-in took office vowing to reform the family-run conglomerates that dominate the economy. The 64-year-old liberal leader campaigned on a platform of ...