The South Korean conglomerate’s de facto holding company is an odd mix. Cheil Industries operates theme parks but most of its value is in a stake in an insurer. For those seeking exposure to Samsung’s wider shake-up, the $1.4 bln IPO is a way to get close to its heir apparent.
Within a generation, South Korea has entered the ranks of rich nations, forging homegrown champions like Samsung Electronics Co. and Hyundai Motor Co.
Holiday spirit for everyone! Brett Anderson is a pretty decent pitcher when he's healthy. He's probably better than Lucas Harrell, who signed with a Korean team Tuesday after posting a 6.13 ERA in 166 innings over the past two seasons...Show More Summary
Just as previously teased, LG’s top Android handset of the year is receiving its official Android 5.0 Lollipop update a lot faster than initially expected, with the company having already announced that the Korean version of the G3 is ready to be upgraded to Google’s latest Android version. Show More Summary
Gamevil continues to execute a proven strategy of buying up South Korean mobile game studios with its recent acquisition of Waplesoft, a company best known for producing social games....
Thousands of North Koreans gathered in Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang on Tuesday to show their support for their government's rejection of a recent UN resolution on human rights in North Korea. Kim Ki Nam, Secretary of the Central Committee...Show More Summary
Another lengthy trailer for Korean MMORPG LostArk. This time we get to learn more about its lore, the classes and skills, non-combat gameplay and the various ways you can interact with the world. English captions available.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, under pressure over Pyongyang’s human rights record, has toured a museum dedicated to alleged atrocities by US forces during the Korean War, state media said Tuesday. The visit to the Sinchon Museum of United States War Atrocities was aimed at rousing the...
There’s never a shortage of creative LEGO projects but this latest from Korean designer hayarobi is one of the best we’ve come across in a while. Over 2,000 pieces of the classic Danish plastic bricks have been used in the … The post The World’s First LEGO Record Player appeared first on Highsnobiety.
SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. automotive parts maker Visteon Corp was in talks to sell a controlling stake in its South Korean unit Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp to a local private equity firm, Halla Visteon said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday. Show More Summary
It appears that Moneaul's multi-million dollar fraud will not be driving Zalman to bankruptcy after all. Word comes that the Korean courthouse handling the case has decided that Zalman, which was a child company of Moneaul, was not involved in the fraud and holds no responsibility for the actions of the parent company. Show More Summary
We know the basic story of The Interview: a buffoonish TV personality (James Franco) and his producer (Seth Rogen) are given the chance to interview North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, but are recruited by US intelligence agencies to assassinate the dictator. Show More Summary
Perfume PosseWinter Dry Skin Cure? Korean skin care? Extremely dry skin in winter has been my horrible reality since I moved to Denver over two decades ago. High and dry, no matter the increased creams, water, praying and cursing, always about January – sometimes earlier – my face turns into a cracked, flaky mess. Show More Summary
The nuts are a staple of Chinese, Korean and Japanese cuisine. Here are some of the most famous traditional dishes that commonly use ginkgo nuts.
Webseries star White Fox was so popular, Marvel is bringing her to the U.S.
We’ve previously reported on the troubled state of Samsung’s mobile business, but the cheese became a little more binding on Monday with a report from The Wall Street Journal saying the South Korean company is considering replacing some of its top executives as a result of its cratering smartphone business. Show More Summary
Though ongoing violence throughout the Middle East and an increasingly assertive Russia have dominated foreign policy headlines for the better part of this year, a very good argument could be made that the biggest threat to peace and stability around the world is the same as it was five years ago: North Korea. Indeed, on […]
The highly anticipated debut of Korean superstar MakNooN did not disappoint this weekend.
With Samsung's profits plummeting last quarter and sales of its flagship Galaxy S5 coming well short of expectations, the South Korean electronics giant is said to be considering changes in its executive team, particularly among the mobile division that competes with Apple's iPhone and iPad.