South Korea's state-owned railway operator, Korea Railroad Corp., has laid off an unprecedented number of more than 7,600 workers [ko] within a week as it decided to set up a subsidiary for new high-speed train operations, which critics call ‘a prelude to privatization of the national rail system'. Inspired by students at the Korea...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The execution of leader Kim Jong Un's uncle marks the unprecedented fall from grace of one of the most powerful figures in North Korea and the most serious political upheaval in the country in decades.
Violent right-wing extremists 'Gas Tank Grandpas' blocked peaceful protests held in the United States against the spy agency election manipulation scandal.
The Southeast Asian industry confab saw attendance rise 10 percent, as 1179 companies from over 60 countries participated, and delegations from Indonesia, South Korea and Russia flew in for the first time. This year's tandem screen industry...Show More Summary
In an exchange filing today, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in South Korea announced 602.7 billion KRW ($573.4 million) order from BP Shipping for fourteen product tankers. The period of the construction [...]
The PlayStation 4 won't launch in South Korea until December 17. One man and his wife are lined up since two days ago with a banner that reads, "Waiting to buy a launch PS4." The couple are already internet heroes. Read more...
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday lost its bid to ban sales of Apple Inc's older iPhone and iPad in South Korea after a court dismissed a lawsuit claiming the U.S. firm had infringed on three of Samsung's mobile patents. The lawsuit...Show More Summary
Iraq signed a $1.1 billion deal on Thursday to buy 24 multi-role light fighters from South Korea, as it seeks to build its fledgling air force amid rising violence. Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) said it would deliver the T-50IQ, a […]
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — While hereditary leader Kim Jong Un is the unquestioned ruler of North Korea, until last weekend his uncle, Jang Song Thaek, was thought to be the country's second-most-powerful figure, widely considered Kim's mentor and regent.
There are countries where video games are especially prevalent, such as in South Korea where many youngsters aspire to attain pro gamer status, in which they are able to compete in overseas tournaments and make a living by playing games. Show More Summary
Atwood Oceanics, Inc. announced today the delivery of the Atwood Advantage from the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) shipyard in South Korea.
Recently, I asked the Philippines' Foreign Secretary Albert Del Rosario about his opinion on China's newly-announced Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in East China Sea, which covers territories claimed by both South Korea and Japan,...Show More Summary
A judge in South Korea on Thursday rejected a lawsuit filed by Samsung claiming Apple infringed on its smartphone patents. Samsung, which sought $95,000 in damages and an iPhone ban in its home country of South Korea, accused Apple of violating three patents related to mobile messaging technology featured in the iPhone 4S and iPhone 5. Show More Summary
A judge in South Korea’s Seoul Central District Court dealt another blow to Samsung on Thursday, dismissing a lawsuit that claimed Apple had infringed on Samsung mobile patents. Samsung had been seeking 100 million won (just over $95,000) in damages …
Samsung suffered a loss in its home country of South Korea Thursday, where a judge cleared Apple of infringing on three different smartphone patents held by Samsung. Apple can continue to sell its iPhones in South Korea without facing a ban. Samsung accused Apple of violating patents related to messaging in mobile devices. It named [...]
Categories: Industry News Tags: General News, L2 Many Australians are annoyed by the “free trade deal” their government recently signed with South Korea, calling it a "cows for cars deal." The Japanese aren't happy with Korean bureaucrats either. Show More Summary
Apple is free to continue selling the iPhone and iPad in South Korea after a Seoul court dismissed a lawsuit that Apple was in violation of three of Samsung’s mobile patents. Reuters reports that a judge at the Seoul Central District Court on Thursday ruled that […]
A court in Seoul, South Korea has determined that several accused iPhone and iPad models do not infringe three Samsung patents. The Associated Press on Thursday reported that the iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and iPad 2 were all cleared of any...Show More Summary
A judge representing the Seoul Central District Court in South Korea has dismissed a Samsung lawsuit stating that Apple had infringed on three of the company's patents, removing the opportunity for Samsung to receive monetary benefits and impose a sales ban on the iPhone 4S and iPad 2, reports Reuters. Show More Summary
Reuters is reporting that Samsung’s lawsuit against Apple in South Korea, aiming to ban Apple phones and tablets, has been lost. The case dates back to the patent wars of 2011 where Apple and Samsung sued each for patent infringement other around the world. Samsung’s claims revolved around messaging and content display. The judge said […]