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Reporter : Kim Yoo-chul
Sun, May 29, 2022 | 15:31
Korea urged to better protect key technologies
There have been growing calls for Korea to take a more detailed regulatory approach to preventing illicit transfer of core technologies involving semiconductors, electric vehicle batteries and displays, which are being considered key technologies of national importance.
Samsung second-guessing potential NXP acquisition
Samsung leader Lee Jae-yong's freedom from prison is helping the company prepare for its next chapter. His release is putting pressure on corporate leadership to possibly use its huge cash reserves to make timely and splashy investments.
Samsung decides to exit vehicle business
A few days after the release of Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong from prison on parole, Samsung decided to end its 26-year auto venture with Renault.
Gov't, Samsung in talks with Moderna for faster vaccine supply
Korean health ministry officials are teaming up with representatives at Samsung Biologics for advanced discussions with Moderna for speeding up the COVID-19 vaccine supply here, two sources directly involved with the issue told The Korea Times, Wednesday.
Samsung urged to rebuild shipbuilding business
After being paroled from prison, Samsung leader Lee Jae-yong should be able to move forward on a lot of sizable investment and M&A projects, which are seen as “major decisions” that require Lee's signoff. The Samsung vice chairman is the group owner.
NH NongHyup Bank opens first London office
NH NongHyup Bank, one of the country's leading banks, has opened its first office in London, the bank said Thursday.
KT confirms Kbank's IPO in 2023
KT, the country's dominant fixed line operator, said Tuesday that it is planning for affiliate Kbank's initial public offering (IPO) in 2023, and added that the IPO plans of its other affiliates have also been scheduled.
Samsung chief to be released on parole Friday
Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong will be released from prison on parole Friday, however, there are uncertainties as to his role at the country's largest conglomerate as he will not immediately be allowed to officially return to running the group. “Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong has been included on the parole list in consideration of the country'...
Buoyed by MSCI inclusion, KakaoBank extends gains
Buoyed by an announcement to put KakaoBank on the MSCI Emerging Markets Index list later this month, the online bank operator extended its heavy gains on the country's bourse.
BOK acknowledges usefulness of 'stablecoins'
The country's central bank didn't deny the role of “stablecoins” in terms of their availability in monetary transactions, the Bank of Korea (BOK) said in a report released Sunday.
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