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Beyond Baby Shark: creator of viral hit eyes China with dinosaurs

16 Nov 2019

SEOUL The creator of the children's song "Baby Shark," which has become a global phenomenon, says the firm is eyeing the Chinese market, where the tune did not quite catch on, with a brand new character featuring dinosaurs. | Video

Beyond Baby Shark: creator of viral hit eyes China with dinosaurs

15 Nov 2019

SEOUL, Nov 15 The creator of the children's song "Baby Shark," which has become a global phenomenon, says the firm is eyeing the Chinese market, where the tune did not quite catch on, with a brand new character featuring dinosaurs.

K-pop top awards show skips Hong Kong due to protests: source

11 Nov 2019

SEOUL An annual K-pop festival is not happening in Hong Kong this year due to months-long political unrest, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Monday.

Samsung flags smartphone profit fall, upbeat on chips

31 Oct 2019

SEOUL Samsung Electronics warned of a smaller mobile business profit on Thursday as its rival Apple gave a positive iPhone sales outlook, dampening hopes new models will help the world's largest smartphone vendor finally get back on a growth track. | Video

In South Korea's dangerous shipyards, subcontracted workers are most at risk

30 Oct 2019

GEOJE, South Korea Park Chol-hee was working the holiday shift at Samsung Heavy Industries' Geoje shipyard on Labour Day, 2017, when a giant crane collided with another and crashed to ground, killing six people, including Park's younger brother.

South Korea to start Samsung heir Lee's bribery trial on Friday

24 Oct 2019

SEOUL A bribery trial involving the heir of South Korea's Samsung Group will start on Friday after the country's top court ruled earlier this year that the case should be reviewed by a lower court, raising the possibility of a tougher sentence.

SK Hynix fuels hopes for chip recovery as third-quarter profit beats

24 Oct 2019

SEOUL The world's second-largest memory chipmaker, SK Hynix Inc , said 5G-enabled smartphones should help lift the global memory market out of the doldrums next year, as its third-quarter profit beat market expectations on Thursday.

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