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Asian firms shuffle production around the region as China tariffs hit

11:43am IST

SEOUL/TOKYO A growing number of Asian manufacturers of products ranging from memory chips to machines tools are moving to shift production from China to other factories in the region in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports.

Two Samsung units to sell group firm's shares, as South Korea targets cross-ownerships

20 Sep 2018

SEOUL Two Samsung Group affiliates said they are selling their entire stakes worth a combined $867 million in Samsung's de facto holding company, as South Korea's biggest conglomerate faces government pressure to unwind group cross-shareholdings.

LG Display struggles for footing after LCD forecasting error leads to crisis

13 Sep 2018

SEOUL The chief executive of South Korea's LG Display, Han Sang-beom, was determined to deliver a strong message when he appeared before 1,000 employees at the firm's main manufacturing plant last spring.

FOCUS-LG Display struggles for footing after LCD forecasting error leads to crisis

13 Sep 2018

SEOUL, Sept 12 The chief executive of South Korea's LG Display, Han Sang-beom, was determined to deliver a strong message when he appeared before 1,000 employees at the firm's main manufacturing plant last spring.

FOCUS-LG Display struggles for footing after LCD forecasting error leads to crisis

12 Sep 2018

SEOUL, Sept 12 The chief executive of South Korea's LG Display, Han Sang-beom, was determined to deliver a strong message when he appeared before 1,000 employees at the firm's main manufacturing plant last spring.

Korea detente revives North Korean leader's bullet train dreams

30 Aug 2018

SEOUL North Korea's ruling family has long dreamed of a state-of-the-art rail system linking its major cities with each other and the wider world. | Video

Samsung may suspend operations at China mobile phone plant - report

13 Aug 2018

SEOUL Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is considering suspending operations at one of its mobile phone manufacturing plants in China due to slumping sales and rising labour costs, the Electronic Times reported on Monday.

Samsung eyes young buyers with gaming, music-friendly Galaxy Note 9

10 Aug 2018

SEOUL Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 "phablet" in New York on Thursday in a key product launch that it hopes will attract younger customers with stepped-up features and services for gamers and music-lovers. | Video

Samsung Electronics profit growth slows as Galaxy S9 misses sales targets

31 Jul 2018

SEOUL Samsung Electronics Co Ltd posted its slowest quarterly profit growth in more than a year on Tuesday as its Galaxy S9 device missed sales targets and competition heated up, casting doubt on its leadership of the smartphone market. | Video

Samsung Securities CEO resigns after $105 billion stock blunder

27 Jul 2018

SEOUL Samsung Securities Co Chief Executive Officer Koo Sung-hoon resigned after the company was punished by South Korea's financial regulator because an employee's error sparked a $105 billion (80.17 billion pounds) "ghost stock" blunder, the company said in a regulatory filing on Friday.

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