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BUSINESS

When one job just isn’t secure enough

Mr. Lee, a manager at a major construction company in Seoul, works seven days a week. His company job keeps him busy on weekdays....

Kia touts revamped K7

HWASEONG, Gyeonggi - Kia Motors has partially revealed some of the features of the new K7 sedan, which it hopes will do well in...

Samsung SDI says its EV battery is strongest

Samsung SDI unveiled Monday the prototype of what it claims to be the highest-density battery cell, which will make it possible for an electric...

Kakao buys Loen and its MelOn music service

Kakao announced Monday it bought a controlling share of Loen Entertainment, operator of Korea’s top digital music streaming-download service MelOn, for 1.87 trillion won...

Seoul’s homeless continue to hold out hope

Christmas carols could be heard all around and salespeople promoted their bargains through bullhorns to catch the attention of passersby. Seoul Station Plaza bustled...

Kia promises driverless cars by 2030

Kia Motors said Wednesday it will roll out fully driverless cars within the next 15 years. During the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 being held...

Big companies to see ranks shift

More than half of the large corporations in Korea are expected to see their ranking fluctuate in 2016 as they try to keep up...

Korean companies to break dividend payout record

Korean companies listed on the Kospi and Kosdaq are expected to break the record for dividends paid to shareholders in 2015, a local brokerage...

With success in Korea, webtoons look abroad

Backed by the craze for Internet-based comic strips, or webtoons, at home, platform operators are bringing their entertaining content to a wider base of...

Economic leaders vow reform, growth for 2016

The nation’s economic leaders kicked off the new year by expressing determination in creating structural reforms and securing growth potentials. Choi Kyung-hwan, the outgoing deputy...