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Ikea recalls toy drums over choking concerns

Ikea Korea is recalling toy drums and drumsticks with rubber parts that could cause choking accidents, the Swedish furniture giant said on Thursday. Customers who...

Uber offers riders new entertainment feature

Uber Technologies had an epiphany after dropping off its one billionth passenger over the holidays: People are spending a lot of time in its...

LG to announce new flagship phone at MWC

The stage is set for a battle between Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics, as the two rivals are slated to unveil their flagship smartphones...

India’s largest bank opens its first branch in Korea

The State Bank of India (SBI), the largest bank in India in terms of assets, opened a branch in Seoul on Wednesday. The financial institution...

Youth unemployment hits all-time high in 2015

Korea’s youth unemployment rate hit an all-time high in 2015. According to a monthly employment report by Statists Korea on Wednesday, the unemployment rate for...

Looking gloomy

A board at KEB Hana Bank in central Seoul on Monday shows the benchmark Kospi falling below the 1,900 mark for the first time...

Auto industry’s 2015 was mixed

2015 was good for Korea’s auto industry, with domestic sales hitting a record. But the year saw its share of troubles as well. Domestic sales...

Lotte aims for trendy with latest budget hotel option

When walking into L7, a new midrange hotel by Lotte Hotels & Resorts opening today in Myeong-dong, central Seoul, it’s hard to miss the...

Samsung has a course to test driverless cars

The Speedway motor racecourse at Everland, an amusement park run by Samsung C&T in Yongin, Gyeonggi, will be used as a testing area for...

Convergence continues to be key at 2016 CES

The personal computer was the star of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) back in the 1980s. In the ’90s, consumer gadgets were all the...