Samsung to invest billions in Texas chip plan

Samsung Electronics submitted a long-term plan to invest a total of $192 billion and build 11 chip-making plants in Texas over the next few...

Scenes from BTS’s Busan World Expo ambassador appointment ceremony cause criticism

A scene from a ceremony Tuesday appointing BTS as ambassadors for Busan’s bid to host the 2030 World Expo is receiving backlash from netizens....

Yellen and Korean leaders agree to stabilize currency market

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen met with the president, the finance minister, and the governor of the central bank during her two-day visit to...

The student’s shocking death escalates gender conflicts

Public reaction to a male college student's suspected sexual assault and murder of a female classmate at Inha University highlighted deepening gender-based divisions and...

Won renews 13-year low against the dollar on Friday

The won renewed a 13-year low against the dollar on Friday, punching through the 1,320-won mark.   It reached as low as 1,326.10 won, down more...

Korea and U.S. F-35As fly together for the first time

South Korean and U.S. air forces conducted their first joint exercises with F-35A fighter jets from both countries in a symbolic show of combined...

Korea and U.S. to discuss ways to strengthen semiconductor development

Korea and the United States will discuss various channels to strengthen cooperation on semiconductor development, the presidential office announced Thursday. The announcement was made during...

[EXCLUSIVE] Samsung going bigger in Texas with site enlargement plan

Tuesday July 12, 2022 Samsung Electronics has applied to add land to the site of its Taylor, Texas, chip manufacturing site, increasing the footprint by...

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was assassinated in Nara, east of Osaka

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was assassinated at about 11:30 a.m. local time in Nara, east of Osaka, on July 8th. During the...

Mourning for Abe gives Yoon diplomatic opportunities

Monday July 11, 2022 The assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last Friday is giving diplomatic outreach opportunities to the Yoon Suk-yeol administration.  President...