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Will Coupang face crisis?

Vision Fund troubles feared to spill over to Korean e-commerce giant During the third quarter of last year, SoftBank Group chalked up around $6.5 billion in profit based on stellar performances of its giant Vision Fund, which invested in various...
Osiris web browser creator expects success on global exchange Decenternet, which developed a net-neutral browser dubbed Osiris, has joined hands with BW Exchange to be listed on the global exchange later this month. The company, which also recently came up with...
8th-grade boy penalized for insulting K-pop group If you hope to become instantly famous in the K-pop world, you may have to hate an eminent band instead of loving it. K-pop refers to a genre of popular music originating in...
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Will HDC acquire Asiana?

Three players strive to purchase No. 2 flag carrier Two consortia led by Aekyung Group and Hyundai Development (HDC) each strive to acquire Asiana Airelines, the country’s second-largest flag carrier that is up for grab. A total of three consortia headed...
3Q profit plunges amid weak demand for chips Samsung Electronics saw its bottom line more than halve during the July-September period from a year ago due to the struggling memory chip market, which shows no signs of rebounding. The Seoul-based outfit...
Korean builder faces criticism across the board Daewoo Engineering & Construction (E&C) is one of the largest builders in Korea. But the Seoul-based outfit does not seem to live up to its reputation as a business bellwether. Lawmakers recently cried foul...
SK accuses LG of reneging on 2014 patent deal SK Innovation renewed its claim that LG Chem reneged on a patent deal between the two rechargeable battery makers, which are stuck in lawsuits in the United States and Korea. This time...
Boy band members may be exempted from military service The consensus has been that Jin will have to leave K-pop group BTS next year to join the military, which prompted many fans to worry about the possible disbanding of the...
FSS expected to punish commercial bank heads Derivative-linked funds (DLF) have been a jargon, which only a few experts use. But the hard-to-understand financial products have become a household name in Korea over the past few months. DLF is a high-risk,...
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BTS Jimin surprises fans

Boy band holds final concert in Seoul When K-pop superstar BTS dropped its fourth studio album “Map of the Soul: Persona” this April, some suspected whether or not the idol group would remain ahead of the pack throughout the year. The...

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