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News Electronics Manufacturing General Technology
August 8, 2018  

Samsung plans $22B for artificial intelligence, autos

Will increase the number of artificial intelligence researchers to 1,000 at its AI centres around the world.

News Automotive General
July 12, 2018  

Hyundai Motor union warns auto tariffs could hurt US jobs

20,000 jobs at a Hyundai factory in Alabama are at stake.

News Food & Beverage General
June 18, 2018  

South Korea, Japan halting Canadian wheat imports after GMO plants found

CFIA tested plants that survived spraying for weeds and found they were genetically modified to tolerate herbicide.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
March 27, 2018  

South Korean auto workers blast revised trade deal with US

Top negotiator said it will have little impact: there are currently no domestically produced pick-up trucks exported to the US.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
March 26, 2018  

SKorea to open auto market wider to US in revised trade deal

New agreement not likely to have much impact on US exports to South Korea.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 13, 2018  

GM to close auto plant in South Korea in restructuring

Automaker says it needs better cost performance from its operations in South Korea, where sales have slowed.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 4, 2017  

Trump weighs pulling out of free trade deal with South Korea

Chamber of Commerce concerned fresh economic rift between as tensions with North Korea heighten.

News Electronics Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
August 25, 2017  

Samsung heir sentenced to 5 years in prison

Lee Jae-yong found guilty of offering bribes to South Korea’s former president.

News Electronics Manufacturing Business Operations General Production
July 4, 2017  

Samsung to invest $19B in chip, display plants

Global memory chip industry is enjoying a massive boom thanks to a surge in demand for microchips.

News Manufacturing General
March 23, 2017  

South Korea to inject $2.6B into ailing shipyard Daewoo

Will prevent company from going bankrupt when some of its debt matures next month.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
January 2, 2017  

Canada’s GDP to fall out of top 10 by 2020: report

Centre for Economics and Business Research suggests China will surpass US by 2030

News General Technology
September 1, 2016  

Samsung delays Galaxy Note 7 shipments in South Korea

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Samsung has delayed shipments

News Electronics Manufacturing Business Operations General
March 24, 2016  

Samsung to give up authoritarian ways, emulate startups

Executives to sign a statement promising to scrap the company’s traditional practices.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production
January 14, 2016  

South Korea’s central bank trims growth outlook to 3%

Manufacturing companies are quickly losing their competitive edge, coming under threats from Chinese companies.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 30, 2015  

South Korea ratifies free trade pact with China

Will spend $1.4 billion on tax breaks and other aid for farmers and fishermen