South Korea

South Korean economic growth slows to 0.7 per cent in first quarter

Seoul - Korean CurrencySouth Korea's economy recorded its slowest growth in more than t

Hyundai earnings jump 28 per cent in first quarter

Hyundai MotorsSeoul  - Hyundai Motor Co, South Korea's largest automaker, saw a 28-per-cen

Japan, South Korea agree to strengthen bilateral ties

Tokyo - Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo FukudaJapanese Prime Minister Ya

South Korea agrees on resumption of US beef imports

south korea flagSeoul - South Korea agreed Friday to ease restrictions for US beef imports i

Samsung's chairman indicted on tax evasion, cleared of bribery

Seoul  - Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun Hee was indicted Thursday on charges of tax evasion and breach of trust, but a special prosecutor dropped bribery charges against him in an investigation of

South Korean president visits US and Japan

Seoul - South Korean President Lee Myung BakSouth Korean President