Samsung unveils gaming-friendly Galaxy Note 9 to boost sales

By Heekyong Yang SEOUL, Aug 10 : Samsung Electronics Co Ltd launched the Galaxy Note 9 “phablet” in New York on Thursday, promising better battery life and quick cooling to attract gamers and revive flagging sales. The focus on gamer-friendly features appears to be a shift away from Samsung’s previous positioning of the Note as […]

Samsung unveils gaming-friendly Galaxy Note 9 to boost sales

By Heekyong Yang SEOUL, Aug 10 : Samsung Electronics Co Ltd launched the Galaxy Note 9 “phablet” in New York on Thursday, promising better battery life and quick cooling to attract gamers and rejuvenate flagging sales. The focus on gamer-friendly features appears to be a shift away from Samsung’s previous positioning of the Note as […]

S.Korean court sentences president Park to another 8 years in jail

By Haejin Choi SEOUL, July 20 : A South Korean court sentenced former president Park Geun-hye to eight more years in prison on Friday after finding her guilty on charges of causing loss of government funds and interfering in a 2016 parliamentary election. Park has already been sentenced to 24 years in jail after she […]

S.Korea trade body asks for exemption from U.S. auto tariffs

By Heekyong Yang SEOUL, June 28 : A South Korean trade group on Thursday asked the United States for exemption from a tariff on automobile imports for the Asian country, citing a security alliance and a bilateral trade deal. U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on auto imports and foreign-made car parts […]

South Korea’s ruling party set for landslide victory in regional polls

By Heekyong Yang and Hyonhee Shin SEOUL, June 13 : South Korea’s ruling party is expected to win a sweeping victory in Wednesday’s regional elections, exit polls suggest, an extra boost for President Moon Jae-in following the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump. The ruling Democratic Party was […]

Singapore deports South Korean media staff as Trump-Kim summit security tightens

By Fathin Ungku and Aradhana Aravindan SINGAPORE, June 10 : Two staff from South Korea’s national broadcaster have been deported from Singapore after they were arrested for trespassing at the home of the North Korean ambassador to the city-state, police said on Sunday. The news, just days before a high stakes summit between U.S. and […]