LG Electronics launches 83-inch OLED TV

LG Electronics Inc. said it has launched an 83-inch OLED TV as the South Korean tech giant tries to beef up its presence in the premium TV market, Trend reports…

Korean units of foreign auto trio join EV race to survive

SEOUL– South Korean units of three foreign carmakers are finally pivoting to a more electric future in the face of toughening competition with their Korean rivals and luxury German brands…

S. Korea toughens regulations on public servants’ real estate

SEOUL– Government officials and public employees involved in real estate affairs will be required to register their assets with the authorities, the Ministry of Personnel Management said Sunday. The ministry…

Ex-prosecutor chief Yoon’s spokesperson resigns for ‘personal reasons’

SEOUL– The spokesperson of Yoon Seok-youl, a former prosecutor general and leading presidential hopeful, resigned for “personal reasons” Sunday, just 10 days after his appointment. The resignation of Lee Dong-hoon,…

LG Electronics launches 83-inch OLED TV

SEOUL– LG Electronics Inc. said Sunday it has launched an 83-inch OLED TV as the South Korean tech giant tries to beef up its presence in the premium TV market.…

This year’s Boryeong Mud Festival to take place online and offlineThis year’s Boryeong Mud Festival to take place online and offline

BORYEONG, South Korea– This year’s Boryeong Mud Festival, one of South Korea’s most celebrated summer events, will be held online and offline next month in consideration of COVID-19, local officials…

N. Korean leader watches musical performance after key party meeting

SEOUL– North Korean leader Kim Jong-un watched a musical performance, state media reported Sunday, after last week’s four-day ruling party session highlighted a vow to “break through head-on” a series…

Kakao emerges as No. 5 conglomerate in terms of market cap

SEOUL– Kakao Corp., which operates South Korea’s most popular mobile messenger Kakao Talk, emerged as the country’s fifth-largest conglomerate in terms of market cap on the back of the recent…

Incoming Vatican Prefect You Heung-sik expected to serve as bridge builder for pope’s N.K. visit

SEOUL– As South Korean archbishop Lazzaro You Heung-sik has been named the new prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy of the Holy See, his possible role in arranging Pope…

Seventeen to postpone album promotion after members come in contact with COVID-19 patients

SEOUL– K-pop boy band Seventeen will postpone promotional activities for its new album as all members are now in self-quarantine after coming in close contact with two COVID-19 patients, the…