Tampa Bay Indian Community - tampabayIndian.com
| | |
 


 

South Korea News and Articles


Categories
International
Bollywood
Art/Culture/Books
Business/Economy
Cinema/Showbiz
Crime/Disaster/Accident
Defence/Security
Diaspora
Diplomacy
Education
Environment/Wildlife
Features
Health/Medicine
Human Interest/Society
Immigration/Law/Rights
Interviews
Kashmir
Lifestyle/Fashion
Media
Opinion/Commentary
Politics
Religion
Science/Tech
South Asia
Sports
State Elections 2013
Terrorism
Tamil Nadu
National
Turkey
Other Sports
Orissa
Southern Cinema
Delhi
West Bengal
Myanmar
Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Tripura
United Kingdom
Bihar
China
Jammu And Kashmir
Himachal Pradesh
Mumbai
New Delhi
Gujarat
Punjab
Slovakia
Spain
United States
Germany
Togo
Israel
Pakistan
Goa
United Arab Emirates
Russian Federation
Dharamsala
Indonesia
Kerala
Andhra Pradesh
Kolkata
Malta
India
Syrian Arab Republic
Singapore
Karnataka
Assam
Rajasthan
Thailand
Uttar Pradesh
Bangladesh
Mexico
Niger
Iraq
Egypt
Sri Lanka
Japan
Netherlands
Cuba
Nagaland
Meghalaya
Haryana
Poland
Nepal
France
Kenya
New Zealand
Hollywood
Brazil
Canada
Maharashtra
Yemen
South Africa
Australia
Latvia
Ireland
Uttarakhand
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
South Korea
Hong Kong
Jordan
Central African Republic
Italy
Norway
North Korea
Sudan
Philippines
Madhya Pradesh
Mizoram
Azerbaijan
Portugal
Cambodia
Zimbabwe
Greece
Ethiopia
Sweden
Sikkim
Malaysia
Monaco
Belgium
Denmark
Uruguay
Morocco
Colombia
Switzerland
Qatar
Albania
Lebanon
Costa Rica
Saudi Arabia
Rwanda
Cameroon
Cyprus
Congo
Nigeria
Hungary
Oman
Bulgaria
Bahrain
Somalia
Finland
Holy See (vatican City State)
Tunisia
Bahamas
Paraguay
Taiwan
Province Of China
Lao Peoples Democratic Republic
Puerto Rico
The Democratic Republic Of The
Honduras
Ghana
Cricket
IPL
Technology
Badminton
Football
Tennis
Roquebrune
Athletics
Golf
Serbia And Montenegro
Usa
Rroquebrune-cap-martin
Manipur
Hockey
Panama
Arunachal Pradesh
Motorsports
Viet Nam
Argentina
--select--
Kazakhstan
Leicestershire
US Elections
Afghanistan
Iceland
Florida
Venezuela
Czech Republic
Bhutan
Shakmir
Ecuador
Hyderabad
2016 In Retrospect
Ukraine
Jharkhand
Kyrgyzstan
Fiji
Gabon
Burkina Faso

Celebrity Photos
Manoj Joshi
Lopamudra Raut
Isha Koppikar
Tejaswini Kolhapure
Manasi Joshi Roy
Sheela David
Gajraj Rao
Sangeeta Bijlani
Pankaj Udhas
Lara Dutta
Headline
Kia to suspend local plant on Covid-19 infections
Seoul, July 25 (IANS) Kia Corp, South Korea's second-biggest carmaker, said on Sunday that it will suspend one of its eight domestic plants on Monday as dozens of workers at the factory were infected with Covid-19 in recent days.
2021-07-25
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
US firm HAAH to acquire debt-ridden SsangYong Motor: Report
Seoul, July 25 (IANS) The head of US-based vehicle importer HAAH Automotive Holdings has said the company is set to submit its letter of intent (LoI) next week to acquire the debt-ridden SsangYong Motor Co, industry sources said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy
Samsung introduces upgraded network solutions
Seoul, July 23 (IANS) Samsung Electronics said on Friday that it has released upgraded software-defined networking (SDN) solutions to help mobile operators and enterprises better manage their 5G networks.
2021-07-23
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Samsung offering special trade-in for new foldable smartphones in US
Seoul, July 23 (IANS) Samsung Electronics is running a special trade-in programme in the US for its upcoming new foldable smartphones, industry insiders said on Friday, amid its push to expand its customer base of foldable handsets.
2021-07-23
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
High-end SUV sales help Hyundai, Kia post strong results in Q2
Seoul, July 22 (IANS) Hyundai Motor and its affiliate Kia, South Korea's two biggest carmakers, on Thursday reported strong second-quarter earnings on a base effect and strong sales of their high-end SUVs.
2021-07-22
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Tomorrow X Together announce new album 'The Chaos Chapter: Fight Or Escape'
Seoul, July 21 (IANS) K-pop's fourth generation 'It boys', Tomorrow X Together, popular as TXT, have announced a new album, "The Chaos Chapter: Fight Or Escape", slated to drop on August 17.
2021-07-21
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
S Korea readies law to curb Google's in-app billing system
Seoul, July 20 (IANS) South Korean lawmakers decided on Tuesday to press forward with legislation that restricts app market operators from wielding their dominance in determining how digital goods payments are processed in a move widely seen as reining in global tech giants such as Google and Apple Inc.
2021-07-20
Category: International, South Korea,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Majority of overseas S.Korean military unit infected with Covid
Seoul, July 19 (IANS) A majority of overseas South Korean military unit, dispatched to the waters off Africa on an anti-piracy mission, were confirmed to have been infected with Covid-19, the SJoint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said on Monday.
2021-07-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
LG Electronics unveils new compact sound bar for $790
Seoul, July 19 (IANS) LG Electronics said in Monday its new compact sound bar will be available in the market as the South Korean tech giant eyes to beef up its presence in the home audio market.
2021-07-19
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Samsung launches upgraded modular 'The Wall' display
Seoul/New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Samsung Electronics said on Monday it has launched the new model of its commercial microLED display product, the Wall, in global markets with upgraded features.
2021-07-19
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Samsung's Watch4 series to offer new chipset, more storage
Seoul, July 18 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung is likely to power its upcoming Galaxy Watch4 series smartwatches with an all-new Exynos W920 chipset on August 11.
2021-07-18
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Renault Samsung to suspend production at Korean plant
Seoul, July 18 (IANS) Renault Samsung Motors will temporarily suspend production at its plant in the southeastern port city of Busan due to shortages of chips for vehicles, the company said on Sunday.
2021-07-18
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Samsung to launch new foldable phones with lower price tags
Seoul/New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Samsung Electronics is expected to unveil its latest foldable smartphones next month with lower price tags compared with its predecessors, industry sources said on Saturday.
2021-07-17
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
US Deputy Secretary of State to visit S.Korea next week
Seoul, July 16 (IANS) The South Korean Foreign Ministry on Friday announced that US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will arrive in Seoul next week to discuss issues on bilateral relations and the Korean Peninsula.
2021-07-16
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
S Korea, US to form working group on cybersecurity
Seoul, July 16 (IANS) South Korea said on Friday it will launch a working group on cybersecurity with the United States in order to reinforce cooperation against hacking attacks.
2021-07-16
Category: International, South Korea,Technology,Defence/Security
Netflix files appeal against court ruling over network usage fee in S. Korea
Seoul, July 15 (IANS) Video streaming giant Netflix on Thursday said it has filed an appeal against a recent Seoul court decision that sided with local Internet service provider (ISP) SK Broadband Co. in a dispute over network usage fees.
2021-07-15
Category: International, South Korea,
S Korea seeks games, VR to address pandemic-induced depression
Seoul, July 15 (IANS) South Korea's ICT ministry said on Thursday the country plans to invest nearly $26.2 million over the next three years to research digital treatment for depression in a move to find new ways to help the growing number of people suffering from the mental disorder.
2021-07-15
Category: International, South Korea,Technology,Health/Medicine
Samsung, Tesla sign $436 mn deal for Cybertruck cameras: Report
Seoul, July 14 (IANS) Samsung has reportedly signed a deal with Elon Musk's electric car maker Tesla worth $436 million to let its latest camera modules to be used in Cybertruck.
2021-07-14
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
S Korea launches test bed for 5G devices
Seoul, July 14 (IANS) South Korea's ICT ministry has opened a testing facility for products that run on 5G networks in a move to support small and mid-sized companies.
2021-07-14
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
S.Korea reports 252 Covid infections in fully vaccinated people
Seoul, July 13 (IANS) South Korea has reported a total of 252 "breakthrough" Covid-19 cases, which refer to people who were infected with virus after being fully vaccinated, health authorities said Tuesday.
2021-07-13
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
S.Korea protests against Japan's renewed claims to disputed islets
Seoul, July 13 (IANS) South Korea on Tuesday protested against Japan's renewed territorial claims to the disputed islets lying halfway between the two countries, called Dokdo by Seoul and Takeshima by Tokyo.
2021-07-13
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 pricing leaked, to support S Pen Pro
Seoul, July 13 (IANS) Samsung's upcoming foldable smartphone Galaxy Z Fold3 might come with support for the S Pen Pro and can be priced between KRW 1,900,000 and KRW 1,999,000 ($1,655-$1,741), the media reported.
2021-07-13
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Hyundai, Kia expected to log sharp rebound in Q2
Seoul, July 13 (IANS) Hyundai Motor and its affiliate Kia are set to report a sharp rebound in operating profit for the second quarter on strong demand for their vehicles that offset output disruptions by semiconductor shortages, analysts said on Tuesday.
2021-07-13
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Samsung unveils new automotive image sensor
Seoul, July 13 (IANS) Samsung Electronics on Tuesday released a new automotive image sensor as the tech giant eyes to expand its presence beyond the mobile sector.
2021-07-13
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
S.Korean Prez's approval rating rises to 41.1%
Seoul, July 12 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating gained 3.1 percentage points over the week to 41.1 per cent, a weekly poll revealed on Monday.
2021-07-12
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
SK hynix begins mass production of latest smartphone chip
Seoul, July 12 (IANS) SK hynix, the world's second-largest memory chip producer, said on Monday it has started the mass production of DRAM with the latest 10-nanometer (nm) process technology.
2021-07-12
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Samsung might bring back cooling feature for Galaxy S22 lineup
Seoul, July 11 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung's supply chain partners and suppliers are preparing to develop vapour chamber cooling solutions for the company's lineup of smartphones from 2022.
2021-07-11
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Farmville game developer Zynga eyes global expansion
Seoul, July 11 (IANS) Zynga, a US mobile gaming giant behind the hit title 'FarmVille,' sees room for growth in South Korea and the broader Asian market in its push for global expansion.
2021-07-11
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
SsangYong Motor to sell plant site in rehabilitation efforts
Seoul, July 10 (IANS) SsangYong Motor, a debt-ridden automaker, has decided to sell the site of its plant in Pyeongtaek as part of self-rescue efforts, the local government said on Saturday.
2021-07-10
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
LG suspends talks with Apple about selling iPhones
Seoul, July 10 (IANS) South Korean tech giant LG has recently suspended plans to sell Apple products like iPhone devices at its Korean retail outlets, the media reported.
2021-07-10
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
US Forces Korea tightens quarantine measures
Seoul, July 9 (IANS) The US Forces Korea (USFK) said on Friday that it will tighten quarantine measures for American service members for two weeks amid an ongoing resurgence in South Korea.
2021-07-09
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
S.Korea to adopt toughest social-distancing rules in Seoul
Seoul, July 9 (IANS) The South Korean Health Ministry said on Friday that it will adopt the toughest social-distancing rules in the Seoul metropolitan area for two weeks as a record number of Covid-19 cases were reported in recent days.
2021-07-09
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
BTS drops new single 'Permission to dance'
Seoul, July 9 (IANS) The Korean boy band BTS have released their new track "Permission to dance".
2021-07-09
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Samsung's battery arm mulls US investment to meet EV demand
Seoul, July 9 (IANS) South Korean battery maker Samsung SDI is considering investment in the US to meet growing demand for electric vehicles, industry sources said on Friday, stoking speculation over potential partnership with major automakers.
2021-07-09
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Samsung considering launching Galaxy S21 FE in US, Europe only
Seoul, July 9 (IANS) Samsung Electronics is considering launching the upcoming budget model of the Galaxy S21 smartphone in the US and Europe only, industry sources said on Friday, due to global semiconductor shortages.
2021-07-09
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Samsung takes nearly half of smartphone memory market in Q1
Seoul, July 8 (IANS) Samsung Electronics accounted for nearly half of the global smartphone memory market in the first quarter of the year, a report showed on Thursday, as it tries to boost its presence in 5G devices.
2021-07-08
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
BTS' 'Butter' tops Billboard Hot 100 Chart sixth week in a row
Seoul July 7 (IANS) The Korean boy band BTS' summer tune "Butter" continues its glorious run on the global stage. The song has now completed six weeks in a row as a chartbuster on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
2021-07-07
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra to come with 108MP main camera: Report
Seoul, July 7 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung, which was initially planning to release Galaxy S22 Ultra with an upcoming 200MP sensor, will now possibly integrate a 108MP main camera instead, the media reported.
2021-07-07
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Samsung expects record $11 bn profit in Q2 on robust chip biz
Seoul, July 7 (IANS) Samsung Electronics on Wednesday expected market estimate-beating second quarter earnings as its semiconductor business apparently offset a tepid performance from its mobile business.
2021-07-07
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Teens blocked from buying Minecraft Java Edition in S Korea
Seoul, July 6 (IANS) A version of Minecraft, one of the world's bestselling video games, effectively became unavailable for purchase by teenagers in South Korea apparently due to technical complications stemming from the country's so-called Cinderella law that restricts kids from late night gaming.
2021-07-06
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Online shopping in S.Korea hits record high
Seoul, July 6 (IANS) South Korea's online shopping rate hit a new record high in May as people still refrained from stepping out amid the continued Covid-19 pandemic, official figures revealed on Tuesday.
2021-07-06
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
S.Korea reports 81 'breakthrough' Covid cases
Seoul, July 6 (IANS) South Korea reported a total of 81 "breakthrough" Covid-19 cases, which refer to people who were infected after having been fully vaccinated, health authorities said Tuesday.
2021-07-06
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
Samsung to launch Galaxy Z Fold3, Z Flip3 on Aug 11: Report
Seoul, July 6 (IANS) South Korean tech giant is all set to launch its upcoming smartphone --Galaxy Z Fold3 and Galaxy Z Flip3 -- on August 11, media report says.
2021-07-06
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
LG to expand cloud-based call centres amid pandemic
Seoul, July 6 (IANS) LG Electronics said on Tuesday it will expand cloud-based call centres to offer better customer care services and protect its workers from the novel coronavirus outbreak.
2021-07-06
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
LG to sell Apple devices at its stores after mobile biz exit
Seoul, July 6 (IANS) LG Group, South Korea's fourth-largest conglomerate, is apparently looking to beef up its business relationship with Apple, industry insiders said on Tuesday, amid rumours that its electronics affiliate may sell the US tech titan's products at its retail shops.
2021-07-06
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
S.Korean President's approval rating falls: Poll
Seoul, July 5 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating fell 1.6 percentage points over the week to 38.0 per cent, a new poll revealed on Monday.
2021-07-05
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Sony will still sell PSP games on PS3, Vita stores: Report
Seoul, July 4 (IANS) Sony has shut the PlayStation Portable's digital storefront, but users can still purchase and download PSP games via the PS3 and PS Vita stores.
2021-07-04
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Samsung's EV battery biz to swing to profit in Q2
Seoul, July 4 (IANS) Samsung SDI's electric vehicle (EV) battery business is expected to have turned to operating profit for the first time in the second quarter on strong demand by global automakers, analysts said on Sunday.
2021-07-04
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
South Korea's 5G user base reaches 16 mn
Seoul, July 3 (IANS) South Korean mobile users on 5G networks reached nearly 16 million in May, new data has showed, as telecom operators seek to expand applications of the next generation networks.
2021-07-03
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Samsung, SK hynix may face new global taxation rules
Seoul, July 2 (IANS) South Korean chipmakers Samsung Electronics and SK hynix may have to pay part of their corporate taxes to foreign countries where they earn profits under a new global taxation scheme, Seoul's finance ministry said on Friday.
2021-07-02
Category: International, South Korea,Technology