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Samsung to set up $500 million fund to support small South Korean businesses
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Samsung Electronics to set up fund to help suppliers amid Moon's reform push
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Samsung Publicly Demonstrates Next-Generation Stretchable OLED Display Prototype
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Why Entrepreneurs Come To South Korea - And Why They Don't
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Warning Signs Flash in South Korea as Investors Dump Stock ETFs
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Park Geun-hye, Ousted Leader of South Korea, Makes First Court Appearance
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S.Korea stocks set for 7-day rally following strong Wall Street
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SEOUL: South Korean shares continued their seven-day rally to mark another intraday record early on Monday as Wall Street stocks strengthened after U.S. first-quarter GDP was revised up from earlier estimates. Strong investor sentiment offset North Korea's launch of what appeared to...
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Samsung Elec considers adding capacity at China chip plant
Reuters
SEOUL (Reuters) - Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it is considering adding memory chip production capacity at its manufacturing base in China amid an industry-wide boom that will likely fuel record sales for memory suppliers.
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South Korean Youth Struggle To Find Jobs After Years Of Studying For Tests
NPRLauren Frayer
For many Korean youth, the possibility of a job-for-life with a big conglomerate is the only option. As the economy slows, there aren't enough jobs for all the college graduates.
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Samsung to set up $500 million fund to support small South Korean businesses
Venture BeatReuters
Above: The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, July 4, 2016. (Reuters) — Samsung Electronics said it would set up a 500 billion won ($445 million) fund to help small suppliers, the highest-profile South Korean...
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Samsung Electronics to set up fund to help suppliers amid Moon's reform push
Reuters
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it would set up a 500 billion won ($445 million) fund to help small suppliers, the highest-profile South Korean firm to unveil steps in the wake of new President Moon Jae-in's call to protect small businesses. Moon...
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Samsung Publicly Demonstrates Next-Generation Stretchable OLED Display Prototype
ForbesContributor, Marco Chiappetta
KPMGVoice: A Virtual Assistant To Manage Time (And Space) | The Great Rewrite Samsung has been at the forefront of display technology for many years. Whether it’s their latest QLED televisions, the Galaxy S8 / S8+ smartphones, or a convertible devices like...
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Samsung Electronics, Startups
Why Entrepreneurs Come To South Korea - And Why They Don't
ForbesContributor, Elaine Ramirez
A Newsstand For The 21st Century If you build it, will they come? That was the belief of the South Korean government as it heralded a “creative economy drive” in 2012 to foster a startup scene nearly from scratch. Already championing one...
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Warning Signs Flash in South Korea as Investors Dump Stock ETFs
BloombergEric Lam
$2 billion outflows from global Korea equity funds this year Half are from a Korea-based fund that tracks Kospi 200 Index Cracks are emerging in South Korea’s stock market, which has been showing remarkable resilience to a range of pressures, not least...
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Political Corruption, Politics & Policy
Park Geun-hye, Ousted Leader of South Korea, Makes First Court Appearance
The New York TimesChoe Sang-Hun
SEOUL, South Korea — Park Geun-hye, South Korea’s recently impeached and ousted president, made her first appearance in court on Tuesday as one of the biggest trials in the country’s history began. Ms. Park, the first former president to face trial in...
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Park Geun-hye: S Korea awaits trial of impeached president
BBC
South Korea's former President Park Geun-hye is due to go on trial for corruption, the latest stage in her dramatic fall from grace. Ms Park, who was very popular when she came to power in 2012, was impeached and removed from office...
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