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South Korean offshore wind farm to power nearly 6 million homes

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea will build the world's largest floating offshore wind farm, calling it one of the cornerstones ...

How brothers Arvind Singh and Arjun Lal went o Olympics

New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh were blissfully unaware of the Olympic Games till ...

South Korea: Domestic production of Pfizer vaccine?

Seoul [South Korea], May 13 (ANI/Global Economic): Even though Samsung Biologics denied reports that Pfizer's novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19) vaccine ...

Hyundai Transys to develop new technology

Seoul [South Korea], May 13 (ANI/Global Economic): Hyundai Transys announced on Wednesday that it developed the world's first "all-wheel drive ...

China interested in cooperation with Russia in Arctic

Moscow [Russia], May 13 (ANI/Sputnik): Beijing, following Seoul, is showing interest in cooperation in the framework of the project to ...

China denies interfering in Bangladesh's foreign policy

Beijing [China], May 12 (ANI): China has denied interfering in Bangladesh's foreign policy after Beijing's envoy in Dhaka, Li Jiming, ...

Sensex dives 471 points, metal stocks drag

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 12 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices ended nearly one per cent lower on Wednesday tracking weak trends ...

Asian markets suffer further as inflation data looms

Fears about surging inflation continued to trouble Asian markets on Wednesday.A big miss on US jobs creation on Friday had ...

COVID-19: India received 200 oxygen concentrators

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], May 12 (ANI): A Indian Air Force plane carrying 200 oxygen concentrators, arrived from the United Kingdom ...

Bearish trends grip bourses, financial stocks suffer

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 12 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded substantially lower during early hours on Wednesday in line with ...

GS25 vs CU to compete for 'K convenience store' position

Seoul [South Korea], May 12 (ANI/Global Economic): GS25 chose Mongolia as the second overseas target market after Vietnam. It is ...

India receives medical equipment from South Korea

New Delhi [India], May 12 (ANI): A consignment of medical equipment including 200 oxygen concentrators from South Korea reached India ...

Samsung develops next-generation DRAM memory

Seoul [South Korea], May 12 (ANI/Global Economic): Samsung Electronics announced Tuesday that it has developed DRAM memory technology based on ...

Doubts emerge over Xi's chances of securing 3rd term

Beijing [China], May 12 (ANI): As Chinese President Xi Jinping's hard-line policies beyond Chinese shores are squandering Beijing's soft power, ...

PM Modi will not attend G7 summit in person: MEA

New Delhi [India], May 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not attend the G7 Summit in person in view ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, May 13

NEW DELHI -- The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has cleared phase II and III clinical trials of Covaxin ...

S. Korea's state-run think tank raises 2021 growth outlook to 3.8 pct

SEOUL, May 13 (Xinhua) -- South Korea's state-run think tank on Thursday raised its 2021 growth outlook for the economy ...

10 more U.S. soldiers in S. Korea test positive for COVID-19

SEOUL, May 13 (Xinhua) -- Ten more U.S. soldiers in South Korea tested positive for COVID-19, the U.S. Forces Korea ...

S. Korea's money supply keeps rising on record-low policy rate

SEOUL, May 13 (Xinhua) -- South Korea's money supply kept rising on the continued record-low policy rate, central bank data ...

S. Korea reports 715 more COVID-19 cases, 129,633 in total

SEOUL, May 13 (Xinhua) -- South Korea reported 715 more cases of COVID-19 as of midnight Wednesday compared to 24 ...

Market exchange rates in China -- May 13

BEIJING, May 13 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, May 12

JAKARTA -- The CoronaVac vaccine developed by the Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech has effectively reduced the risk of COVID-19 ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0930 GMT, May 12

BRUSSELS -- The economy of the 27-member European Union (EU) will grow by 4.2 percent in 2021 and 4.4 percent ...

Foreign fund flows into S. Korean stock market in 5 months

SEOUL, May 12 (Xinhua) -- Foreign fund flowed into the South Korean stock market last month for the first time ...

Roundup: S. Korea's employment growth hits 80-month high in April

SEOUL, May 12 (Xinhua) -- South Korea's employment growth hit an 80-month high in April, indicating an economic recovery from ...

Market exchange rates in China -- May 12

BEIJING, May 12 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

Moody's keeps S.Korea's sovereign rating at Aa2 with stable outlook

SEOUL, May 12 (Xinhua) -- Global credit rating appraiser Moody's on Wednesday kept its sovereign rating on South Korea at ...

S.Korea reports 635 more COVID-19 cases, 128,918 in total

SEOUL, May 12 (Xinhua) -- South Korea reported 635 more cases of COVID-19 as of midnight Tuesday compared to 24 ...

S.Korea adds 652,000 jobs in April, jobless rate at 4 pct

SEOUL, May 12 (Xinhua) -- South Korea added 652,000 jobs in April on a yearly basis, with jobless rate standing ...

Korea denounces bomb attack in Afghanistan

South Korea strongly denounces last week's bomb attack in Afghanistan that killed at least 68 people and wounded over 160, ...

U.S. Officials Reassure S. Korea On Visit, But Differences Emerge On N. Korea Policy

U.S. Officials Reassure S. Korea On Visit, But Differences Emerge On N. Korea Policy NPR ...

Apple Prepares to Use More Camera Parts Made by South Korean Companies for Its Products - ETNews

Apple Prepares to Use More Camera Parts Made by South Korean Companies for Its Products Etnews ...

South Korea's SM Line Considers New Vessels to Meet Trade Demand - Bloomberg Tax

South Korea's SM Line Considers New Vessels to Meet Trade Demand Bloomberg Tax ...

BRANDSTARS Announces 2021 Korea Representative Brand Wire

BRANDSTARS Announces 2021 Korea Representative Brand Business Wire ...

Up to 10 million won to be provided for those who suffer from COVID-19 vaccine side effects

A maximum 10 million won ($8,970) payout will be provided for those who require hospitalization after being administered with novel ...

Seoul stocks at all-time high

South Korea's stock market closed at an all-time high Monday as weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs data quelled concerns over the rollback ...

Social media posts misrepresent IMF report on South Korea's post-pandemic recovery - Fact Check

Social media posts misrepresent IMF report on South Korea's post-pandemic recovery AFP Factcheck ...

South Korea to Crack Down on Phishing Websites Attacking Crypto Users News Bitcoin News

South Korea to Crack Down on Phishing Websites Attacking Crypto Users News Bitcoin News Bitcoin News ...

COVID-19 rears its head in Korean football

The 2021 K-League season has been bubbling along nicely. There were worries that champion Jeonbuk Motors was going to run ...

(Newsmaker) S. Korea denounces bomb attack in Afghanistan

[Newsmaker] S. Korea denounces bomb attack in Afghanistan The Korea Herald ...

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Amazon $1 billion bond to be used for climate, social causes

SEATTLE, Washington: Joining the growing list of debt issuers tapping the market for green bonds, Amazon.com Inc issued its first ...

Shares in Asia plummet with Japanese index losing 2.50 percent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks across Asia tumbled on Thursday, following major losses on Wall Street overnight, on the back ...

Israel-South Korea trade pact seeks to boost trade, investment

JERUSALEM, Israel: Israel and South Korea are preparing to enter a free trade agreement this week to eliminate customs duties, ...

U.S. TSA says 1.6 million travel thru airports in single day high

WASHINGTON D.C.: Some 1.6 million passengers passed through U.S. airports on May 6, the largest number since March 2020.According to ...

Huge sell-of U.S. stocks continues, Dow plunges 682 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks shattered on Wednesday, for the second day in a row as U.S. Labor ...

Free Covid shots at Empire State, Central Park for returning tourists

NEW YORK CITY, New York: To encourage the return of tourists, New York City will be offering Covid vaccines at ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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