South Korea
Jan 11, 2018

South Korea to ban crypto-currency trading

The announcement sent Bitcoin prices plummeting and threw the virtual coin market into turmoil.

Dec 27, 2017

Samsung scion denies corruption charges

Jay Y Lee refutes allegations of wrongdoing as legal appeal of his five-year jail term for corruption nears its end.

Dec 20, 2017

Samsung develops 'world's smallest' chip

The South Korean electronics company will produce the smallest DRAM chip as it looks to widen its technical lead on competitors.

Aug 23, 2017

SA learners put future education to the test

School children from local Curro schools and South Korea collaborate via video-streaming to build a 3D printer and drone.

Jul 3, 2017

Samsung to reinvent Note 7 for 'fans'

The firm will release a special edition Note 7 in South Korea, reusing parts from the cancelled run last year.

Jan 13, 2017

Samsung leader quizzed in corruption scandal

Jay Y Lee was questioned for over 22 hours by the South Korean special prosecutor on bribery suspicions in an influence-peddling scandal.

Sep 26, 2016

Samsung delays re-starting Note 7 sales in South Korea

The company is delaying the start of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone sales in South Korea by three days.

Sep 5, 2016

LG to invest in robot technology

South Korea's LG Electronics will "aggressively" invest in robots, as it seeks to capitalise on advancing artificial intelligence.

Jun 27, 2016

Seoul adds warning signs for texting while walking

The South Korean city is testing traffic signs warning users of the dangers of using smartphones while walking.

Jun 20, 2016

South Korea trains keyboard warriors

Korea University's Cyber Defence curriculum offers free education in exchange for a seven-year commitment to the army's cyber warfare unit.

Jun 13, 2016

Massive North Korea cyber attack thwarted

The South Korean police's cyber investigation unit worked with companies and agencies affected to neutralise the malicious codes.

Jun 6, 2016

Bluetooth system helps pregnant passengers find train seats

South Korea's Pink Light campaign alerts people on trains when they should give up priority seating for a pregnant passenger.

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