Vietnam in crosshairs for South Korean startups

Vietnam in crosshairs for South Korean startups

As foreign startups, including South Korean ones, are expanding operations to Vietnam in greater numbers, the market may slip out of the hands of Vietnamese startups if they fail to whip up enough support. Kim Huong reports.
Korean investors  on M&A offensive

Korean investors  on M&A offensive

Financial institutions in Vietnam have welcomed the fresh influx of South Korean partners, who look to support the growing flow of capital between the two countries.
Korea shifts investment focus to Vietnam

Korea shifts investment focus to Vietnam

South Korean manufacturers have been shifting the focus of their overseas direct investment to Vietnam from China thanks to tax incentives, cheaper labour and other favourable conditions, Yonhap reported on Thursday.
South Korean M&A wave rises

South Korean M&A wave rises

South Korean investors continue to show their enthusiasm for Vietnam through recent major deals with businesses in the country.
US toughens stance as North Korea talks stumble

US toughens stance as North Korea talks stumble

With US-South Korean military drills back on the table and the cancellation of a top-level summit in Pyongyang, Washington is toughening its stance as it negotiates with North Korea.
After 'nut rage' and 'water rage', Korean Air head grilled over tax evasion

After 'nut rage' and 'water rage', Korean Air head grilled over tax evasion

The patriarch of South Korean flag carrier Korean Air was grilled by prosecutors Thursday (Jun 28) over alleged tax evasion and other crimes, as a series of probes reached the top of the troubled business dynasty.
Two killed in construction site fire in South Korea

Two killed in construction site fire in South Korea

A fire swept through an under-construction apartment building in the South Korean city of Sejong on Tuesday, leaving two dead, one missing and 37 others injured, fire authorities said.
Putin invites two Koreas to economic summit

Putin invites two Koreas to economic summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday (Jun 22) invited his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in to an economic forum in Vladivostok in September, confirming his plans to host the leaders of both Koreas in Russia.
Killing dogs for meat illegal, rules South Korean court

Killing dogs for meat illegal, rules South Korean court

A South Korean court has outlawed the killing of dogs for meat, in a landmark ruling that animal rights activists said Thursday (Jun 21) could pave the way to making eating canines illegal.
The nuclear test site North Korea plans to destroy

The nuclear test site North Korea plans to destroy

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's promise to dismantle his country's only known nuclear test site has shone the spotlight on the secretive facility near the Chinese border.
South Korea's LG Group chairman dies

South Korea's LG Group chairman dies

The chairman of South Korean conglomerate LG Group has died, company officials said on Sunday (May 21). He was 73.
South Korean, US officials plot path to Trump-Kim nuclear summit

South Korean, US officials plot path to Trump-Kim nuclear summit

The top diplomats from the United States and South Korea meet on Friday (May 11) to lay the groundwork for a summit they hope will prove a historic chance to end North Korea's nuclear menace.
South Korean president asks UN to verify closure of North's test site

South Korean president asks UN to verify closure of North's test site

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has asked the United Nations to verify the planned closure of North Korea's nuclear test site, a UN spokesman said on Tuesday (May 1).
Korean Air 'water rage' heiress suspended, faces criminal probe

Korean Air 'water rage' heiress suspended, faces criminal probe

A Korean Air heiress accused of assault has been suspended by her father's company as police Tuesday launched a criminal investigation into claims she threw water into a man's face in a business meeting.
South Korean banks entering Vietnam in wake of FDI surge

South Korean banks entering Vietnam in wake of FDI surge

Inspired by many South Korean businesses and investors making a splash in Vietnam, many South Korean financial institutions are seeking to further invest or shore up their operations here. And it is not only South Korean businesses, but local ones too that such investors are aiming at.
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