Making the most of South Korean demand

Making the most of South Korean demand

During the past several months Synic Solution Co., Ltd, a South Korean fabless semiconductor manufacturing company, has been looking for a domestic company to establish a joint venture in order to exploit the potential of the semiconductor manufacturing s
LG switching older complexities for new?

LG switching older complexities for new?

Amid dented consumer consumption and growing production costs, LG’s move to expand its home appliance production and exit the smartphone sector could present the South Korean conglomerate with new hurdles.
Strong bonds with South Korean partners for deeper integration

Strong bonds with South Korean partners for deeper integration

Vietnam and South Korean businesses are expected to enjoy more investment opportunities soon and participate in the global supply chains thanks to new deals enabling them to implement investment promotion programmes.
S. Korea e-commerce giant Coupang raises $4.2 bn in NY listing

S. Korea e-commerce giant Coupang raises $4.2 bn in NY listing

South Korean e-commerce giant Coupang has raised $4.2 billion in its initial public offering that makes it the biggest listing in the United States so far this year.
South Korean focus on Southeast Asia perseveres

South Korean focus on Southeast Asia perseveres

Last year has seen significant moves in business activities among South Korean investors in Vietnam, with confidence remaining stable despite the pandemic. Hong Sun, vice chairman of the Korea Chamber of Business in Vietnam, delves into the year’s highlights and key trends for 2021.
Samsung Electronics forecasts 25.7percent jump in Q4 operating profit

Samsung Electronics forecasts 25.7percent jump in Q4 operating profit

South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics flagged a jump of more than 25 percent in Q4 operating profit Friday, with working from home under the coronavirus pandemic driving demand for the devices powered by its chips.
Positive changes prevailing in South Korean investments

Positive changes prevailing in South Korean investments

The lingering pandemic has already reshaped the global financial market, but foreign funds have still made their own ways into Vietnam.
Pig farm fuss highlights foul plight

Pig farm fuss highlights foul plight

A big pig farm in the northern province of Ninh Binh is in the centre of a serious pollution scandal, with the owner refusing responsibility and the local authorities woefully lacking oversight to set matters straight.
Space for South Korean involvement

Space for South Korean involvement

With investors from South Korea investing heavily in the high-tech industry as well as commercial and financial projects aligned with the new development direction of Quang Ninh, the north-eastern province is paying growing regard to spurring investment flows from the East Asian country.
South Korean investment gusto undeterred by pandemic blows

South Korean investment gusto undeterred by pandemic blows

With Vietnam increasing focus on its business and investment climate, South Korean investors are hoping to expand into the country to venture into various fields, even despite the ongoing health crisis measures.
Optimism for South Korean surge

Optimism for South Korean surge

South Korea has been Vietnam’s leading foreign direct investor over the past few years. However, on-going difficulties have recently slowed down business activities between the two.
Lucrative business deals on South Korean radar

Lucrative business deals on South Korean radar

South Korean investors are continuing to bet on Vietnam’s prospects despite the coronavirus outbreak slowing down business activities both at home and abroad.
Founder of South Korean retail giant Lotte dies at 97

Founder of South Korean retail giant Lotte dies at 97

The founder of South Korea's sprawling retail conglomerate Lotte Group has died at the age of 97, company officials said Sunday (Jan 19).
South Korea’s supportive M&A plans

South Korea’s supportive M&A plans

Following stronger bilateral ties between South Korea and Vietnam, major South Korean investors such as SK Group are rushing into Vietnam’s mergers and acquisitions market.
South Korean enclaves make mark in Hanoi

South Korean enclaves make mark in Hanoi

Vietnam is now home to a flourishing South Korean expatriate community, whose concentrated presence has transformed their enclaves in Hanoi into tiny pieces of Korea where everything from services to real estate demand is shaped by South Koreans’ unique tastes. Kim Huong reports.  
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