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First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Top documentaries unveiled at 2014 TIDF

Life Taiwan International Documentary Festival winners assemble for a group photo Oct. 16 in Taipei City. (Courtesy of TIDF)The winners of Taiwan International Documentary Festival were unveiled in a ceremony Oct. 16 at Huashan 1914 Creative Park in Taipei ... [Published Taiwan Today - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Korea’s democracy looking creaky after 27 years

151 days. That’s how long the National Assembly was forced into paralysis as the ruling and opposition parties argued over the terms of a bill to investigate the Sewol ferry disaster.Before a basic - though not final - agreement on that bill was reached ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Galaxy Note 4 to take on iPhone 6 Plus this Diwali

NEW DELHI: Two iconic handset companies are set for a titanic clash on October 17, looking to cash in on festive demand ahead of Diwali. Samsung on Tuesday unveiled its latest flagship Galaxy Note 4 device, which will go on sale from Friday , when Apple's ... [Published Economic Times - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Hyundai Buys Land Chaebol Style

When Hyundai Motor Co.’s board convened last month to discuss the company’s planned land purchase in Seoul, its five independent directors sought details. “Does Hyundai need the land for sure. Why is the company going to buy it in an expensive Gangnam ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 2 reports

Audit committee continues to argue

Ruling and opposition parties continued their wrangling into the second day of a parliamentary audit over whether to summon major business owners for questioning, which led to the cancelation of the parliamentary Environment and Labor Committee’s meeting ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

[Editorial] International schools as a citadel of privilege

Posted on : Oct.8,2014 15:31 KSTMore evidence has surfaced of chaebol families violating or skirting the law to get their children into international schools. The five children this time around were all from the Doosan, Hyundai, and LG families. To get ... [Published Hani.co.kr - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

[Editorial] Pardon for chaebol chiefs

President Park Geun-hye’s pledge of nontolerance for white collar crimes by chaebol chiefs may be the latest among a string of election promises being cast off.On Sept. 24, Justice Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn hinted at the possibility of releasing jailed businessmen ... [Published Korea Herald - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

[Reporter’s notebook] In S. Korea, the rich are innocent, and the poor guilty

Minister of Justice Hwang Kyo-ahn takes an elevator to participate in a plenary session of the National Assembly in Seoul, Oct. 1, 2013. (by Lee Jeong-woo, staff photographer)Minister of Justice’s comments about letting corrupt chaebol chairmen off the ... [Published Hani.co.kr - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Garages of dreams

By John Burton" " is how President Park Geun-hye rather inelegantly described her latest plans for encouraging start-ups as part of the "creative economy." She was referring to the mythical beginnings of Apple, Google and Amazon in small garages before ... [Published Korea Times - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 2 reports

Report – Hyundai executives unaware of property deal cash size

Now, the latest report coming from Reuters paints an even more complicate situation, as four board members of the automaker – under condition of anonymity – said the deal was not even cleared with the members of the board. The record $10 billion deal ... [Published Inautonews - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Chaebol owners under probe for suspicious FX transactions

Some 20 wealthy people, mostly conglomerate owners, have been under investigation by the country's financial watchdog for their suspected illegal foreign exchange transactions, industry sources said Monday.According to the sources, they had received a ... [Published Korea Herald - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 3 reports

Exclusive - Hyundai directors kept in dark on size of $10 billion land bid: sources

By Hyunjoo JinSEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor <005380.KS> and two listed affiliates did not seek board clearance for the size of their record $10 billion bid for a plot of land in Seoul, more than triple its appraised value, four board members of ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 20 2014]

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AP also reported that Daum Kakao received "2,131 requests for users' information from authorities with search warrants during the first half of 2014, and it cooperated with nearly 61 court-approved requests by collecting messages stored on its servers for between three and seven days."
...5-inch screen iPhone 6 Plus, which is available at Rs 62,500 for pre-order. The 16 GB variant of the iPhone 6 costs Rs 53,500 for pre-order. "We're launching it at the briskest pace that we could get it to India, which happens to be on October 17, which also brings in Diwali" said Asim Warsi, vice president for mobile & IT at Samsung India, when asked if Samsung had strategically decided to steal Apple's thunder in India in...
"Presidential pardons should not be abused ㅡ particularly tycoons convicted of corruption should not benefit from this" Park said during her presidential campaign
Justice Minister Hwang Kyo-an, commenting on paroling and pardoning chaebol owners in jail, said Wednesday, "It will not be necessary to deliberately block such possibilities if they can help economic recovery."

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Don't shoot – I'm un-ARM-ed! Samsung whips out ... [Published The Register - Oct 18 2014]
The Enchantment of Riches [Published Open - Oct 17 2014]
Creatively destroying economy [Published Korea Times - Oct 17 2014]
Top documentaries unveiled at 2014 TIDF [Published Taiwan Today - Oct 17 2014]
Korea’s democracy looking creaky after 27 years [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Oct 17 2014]
Galaxy Note 4 to take on iPhone 6 Plus this Diwali [Published Economic Times - Oct 15 2014]
Hyundai Buys Land Chaebol Style [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 12 2014]
Pardoning tycoons for economic growth [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Oct 10 2014]
South Koreans await the next Samsung ‘emperor’ [Published Washington Post - Oct 09 2014]
Audit committee continues to argue [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Oct 08 2014]
[Editorial] International schools as a citadel ... [Published Hani.co.kr - Oct 08 2014]
Bickering marks start of parliamentary audit [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Oct 08 2014]
Samsung Is Condemned to Innovate [Published Bloomberg View - Oct 07 2014]
NPAD senior adviser critical of party’s current... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Oct 07 2014]
How much is Microsoft earning from its Android ... [Published The Register - Oct 07 2014]
Samsung-Hyundai fade as share lose US$44b [Published Malay Mail - Oct 07 2014]
Patriotism of Samsung Electronics and Hyundai M... [Published Donga.com - Oct 06 2014]
Dongbu affiliate seeks receivership [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Oct 01 2014]
Samsung SDS restructures, files for initial pub... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 30 2014]
Lessons from Daewoo [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 30 2014]
Concerns about currency [Published Korea Times - Sep 30 2014]
Samsung SDS Files for $1.1 Billion IPO Amid Res... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 30 2014]
Malaysia likely site for Samsung $950m first ov... [Published Malaysia Edge - Sep 30 2014]
Samsung Heavy Looking to Spend $950 Million for... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 29 2014]
CJ Group lays out plan to invest in new docks [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 29 2014]
More than 2 million in S. Korea living as subco... [Published Hani.co.kr - Sep 29 2014]
Cash Hoarding Is A $2.5 Trillion Problem In Asia [Published Clusterstock - Sep 28 2014]
Concerns about economy may spring jailed execut... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 28 2014]
[Editorial] Pardon for chaebol chiefs [Published Korea Herald - Sep 28 2014]
[Reporter’s notebook] In S. Korea, the rich are... [Published Hani.co.kr - Sep 27 2014]
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Samsung Heavy Looking to Spend $950 Million for... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 29 2014]
Prelude FLNG in the shipyard at Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard on November 30, 2013. Photo credit: Seokyong Lee / Polaris By Kyunghee Park Sept. 30 (Bloomberg) — Samsung Heavy Industries Co., the world’s third-largest shipbuilder, is planning ...
Cash Hoarding Is A $2.5 Trillion Problem In Asia [Published Clusterstock - Sep 28 2014]
Japanese and South Korean firms are the world's biggest cash-hoarders. This hurts their economies THE odd thing about prudence is that too much of it can be deadly.Timid drivers crawling along a motorway create more risk than they avoid. Children ...
Taxing corporate cash: A tempting target [Published The Economist - Finance & Economics - Sep 25 2014]
SINCE becoming South Korea’s finance minister in July, Choi Kyung-hwan has been busy. First came a 41 trillion won ($39 billion) stimulus package. Now Mr Choi is trying to pep up the economy further by getting South Korean firms to spend more on wages ...
Exclusive - Hyundai Directors Kept In Dark On S... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 20 2014]
By Hyunjoo Jin SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor <005380.KS> and two listed affiliates did not seek board clearance for the size of their record $10 billion bid for a plot of land in Seoul, more than triple its appraised value, four board members ...
Hyundai Motor's Record $10 Billion Bid For Trop... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 18 2014]
By Joyce Lee and Hyunjoo Jin SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor Group will pay a record $10 billion for the site of its new headquarters in Seoul's high-end Gangnam district, out-bidding Samsung Electronics Co Ltd <005930.KS> and sparking investor ...
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