Friday, December 13, 2013
South Korea's central bank on Thursday kept its key interest rate unchanged at 2.5 percent for the seventh straight month as the economy shows signs of a moderate recovery while inflation remains tame.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
South Korea's unemployment rate fell slightly to 2.9 percent in November, as healthcare and other service industries added more jobs, official data showed Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
South Korea is scaling back its commitment to nuclear energy after safety concerns prompted a series of reactor shutdowns, officials said Tuesday.
Friday, December 6, 2013
South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has floated a tanker-shaped vessel tagged as the world's largest “floating facility” with a length greater than the height of the Empire State Building.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
South Korea's inflation rose slightly in November but stayed well below the central bank's inflation target, state data showed Monday.
Monday, December 2, 2013
South Korea's exports for November rose to US$47.92 billion on the back of robust sales of mobile devices and ships, official data showed Sunday.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
South Korea's industrial output grew at its fastest pace for 11 months in October on the back of increased production in the manufacturing sector, government data showed Friday.
Friday, November 29, 2013
South Korea's current account surplus surged to another all-time high of US$9.51 billion in October on brisk exports of cars and mobile devices, the central bank said Thursday.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
South Korea's state think tank on Tuesday said the country should keep its key interest rate unchanged at 2.5 percent for the next six months.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
It started with a few bogus safety certificates for cables shutting a handful of South Korean nuclear reactors. Now, the scandal has snowballed, with 100 people indicted and Seoul under pressure to rethink its reliance on nuclear power.