North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited North Korea's Mount Kumgang resort and ordered the demolition of hotels and facilities built by South Korean firms. The building of the resort was a symbol of cooperation between the two countries after the Korean War. » Read More
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By: Andrea Miller
Typhoon Mitag tore through South Korea before triggering record rainfall in Japan. South Korea's government says at least nina people were killed and several are missing. Over 100 houses were flooded and some 44,000 buildings in South Korea lost power. As Mitag travelled north to Japan, record rainfalls were recorded in multiple cities Almost five inches per hour fell in Suzaki, Tosa and Kochi. Weather officials in Japan continue to warn of mudslides and flooding. » Read More
On paper, Seunggun Lee was a risky investment: A former dentist with eight failed businesses under his belt and a legal battle on his hands. But that wasn't enough to put off investor, Altos Ventures.
The two companies will have an equal stake in the joint venture.
The trade dispute between Japan and South Korea has not been a factor in making investment decisions yet, but the firm is preparing to be "more flexible" and is watching to see what happens next, Choi Heenam of Korea Investment Corporation tells CNBC at the Singapore Summit.
Norman Villamin of Union Bancaire Privée says governments seem to want to stay away from weakening their currencies, but that could become more of an option in future.
I.P. Park, CTO of LG, outlines he electronics company's stance on the trade conflict between South Korea and Japan.
Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo and Seoul have emerged as Asia Pacific's most popular travel destinations, according to a new report from Mastercard.
Martin Schulz of Fujitsu Research Institute says Japan's export restrictions on South Korea have to be sustained for the time being, but will not hurt too much.
Wei Liang Chang of DBS says growth headwinds, including an escalation in the U.S.-China trade dispute, are very strong in South Korea for now.
Kwon Goohoon of Goldman Sachs says the Bank of Korea will likely cut rates by 25 basis points in October. He also weighs in on the impact of the trade dispute between Japan and South Korea.
As the world's aging population battles boredom and loneliness, some retirees are finding second careers to keep occupied. CNBC's Uptin Saiidi stays with a couple in South Korea going back to work as Airbnb hosts.
Deborah Elms of the Asian Trade Centre says the ongoing dispute between Japan and Korea is a "symptom" of what happens when the world order collapses. She says there's no longer a "handbrake" to stop trade disputes from escalating.
Waqas Adenwala of the Economist Intelligence Unit says the dispute between Japan and South Korea has "only been escalating," and both sides have their own nationalistic agendas.
Japan's coastguard said it had detected ballistic missile launches from North Korea and warned shipping to stay to stay clear of any debris.
China appears to be stepping up to mediate between Japan and South Korea as their trade battle intensifies — a move that could prompt the U.S. to get more involved in the region, one expert says.
The seven-member boy band from South Korea is taking the American music scene by storm.
Going forward, the firm plans to introduce the technology to its other models.