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  • *Woodside delays further drilling in Myanmar gas fields- sources. YANGON, Oct 16- Australia's Woodside Petroleum and its partners have deferred gas exploration plans in Myanmar until 2018 after some disappointing drilling results, according to four people familiar with the situation. Woodside and its partner, French oil and gas major Total, have targeted...

  • Hanjin Group chairman Cho Yang-Ho (R) answers a question during a parliamentary probe into a scandal engulfing President Park Geun-Hye at the National Assembly in Seoul on December 6, 2016.

    South Korean police are seeking an arrest warrant for Cho Yang-ho, chairman of Hanjin Group.

  • Sean Taylor, Chief Investment Officer, APAC , Deutsche Asset Management, said there is a trend in China, Japan, South Korea and India of companies fixing up balance sheets along the lines of American firms focused on core business.

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17 WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. SYDNEY- Panel participation by Luci Ellis, Assistant Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the 9th Annual Australian& New Zealand Investment Conference 0030 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting- 0030...

  • North Korea earthquake a sign of instability at nuclear test site: Experts

    Experts say area likely destabilized after sixth test.

  • Reuters said Samsung Electronics expected its operating profit to hit 14.5 trillion Korean won for the quarter.

  • SEOUL, South Korea— The chairman of Samsung Electronics Co.' s board of directors, who has been the public face of the company after its de facto chief was jailed on corruption charges, said Friday he will resign next year to make way for a new leader. "As we are confronted with unprecedented crisis inside out, I believe that time has now come for the company to start anew,...

  • SEOUL, South Korea— South Korea and China have agreed to extend their currency swap deal, Seoul said Friday, easing concerns the deal would fall through due to tensions over a U.S. missile defense system. The two Asian countries renewed the deal worth 64 trillion won or 360 billion yuan for another three years, Bank of Korea, South Korea's central bank, and its finance...

  • SEOUL, South Korea— Asian stock markets were subdued on Friday, apart from another strong gain by Japan's benchmark. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 1.0 percent to 21,155.67 while South Korea's Kospi lost 0.2 percent to 2,469.42. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was almost unchanged at 28,454.70 and the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.3 percent to 3,389.98.

  • Kwon Oh-Hyun, co-vice chairman and co-CEO of Samsung Electronics, at the company's extraordinary general meeting in Seoul on Oct. 27, 2016.

    Samsung Electronics vice chairman and CEO, Oh-Hyun Kwon, told employees the time was right for a new leader to head the company.

  • SEOUL, South Korea— The Latest on Samsung Electronics:. The chairman of Samsung Electronics' board of directors and one of the company's three chief executive officers says he will resign next year. Samsung Electronics says its third-quarter profit likely surged nearly three-fold over a year earlier to a new record high.

  • SEOUL, South Korea— Samsung Electronics' board chairman and head of its booming semiconductor business says he'll resign in March.

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17 WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. SYDNEY- Panel participation by Luci Ellis, Assistant Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the 9th Annual Australian& New Zealand Investment Conference 0030 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting- 0030...

  • SEOUL, South Korea— The chairman of Samsung Electronics Co.' s board of directors, who has been the public face of the company after its de facto chief was jailed on corruption charges, said Friday he will resign next year to make way for a new leader. "As we are confronted with unprecedented crisis inside out, I believe that time has now come for the company to start anew,...

  • Mehdi Hosseini, senior analyst and VP of semiconductors, Susquehanna Financial Group, said he expects Samsung Electronics to report upbeat earnings on memory chip and mobile phone sales.

  • Bradley Gastwirth, CEO, ABR Investment Strategy, says Samsung Electronics is well poised to benefit from growing memory chip demand.

  • SEOUL, Oct 12- In 2009, a pop video from North Korea celebrated a new national hero- one that outside experts would later realise was at the heart of the secretive state's banned nuclear and missile programmes. In North Korea, thanks to a combination of homemade technology and reverse engineering, the machines now play a critical role in the weapons programmes.

  • SEOUL, Oct 12- In 2009, a pop video from North Korea celebrated a new national hero- one that outside experts would later realize was at the heart of the secretive state's banned nuclear and missile programs. In North Korea, thanks to a combination of homemade technology and reverse engineering, the machines now play a critical role in the weapons programs.

  • Lee was convicted in August of offering $7.9 million in bribes to Park Geun-hye and one of her associates when Park was South Korea's president in order to get state support as he strengthened his control over Samsung empire after his father fell ill. Lee, 49, the only son of South Korea's richest individual, sat silently in the courtroom except when he told...

  • Tourists from China visit Ephesus, an ancient Greek city located near present-day Selcuk, Izmir Province, in Turkey, on Aug. 27, 2017.

    Less conventional tourist destinations are growing in popularity among Chinese travelers.