Tag Archives: Korea

North Korea: US ‘never out of diplomatic solutions’

US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said the US is “never out of diplomatic solutions” in dealing with North Korea. It comes after President Donald Trump tweeted that “talking is not the answer” to the country’s military ambitions. Russia has also warned the US against taking military action, saying it would be “fraught with unpredictable consequences”. North Korea caused alarm ... Read More »

Even sports news in North Korea is bizarre

President Xi Jinping said he hopes all sides will “refrain from taking any action that will aggravate tensions on the Peninsula.” Video provided by Newsy Newslook War games, whether in the form of military strategizing or parading nuclear weaponry as a show of force, are not really gamesĀ at all, which explains why the escalating tension surrounding North Korea has so ... Read More »

South Korea Reports Its Own Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Probe Results

South Korea said on Monday it will strengthen lithium-ion battery safety requirements and conduct regular inspections to avoid repeats of fires which forced Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to withdraw its premium Galaxy Note 7 handset. Manufacturers of lithium-ion batteries, commonly used in portable devices, would be subjected to greater oversight and regular inspections, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Blue Coral Variant Now Available in South Korea

Galaxy S7 Edge launched in widely-praised colour first seen on Note 7 The new colour is now available in South Korea It will roll out in select markets soon Samsung’s Galaxy S7 Edge is available in all-new Blue Coral colour variant in South Korean starting Friday. The Blue Coral colour of course became popular with Samsung’s “now dead”Galaxy Note 7, ... Read More »

Samsung Recovers 60 Percent of Recalled Galaxy Note 7 Units From South Korea, US, Europe

  Samsung Electronics Co said on Tuesday it has got back around 60 percent of recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in South Korea, the United States and Europe, suggesting it is making progress in its attempts to recover from the crisis. In a statement, Samsung said it was focused on replacing all affected devices “as quickly and efficiently” as ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Breaks Pre-Order Record in South Korea: Report

It has been a week since the launch of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 and the phablet has reportedly already broken the record for most pre-ordered Galaxy smartphone in the company’s home country South Korea. According to a report by The Korean Herald, the company has received over 200,000 pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 within two days of its ... Read More »

South Korea Antitrust Regulator Says Investigating Apple on ‘a few matters’

South Korea’s truthful alternate commission (FTC) is investigating “some matters” regarding tech massive Apple Inc, the head of the anticompetition frame said at some stage in a parliamentary hearing, with out disclosing further details. speakme at the hearing on Tuesday, FTC Chairman Jeong Jae-chan declined to comment on the specifics of the regulator’s investigation when asked to achieve this by ... Read More »

100,000 Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge Units Sold in First 2 Days in South Korea: Report

More than 100,000 units of Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy S7 series smartphones were sold in South Korea within the first two days of its official launch, data showed on Sunday. Sales of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge reached a combined 60,000 on Friday and 40,000 on Saturday after the smartphones hit South Korean market on Friday, Yonhap cited ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge Launched With Upgrade Programme in South Korea

Tech giant Samsung Electronics on Wednesday said it will launch a phone upgrade programme in South Korea this week that will allow subscribers to switch to a new premium handset every 12 months. Customers seeking to buy one of two Galaxy S7 models that go on sale starting Friday could sign up for the programme on a 24-month instalment plan ... Read More »

Samsung Pay to Expand Beyond US and South Korea, Starting With China

Samsung’s mobile-payment service will expand beyond the US and South Korea this year. The South Korean company said Friday that Samsung Pay is coming to China in March – a month after rival Apple Pay. It will hit Australia, Brazil, Singapore, Spain and the UK later in the year. Samsung also plans to expand to Canada, though no timeframe was ... Read More »