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Samsung’s Work Environment Holds No Clues to Workers’ Illnesses: Investigation Team

Samsung’s Work Environment Holds No Clues to Workers’ Illnesses: Investigation Team

SEOUL, April 25 (Korea Bizwire) – An independent investigation committee tasked with checking the work environment at Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday that it has found no clear evidence to link the chips and display lines with the illnesses suffered by some workers, although acknowledging there should be continuous studies. After carrying out a three-year probe, the team of experts said it found no critically [...]

Samsung Could Release Cheaper Galaxy S8 in China

Samsung Could Release Cheaper Galaxy S8 in China

SEOUL, Apr. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung is reportedly considering the release of a less expensive version of the Galaxy S8 in China with the company’s high-end smartphones struggling to gain traction. According to Samsung Electronics on Sunday, a new device with the model number SM-G8750 was recently approved by Chinese certification authority TENAA. A number [...]

Samsung’s Advert on Fridge Customized for India Popular on YouTube

Samsung’s Advert on Fridge Customized for India Popular on YouTube

SEOUL, Apr. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday its advertisement showcasing refrigerators specially made for the Indian market went viral on the video-sharing platform YouTube, claiming the popularity reflects the company’s increasing presence in the growing Asian market. The advertisement, which introduces the Digital Inverter Refrigerator, which can maintain temperature amid power [...]

Trade War Threatens Some Samsung, LG Chinese Operations

Trade War Threatens Some Samsung, LG Chinese Operations

SEOUL, April 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung and LG are reportedly considering ending the production of 40-inch screens in China amid a mushrooming Sino-American trade war. According to sources close to the industry, the two South Korean electronics companies are toying with the idea of moving production lines of 40-inch LCD screens after the U.S. government [...]

Samsung 5th-Most Admired Firm in Canada

Samsung 5th-Most Admired Firm in Canada

SEOUL, April 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. was named the fifth-most admired firm in Canada, an industry tracker said Monday, recovering its reputation tainted by the suspended production of the Galaxy Note 7 in 2015. According to the report announced by Canadian researcher Leger, Samsung Electronics earned a reputation score of 75 to rank [...]

Biz Group Says Disclosure of Samsung’ Workplace Environment Details Should Be Lmited

Biz Group Says Disclosure of Samsung’ Workplace Environment Details Should Be Lmited

SEOUL, Apr. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — A local business lobby said on Sunday the possible disclosure of Samsung Electronics Co.’s workplace environmental assessment report, which was demanded by former workers due to health concerns, should be limited so as to protect sensitive trade secrets. Former workers suffering from illnesses have been demanding the South Korean [...]

Samsung Denies Allegation over Lobbying for Hosting PyeongChang Olympics

Samsung Denies Allegation over Lobbying for Hosting PyeongChang Olympics

SEOUL, April 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday denied allegations that it lobbied major officials from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to help South Korea host the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang. “The company reviewed everything and legally sponsored the committee, just the same as other general sponsorship agreements it has signed,” the South Korean [...]