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Samsung to Deliver Apology on Work-related Diseases Next Week

Samsung to Deliver Apology on Work-related Diseases Next Week

SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. plans to deliver an official apology on the long-standing dispute surrounding its former workers suffering from diseases apparently related to the working environments at its factories, the mediation committee said Wednesday. The apology is part of the agreement reached between one of the world’s leading makers [...]

Samsung Electronics to Release First Foldable Smartphone in March: Sources

Samsung Electronics to Release First Foldable Smartphone in March: Sources

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. plans to launch its first foldable smartphone in March, along with a fifth-generation (5G) network-powered Galaxy S10, industry sources said Monday. According to the sources, the South Korean tech giant plans to unveil the flagship Galaxy S10 smartphone in February, followed by the presumed foldable Galaxy [...]

Samsung to Lend Hand in Fostering 500 Startups

Samsung to Lend Hand in Fostering 500 Startups

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday it will support 500 startups over the next five years in response to the government’s call to bolster the national economy and create more jobs. The project comes as a follow-up of Samsung Electronics’ announcement made in August, when it vowed to invest a [...]

Samsung Electronics Launches New Brands for Automobile Chips

Samsung Electronics Launches New Brands for Automobile Chips

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday launched a new brand of chips designed specifically for automobiles, reflecting its strategy of penetrating deeper into the industry. The world’s top chipmaker introduced the Exynos Auto brand, which will be used in processors customized for cars. The company also unveiled its ISOCELL Auto [...]

Victims of Occupational Hazards File Lawsuit to Reveal Samsung Hazard Assessment Report

Victims of Occupational Hazards File Lawsuit to Reveal Samsung Hazard Assessment Report

SEOUL, Oct. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Following the Central Administrative Judgement Commission’s decision last July not to publicly disclose most portions of the Working Environment Assessment Report submitted by Samsung, victims of occupational hazards at Samsung have filed an administrative lawsuit. Banolim, an advocacy group pushing for the health and human rights of semiconductor workers [...]

Pyongyang Visit Has Many Speculating on Samsung’s Future Relationship with Gov’t

Pyongyang Visit Has Many Speculating on Samsung’s Future Relationship with Gov’t

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Lee Jae-yong, the Vice Chairman of Samsung Electronics, was one of the top corporate leaders to be included on the list of people invited to the inter-Korean summit to be held in Pyongyang. On a list released by the Blue House yesterday, the nation’s leading business leaders including Chey [...]