The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) and Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism injected 29 billion won ($24 million) into the tourism industry to launch a government-led discount event for people who use local accommodations from Aug. 14.
Stocks closed sharply higher Thursday on hopes of an economic recovery fueled by improved U.S. economic indicators. The won rose against the dollar.
Stocks closed lower Wednesday, erasing earlier gains amid rising U.S.-China tensions over a new security law in Hong Kong imposed by China's central government. The won fell against the dollar.
Stocks closed sharply lower Monday, dipping to the lowest point in two weeks on renewed fears of the coronavirus prompted by a recent spike in the number of new cases. The won rose against the dollar.
Stocks closed 1.05 percent higher Friday as large-cap tech shares rallied. The won rose against the dollar.
Stocks closed 1.42 percent higher Wednesday on the back of upbeat economic data from the United States and Europe and eased tensions with North Korea, analysts said. The won rose against the dollar.
Lisa of girl group Blackpink was conned by her former manager, losing over a billion won according to a report by local news outlet Market News. According to the report published Tuesday morning, Lisa's former manager...
Stocks closed higher Tuesday on institutional buying, fueled by hopes of major economies reopening. The won rose sharply against the dollar.
The debt-laden Doosan Corporation posted a net loss in the first quarter as revenue inched down 1.2 percent, according to a preliminary earnings report filed by the company Thursday.
Hanjin KAL announced Thursday it will invest up to 300 billion won ($244 million) to purchase a portion of the 1 trillion won in new stock Korean Air Lines will issue later this year