Daily Archive: August 2, 2021

Working around Apple’s defi browser removal, $USELESS Crypto creates a tool that renders Pancake Swap Useless

Useless Swap OREM, Utah, Aug. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — If you’ve ever experienced the frustration of attempting to buy alt coins in Trust Wallet with an iPhone, you’ll know the process is lengthy and frustrating, involving a special defi browser and a dApp like Pancake Swap or UniSwap. But the Useless Crypto team has […]

GM Korea’s July sales dip 45 pct on parts shortage

SEOUL– GM Korea Co. said Monday its sales fell 45 percent last month from a year earlier due to parts shortages and the extended COVID-19 pandemic.The South Korean unit of General Motors Co. sold 19,215 vehicles in July, down from 34,632 units the pre…

Kia’s July sales rise 8.7 pct on overseas demand

SEOUL– Kia Corp., South Korea’s second-largest automaker, said Monday its sales rose 8.7 percent last month from a year earlier on strong overseas demand for its SUV models.Kia sold a total of 241,399 vehicles in July, up from 222,119 units a year ago…

S. Korean Bond Yields on Aug. 2, 2021

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP)1-year TB 0.944 0.936 +0.82-year TB 1.264 1.255 +0.93-year TB 1.435 1.417 +1.810-year TB 1.907 1.874 +3.32-year MSB 1.268 1.255 +1.33-year CB (AA-) 1.858 1.847 +1.191-day CD None None NoneSource: Yonhap News Agency

Ex-President Lee returns to prison after 6-day hospital stay

SEOUL– Former President Lee Myung-bak, who is currently serving a prison term on corruption charges, returned to prison Monday after staying in a hospital for six days for medical treatment, government officials said.Lee, who served as president from …

USFK reports 3 additional COVID-19 cases

SEOUL– Three people affiliated with U.S. Forces Korea (USFK), including a family member, have tested positive for the new coronavirus, the U.S. military said Monday.One service member at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, 70 kilometers south of Seoul, was c…

Auto sales slightly down in July amid chip shortage

SEOUL– South Korean carmakers’ sales fell slightly last month from a year earlier as a global chip shortage and the extended COVID-19 pandemic affected their vehicle production and sales, industry data showed Monday.The country’s five carmakers — Hyu…

South Korea Seeks to Improve Ties Despite North’s Threat

South Korea said Monday it will keep pushing to improve ties and resume talks with rival North Korea, despite the North’s threat to rekindle animosities if Seoul holds its summertime military drills with the United States. On Sunday night, the powerful…