Daily Archive: October 3, 2021

North and S. Korea Restore Cross-border Hotline

North and South Korea have restored cross-border communications, with officials exchanging their first phone call Monday after dropping them in August.The restoration comes just days after Pyongyang sparked international concern with a string of missil…

Key suspect in Seongnam land development scandal arrested

SEOUL– A Seoul court on Sunday issued an arrest warrant for a key suspect in the snowballing corruption scandal surrounding a lucrative land development project near Seoul over charges that he played key roles in helping a private asset management fir…

Battery makers estimated to have posted tepid earnings in Q3

SEOUL– South Korean battery makers are estimated to have logged weaker-than-expected earnings in the third quarter amid a global shortage of automotive chips and recall of electric cars for battery fire risks, analysts said Sunday.Samsung SDI Co., the…