Articles by Jean Yoon



Hyundai Walkout Fuels Fear of Unrest

  • 30 June 04
  • Reuters
About 40,000 unionized workers at South Korea's top automaker, Hyundai, began a two-day strike on Tuesday to demand higher wages, fanning investor fears over another summer of labor unrest.

Hynix Eyes China Chip Plant

  • 17 March 04
  • Reuters
Hynix, the world's third-largest maker of memory chips, plans to invest up to $800 million in its first chip plant in China as it looks to carve out new markets and escape big U.S. and European tariffs.

Slovaks Win Prize of Key Hyundai Plant

  • 03 March 04
  • Reuters
Hyundai Motor Co. chose Slovakia over Poland on Tuesday as the site for a 700 million euro ($870 million) plant as South Korea's top carmaker strives to build a low-cost foothold in Europe.

South Korea Teeters on the Edge

  • 25 November 03
  • Reuters
South Korea's largest credit card issuer, LG Card Co., said customers could withdraw cash again late Monday after creditors agreed to extend emergency loans and averted a liquidity crunch that threatened the country's financial system.

South Korea's GDP Predicted to Grow 10.2%

Seoul Considers Revoking Aid to Troubled Businesses

aSamsung Plans $8bn Refocus

Analysts Skeptical of Samsung's Bid for Fokker