Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

 

(LEAD) Seoul shares close flat on N. Korea concerns

(ATTN: ADDS bond yields at bottom, photo) SEOUL, May 16 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s stock market closed nearly flat Wednesday following the rising concerns over the inter-Korean relationship, analysts said. The Korean won fell against the U.S. dollar. Source: Money


Seoul shares close flat on N. Korea concerns

SEOUL, May 16 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s stock market closed nearly flat Wednesday following the rising concerns over the inter-Korean relationship, analysts said. The Korean won fell against the U.S. dollar. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Pric Source: Money


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Get The Best Organic Vegetable Growing Tips Eco Horticulture Garden Expert Advice Get The Best Organic Vegetable Growing Tips Eco Horticulture Garden Expert Advice Backyard Vegetable Garden was officially launched, offering readers a wide range of practical tips and suggestions on starting a backyard vegetable garden, organic horticulture, maximizing their production and other topics. May 16, 2018 ( datsyn.com) – Backyard Vegetable Gardening, a new informational website on backyard gardening and organic horticulture, was officially launched. Visitors will find a wide range of articles with tips and suggestions on startingRead More


(3rd LD) Jobless rate falls to 4.1 pct in April, job creation remains sluggish

(ATTN: ADDS more details from para 14) SEJONG, May 16 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s jobless rate fell slightly in April due to a rise in employment in the health care, financial service and public service sectors, but job creation still remained weak, gov Source: Money


(LEAD) Customs officials raid Korean Air over alleged violation of FX laws

(ATTN: ADDS more details in last 8 paras; CHANGES headline, photo) SEJONG, May 16 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s customs authorities said Wednesday its officials raided the headquarters of Korean Air Lines Co. over allegations it violated foreign exchange Source: Money


Customs officials raid Korean Air over alleged illegal FX transaction

SEJONG, May 16 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s customs authorities said its officials raided the headquarters of Korean Air Lines Co. on Wednesday over allegations it violated foreign exchange laws in a widening probe into the chairman’s family. The Kore Source: Money


Major firms' presence further grows on earnings chart in Q1

SEOUL, May 16 (Yonhap) — Earnings by South Korea’s listed companies rose in the first quarter of this year, but some heavyweights racked up a larger portion of the gains, data showed Wednesday. The combined sales of 554 companies on the main bour Source: Money


Hanjin Group says founder's adult children pay 19.2 bln won in inheritance tax

SEOUL, May 16 (Yonhap) — Korean Air Chairman Cho Yang-ho and his four siblings have paid 19.2 bln won (US$17.7 million) in inheritance tax, transportation and logistics conglomerate Hanjin Group said Wednesday. The five paid inheritance tax follow Source: Money


S. Korea to collect big data to develop personalized medicines

SEOUL, May 16 (Yonhap) — South Korea will collect big data from medical records from local hospitals to pave the way for the development of effective and appropriate treatment plans for individual patients, the commerce ministry said Monday. The M Source: Money


Tax agency cracks down on illegal wealth transfers

SEJONG, May 16 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s tax agency said Wednesday it is investigating owners of some midsized local companies and wealthy people on charges that they used irregular methods to transfer wealth to their offspring without paying due taxes Source: Money