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Samsung unveils Gear S3 smartwatch

Samsung unveils Gear S3 smartwatch

At the IFA event this week, South Korean device manufacturer Samsung unveiled its Gear S3 smartwatch.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 boasts a powerful set of specs

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 boasts a powerful set of specs

Bigwig South Korean smartphone maker Samsung unveiled its much-anticipated new flagship phablet -- the Galaxy Note 7 -- at an event held in New York last week. The early impressions about the Galaxy Note 7 are quite upbeat, especially because of its powerful set of specifications.

Ducks withbird flu detected near Seoul

Ducks withbird flu detected near Seoul

Authorities in South Korea have said that they have detected bird flu in ducks on a poultry farm near the national capital, Seoul.

Overall Exports Drop in 2015 but South Korea’s FTAs Counterbalance the Effect

Overall Exports Drop in 2015 but South Korea’s FTAs Counterbalance the Effect

Although exports from South Korea faced a steep drop last year still the countries free trade agreements (FTAs) somewhat helped it to counter balance the effect. On Monday, report from the Korea Customs Service showed that in spite of a deep slide in exports, the country was saved from a major crash in overall shipments in 2015.

Oil Price Drops Once Again with Slowdown in Asian Economies; Possibilities of Production Cut Appear Dim

Oil Price Drops Once Again with Slowdown in Asian Economies; Possibilities of Pr

On Monday, during the early morning Asian trading hours, oil prices once again dropped. Weakening economies globally also is cutting down demand. Recently South Korea posted its export data which was the weakest since 2009. The hopes of a coordinated cut in oil production by the key oil producing countries also appear to be a bleak possibility.

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