South Korea’s anti-trust regulator has fined Google KRW207 billion ($177 million) for blocking customization of its Android mobile phone operating system. The move is significant given the leading position of Korean firms Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics in the mobile handset, tablets and wearables markets. The Korea Fair Trade Commission […]

Sony Music Entertainment Korea (SMEK) has appointed Bobby Youngchan Ju as its new managing director. He will oversee all of the company’s operations in the country, build and strengthen strategic partnership, and grow SMEK’s local roster. He takes the reins from Joseph Chang, and will report directly to Shridhar Subramaniam, […]

Streaming platform Disney Plus will be expanded to begin operations in South Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan in November this year. The announcement was made on the sidelines of Thursday’s Walt Disney Co. third quarter earnings filings and had been widely expected since Disney last year outlined an expansion plan […]

The Republic of Korea, through its grant aid agency, Korea International Cooperation Agency Office in Nigeria, has signed a new project agreement worth $13 million with the Nigerian Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. The agreement, which was signed in Abuja, on Thursday, aimed to further boost the eGovernment expansion, […]