SOUTH KOREA

More Singapore firms making their mark in the land of kimchi

Timing was everything for Singapore start-up ViSenze when it decided to enter the South Korean market in 2016.

Stiff rules and supply chains stifling S. Korea's unicorns

SEOUL • South Korea is the land of foldable phones, K-pop and beauty creams but, somehow, its best and brightest are missing out on the hottest innovation trends.

How can the land of K-pop fail to innovate?

(BLOOMBERG) - South Korea is the land of foldable phones, K-pop and beauty creams. But somehow its best and brightest are missing out on the hottest innovation trends.

The man who brought Fila back from the dead is now worth $1.12b

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - They're the chunky, thick-soled throwbacks to the 1990s known as "dad shoes". And they're beloved by millennials, whose fascination with retro footwear has brought Fila...

South Korea start-ups hobbled by red tape and risk aversion

SEOUL • When Mr Choi Ba-da pitched his car-sharing company Luxi to Hyundai Motor officials last year, he told them there would be no future for South Korea's top carmaker if it failed to embrace...

MOUs between Singapore and S. Korea to promote trade and collaboration

SINGAPORE and South Korea on Thursday signed a raft of partnerships aimed at strengthening bilateral trade and investment, as well as promoting collaborations between companies and government...

Singapore, South Korea sign pacts to help SMEs, startups collaborate and go global

SINGAPORE and South Korea on Thursday signed partnerships aimed at strengthening bilateral trade and investment as well as promoting collaboration between companies from the two countries, especially...

Singapore kaya brand is market leader in South Korea

A Singapore kaya brand is now the market leader in South Korea, thanks to a Korean man's love for kaya toast, and a 61-year-old home-grown company which produces unique coconut coffee has also...

Help for South Korean medtech firms to expand

South Korean healthcare and medtech companies are getting a leg up to expand into Singapore and South-east Asia.