Tag Archives: Korean

Job prospects, K-pop fuel Korean language interest

In the last three years, there has been a consistent increase in the number of students enrolled in language programmes. (Express File Photo/Representational) A vibrant South Korean economy and a concomitant promise of jobs, the call of South Korean universities and Hallyu, the Korean cultural wave, have fuelled the popularity of Korean language courses in the capital. When King Sejong ... Read More »

Qualcomm Fined $854 Million by South Korean Regulator for Violating Completion Laws

South Korea’s antitrust regulator said on Wednesday it fined US chipmaker Qualcomm Inc KRW 1.03 trillion ($854 million or roughly Rs. 5,821 crores), a record for the country, ruling its business practices of patent licensing and smartphone modem chip sales hindered competition. The Korea Fair Trade Commission said Qualcomm abused its dominant market position and forced handset makers to pay ... Read More »