Tags: Asia

9 Russian firms visit Seoul Business Week to find partners in Asia 9 Russian firms visit Seoul Business Week to find partners in Asia. The nine teams were invited by Russian non-profit organisation Skolkovo Foundation to meet partners, investors and journalists in South Korea. By Elaine Huang … Read more on e27

Google opens its first Asia startup campus in Seoul as South Korea tech scene … SEOUL, South Korea — Google's first campus for startups and entrepreneurs in Asia opened on Friday in a glitzy neighborhood of South Korea's capital Seoul. Google Inc. cited South Korea's flourishing startup scene and pervasive smartphone use as the … Read…

Asia stocks muted as jobs data awaited, Greece risk rises SEOUL, South Korea — Asian stock markets were muted Friday as investors awaited monthly U.S. employment figures and the risk of a Greek default increased. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 gained 0.7 percent to 17,629.65 while Hong Kong's Hang … Read more on The Olympian

Asia stocks down as anti-austerity party wins Greek election SEOUL, South Korea — Asian stocks and the euro were weaker Monday after Greece's anti-austerity opposition party won a big victory in national elections, renewing fears the European common currency bloc could unravel. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's … Read more on The Idaho Statesman

Asia stocks snap 2 days of losses, growth woes temper gains KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 0.3 percent to 16,925.72 and Seoul's Kospi edged up 0.1 percent to 1,885.06. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.6 percent to 23,617.77. The Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.2 percent to 3,344.52 and … Read more on Fort Mills Times

Seoul invites N. Korea to forum on peace in Northeast Asia SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Yonhap) — South Korea has sent an invitation to North Korea for its October forum aimed at implementing President Park Geun-hye's policy for promoting peace in Northeast Asia, government officials said Thursday. Seoul plans to hold a … Read more on Yonhap…

China stimulus hopes, dollar rise lift Asia stocks SEOUL, South Korea — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Thursday on hopes of additional stimulus in China and the prospect of sustained strength in the U.S. dollar, which could help Asia's exporters. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.8 … Read more on The State

Pope Francis visits Seoul for Asian Youth Day to boost church numbers in Asia … A tight security cordon was thrown around central Seoul to screen out possible threats as up to one million people gathered for a huge, open-air mass by Pope Francis. Office windows overlooking Gwanghwamun plaza, the South Korean capital's main … Read…

Seoul Warns of Possible North Korea Nuke Test as Obama Flies to East Asia North Korea may be preparing to conduct a nuclear test, South Korean officials warned Tuesday. Citing evidence of increased activity at its rival's nuclear test site, defense ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok North Korea may be preparing to conduct a … Read…