Park Chan Kyong

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Samsung Electronics profit dips as phone sales fall

Samsung, the world's biggest maker of memory chips, has weathered a series of setbacks, including an embarrassing global recall of its Galaxy Note 7

Kim Jong-Un has vowed North Korea will mass-produce nukes and missiles

​He reiterated his claims that the North was a nuclear state and insisted its expansion of the weapons programme was a defensive measure.

Winter Games not on ice just yet

US and North Korea and a Russian doping ban haven’t dampened spirits or ticket sales

Bodies spotted in capsized South Korean ferry

The arrested captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized three days ago with 476 people on board has defended his decision to delay its evacuation.

Korean talks collapse after North’s walkout

Military talks aimed at easing high tensions between North and South Korea collapsed on Wednesday.

Two Koreas at odds in first talks since attack

North and South Korea on Tuesday haggled over how to ease tensions in their first talks since the North's shelling of a South Korean island last year.

N Korea calls for ‘unconditional’ talks with South

North Korea proposed "unconditional and early" talks with the South on Wednesday to mend battered cross-border ties.

North Korea threatens Seoul as tempers flare

North Korea vowed on Thursday to attack any South Korean ships that violate their disputed border.

North Korea fires artillery for second day

North Korea fired artillery shells into the sea near its tense disputed border with South Korea for a second day on Thursday.

N Korea offers US talks to defuse missile crisis

North Korea on Wednesday offered the United States talks on its missile launch plans, indicating it might put off a flight test that has raised tension and drawn sharp international warnings. The number two diplomat at North Korea's United Nations mission said the secretive state was open to talks with Washington, where there were reports that the US missile defence shield had been activated.

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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