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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.

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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