ECONOMY
Lotte considers scaling down department store business due to losses
CJ Logistics responds to reported bid for German logistics company
LG Chem pledges not to purchase conflict resources
SK hynix spends $3.1 bln on building new microchip plant at home
SK hynix vows to step up microchip output in second half
LG Innotek files patent suit against California-based nail dryer producer
Financial watchdog launches probe into treasure hunting firm
Doosan and POSCO win $3.09 bln order to build eco-friendly thermal plant
Lotte Card releases big data-based super-personalized financial service app
Cell therapy company GC Cell sets up joint venture with U.S. biotech firm
Exports of S Korean petroleum products hit record high in first half
Hyundai shipayrd swings to second-quarter net loss
Samsung shipyard swings to second-quarter net loss
Poscos second quarter net profit up 20.1% on gains from overseas units
SsangYong Motor to establish first direct sales subsidiary in Australia
Doosan Heavy joins consortium to build desalination plant in Oman
Hyundai Heavy proposes unpaid temporary lay-off for offshore plant workers
SK group joins hands with Chinese school for battery and microchip research
KEB Hana Bank joins campaign to introduce paperless window service
LG Chem expands battery production in China despite unfavorable policy