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A Hyundai Motor Group unit and Russia’s biggest technology company Yandex NV will jointly develop autonomous vehicles based the South Korean automotive giant’s cars.
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MUMBAI, March 19 — Indian taxi-hailing company Ola has secured a US$300-million (RM1.22 billion) investment from South Korean car giant Hyundai, the firms said today, providing a major boost in its ...
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The Samsung Galaxy M20 makes its debut in Malaysia with a whopping 5,000mAh battery and will be exclusively sold online via Shopee Malaysia.
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It's the phone that meets most people's needs. The new Galaxy S10 is an opportunity for Samsung to both beat Apple's all-rounder iPhone and fend off the cheaper budget rivals from China.
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Police in Gujarat detained 10 teenagers for breaking a newly announced ban on playing videogame "PUBG", the forerunner of global smash "Fortnite," officials said on March 14.
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SEPANG (March 14): The three-day state visit to Malaysia by South Korean President Moon Jae-in is seen as bringing a positive impact besides opening a new chapter in bilateral trade ties between Kuala...
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SEPANG (March 14): South Korean President Moon Jae-in departed for Cambodia at 2.35pm today, after a three-day state visit to Malaysia, which began on Tuesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): South Korean chemical company Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Bhd is providing its assistance and expertise to help ease the chemical pollution in Pasir Gudang, Johor.
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South Korean chemical company Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Bhd is providing its assistance and expertise to help ease the chemical pollution in Pasir Gudang, Johor.
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SEPANG, March 14 — South Korean President Moon Jae-in departed for Cambodia at 2.35pm today after a three-day state visit to Malaysia, which began on Tuesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: South Korean chemical company Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Sdn Bhd is providing its assistance and expertise to help ease the chemical pollution in Pasir Gudang, Johor.
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PUTRAJAYA : The issue of the Korean peninsula, the halal industry, the Look East Policy and industrialisation dominated discussions between Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and President Moon Jae-in as both countries explore new possibilities in bilateral relations.
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KUALA LUMPUR: South Korean President Moon Jae-in, here in Malaysia for a three-day state visit, was accorded a state welcome at Parliament Square.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah expressed his hope that the visit of South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Malaysia will open ...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad held talks on Wednesday with visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in at Perdana Putra in Putrajaya.The two leaders discussed various bilateral, regional and inte...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad held talks today with visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in at Perdana Putra in Putrajaya.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 13): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad held talks today with visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in at Perdana Putra, here.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 13 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad held talks today with visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in at Perdana Putra, here.
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KUALA LUMPUR: South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who arrived here yesterday on a three-day state visit to Malaysia, was accorded a state welcome at Parliament Square today.
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who is on a three-day state visit to Malaysia, was accorded a state welcome at Parliament Square on Wednesday.Moon and his wife, Kim Jung-sook, were welcomed by Yan...
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Seungri, a member of South Korean K-pop band Big Bang, says he's leaving the entertainment industry after his alleged sex bribery case swept the country. Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who arrived here on Tuesday (March 12) for a three-day state visit to Malaysia, was accorded a state welcome at Parliament Square today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who arrived here yesterday on a three-day state visit, was accorded a state welcome at Parliament Square today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — South Korean President Moon Jae-in received an official welcome at the Parliament Square this morning to start his three-day state visit to Malaysia.
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SINGAPORE (March 13):  Malaysia’s ringgit is consolidating above support from its 200-day moving average that has capped any weakness since the middle of last month.
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PETALING JAYA: The “Korean Wave” landed and conquered with megastars appearing live, led by the South Korean head of state, to the delight of the huge cheering crowd.
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100 lucky fans won the once-in-a-lifetime experience to meet and greet three members of K-pop boy group, NCT, who attended the The K-Wave and Halal show at 1Utama Shopping mall on Tuesday.
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SEPANG (March 12): Malaysia rolled the red carpet out today for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who arrived for a three-day state visit.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 — Malaysia rolled out the red carpet today for South Korean President Moon Jae-in who arrived for a three-day state visit.
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SEPANG: Malaysia rolled out the red carpet today for South Korean President Moon Jae-in (pix) who arrived for a three-day state visit.
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KUALA LUMPUR (XINHUA) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in is set to make a three-day state visit to Malaysia to boost bilateral ties, the Malaysian Foreign Ministry said on Monday (March 11).
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KUALA LUMPUR/SEOUL (March 11): The North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur was defaced with graffiti early on Monday, just hours before the trial of two women accused of murdering Kim Jong Nam, the half-...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 — The perimeter wall of the North Korean Embassy in Bukit Damansara has been vandalised ahead of the state visit of the South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Malaysia tomorrow...
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Ground X, the crypto unit of South Korean messaging-app operator Kakao, raised US$90 million through a private coin offering.
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SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Co is in talks with potential investors to develop its new headquarters planned for the South Korean capital of Seoul to share additional investment costs worth about 3.7 trillion...
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Kakao Mobility, the transport unit of South Korean messaging app Kakao, will be able to run a restricted version of its shelved car-sharing service after striking a deal with taxi unions in the countr...
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KUALA LUMPUR: President Moon Jae-in (pic) will “mean business” when he flies in on a groundbreaking visit here next week.
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Having created a buzz on Feb 20 when it revealed its first foldable smartphone, dubbed the Galaxy Fold, Samsung is already working on other similar models, Bloomberg reports.
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Milu Labs, a US-based medical diagnostics company with a presence in Singapore, announced the completion of its first institutional financing.
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ASTRO Malaysia Holdings Bhd CEO Henry Tan speaks highly of South Korean movies but he cannot take too much of their dramas.
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Visitors at the Renesas factory in Penang.
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 7 ― Having created a buzz on February 20 when it revealed its first foldable smartphone, dubbed the Galaxy Fold, Samsung is already working on other similar models, Bloomberg re...
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TOKYO: Automotive chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp plans to halt production at six plants in Japan for a total of up to two months this year as it braces for a further slowdown in Chinese demand, a person briefed on the matter said on Wednesday. Production at four plants in China and Malaysia may be also temporarily suspended depending on demand.
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SEOUL, March 5 — South Korean President Moon Jae-in will embark on a three-nation Asian tour next week that will take him to Brunei, Malaysia and Cambodia, his office, Cheong Wa Dae, said yesterday.
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BARCELONA, Feb 28 ― Mobile World Congress 2019, in Barcelona, Spain, which runs through February 28, will be remembered for introducing the first 5G data terminals and the first foldable smartphones...
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DocDoc announced that it has secured a strategic investment from Cyberport Macro Fund (CMF), following which they will open a new office in Hong Kong’s Cyberport.
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It’s now right smack in the middle of a chilly Barcelona night and I’m up, sitting at the dining table, thinking about this one smartphone that I got to spend a hot minute with.
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BARCELONA, Dec 27 — From a tiny robot which strikes a pose when you point a camera at it to earbuds that translate languages, here are five eye-catching devices on display at the Mobile World Congre...
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NEWS ANALYSIS: THE world’s largest mobile and telecommunication trade show got underway this week and even before the first day was done, huge stalwarts have begun trumpeting their wares and staking...
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HANOI (Feb 26): It had been dubbed a brilliant move in a grand game of diplomatic chess: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had booked the same hotel being used by the White House press corps during his ...
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BARCELONA, Feb 25 — Japan's Sony, which has fallen way behind its South Korean and Chinese rivals in the smartphone sales race, aims to capitalise on its movie pedigree with new devices featuring 21...
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Japan’s Sony, which has fallen way behind its South Korean and Chinese rivals in the smartphone sales race, aims to capitalise on its movie pedigree with new devices featuring 21:9 ratio screens, the dimensions used to film blockbusters.
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South Korean K-pop female group Blackpink brought the roof down with their edgy showmanship and charming personalities at their sold-out concerts in Stadium Malawati, Selangor on Saturday and Sunday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): Petron Malaysia Refining & Marketing Bhd has awarded a contract to build a US$132 million (RM538.2 million) diesel refining plant in Port Dickson to South Korean petrochemical c...
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IT’S finally here. The 10th edition of Samsung’s flagship device was unveiled globally at a video-streamed event from San Francisco on Feb 21.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 21 — In a huge event in San Francisco, Samsung finally unveiled their first wave of 2019 flagship smartphones.
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Seeking to rev up demand in the slumping smartphone market, Samsung on Feb 20 unveiled a folding handset, becoming the first major manufacturer to offer the feature.
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In a huge event in San Francisco, Samsung finally unveiled their first wave of 2019 flagship smartphones.
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This is it. Easily the biggest smartphone launch of this month.
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SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 20 — Samsung today is expected to unveil new flagship smartphones including one with a screen that can fold closed like a book as it seeks to boost the moribund market.
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Samsung has announced it will open three US retail stores to promote its Galaxy line of smartphones as the South Korean giant sets to launch an updated flagship handset.
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SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 16 — Samsung announced today it will open three US retail stores to promote its Galaxy line of smartphones as the South Korean giant sets to launch an updated flagship handset.
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Samsung Electronics expects a new range of smartphones it will launch in India in the first half of this year to generate sales of US$4bil (RM16.35bil) in 2019, a senior company executive said on Jan 14.
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Mobile messenger operator Kakao Corp posted a near 90 percent on-year plunge in operating profit in Q4 2018.
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Trevari, a South Korean online book club platform, has raised 5 billion won (US$4.44 million) in its first round of investment led by SoftBank Ventures Asia.
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SEOUL, Feb 12 — Samsung Electronics has reached a settlement in a class-action lawsuit over 2.8 million "exploding" washing machines recalled in the US, the South Korean company said today.
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SEOUL, Feb 8 — The LG G8 ThinQ is set to be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 25-28, 2019.
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Your current phone probably has 64GB or 128GB of memory, meaning you likely have to often delete photos to make space. Samsung says it's now planning to put an end to that with a whole terabyte of storage space in its next smartphone generation.
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SEOUL: State-owned Saudi Aramco plans to invest up to US$1.6bil for a nearly 20% stake in South Korean refiner Hyundai Oilbank, expanding its foothold in one of its biggest Asian buyers of crude oil.
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Samsung Electronics is cutting down on the plastics in its tech and household products' packaging, adopting environmentally sustainable materials instead.
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SINGAPORE: Saudi Arabian Oil Co. is buying up to 19.9 percent of South Korean oil refiner Hyundai Oilbank Co. for 1.8 trillion won (US$1.6 billion), tightening the OPEC behemoth’s grip in the world’s biggest crude consuming region.
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SEOUL: Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil giant, plans to buy up to 19.9 percent of South Korean refiner Hyundai Oilbank for 1.8 trillion won ($1.61 billion) from Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings
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Police are looking for Jho Low's parents and two other individuals who are close to the fugitive businessperson to facilitate their investigations into the 1MDB scandal.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 24): Lawyers for a woman accused of killing the half-brother North Korea's leader said on Thursday that they won access to witness statements, after Malaysia's Court of Appeal overtu...
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Before the Galaxy S10 is announced next month with an Infinity-O display, Samsung has just revealed details of its new camera sensor.
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SEOUL: A Macquarie Group fund manager is shrugging off warnings from equity analysts and buying into South Korean refiners, betting that oil’s recovery will steady faltering stock prices.
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Samsung plans to launch a budget smartphone series in India ahead of a global release, aiming to regain ground ceded to Chinese rivals such as Xiaomi in the world's second-biggest mobile phone market.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 14): The FBM KLCI fell 0.39% at mid-morning today on some profit-taking activities, against the backdrop of mixed regional markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 14): The FBM KLCI dipped in early trade this morning, tracking the mixed regional markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 — HSBC credit cards can now be added into the Samsung Pay, adding another bank to the list of supported banks to use the mobile payment app.
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It’s finally here! There’s now an official reveal date for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy 10!
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LONDON, Jan 9 — World stocks extend their gains to hit a near-four week high and oil prices rose today on optimism that the United States and China may be inching towards a trade deal, soothing fear...
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Samsung took the wraps off a 98in 8K television set – the company’s largest ever – at its press event Jan 7 at CES 2019.
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HONG KONG, Jan 8 — Asian markets mostly rose today with a little more optimism in the air than in recent weeks as China and the US hold trade talks and the Federal Reserve flags a more dovish stance...
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Electronic displays that fold, roll and bend have finally arrived after years of development, and tech firms are touting the technology as a potential source of growth and new applications.
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South Korean car maker Hyundai on Jan 7 gave a look at work it is doing on a vehicle with robotic legs to let it walk or crawl over treacherous terrain.
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Samsung Electronics Co showed off robots at the CES technology conference in Las Vegas, including one for retail stores and another in the health-care space.
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SEOUL: Samsung Electronics surprised the market on Tuesday with an estimated 29 percent drop in quarterly profit, blaming weak chip demand in a rare commentary issued to "ease confusion" among investors already fretting about a global tech slowdown.
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SEOUL, Jan 8 — Samsung Electronics today flagged its first quarterly profit drop in two years, painting a grim outlook amid mounting competition from Chinese smartphone makers and declining chip pri...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 7): Lion Industries Corp Bhd is divesting its entire 50% stake in Singapore-based Angkasa Amsteel Pte Ltd to a South Korean steel manufacturer for S$26.65 million (RM80.9 million) to...
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Italy's foreign ministry knows nothing about reports that a North Korean diplomat, until recently ambassador to Italy, has gone missing and is seeking asylum in the West, a senior diplomatic source sa...
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MELAKA • Tourist arrivals in Melaka, especially from Singapore, fell by 28 per cent during the 2018 year-end peak period, and a tourism-based non-government organisation claims this is mainly due to...
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Malaysia was named a leader in Islamic finance, producing 26% of the world’s Shariah-compliant financial assets by the end of 2017—amounting to US$528.7 billion (RM2.05 trillion).
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SEOUL, Jan 2 — South Korean plaintiffs in a World War Two forced labour court case against Japan's Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp have applied to seize some of Nippon Steel's Korean assets, a So...
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SEOUL: South Korean exports fell slightly in December from a year earlier, official data showed on Tuesday, missing even the most pessimistic forecast from a Reuters survey and providing fresh evidence of a cooling global economy.
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HONG KONG: John Lee joined Meritz Asset Management Co as chief executive officer five years ago, when few women were in positions of power at the firm. Yet things at the Seoul-based company have changed – today the head of marketing is female, eight of the 10 fund sales staff are women, and the investment team has almost reached gender parity.