Samsung gets temporary OK on China chip facilities

Samsung Electronics has been granted an exception that will allow it to continue to temporarily maintain its memory-chip production facilities in China after the U.S. announced last week it’s tightening export controls to limit China’s ability to get advanced computing chips.

Small Business

No 'Squid Game': South Korea's real-life debt trap

Many small business owners in South Korea recognize themselves in the cash-strapped characters of the wildly popular Netflix (NFLX.O) drama 'Squid Game', who vie desperately for a chance to win $38 million, exposing a debt trap that is all too familiar.