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Tue, February 27, 2024 | 09:05
Korea needs to diversify growth routes
SINGAPORE - Korea should diversity its growth route and cut its reliance on Samsung to keep the economy moving forward and ensure sustainable growth, according to a professor from the world’s leading business school.
Impeachment should lead to retooling of Korea Inc.
SINGAPORE - The impeachment of President Park Geun-hye will cause uncertainty for a while but won’t have a lasting impact on the Korean economy and its image abroad, according to global economists.
Impeachment won't affect Korea's ratings
SINGAPORE - The political fiasco triggered by the National Assembly’s impeachment of President Park Geun-hye will not have a material impact on Korea’s sovereign ratings, according to global ratings agencies.
Korea needs another route for growth
SINGAPORE - South Korea should develop a new growth driver to pull the economy out of its low growth trap and catch up with the world’s richest economies, such as the U.S., according to Tim Condon, chief Asian economist at ING.
President should comply with judicial authorities
SINGAPORE - President Park Geun-hye should submit to questioning over allegations that she allowed her friend Choi Soon-sil to meddle in state affairs and extort millions of dollars from conglomerates, according to a German expert on democracy and governance.
Will Trump bring stagflation to Korea?
The U.S. economy and its key trading partners in Asia, including South Korea, may face stagflation if President-elect Donald Trump follows through his campaign pledges on economic policies, according to analysts.
Time to clean up political system
SINGAPORE - Korea should use the latest presidential scandal as a chance to reform political systems and establish good governance to ensure sustainable growth, foreign experts said.
Scandal requires Korea to retool governance
SINGAPORE - South Korea is reeling from its worst-ever political scandal surrounding President Park Geun-hye and her confidant, and the political fiasco comes at a critical time for the nation’s economy.
Suh to head Jeju Peace Institute
Suh Chung-ha, former South Korean ambassador to Singapore, was appointed as the new head of the Jeju Peace Institute, the International Peace Foundation said Friday.
Trump win to strengthen ties in Northeast Asia
Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election may prod South Korea into building stronger ties with Japan and China, according to Katharine H.S.Moon, a senior fellow at the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at the Brookings Institute.