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Reporter : Kim Yoo-chul
Tue, May 30, 2023 | 20:59
[INTERVIEW] Building deeper talent pool is key for data management
The era of digital transformation is here, and with the shift have come a lot of innovations for leading Korean companies to explore. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has awakened the need for them to adapt rapidly and speed up their utilization of emerging technologies.
[ANALYSIS] IPEF to deepen Korean firms' 'dual-track' strategy with US, China
South Korea's official joining of the U.S.-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) could possibly jeopardize Seoul's long-standing strategic partnership with Beijing, as the core purpose of the IPEF is to counter China's growing economic and political influence in Asia.
[INTERVIEW] Korea should strengthen ecosystem for clinical trials
Over the last few years, the government has been supporting its strategy to help the country rise as a biotechnology hub in Asia given Korea's long-time competiveness in product manufacturing. The country's advantages in terms of having excellent infrastructure, workforce and IT platform have truly been beneficial amid COVID-19 as a number of biotechnology companies, includin...
[ANALYSIS] Korea joining IPEF may challenge peace process
President Yoon Suk-yeol's foreign policy and inter-Korean relations teams are situated to seek ways to counter China's various calculated strategies, behind their stance towards a peace process on the Korean Peninsula, following the country officially joining the U.S.-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF). Russia's invasion of Ukraine has sparked a reassessment of the ch...
[INTERVIEW] Korea should open bio-related big data to private sector
One of the key takeaways of U.S. President Joe Biden's recent meeting with President Yoon Suk-yeol was the commitment and reaffirmation by the leaders of the two countries to widen their focus beyond the Korean Peninsula to global technological challenges, including ways to deepen cooperation in emerging technologies.
[ANALYSIS] Internet-only K bank pressed to delay IPO plan
Korea's first internet-only bank _ K bank _ is considering delaying its scheduled initial public offering (IPO) to the latter half of next year at the earliest, according to two senior investment bank executives involved in the process. Regarding the details of its IPO, K bank said its plan to go public in early 2023 remains unchanged, but is still subject to change based on ...
[ANALYSIS] Korean firms pin cautious hopes on launch of IPEF
President Yoon Suk-yeol and his administration are set to support U.S. President Joe Biden's call for deepening their economic alliance during Biden's state visit, here, as Yoon will explore advanced ways to expand South Korea's role in jointly addressing the continued global supply chain bottleneck throughout the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF).
[EXCLUSIVE] Samsung drops plan to enter electric vehicle market
Amid the burgeoning presence of electric vehicles (EV), investors and consumers are paying attention to what role EVs will play in the automotive market and their environmental effects in the foreseeable future.
KFTC chief vows to fight anti-competitive practices by platform giants
Following the G7+4 Summit, I, as chairperson of the Korean competition authority, the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC), virtually attended the G7+4 Competition Enforcers Summit on digital competition issues with U.S. FTC Chair Lina M. Khan, U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Kanter and European Commission Directorate General for Competition...
[INTERVIEW] Korea seeks role of 'linchpin' in solving supply chain challenges
The COVID-19 pandemic and the prolonged trade row between the United States and China have led the global community to realize how interrelated it is as well as the importance of the global value chain, as the disruptions have direct economic effects worldwide. At this moment when the global economic order is undergoing rapid changes, Trade Minister Yeo Han-koo said there nee...
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