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Reporter : Kim Yoo-chul
Fri, September 22, 2023 | 22:00
[ANALYSIS] At G20, Yoon seeks to boost cooperation with US, Japan to rein in NK threats
A few days after the end of large-scale aerial drills by the United States and South Korean forces, President Yoon Suk-yeol is seeking to tip the balance of regional diplomacy toward the U.S. and Japan over China in a bid to contain North Korea's growing nuclear threats..
[INTERVIEW] US midterms unlikely to lead to truce in Washington-Beijing chip war
The Biden administration may have braced itself for an unpleasant time on the first day of the U.S. midterm elections because the results threaten the Democrats' control of Congress.
[ANALYSIS] Experts see growing chances for arms control talks amid NK's rising belligerence
The skies over the Korean peninsula came within inches of becoming the scene of a supersonic dogfight last week after 80 South Korean fighter jets, including an unspecified number of F-35A stealth fighters, were scrambled to intercept 180 North Korean warplanes that flew dangerously close to the inter-Korean border. The latest incident illustrated just how tensions continue t...
[INTERVIEW] Korea's rising travel startup eyes accelerated global expansion after pandemic
For Chung Myung-hoon, chief executive of the Good Choice Company, the secret to the success of one of Korea's top accommodation booking platforms is not the latest technology or savvy marketing campaign. The secret to the company's success, he says, is making sure employees have a concrete understanding of their common goals and are compelled to achieve them.
[ANALYSIS] Samsung to hold steady in $66 bil. NAND chip sector
In game theory, the game of chicken primarily involves two drivers, with vehicles on a converging route. The driver who risks a direct collision is the winner while the driver who swerves out of the way is the loser - not to mention labeled a coward. The danger, of course, is that both drivers firmly believe that the other will swerve first and consequently collide. Both can ...
[INTERVIEW] IMF downplays concerns over inflation in Korea
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said it is seeing signs that Korea's inflation growth is decelerating and expects overall consumer prices in Asia's fourth-largest economy to decline throughout next year.
[ANALYSIS] What 3rd term for Xi Jinping means for S.Korea
Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party have tightened their grip on power further by approving Xi's third term in office. Xi has already been in power for a decade, a period characterized by growing authoritarianism in the world's second-largest economy.
[ANALYSIS] Samsung could revive 'control tower' to become more agile
Korea's overall industrial ecosystem is represented by the existence of the chaebol, a combination of the Korean words “jae” (wealth) and “beol” (clan or clique). It also stands for plutocracy and rich business families. From a business standpoint, chaebols have a huge influence on the Korean economy, because the country's top four family-controlled entities - Samsung, SK, Hy...
[INTERVIEW] South Korean economy won't enter recession: Moody's
While fears of a global economic recession are directly hitting South Korean equity and currency markets prompting investors to flee the export-driven country, the likelihood of recession here, Asia's fourth-largest economy, is low, according to Moody's Analytics.
[ANALYSIS] What options does S. Korea have as US protectionism intensifies?
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), the $430-billion climate and energy bill signed into law by U.S. President Joe Biden, has led to a considerable amount of discord in South Korea-United States relations.
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