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Reporter : Yi Whan-woo
Thu, December 7, 2023 | 22:28
Korea, UN run workshop for female bureaucrats from ASEAN
Statistics Korea, jointly with a U.N. body tasked with women’s empowerment, is hosting a workshop for female bureaucrats from 10 ASEAN countries, it said Monday.
KB retains top banking group title in Q3
KB Financial Group retained its position as the top banking group in the third quarter, reaping a net profit of 1.37 trillion won ($1.01 billion), up 0.4 percent from a year earlier.
Government suggests gradual premium hike in pension reform
The government cited a need for a gradual hike in the premium rate for the state-run pension as it outlined a proposal for pension reform, Friday.
Korean senior citizens don't get enough sleep: survey
Korea's senior citizens spend the second-least hours asleep compared to peers in other surveyed countries, data showed, Thursday.
Korea still uncertain about 1.4% growth target despite Q3 GDP increase
Korea’s economy grew 0.6 percent year-on-year in the third quarter, expanding for the third quarter in a row, according to Bank of Korea (BOK) preliminary data released on Thursday.
Korea sees accelerating drop in birth rate
The number of babies born in Korea in August plummeted to the lowest level in nearly three years, data showed, Wednesday, heightening concerns of a looming demographic crisis driven by the world’s lowest fertility rate, decline in marriage and aging population.
Botched sales talks on KDB Life Insurance to test bank's leadership
Korea Development Bank (KDB) leadership is being tested by its campaign to swiftly sell off tax-financed companies, following botched sales talks last week on KDB Life Insurance.
Rising production costs add to consumer inflation concerns
Producer prices in Korea increased for the third consecutive month in September amid global oil market volatility, data showed, Tuesday.
Kakao founder questioned over stock manipulation charges
Kim Beom-su, the founder of internet giant Kakao Corp., is under scrutiny as the financial watchdog agency is widening its investigation into the firm’s alleged stock manipulation to acquire SM Entertainment earlier this year.
Korea rapidly losing steam for potential GDP growth
The Korean economy is feared to lose steam rapidly in its potential growth rate, which possibly can fall below 2 percent for the first time in history this year and get worse next year.
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