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Model Industrial Complex factories in Kaesong (Gaesong) Industrial Area. (photo courtesy of Mimura/Wikimedia Commons)
Inter-Korean Cooperation Insurance
5 August 2013 - 2:18pm
Payments on inter-Korean Trade & Economic Cooperation Insurance worth about 272.3 billion won, which 110 firms in the Kaesong Industrial Complex (KIC) applied for, are scheduled to begin as early...
The main building of Yonsei University, which is the Y in SKY, an acronym for the top 3 universities in Korea.
University Rankings
1 August 2013 - 10:24pm
A new survey found that Korean universities’ reputation still lags far behind its Asian counterparts. Times of Higher Education (THE) Magazine announced on March 4 (local time) that in the 2013 World...
Creative Economy
29 July 2013 - 6:01pm
The so-called ‘creative economy’ is the Park Geun-hye administration’s key economic policy agenda. It can be defined as the creation of economic values by means of convergence between science...
North Korean workers at Kaesong Industrial Complex produce sneakers.
Kaesong Industrial Complex
29 July 2013 - 2:49pm
Working-level negotiations regarding the Kaesong Industrial Complex are about to be resumed between the two Koreas. Since the North shut down the complex, many in South Korea have pointed out that...
Korea-China FTA
29 July 2013 - 2:32pm
According to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, the second round of trilateral FTA negotiations between Korea, Japan and China kick off in Shanghai on July 30. Japan is expected to show a...
Agricultural and Food Policy
29 July 2013 - 11:49am
The environment surrounding Korea’s agriculture and food sector is becoming tougher, with free trade agreements launched with advanced agricultural countries such as the United States and European...
Creative Economy
23 July 2013 - 1:27pm
The Korean government has announced its master plan for a creative economy, and which is characterized by efforts for the creation of new markets and decent jobs through the combination of creative...
Interview with Lawmaker
23 July 2013 - 12:38pm
Ruling Saenuri Party lawmaker Kim Yong-tae, who is a member of the National Policy Committee of the National Assembly, is one of the most outspoken opponents to bills regarding economic...
Park Geun-hye, president of South Korea, is the 11th president and first woman to be elected to the office.
Economic Democratization
23 July 2013 - 12:24pm
Economic democratization was a hot issue throughout the recent presidential election campaign in Korea. Both ruling and opposition candidates made related campaign promises in an attempt to win over...
Growth-first Policy for the Past 30 Years
23 July 2013 - 12:13pm
Korea enjoyed rapid economic growth in the 1980s, with particularly astonishing growth from 1986 to 1988. At that time, the figure topped 10%, with inflation remaining below 3%. An annual trade...
Lee Kyung-jae, Chairman of the Korea Communications Commission.
Interview with KCC Chairman
19 July 2013 - 11:30am
Lee Kyung-jae, the first chairman of the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) under the Park Geun-hye government, began his interview with Business Korea by saying “Broadcasting, as an opinion maker...
North Korea
19 July 2013 - 10:59am
The Chinese government has agreed to additional international sanctions on North Korea. This is considered a significant change in stance in that China previously sheltered the North until recently...

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