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Business in N. Korea
8 August 2013 - 5:09pm
On August 6 it was reported that US chip giant Intel has requested the US government to be permitted to register and protect its trademarks in North Korea, which is subject to strict US sanctions. ...
A meeting between Hyundai Motor’s management and the union in the Ulsan plant on August 6, 2013.
Hyundai Motor’s Trade Union
8 August 2013 - 2:06pm
The union of South Korea's largest carmaker, Hyundai Motor, said on August 6 that its talks with the management over a nearly three-month-old wage deal brought out no results, which may lead to a...
Kim Hyung-suk, spokesman of the Ministry of Unification, gives a briefing to accept the offer that the North’s Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea (CPRK) made to hold the 7th working-level talks.
Kaesong Industrial Complex
8 August 2013 - 1:37pm
On August 7, South Korea accepted the North's proposal for a new round of talks the next week to normalize operations at the inter-Korean industrial zone, which has been closed for four months now....
“Spam Republic”
7 August 2013 - 6:40pm
"Two years from now, spam will be solved." “The developments in information technology will result in a solution that accurately identifies the sender of the spam,” said Bill Gates at the 2004 World...
North Korean workers at Kaesong Industrial Complex produce sneakers.
Kaesong Industrial Complex
5 August 2013 - 2:33pm
The government announced that South Korean companies' losses could amount to 750 billion won arising from a prolonged suspension of the joint inter-Korean industrial complex in North Korea. According...
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...


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