Op/Ed | BusinessKorea

Friday, December 15, 2017


Now is the time for the Moon Jae-in administration to stop reiterating dialogue with Pyongyang and to seek for the best way for tactical nuclear weapon redeployment and nuclear armament.  (photo: BusinessKorea DB)
Publisher Note
12 September 2017 - 1:30pm
South Korea has found itself at a crossroads yet again. Those threatening its economy this time include Kim Jong-un’s sixth nuclear test, downward pressure on the country’s credit rating resulting...
The imprisonment of Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jae-yong is leading the Korean IT giant to a management vacuum that is likely to continue for the time being.
Publisher Note
28 August 2017 - 5:00pm
Samsung Electronics is trying to maintain its lead in the global semiconductor, TV, smartphone industries and so on while the Chinese government is providing full support for Chinese semiconductor...
The remarks on June 16 in Washington DC of Moon Chung-in, special presidential adviser for unification, foreign and security affairs, are causing controversy at home and abroad.
Publisher Note
20 June 2017 - 1:00pm
A controversy is brewing over recent remarks from Moon Chung-in, special presidential adviser for unification, foreign and security affairs. On June 16 (local time), he said at a Woodrow Wilson...
Much concern among Korean people is rising about the recent summit talks between the US and China.
Publisher Note
21 April 2017 - 2:30pm
U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping met with each other in Florida on April 6. Their summit talks gained much attention as an indicator of Washington’s North Korea policy and...
David Sehyeon Baek, Director of Global Cooperation and Global Marketing at Gyeonggi Innovation Center in Korea.
4 April 2017 - 8:15pm
Sometimes, when the change is too rapid and dramatic, you might not know whether it is really taking place or not. It is understandable, considering that you simply don’t recognize it. A dramatic...
The U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) has been a benefit to both economies.
Five Years of Free Trade
15 March 2017 - 3:15pm
I still remember the anxiety I got from driving an American-made car in Seoul in the mid-1990s. On occasion, I had my car keyed, tires slashed, or woke up to find it covered in eggs. I was prevented...
China’s blatant bashing as of late against S. Korea’s decision of THADD deployment can be an opportunity to find out the true nature of China and can lead to some positive effects.
Publisher Note
3 March 2017 - 10:15am
China’s retaliation against the South Korean government is continuing to intensify in the wake of the latter’s decision to accept the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD)...
The candlelight vigils have attracted a large number of students and their parents by igniting the emotion of unfair competition and disadvantages on the part of the majority of people without any background.
Publisher Note
6 February 2017 - 12:45pm
The National Assembly of South Korea voted for the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye in response to the people’s outcry and now the ball is in the court of the Constitutional Court of Korea. It...
In Sept. last year, South Korean President Park Geun-hye was invited to China's V-Day military parade in Beijing and stood at Tiananmen with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Publisher Note
30 November 2016 - 1:30pm
The General Security of Military Information Agreement between South Korea and Japan, which was resumed in four years and signed at once, is regarded as a starting point for the enhancement of the...
President Park Geun-hye apologizes to the nation with a humble bow at the Presidential Office on November 4.
Publisher Note
10 November 2016 - 4:15pm
South Korean President Park Geun-hye has lost her authority because of the “Choi Sun-sil scandal” related to her intimate old friend’s involvement in the national affairs. At the same time, her late...
A regime change is becoming more and more persuasive as a measure to deal with the current situation in which Pyongyang is unlikely to drop its nuclear ambition.
Publisher Note
29 September 2016 - 12:45pm
Various countermeasures to the North Korean nuclear threat are being discussed in the wake of the North’s recent nuclear warhead explosion test. According to Gallup Korea’s survey conducted between...
South Korean experts have different opinions as to whether the Chinese government will do economic retaliation in response to the deployment of the THAAD system in South Korea.
Publisher Note
29 August 2016 - 11:45am
An increasing number of Chinese news outlets have advocated economic retaliation against South Korea since the South Korean government decided to accept the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD...


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