Op/Ed | BusinessKorea

Tuesday, March 20, 2018


US President Trump’s decision to apply twenty five per cent and ten percent tariff on steel and aluminum imports respectively will have a cascading effect across the world.
Trade War Triggered by Trump
8 March 2018 - 12:30pm
The decision made by President Donald Trump based on the inputs given by his intellectual lieutenant Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to apply twenty five per cent and ten percent tariff on steel...
Even pro-American people of South Korea are more and more wondering why the U.S. government is so harsh on its ally.
Publisher Note
20 February 2018 - 11:45am
U.S. President Donald Trump on February 13 (local time) invited his cabinet members and congressmen to the White House to discuss fair trade for American workers. There, he mentioned reportedly China...
GM의 군간공장 폐쇄로 문 대통령과 트럼프 대통령의 일자리 지키기와 일자리 창출을 두고 삿바 싸움이 벌어지고 있다.
Publisher Note
26 January 2018 - 11:30am
On January 22 (local time), U.S. President Donald Trump decided to make safeguard measures to restrict the import of washing machines from South Korea. That day, those supporting South Korean...
the South Korean government is currently under pressure from and neglected by both Beijing and Washington.
Publisher Note
22 December 2017 - 11:00am
Controversy is brewing over South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s recent state visit to China and many people say his stay in China was humiliating diplomacy. However, he was in no position to be...
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...


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