Op/Ed | BusinessKorea

Monday, February 26, 2018


Aging Society
23 January 2014 - 3:29pm
The Washington Post reported that the heroes of the Miracle of the Han River are living in poverty, as younger Koreans are spending more and more on private education and luxury products. It added...
The Supreme Court ruled on December 18 2013 that the regular bonus is included in the ordinary wage, which is expected to have great repercussions in the auto industry.
To Our Readers
30 December 2013 - 6:43pm
The Supreme Court finally delivered its ruling that regular and fixed bonuses are to be included in the scope of ordinary wages, even when the cycle of payment is over one month. The scope of...
To Our Readers
30 November 2013 - 3:00pm
An official at the US Department of Defense recently said that the US government welcomes Japan’s efforts to normalize its role in the international community to contribute to peace and regional...
To Our Readers
8 October 2013 - 5:20pm
With Washington officially backing up Japan’s pursuit of a collective self-defense, a significant change is expected to be come up in the security environment of Northeast Asia. The joint...
To Our Readers
8 October 2013 - 5:01pm
China and North Korea are claiming that the six-party talks be resumed with no strings attached whereas South Korea and the United States are against it calling for Pyongyang’s denuclearization. On...
Moral Hazard
4 October 2013 - 5:08pm
With corporate workouts and court receivership in progress in subsidiaries of the Tong Yang Group, and the exacerbating situation surrounding the fraudulent issuing of corporate bills, many people...
The Korean Airlines Boeing 747 passenger plane on a Hawaiian airport runway in 1982.
Past Tragedy
11 September 2013 - 4:36pm
It was the depths of the Cold War. Thirty years ago this month, 269 people aboard Korean Airlines Flight 007 died in the sub-zero skies over North Asia. On 1 September 1983 a Soviet fighter shot the...
Publisher's Note
2 September 2013 - 4:45pm
The two Koreas are moving fast to improve bilateral relations. The reunion of separated families is planned to be resumed for the first time in three years. Both Koreas had a meeting on August 23 at...
29 July 2013 - 6:17pm
Elvin Toffler wrote in his book Third Wave that the information revolution defies any prediction about the future, yet the pressure for the change is on the rise. As a result of the development of...
29 July 2013 - 4:29pm
The QE tapering has been a buzzword for markets around the world since late May. As debates heat up, the Korean stock market pulled back below the 1,800 level last month. But stocks are now extending...
To Our Readers
29 July 2013 - 2:58pm
Now the ball is in the court of the prosecution after the 38 days of controversy that jolted the entire nation. The Democratic United Party, in strong opposition to the prosecution investigation, is...
Financial Markets
19 July 2013 - 5:42pm
The yield on three-year Korean government bonds, which fell to 2.44% in early May, has risen to back above 3%. The yield on 10-year US Treasuries surged from 1.62% in early May to 2.54% in June.  Is...


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