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Friday, November 24, 2017


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...
4 March 2011 - 10:54pm
North Korea, who shelled Yeonpyeong Island and sank the Navy corvette Cheonan last year, has now shifted its attitude; the communist regime has been asking to resume the dialogue with South Korea in...
13 October 2010 - 9:50pm
It has indeed been a hectic summer. Our hot summer days were filled with the joys of the World Cup, excitement yet nervousness about the local elections, and most recently, worries over those...
13 May 2010 - 11:25pm
May, the season of verdure and family reunions, is the most active and liveliest month of the year. Frankly speaking, I said to myself this time again, “I could have worked harder to provide our...


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