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Mon, January 23, 2017 | 15:41
State debt growing at alarming pace
The country’s sovereign debt is expected to snowball at an alarming pace and hurt fiscal soundness as demand for welfare is growing due to the rapidly aging p...
Korea develops foldable containers
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said Friday that the country successfully developed foldable containers that can notabl...
S. Korea's national debt tops W600,000,000,000,000
South Korea's national debt exceeded 600 trillion won ($510 billion) for the first time in 2016, due to increased spending on social welfare and economy-boost...
NPS faltering amid workforce exodus
Key asset-running workers are leaving the National Pension Service (NPS), as a series of events are turning the state pension fund into an...
Gov't to diversify egg imports Gov't to focus on stabilizing consumer prices ahead of holidays
The government said Thursday that after allowing egg imports from the United States, it will diversify import countries to stabilize prices. This was one of t...
Japan overtakes Korea in entrepreneurship
In 2016, Korea lagged behind Japan on the global entrepreneurship index for the first time in three years, due to the two neighbors’ diffe...
Korea lacks self-made billionaires like Gates, Ma
Gov't will not ask Japan to resume currency swap talks
The government said Tuesday it will not ask Japan to resume bilateral currency swap talks. Tokyo put the talks on hold as part a “diplomatic retaliation” for ...
Public sector to hire 30,000 in 1st half
The public sector is set to hire around 30,000 new employees in the first half of the year while spending 5.7 trillion won in the first quarter for job creati...
European firms hope new gov't will speed up reform
European business leaders here will call on the next president to reduce ambiguous regulations and to reform the labor market, both of whi...
Almost 22 million vehicles registered in Korea 1% of vehicles here 'green cars'
The number of vehicles registered in the country surpassed 21.8 million as of last December. Electric vehicles (EVs) surpassed 10,000 for the first time. Acco...
Hyosung Group Chairman Cho Hyun-joon speaks during hi...
SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won, center, with the cong...
S-Oil CEO Othman Al-Ghamdi, center, cheers with about...
1. Korean-Nigerian model breaks through barriers
2. Cameras at brothels cause stir
3. Japan wants Dokdo removed from 2018 Winter Olympics website
4. Koreans join Women's March against new US president
5. US asks Korea to arrest Ban Ki-moon's brother
6. World renowned DJ taunts Korean comedian for ripping off his track
7. Seo In-young agency apologizes for 'cussing'
8. ISIS turns Korean trucks into 'war rigs'
9. Korea concerned about Trump's 'America first' policy
10. 'Trump will solve N. Korea issue. No he won't'
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