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On the Spot
: Kim Jae-kyoung
Mon, July 22, 2019 | 06:41
Seoul lags behind major cities in 'lifestyle'
Seoul is considered one of the leading innovative cities in the world but is lagging behind its global peers in “lifestyle” and “investment,” a latest survey showed.
Seoul & Provinces
| 2018-03-25 19:06
China's reform signals bigger troubles for Korean firms
Over the past week, China has gained global attention after it erased presidential term limits from its constitution, paving the way for Chinese President Xi Jinping to stay in power indefinitely.
| 2018-03-22 16:24
Seoul needs 'non-Washington diplomacy'
South Korea should strengthen its diplomacy to local actors outside Washington to cut a win-win deal from Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) renegotiations and steel tariff talks, U.S. trade experts said Sunday.
| 2018-03-19 18:36
Korea urged to join revived TPP trade pact
South Korea should speed up its move to join a multilateral Pacific trade pact signed by 11 regional nations to cushion the blow from a potential trade war, analysts said Sunday.
| 2018-03-18 18:22
'Triple whammy' hits Korean economy
The Korean economy faces a rocky road ahead, with its exports expected to dwindle in the coming years, due to a “triple whammy” from abroad.These are: a trade war initiated by the United States, China's policy shift toward “quality growth” from the old quantitative growth model, and the emergence of larger multilateral trade pacts.
| 2018-03-15 20:56
What is behind Kim's denuclearization offer?
North Korea is likely to demand the U.S. withdraws its troops from South Korea in return for Pyongyang giving up its nuclear weapons, according to a former special adviser to the U.S. State Department.
| 2018-03-11 22:35
US urged to begin talks with North Korea without preconditions
The United States should start talks with North Korea without preconditions to build on the inter-Korean talks and make a real change, according to Kelsey Davenport, a North Korea expert at the Arms Control Association.
| 2018-03-09 15:10
Dotard meets Rocket Man
Potential breakthrough but long way to go
The latest agreement between the two Koreas for an inter-Korean summit is paving the way to find a potential breakthrough in the North Korea nuclear crisis, experts said Thursday.
| 2018-03-08 20:55
Seoul advised not to take Trump's 'trade war bait'
A former senior adviser for the U.S. Department of Commerce has advised South Korea not to retaliate against Donald Trump’s trade tariff actions on steel and aluminum because it will end up hurting Korea more. “Seoul has every right to fight back. But I might suggest - assuming the tariffs actually go through - that South Korea not retaliate this one time,” Sean King, senior vice president of Park Strategies, said in an interview. King previously served as senior adviser for Asia in the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service at the Department of Commerce.
| 2018-03-07 17:46
'GM using leverage to extract good deal' from Korea
The government should take a more strategic approach to find a “compromise solution” in its efforts to save the Korean unit of General Motors (GM) and minimize job losses, analysts said Sunday.
| 2018-03-04 15:38
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G smartphone mocked by WSJ
Sales of Japanese beer, noodles, snacks plunge amid trade dispute
US to request Seoul's restraint on Korea-Japan row
Hyundai Mobis develops camera monitors to replace side mirrors
A feud for the ages
Korea suffers steepest fall in exports
Vietnam demands Chinese ships to leave Vanguard Bank
Apple, Amazon concerned about Japan's export curbs
Trump in dilemma over Korea, Japan trade scuffle
Market expects additional rate cut in Q4
Celebrating Korea-Czech relations
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