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Tue, March 28, 2023 | 08:07
[ANALYSIS] Display industry: hidden axis for US 'techno-democracy' agenda
One of the key lessons the United States has learned from its trade conflict with China, which has caused supply chain issues that also led to worsening political and economic relations between the world's biggest economies, is that having a high level of manufacturing capability has even larger implications for national security.
[INTERVIEW] Embracing routine PCR test is key to preventing next virus: Seegene CEO
It's the middle of June and there is a chance that the country's new COVID-19 cases will surge again because of a rise in Omicron sub-variants currently being detected in the U.S. and Europe. The U.S. recently lifted its mandatory COVID testing for overseas travelers arriving by plane, which means that visitors no longer need to show negative test results or proof of recovery...
[ANALYSIS] How Samsung could react to Intel CEO's visit
Intel's chief executive Pat Gelsinger's recent visit to Samsung raised lots of expectations in the global tech world, especially regarding the Korean tech giant's updated stance on mergers and acquisitions (M&As), as the company said recently it's on track to strike “sizable M&A” deals.
[INTERVIEW] Building deeper talent pool is key for data management
The era of digital transformation is here, and with the shift have come a lot of innovations for leading Korean companies to explore. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has awakened the need for them to adapt rapidly and speed up their utilization of emerging technologies.
[ANALYSIS] IPEF to deepen Korean firms' 'dual-track' strategy with US, China
South Korea's official joining of the U.S.-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) could possibly jeopardize Seoul's long-standing strategic partnership with Beijing, as the core purpose of the IPEF is to counter China's growing economic and political influence in Asia.
[INTERVIEW] Korea should strengthen ecosystem for clinical trials
Over the last few years, the government has been supporting its strategy to help the country rise as a biotechnology hub in Asia given Korea's long-time competiveness in product manufacturing. The country's advantages in terms of having excellent infrastructure, workforce and IT platform have truly been beneficial amid COVID-19 as a number of biotechnology companies, includin...
[ANALYSIS] Korea joining IPEF may challenge peace process
President Yoon Suk-yeol's foreign policy and inter-Korean relations teams are situated to seek ways to counter China's various calculated strategies, behind their stance towards a peace process on the Korean Peninsula, following the country officially joining the U.S.-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF). Russia's invasion of Ukraine has sparked a reassessment of the ch...
[INTERVIEW] Korea should open bio-related big data to private sector
One of the key takeaways of U.S. President Joe Biden's recent meeting with President Yoon Suk-yeol was the commitment and reaffirmation by the leaders of the two countries to widen their focus beyond the Korean Peninsula to global technological challenges, including ways to deepen cooperation in emerging technologies.
[ANALYSIS] Internet-only K bank pressed to delay IPO plan
Korea's first internet-only bank _ K bank _ is considering delaying its scheduled initial public offering (IPO) to the latter half of next year at the earliest, according to two senior investment bank executives involved in the process. Regarding the details of its IPO, K bank said its plan to go public in early 2023 remains unchanged, but is still subject to change based on ...
[ANALYSIS] Korean firms pin cautious hopes on launch of IPEF
President Yoon Suk-yeol and his administration are set to support U.S. President Joe Biden's call for deepening their economic alliance during Biden's state visit, here, as Yoon will explore advanced ways to expand South Korea's role in jointly addressing the continued global supply chain bottleneck throughout the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF).
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