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Reporter : Kim Yoo-chul
Sun, November 27, 2022 | 03:57
[INTERVIEW] OECD calls for Korea to reform college entrance exam
The expansion of Korea's education system has played a significant role in the country's economic development. But the education system is now facing demographic headwinds and also needs improvements to meet the needs of the modern labor market.
[ANALYSIS] Excess inventory weighs on leading tech firms in Korea
During the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, leading Korean technology companies largely benefited from consumers staying at home and purchasing products to make their lives more comfortable.
[INTERVIEW] 'Seoul's deadly Halloween crowd crush was avoidable'
Public anger has mounted over the crowd crush in Itaewon that left at least 158 people dead after it was revealed in phone transcripts released by authorities that many people had called the police warning about overcrowding risks hours before the tragedy happened.
[ANALYSIS] At G20, Yoon seeks to boost cooperation with US, Japan to rein in NK threats
A few days after the end of large-scale aerial drills by the United States and South Korean forces, President Yoon Suk-yeol is seeking to tip the balance of regional diplomacy toward the U.S. and Japan over China in a bid to contain North Korea's growing nuclear threats..
[INTERVIEW] US midterms unlikely to lead to truce in Washington-Beijing chip war
The Biden administration may have braced itself for an unpleasant time on the first day of the U.S. midterm elections because the results threaten the Democrats' control of Congress.
[ANALYSIS] Experts see growing chances for arms control talks amid NK's rising belligerence
The skies over the Korean peninsula came within inches of becoming the scene of a supersonic dogfight last week after 80 South Korean fighter jets, including an unspecified number of F-35A stealth fighters, were scrambled to intercept 180 North Korean warplanes that flew dangerously close to the inter-Korean border. The latest incident illustrated just how tensions continue t...
[INTERVIEW] Korea's rising travel startup eyes accelerated global expansion after pandemic
For Chung Myung-hoon, chief executive of the Good Choice Company, the secret to the success of one of Korea's top accommodation booking platforms is not the latest technology or savvy marketing campaign. The secret to the company's success, he says, is making sure employees have a concrete understanding of their common goals and are compelled to achieve them.
[ANALYSIS] Samsung to hold steady in $66 bil. NAND chip sector
In game theory, the game of chicken primarily involves two drivers, with vehicles on a converging route. The driver who risks a direct collision is the winner while the driver who swerves out of the way is the loser - not to mention labeled a coward. The danger, of course, is that both drivers firmly believe that the other will swerve first and consequently collide. Both can ...
[INTERVIEW] IMF downplays concerns over inflation in Korea
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said it is seeing signs that Korea's inflation growth is decelerating and expects overall consumer prices in Asia's fourth-largest economy to decline throughout next year.
[ANALYSIS] What 3rd term for Xi Jinping means for S.Korea
Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party have tightened their grip on power further by approving Xi's third term in office. Xi has already been in power for a decade, a period characterized by growing authoritarianism in the world's second-largest economy.
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