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Thursday, April 27, 2017


To Our Readers
21 December 2015 - 1:15pm
The Federal Reserve raised the key interest rate on Dec. 16 for the first time in nine and half years after 2006. The 0.25 percentage point hike, in particular, signals a significant impact on...
The funeral of the former President Kim Young-sam was held in the National Assembly building in the afternoon of Nov. 26.
End of an Era
30 November 2015 - 3:15pm
Former President Kim Young-sam has passed away. He was a pillar of recent Korean history, which achieved both the democratization and industrialization of a country within the shortest period of time...
Kwon Dae-hyun, senior researcher at LSIS Research Institute.
Industrial Ethernet
30 November 2015 - 2:00pm
What follows is an excerpt from a presentation by Kwon Dae-hyun, a senior researcher at LSIS Research Institute, given at Soongsil University on Nov. 20, 2015. The hottest topic about smart factories...
President Park Geun-hye shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinjo Abe while the U.S. President Barack Obama looks on during a Nuke Security Summit Meeting on March 26 (local time), 2014, in the Hague, the Netherlands.
To Our Readers
30 October 2015 - 12:15pm
A summit meeting of Korea, China and Japan is scheduled to be held on Nov. 1 for the first time since May 2012. The hottest issue of the meeting is likely to be history, as in the summit talks...
President Park Geun-hye walks to Tiananmen Square with Chinese President Xi Jinping on China’s Victory Day event, Sept. 3.
Publisher's Note
30 September 2015 - 9:45am
“A unification of the Korean Peninsula is the ultimate solution of the North Korean nuclear issue,” President Park Geun-hye said after a summit meeting between South Korea and China on Sept. 3,...
North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un.
Publisher's Note
31 August 2015 - 10:30am
Inter-Korean relations saw a dramatic turnaround on the brink of a crisis on Aug. 25. Both the political community and the media in South Korea are praising the government, which led the negotiations...
The Question for Entrepreneurs
31 July 2015 - 6:15pm
For many entrepreneurs seeking to develop and grow the next disruptive technology, accessing venture capital (VC) is a very alluring and seemingly inevitable step on the yellow brick road to fame and...
Syndicated Korea
18 June 2015 - 6:15pm
Korean multinational corporations have reached a level of global prominence that positions them well as pacesetters for the future of business. Yet we find that often Korean companies have tremendous...
Medical staff at Samsung Medical Center in Seoul, including its president Song Jae-hoon (2nd from left), bow at a news conference on June 14 to apologize for the spread of MERS.
Absurd Dereliction of Duty
17 June 2015 - 3:30pm
The number of MERS patients in Korea has increased to 162 on June 17, half of them infected directly or indirectly via Samsung Medical Center (SMC). One of its patient transporters spread the virus...
Park Geun-hye, president of South Korea, is the 11th president and first woman to be elected to the office.
State Visit to US
28 May 2015 - 3:15pm
President Park Geun-hye will make a state visit to the United States from June 14 to 19. It is expected that the agenda items for the summit talks this time will include strategic cooperation between...
Venture Capital
8 May 2015 - 6:30pm
2015 has more in common with the late 1990s than just a Star Wars franchise re-launch and a Clinton on the campaign trail. In the world of global high-tech these days, they are partying like it’s...
Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe leave U.S. President Barack Obama from opposite sides of the table after a photo opportunity at a nuclear summit at The Hague on March 25.
Role of the Leader
10 April 2015 - 5:00pm
According to the Future Research Center, 61 percent of Americans consider Japan’s apology for its wartime atrocities enough, and 68 percent of Americans and 75 percent of Japanese have trust in each...


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