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Disrupting Education
19 August 2014 - 3:30pm
Educational institutions of all levels are facing unprecedented challenges in responding to disruptive innovation in the education sector. At this point, we’re still only at the very beginning of the...
Cyber Protection
29 July 2014 - 1:14pm
Recent revelations about the scope of Chinese hacking attacks on Korean small and medium enterprises (SMEs), as mentioned in a recent article in this magazine, may have been surprising to many, but...
Legal Examination
24 July 2014 - 5:45pm
Imagine that you are a computer programmer or software engineer at a leading technology company who dreams of breaking free from your cubicle of solitude and inventing the next “killer app.” Or maybe...
To Our Readers
7 July 2014 - 4:37pm
The balance of power in Northeast Asia and the diplomatic interests of the surrounding powers are drawing increasing attention in the wake of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent state visit to...
To Our Readers
30 June 2014 - 5:25pm
It is predicted that the recent Sewol ferry disaster will result in economic losses of over 1.5 trillion won (US$1.46 billion) with domestic consumer sentiment dampened to the point of cutting this...
To Our Readers
12 May 2014 - 3:54pm
The Sewol passenger ferry disaster is a tragic combination of incompetent politicians, corrupt bureaucrats and one immoral businessman. The political community has been blinded by power and negligent...
To Our Readers
21 April 2014 - 2:22pm
Another storm is coming to the business community, this time in the form of a weekly working hour reduction from 68 to 52. Along with the ordinary wage issue that heated up throughout last year, the...
Thousands of protesters hold candles to show solidarity against the importation of U.S. beef in May 2008.
Social Conflicts
11 April 2014 - 5:42pm
Each weekend in the plaza in front of the Seoul City Hall a rally is staged by left-wingers who demand the resignation of President Park Geun-hye and National Intelligence Service Chief Nam Jae-joon...
To Our Readers
31 March 2014 - 3:20pm
The Park Geun-hye government has recently announced a new three-year plan for economic reform in a movement towards deregulation and public sector renovation. The problem is that past administrations...
Out-of-work Germans look over a job posting board.
Importing Policy
31 March 2014 - 2:03pm
Korea needs to look into the German style welfare-to-work program as a solution for the current economic state where growth and employment are stagnant, while the welfare burden is getting hefty. The...
The three-headed elephant statue of Erawan at the Erawan Museum in Thailand.
New Direction
18 March 2014 - 3:22pm
The previous industrial era was led by the three-headed system of “bureaucracy, politics, and chaebol.” Those in the era pursued a high-speed compressed growth strategy, and made it. However, the...
Korean businessmen play in a water fountain on a Seoul street in 2009. (Photo by Ingmar Zahorsky via Flickr)
Insider Perspective
17 March 2014 - 6:45pm
Korea was recently named the worst place for worker productivity in the OECD, which was featured in a recent article by this magazine. This news is not surprising for any professional previously or...

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