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The heart of the Gangnam district of Seoul. (Photo by Leeyan Kym N. Fontano via Wikimedia Commons)
Private Equity
17 November 2014 - 6:21pm
The author F. Scott Fitzgerald once famously remarked that “there are no second acts in (American) life.” Korean investors are hoping that a second act is available for private equity (PE), the much-...
The Dosan Seowon, or Cofucian academy, was established in 1574 in Andong, South Korea, in memory of Confucian scholar Yi Hwang, by some of his disciples and other Confucian authorities. (Photo by Steve46814 via Wikimedia Commons)
Look to the Past
5 November 2014 - 6:39pm
As Korean and Chinese economic exchange becomes more extensive, it is essential that a broader range of cultural and educational programs for collaboration be established that assure a broad range of...
Legal Warning
5 November 2014 - 6:19pm
What do the following scenarios have in common? A Korean subsidiary of a foreign telecommunications company receives faulty equipment from a customer in Korea. It sends the faulty equipment to its...
To Our Readers
23 October 2014 - 3:00pm
Korea has failed over and over at globalizing its new technologies and leading the innovation of the international ICT market. Smartphones, 4G mobile telephony, MP3 players, social networks, and...
Match, Pace, Lead
30 September 2014 - 1:59pm
There are thousands of articles written on culture and almost an equal number of definitions: the cumulative deposit of knowledge, experience, beliefs, and values; learned accumulated experience,...
The Samsung MITs M400 was advertised as a combination phone, TV, digital camera, camcorder, GPS, MP3 player, and 2-way radio with the Pocket PC 2002 Phone Edition OS. It had a 300k pixel camera and a 3.5” screen. In 2003.
To Our Readers
26 September 2014 - 4:14pm
Korea has failed over and over at globalizing its new technologies and leading the innovation of the international ICT market. Smartphones, 4G mobile telephony, MP3 players, social networks, and...
A promotional shot from the historical movie Myeongnyang, about Admiral Yi Sun-sin.
To Our Readers
9 September 2014 - 4:18pm
Two of the hottest issues in Korean society this summer were Pope Francis’ visit and the smash hit movie titled Myeongnyang. Stories about the two heroes - the Pope and Admiral Yi Sun-sin - are going...
The largest of the Massively Open Online Course brands are only part of a vast network of online learning resources becoming available.
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...

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