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Emart’s Flying Store floats around malls offering free wifi and easy access to Emart’s retail site.
Leading Retail
7 February 2014 - 6:06pm
The way that convenience retailers operate in Asia, using customer insight to shape their offer to a level unprecedented in the Western markets, is starting to make businesses in the latter economies...
To Our Readers
31 January 2014 - 11:28am
Foreign news outlets have poured out reports about Korea as an IT powerhouse for years. CNN reported last year that Korea ranked first both in Internet penetration rate (82.7%) and smart phone...
Aging Society
23 January 2014 - 3:29pm
The Washington Post reported that the heroes of the Miracle of the Han River are living in poverty, as younger Koreans are spending more and more on private education and luxury products. It added...
The Supreme Court ruled on December 18 2013 that the regular bonus is included in the ordinary wage, which is expected to have great repercussions in the auto industry.
To Our Readers
30 December 2013 - 6:43pm
The Supreme Court finally delivered its ruling that regular and fixed bonuses are to be included in the scope of ordinary wages, even when the cycle of payment is over one month. The scope of...
To Our Readers
30 November 2013 - 3:00pm
An official at the US Department of Defense recently said that the US government welcomes Japan’s efforts to normalize its role in the international community to contribute to peace and regional...
To Our Readers
8 October 2013 - 5:20pm
With Washington officially backing up Japan’s pursuit of a collective self-defense, a significant change is expected to be come up in the security environment of Northeast Asia. The joint...
To Our Readers
8 October 2013 - 5:01pm
China and North Korea are claiming that the six-party talks be resumed with no strings attached whereas South Korea and the United States are against it calling for Pyongyang’s denuclearization. On...
Moral Hazard
4 October 2013 - 5:08pm
With corporate workouts and court receivership in progress in subsidiaries of the Tong Yang Group, and the exacerbating situation surrounding the fraudulent issuing of corporate bills, many people...
The Korean Airlines Boeing 747 passenger plane on a Hawaiian airport runway in 1982.
Past Tragedy
11 September 2013 - 4:36pm
It was the depths of the Cold War. Thirty years ago this month, 269 people aboard Korean Airlines Flight 007 died in the sub-zero skies over North Asia. On 1 September 1983 a Soviet fighter shot the...
Publisher's Note
2 September 2013 - 4:45pm
The two Koreas are moving fast to improve bilateral relations. The reunion of separated families is planned to be resumed for the first time in three years. Both Koreas had a meeting on August 23 at...
Commentary
29 July 2013 - 6:17pm
Elvin Toffler wrote in his book Third Wave that the information revolution defies any prediction about the future, yet the pressure for the change is on the rise. As a result of the development of...
Opinion
29 July 2013 - 4:29pm
The QE tapering has been a buzzword for markets around the world since late May. As debates heat up, the Korean stock market pulled back below the 1,800 level last month. But stocks are now extending...

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