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Four rivers restoration equals regional economic revita...
Mar 19, 2010
The government-driven four rivers restoration project, which started in 2009, is not just for waterway renovation. It further aims to restore life into the rivers, raise efficiency of land use, lay the basis for green growth and lead regional economic development. The restoratio...

Four rivers restoration equals regional economic revita...
Mar 19, 2010
The government-driven four rivers restoration project, which started in 2009, is not just for waterway renovation. It further aims to restore life into the rivers, raise efficiency of land use, lay the basis for green growth and lead regional economic development. The restoratio...

Seoul`s GFCI rose sharply, sits at 28th
Mar 19, 2010
The financial competitiveness of Seoul City was ranked 28th, the highest position it has recorded since being assessed by the Global Financial Centers Index (GFCI), in the latest GFCI report published by the City of London Corp. on March 12. In September of last year, Seoul sat i...

Seoul`s GFCI rose sharply, sits at 28th
Mar 19, 2010
The financial competitiveness of Seoul City was ranked 28th, the highest position it has recorded since being assessed by the Global Financial Centers Index (GFCI), in the latest GFCI report published by the City of London Corp. on March 12. In September of last year, Seoul sat i...

Differentiated economic zones to lead national developm...
Mar 18, 2010
With the aims of developing leading industries, a high-end workforce and social infrastructures for different regions in the country, the government is carrying out the so-called "5+2 regional development plan.""Five plus two" refers to five larger economic zones and two other sp...

Korea's financial soundness is strong: gov't expert
Mar 15, 2010
Concerns mounted around the world when Dubai World, the gulf emirate's largest government-owned company, sought to delay debt payments owing to default risk in November last year.The World Economic Forum pointed out in February through the "Global Risks 2010" report that the glob...

Korea's financial soundness is strong: gov't expert
Mar 15, 2010
Concerns mounted around the world when Dubai World, the gulf emirate's largest government-owned company, sought to delay debt payments owing to default risk in November last year.The World Economic Forum pointed out in February through the "Global Risks 2010" report that the glob...

Economic ripple effects of Korean Wave continue to grow
Mar 03, 2010
The economic value of the Korean Wave or Hallyu is growing every year, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The ministry said Hallyu’s production driven effect and value added effect in 2008 were tallied at 4.9 trillion won (US$43 million) and 1.7 trillion w...

Economic ripple effects of Korean Wave continue to grow
Mar 03, 2010
The economic value of the Korean Wave or Hallyu is growing every year, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The ministry said Hallyu’s production driven effect and value added effect in 2008 were tallied at 4.9 trillion won (US$43 million) and 1.7 trillion w...

[Pres. Lee at 2 yrs] Summit diplomacy has been key to e...
Feb 26, 2010
President Lee Myung-bak has made over 20 overseas visits and has invited more than 50 foreign heads to Seoul over the past two years since he took office on Feb. 25, 2008, according to the 48th emergency economic council held at the Korea Development Institute on Thursday (Feb. 2...