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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...

[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...

Financial Times highlights Korea's economic prowess
Feb 26, 2010
The British business newspaper Financial Times said on Feb. 24 that South Korea “has come too far to hide behind its underdog status.”South Korea’s economy is as big as India’s with a population less than one-twentieth the size, the newspaper said, pointing out the country’s enha...

Financial Times highlights Korea's economic prowess
Feb 26, 2010
The British business newspaper Financial Times said on Feb. 24 that South Korea “has come too far to hide behind its underdog status.”South Korea’s economy is as big as India’s with a population less than one-twentieth the size, the newspaper said, pointing out the country’s enha...

Andong salted mackerel swims to America
Feb 01, 2010
(Source: Yonhap News)Twenty tons of Andong salted mackerel, one of the Andong city’s specialties, are ready to be exported to North America. Worth 250 thousand US dollars, it is the first time such a large amount of salted mackerel has been exported on a regular basis. In line wi...

Korea earns opportunity from economic crisis
Jan 27, 2010
For the Korean economy, the worldwide economic crisis in 2009 proved to have worked as an opportunity. The government was determined to make its way through thorn bushes and use them as stepping stones to advance the national economy one stage further. In October 2008, internati...