Monday, June 17, 2019

Int’l rail leader urges connection of inter-Korean railways

Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Kim Hyun-mee (fourth from left) on April 11 speaks to OSJD (Organization for Cooperation of Railways) Chairman Tadeusz...

Seoul to host int’l rail directors’ conference for 1st time

For the first time, Korea from April 8-12 will host the conference for general directors of the Organization for Cooperation between Railways (OSJD). This...

#HANAGo Season 2 Ep. 3 – Seoul Motor Show 2019

Hi, it's Hana of #HanaGo. Today I'm at the media day for the Seoul Motor Show 2019, a biennial trade show that introduces latest models...

President Moon announces plans for financial innovation

President Moon Jae-in on March 21 chats with bankers at the Seoul headquarters of Industrial Bank of Korea ahead of his announcement on regulatory...

Smart city era draws closer in Korea

President Moon Jae-in on Feb. 13 visited the Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO) to see a presentation on the Busan Smart City Innovative...

Bloomberg names Korea ‘most innovative country’ for 6th straight year

Korea on Jan. 22 was announced as the world's most innovative country by the Bloomberg Innovative Index. (Screen capture from Bloomberg website) By Oh Hyun-woo and Kim Minji  Korea...

PM Lee wraps up visits to Tunisia, Morocco

Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon (left) and Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed on Dec. 19 hold a meeting in Tunis. By Park Hye Ri and Kim Young Shin  Photos =...

PM Lee conducts business diplomacy in Algeria

Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon (left) and Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia on Dec. 17 pose for photos in the Algerian capital of Algiers. (Prime...

Major indicators say Korean economy is comparatively fine

The Bank of Korea on Dec. 6 said Korea recorded a trade surplus of USD 9.19 billion in October 2018 according to the balance...

Foreign direct investment in Korea jumps to a record high

Financial authorities attend the opening ceremony of the Invest Korea Week 2018 held at the Grand InterContinental hotel in Gangnam-gu District, Seoul on Nov....

Korea’s economic growth to remain close to 3 percent: OECD

Chief economist Laurence Boone of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) briefs the press about the organization’s Economic Outlook at the OCED...

Fitch affirms Korea has stable economic outlook

Deputy Prime Minister Kim Dong Yeon (second from left) shakes hands with a delegation from global rating agency Fitch at the Government Complex Seoul...

Korean exports soar backed by new industries

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and the Korea Customs Service said on Oct 29 that the accumulated amount of Korea’s annual exports...

Korea Electronics Show 2018

We are at the Korea Electronics Show 2018 (KES 2018), an exhibition of products and services provided by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), that...

Korea ranks 15th in global competitiveness: WEF report

According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), Korea ranks 15th in global competitiveness among 140 countries. The photo shows the Sustainability Development Impact Summit...

DPM Kim urges IMF to play active role in helping the opening of N.K.

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde (left) and Deputy Prime Minister Kim Dong Yeon sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Oct....

Korea, Indonesia to cooperate on car industry

Kang Sung-chun, deputy mister for trade at the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, gives a speech during the first Korea-Indonesia Automotive Dialogue, at...

Korea’s GNI per capita jumps 14 spots

The World Bank released data showing the gross domestic product and gross national income per capita in each country in 2017 on Aug. 16....
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Gov’t to ease restrictions on fintech

Financial Services Commission Chairman Choi JongKu (left) discusses ways to boost the fintech industry with heads of banks. (Financial Services Commission) By Kim Eun-young and Kim Young Shin  Financial...
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NK economy shrinks as sanctions bite

According to the Bank of Korea’s ‘Growth Estimate of the 2017 North Korean Economy’ released on July 20, North Korea's gross domestic product (GDP)...

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